Bread and Roses
Mills, Migrants, and the Struggle for the American Dream
ISBN10: 0143037358 ISBN13: 9780143037354 Publisher: Penguin Group USA Published: Jul 25 2006 Pages: 337 Weight: 0.60lbs. Height: 8.00" Width: 5.00" Depth: 0.50" Language: English
An account of the 1912 textile strike in Lawrence, Massachusetts, draws on newspaper accounts, magazine reportage, and oral histories to identify the strike's key figures and events, from the walkout of 23,000 workers to the evacuations of their children to Manhattan. Reprint. 20,000 first printing.