Bread and Roses: Mills, Migrants, and the Struggle for the American Dream

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Penguin
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0143037358
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Regular item
Year
2005
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They were an army twenty-three thousand strong, hailing from some fifty-one nations - and they had had enough. On January 1912, they left their menial jobs in the monolithic textile mills of Lawrence, Massachusetts, and stormed the streets, commencing what would become on of the most tumultuous, sensational, and effective strikes in history.