The Resource Aspirations and Anxieties : New England Workers and the Mechanized Factory System, 1815-1850

Aspirations and Anxieties : New England Workers and the Mechanized Factory System, 1815-1850

Label
Aspirations and Anxieties : New England Workers and the Mechanized Factory System, 1815-1850
Title
Aspirations and Anxieties
Title remainder
New England Workers and the Mechanized Factory System, 1815-1850
Creator
Language
eng
Summary
Aspirations and Anxieties is a working class intellectual history of early factory operatives in antebellum New England. The book focuses on the operatives' perceptions of technological and socio-economic changes in the mechanized workplace. The study uncovers a complex debate over manyfacets of the factory system--the machines and factory buildings, wages and hours, relations between managers and workers, and the content and character of protest. Finally, the book argues that the roots of this debate lie in the struggle to define the meaning of work itself in a period ofprofound social cha
Cataloging source
EBLCP
Dewey number
331.25
Index
no index present
LC call number
HD8083.A11 -- Z66 1992eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Label
Aspirations and Anxieties : New England Workers and the Mechanized Factory System, 1815-1850
Publication
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Introduction; PART I; 1. Terror and Wonder: Workers and Machines; 2. The Quest for the Middle Ground: Workers and Factory Buildings; 3. Harmony and Antagonism: Workers, Managers, and the Social Relations of Production; 4. Solidarity and Fragmentation: Workers' Social Dynamics on the Shop Floor; 5. Rules, Schools, and Prisons: Workers and Factory Regulations; 6. Paying the Price: Workers, Contracts, and Wage Labor; PART II; 7. To the Streets and the Halls: Workers, Protest, and Organizing; 8. A Time to Labor: Workers, the Workday, and the Ten-Hour Movement
  • 9. Means and Ends: Workers and the Value of WorkNotes; Bibliography; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y
Control code
ocn936849290
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (368 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780195363388
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b23619508
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)936849290
  • pebcs0195363388

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