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Books editi da Johns Hopkins Univ Pr pubblicati nella collana Johns Hopkins Univ Pr Hardcover con argomento Working Class
Voices at Work
edizioni Johns Hopkins Univ Pr collana Johns Hopkins Univ Pr (Hardcover) , 2014
In ancient Greece, women were part of the labor force, but their experiences have largely been forgotten. Andromache Karanika has examined Greek poetry for depictions of women working and has discovered evidence of their lamentations and work songs. Voices at Work explores the complex relationships between ancient...
Alexander Benjamin F.
edizioni Johns Hopkins Univ Pr collana Johns Hopkins Univ Pr (Hardcover) , 2015
In 1893, after a major British bank failure, a run on U.S. gold reserves, and a late-June stock-market crash, America was in the throes of a serious economic depression. Unemployment rose, foreclosures climbed, and popular unrest mounted. By the following spring, businessman and Populist agitator Jacob S. Coxey was...
Baltimore's Alley Houses
Hayward Mary Ellen
edizioni Johns Hopkins Univ Pr collana Johns Hopkins Univ Pr (Hardcover)
This pioneering study explains how one of America's important early cities responded to the challenge of housing its poorer citizens. Where and how did the working poor live? How did builders and developers provide reasonably priced housing for lower-income groups during the city's growth?Having studied over 3,000...