Back of the Yards

Slayton Robert A
"Robert A. Slayton's Back of the Yards is one of the finest accounts I have ever read on an urban, working-class neighborhood in twentieth-century America. Its focus on family, politics, and worklife is penetrating and its conclusions reinforce an emerging scholarly picture of ordinary people exercising unique forms of power."-John... Read More
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"Robert A. Slayton's Back of the Yards is one of the finest accounts I have ever read on an urban, working-class neighborhood in twentieth-century America. Its focus on family, politics, and worklife is penetrating and its conclusions reinforce an emerging scholarly picture of ordinary people exercising unique forms of power."-John Bodnar, author of The Transplanted: A History of Immigrants in Urban America
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Publisher University of Chicago Press
ISBN-10 0226761991
ISBN-13 9780226761992
GTIN-13 9780226761992
GTIN-14 09780226761992
Series Making of a Local Democracy
Subtitle The Making of a Local Democracy
Author Slayton Robert A
Edition 2
Language Code eng
Page Count 291
Publication Date Apr 14, 1988
Dimension 5.96 in 9.1 in 0.91 in