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Robert A Slayton

Back of the Yards

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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... 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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ISBN-13 9780226761992
Author Robert A Slayton
Language Code eng
Publisher University of Chicago Press
Edition 2
Publication Date Apr 14, 1988
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