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Author Jentz, John B., 1944- author

Title Chicago in the age of capital : class, politics, and democracy during the Civil War and Reconstruction / John B. Jentz and Richard Schneirov
Published Urbana : University of Illinois Press, 2017
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Description 1 online resource : illustrations (black and white), maps (black and white)
Series The working class in American history
Working class in American history.
Summary In this history of mid-19th-century Chicago, historians John B. Jentz and Richard Schneirov trace the capitalist transition in Chicago during the critical decades from the 1850s through the 1870s, a period that saw the rise of a permanent wage-worker class and the formation of an industrial middle class
Notes Previously issued in print: 2012
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Audience Specialized
Notes Description based on online resource; title from home page (viewed on February 17, 2017)
Subject Capitalism -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History -- 19th century.
Industrialization -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History -- 19th century.
Labor -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History -- 19th century.
Working class -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History -- 19th century.
Chicago (Ill.) -- Economic conditions -- 19th century.
Chicago (Ill.) -- Social conditions -- 19th century.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
Author Schneirov, Richard, author
ISBN 025209395X
9780252093951 (ebook)