Bread and Roses: Mills, Migrants, and the Struggle for the American Dream

Bread and Roses: Mills, Migrants, and the Struggle for the American Dream

Bruce Watson


On January 12, 1912, a military of fabric employees stormed out of the generators in Lawrence, Massachusetts, starting what has on account that turn into referred to as the "Bread and Roses" strike. in line with newspaper bills, journal reportage, and oral histories, Watson reconstructs a Dickensian drama concerning millions of parading strikers from fifty-one countries, unforgettable acts of cruelty, or even a chronic homicide trial that verified the limits of loose speech. A rousing examine a seminal and missed bankruptcy of the earlier, Bread and Roses is critical studying.

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