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Homestead (Paperback)

The Households of a Mill Town (2nd Edition)

World History > The Americas > USA

Imprint: University of Pittsburgh Press
Pages: 332
ISBN: 9780822966845
Published: 28th September 2022
Casemate UK Academic

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Homestead, The Households of a Mill Town, was first published in 1910 as one volume in the classic Pittsburgh Survey,  and describes daily life in a community that was dominated economically and physically by the giant Homestead Works of the United States Steel Corporation. Homestead, just across the Monongahela River from Pittsburgh, developed as a completely separate city - a true mill town settled by newer immigrants and shaped in its attitudes by the infamous Homestead Strike of 1892. This edition includes a new foreword by Tom Waseleski, a journalist formerly of the Pittsburgh Post Gazette, and features cover art by Pittsburgh artist Ron Donoughe.

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