Chants Democratic: New York City and the Rise of the American Working Class, 1788-1850 / Edition 20

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Overview


Chants Democratic is a fascinating reinterpretation of the origins and development of our nation's working class, as seen through the politics, culture, and ideas of New York City during the Jacksonian period. Here, Wilentz explores the dramatic social and intellectual changes that accompanied early industrialization in New York. Wilentz examines the significant roles played by immigration, religion, and women in the formation of new social classes. Using court records, ceremonial speeches, and art to illuminate the changes of the period, Chants Democratic presents a rich and detailed portrait of the social life, political battles, and cultural development in the emerging American metropolis.

Focusing on the working class, Sean Wilentz explores the dramatic social and intellectual changes that took place during the early industrialization of New York City.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780195174496
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
  • Publication date: 9/1/2004
  • Edition description: Twentieth Anniversary Edition
  • Edition number: 20
  • Pages: 480
  • Sales rank: 1,438,127
  • Product dimensions: 7.90 (w) x 5.30 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Meet the Author

Sean Wilentz is Dayton-Stockton Professor of History and Director of the Program in American Studies at Princeton University.

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Table of Contents

Introduction : Stollenwerck's panorama, 1815 3
I The artisan republic, 1788-1825
1 "By hammer and hand" : artisans in the mercantile city 23
2 Artisan republicanism 61
II The bastard workshop, 1825-1850
3 Metropolitan industrialization 107
III Working man's advocates, 1825-1832
4 Entrepreneurs and radicals 145
5 The rise and fall of the working men 172
IV The journeymen's revolt, 1833-1836
6 "A phalanx of honest worth" : the general trades' union of the city of New York 219
7 Oppositions : to the crisis of 1836 255
V Hard times and politics, 1837-1849
8 Panic and prejudice 299
9 Subterranean radicals 326
VI Class conflict in the American metropolis
10 The labor crisis of 1950 363
Epilogue : Hudson Street, 1965 391
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