Chants Democratic: New York City and the Rise of the American Working Class, 1788-1850 / Edition 2

Chants Democratic: New York City and the Rise of the American Working Class, 1788-1850 / Edition 2

by Sean Wilentz
ISBN-10:
019517450X
ISBN-13:
9780195174502
Pub. Date:
09/01/2004
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
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Chants Democratic: New York City and the Rise of the American Working Class, 1788-1850 / Edition 2

Since its publication in 1984, Chants Democratic has endured as a classic narrative on labor and the rise of American democracy. In it, Sean Wilentz explores the dramatic social and intellectual changes that accompanied early industrialization in New York. He provides a panoramic chronicle of New York City's labor strife, social movements, and political turmoil in the eras of Thomas Jefferson and Andrew Jackson. Twenty years after its initial publication, Wilentz has added a new preface that takes stock of his own thinking, then and now, about New York City and the rise of the American working class.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780195174502
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date: 09/01/2004
Edition description: Twentieth Anniversary Edition
Pages: 480
Product dimensions: 8.30(w) x 5.70(h) x 1.10(d)

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