Crafting Social Identity, 1750-1850Book - 1995
Contributing to US labor history, 11 essays from an October 1990 conference in Silver Spring, Maryland, discuss the experience and conditions of artisans from the perspectives of the southern experience, class and politics, biography, and iconographic interpretations. Among the topics are craft dynasties in 18th- century Maryland, the struggle for a 10-hour workday, alternative communities and the evangelical appeal, and working-class occupational portraits. Paper edition (unseen), $16.95. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
Publisher: Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 1995.
Characteristics: xx, 251 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
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