The Triangle Fire by Leon SteinThe Triangle Fire by Leon Stein

The Triangle Fire

byLeon SteinForeword byMichael HirschIntroduction byWilliam Greider

Paperback | December 16, 2010

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March 25, 2011, marks the centennial of the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire, in which 146 garment workers lost their lives. A work of history relevant for all those who continue the fight for workers' rights and safety, this edition of Leon Stein's classic account of the fire features a substantial new foreword by the labor journalist Michael Hirsch, as well as a new appendix listing all of the victims' names, for the first time, along with addresses at the time of their death and locations of their final resting places.

Journalist William Harold Greider caught public attention in 1981 with an article he wrote for the Atlantic Monthly entitled The Education of David Stockman, about the initiation of then President Reagan's new director of the Office of Management and Budget. Greider documented Stockman's decline from optimism as he struggled to balance...
Title:The Triangle FireFormat:PaperbackDimensions:272 pages, 8.5 × 5.5 × 0.27 inPublished:December 16, 2010Publisher:Cornell University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0801477077

ISBN - 13:9780801477072

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Table of Contents

Foreword to the Centennial Edition
By Michael Hirsch

Introduction to the 2001 Cornell Edition:
"Who Will Protect the Working Girl?"
By William Greider

Part I
1. Fire
2. Trap
3. Eighth
4. Tenth
5. Ninth
6. Escape
7. Night
8. Day
9. Morgue

Part II
10. Guilt
11. Help
12. Protest
13. Dirge
14. Shirtwaist
15. Protection
16. Justice
17. Phoenix
18. Fire


New to the Centennial Edition: Triangle Fire Victims
Compiled by Michael Hirsch
This is the definitive list of the people who died in the Triangle Fire, and includes their likely age and address at the time of their death, sex, birth country, religion, and final resting place.

Editorial Reviews

"Leon Stein's gripping narrative of the Triangle tragedy is one of the classics of American history. As the grandson of a onetime Triangle seamstress, I salute the reissue of a book that anyone who cares about labor, past or present, should read."—Michael Kazin, Georgetown University