Wage-Earning Women: Industrial Work and Family Life in the United States, 1900-1930

Paperback | April 30, 1999

byLeslie Woodcock Tentler

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Writing with a keen eye for detail as well as a real empathy with the first generation of wage-earning women, Tentler reconstructs the day-to-day realities of life on the job, in the home, and in the industrial neighborhoods of major cities.

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Writing with a keen eye for detail as well as a real empathy with the first generation of wage-earning women, Tentler reconstructs the day-to-day realities of life on the job, in the home, and in the industrial neighborhoods of major cities.

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With the first generations of wage-earning women, precedents were established that still operate in today's workforce. An understanding of the early decades of this century is thus essential for women's studies, labor history, and sociology. Writing with a keen eye for detail as well as a real empathy with these women, Leslie Tentler r...

Leslie Woodcock Tentler is at University of Michigan, Dearborn.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:272 pages, 7.99 × 5.31 × 0.55 inPublished:April 30, 1999Publisher:Oxford University Press

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ISBN - 10:019503211X

ISBN - 13:9780195032116

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"Tentler achieves a remarkable understanding of the working woman....Much of the effectiveness of this book's argument lies in the skill with which the author moves from the workplace to the home in locating the mutual reinforcing influences of each."--Labor History