Immigration and Industrialization, 1870–1940

One of the best and most carefully researched studies of Slavic workers in an industrial city. A sound, scholarly analysis of ethnicity in one American mill town.
The Journal of American History

A study of the immigrants who flocked to this Central Pennsylvania steel town in the late nineteenth century in search of employment. Comprised primarily of Southern blacks and Eastern European immigrants, they formed the lower class of this town. Analyzes the social structure and dominance of the white, Anglo-Saxon, Protestant elite.

240 Pages, 5.4 x 8 in.

November, 1997

isbn : 9780822960935

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John Bodnar

John Bodnar is Distinguished and Chancellor’s Professor, Department of History at Indiana University in Bloomington.

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