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The Resource Indispensable outcasts : hobo workers and community in the American Midwest, 1880-1930, Frank Tobias Higbie

Indispensable outcasts : hobo workers and community in the American Midwest, 1880-1930, Frank Tobias Higbie

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Indispensable outcasts : hobo workers and community in the American Midwest, 1880-1930
Title
Indispensable outcasts
Title remainder
hobo workers and community in the American Midwest, 1880-1930
Statement of responsibility
Frank Tobias Higbie
Title variation
Hobo workers and community in the American Midwest, 1880-1930
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
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Higbie, Frank Tobias
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • portraits
  • facsimiles
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
The working class in American history
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Seasonal labor
  • Migrant labor
  • Migrant agricultural laborers
  • Progressivism (United States politics)
  • Labor
  • Working class
  • Middle West
Label
Indispensable outcasts : hobo workers and community in the American Midwest, 1880-1930, Frank Tobias Higbie
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [217]-242) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
"Like the flock of swallows that come in the springtime" : the uneasy place of hobo workers in midwestern economy and culture -- Retelling life stories : floating labor and the terrain of progressive era social investigation -- Reassessing the "floating laborer" : the social geography of work and community in the upper Midwest -- The hobo, the wobbly, and the "Battle of Mitchell" : unionization and the politics of community in the wheat belt -- "We thought of ourselves as men after awhile" : mutuality, violence, and the apprenticeship of the road -- Conclusion
Control code
50006536
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xi, 255 pages
Isbn
9780252027949
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2002009172
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, facsimile, maps, portraits
Label
Indispensable outcasts : hobo workers and community in the American Midwest, 1880-1930, Frank Tobias Higbie
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [217]-242) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
"Like the flock of swallows that come in the springtime" : the uneasy place of hobo workers in midwestern economy and culture -- Retelling life stories : floating labor and the terrain of progressive era social investigation -- Reassessing the "floating laborer" : the social geography of work and community in the upper Midwest -- The hobo, the wobbly, and the "Battle of Mitchell" : unionization and the politics of community in the wheat belt -- "We thought of ourselves as men after awhile" : mutuality, violence, and the apprenticeship of the road -- Conclusion
Control code
50006536
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xi, 255 pages
Isbn
9780252027949
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2002009172
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, facsimile, maps, portraits

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