An American family : the Great War and corporate culture in America / Ferdinando Fasce ; translated by Ian Harvey

Author(s): Fasce, Ferdinando, 1951-
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Subjects: Working class--United States--History
United States--Social conditions
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English, Italian (translated from)
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Columbus : Ohio State University Press, c2002
LC Classification: H, HD
Table of Contents: Introduction
I. Brass Valley 1
1. A Century of Buttons 1
2. The Secret of Progress 6
3. A Changing City 15
4. Graphs and Circulars 18
5. Workers and the Middle Class 28
II. Fuses and Profits 39
1. A Difficult Order 39
2. Health Is the Main Thing 43
3. The Scovill Girls 56
4. A Family 63
5. Suggestion Box 66
III. The Last War 70
1. A Quiet State? 70
2. Flags and Uniforms 74
3. Hiring, Transferring, Firing 78
4. Patriots and Spies 90
5. The Other Army 101
6. A Responsible Company 105
IV. The Roaring Twenties 110
1. The Great Epidemic 110
2. Everybody Go Home 112
3. A Sea of Paper 114
4. The Red Scare 119
5. The Psychology of "lo sciopero" 127
6. Recession, Vacations, Muscle Consciousness 136
Notes 149
Notes on Sources 179
Index 182
Alternate Title(s): Famiglia a stelle e strisce.
Notes: LCCN: 2002007839
ISBN: 0814209084 (hardcover : alk. paper)
ISBN: 0814251005 (pbk. : alk. paper)
Includes bibliographical references and index
Physical Description: xvi, 190 p. ; 24 cm
OCLC Number: 49844676
ISBN/ISSN: 0814209084
0814251005

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