Working for the Railroad

by Licht Walter

Publisher: Princeton Univ Pr

Written in English
Published: Pages: 352 Downloads: 452
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Subjects:

  • Careers - Job Almanacs,
  • General,
  • Labour economics,
  • History - General History,
  • Employees,
  • History,
  • Personnel management,
  • Railroads,
  • United States,
  • Reference
  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages352
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9316010M
    ISBN 10069110221X
    ISBN 109780691102214
    OCLC/WorldCa234246654

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Working for the Railroad The Organization of Work in the Nineteenth Century. Series: Book Book Series. Frontmatter Pages i-vi. Download PDF. Free Access; Contents. Pages vii-viii. Download PDF. Working to Rule. Pages Get Access to Full Text.

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xx, p.: 23 cm. Working for the railroad: the organization of work in the nineteenth centuryPages: As is usual in the First Book series, the design is accessible, with clear type, black-and-white photos, and some contemporary paintings reproduced in color.

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