Tied to the Great Packing Machine The Midwest and Meatpacking

Warren, Wilson J.

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FOR FREE
AUTHOR
Warren, Wilson J.
DATE
2007
ISBN
9781587295362
LANGUAGE
ENGLISH
FILE FORMAT
6,33 MB
FORMAT
FB2 EPUB PDF

BOOK DESCRIPTION

Wilson Warren is associate professor of history at Western Michigan University in Kalamazoo.Warren, Wilson J. is the author of 'Tied to the Great Packing Machine The Midwest and Meatpacking', published 2007 under ISBN 9781587295362 and ISBN 1587295369.

... Machine: The Midwest and Meatpacking. By Wilson J ... Tied to the Great Packing Machine | University of Iowa Press ... . Warren. Iowa City: University of Iowa Press, 2007. Pp. xii, 317. $39.95. Tied to the Great Packing Machine: The Midwest and Meatpacking by Wilson J. Warren (2006-06-01) on Amazon.com. *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Armour & Company was an American company and was one of the five leading firms in the meat packing industry.It was founded in Chicago, in 1867, by the Armour brothers led by Philip Danforth Armour.By 1880, the company had become Chicago's most im ... Tied to the Great Packing Machine: The Midwest and ... ... .By 1880, the company had become Chicago's most important business and had helped make Chicago and its Union Stock Yards the center of America's meatpacking industry. Tied to the Great Packing Machine. Rows of Memory . Good Food, Strong Communities "Lynn Waltz weaves in-depth interviews of key actors and court records with contemporaneous newspaper reporting into a compelling saga of the fourteen-year campaign to unionize the world's largest meatpacking plant. Hog Wild is a valuable addition to the literature on workers' struggles for better wages and ... Wilson J. Warren provides important answers to that complex question. In this study, he traces the transformation of the red meat industry across the Midwest from the terminal stockyards in Chicago, Kansas City, and Omaha to plants near small towns, particularly in the Great Plains, where cattle and hogs arrive via trucks rather than railroad cars. Scholars and a wide range of other interested readers will embrace and applaud this indispensable book."—Wilson J. Warren, author, Tied to the Great Packing Machine: The Midwest and Meatpacking In 1978 historian Joseph Wall wrote that Iowa was "still seeking to assert its own identity. . . ....