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Author Luskey, Brian P
Title On the make : clerks and the quest for capital in nineteenth-century America / Brian P. Luskey
Imprint New York : New York University Press, c2010
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 Fu Ssu-Nien WTN LANG BK  HD8039.M4 U58 2010    AVAILABLE    30530001134600
Descript ix, 278 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Series American history and culture
American history and culture (New York University Press)
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Introduction: puzzled about identity -- What is my prospects? -- The humble laborer in the white collar -- Homo counter-jumperii -- Striving for citizenship -- The republic of broadcloth -- The Swedish Nightingale and the peeping Tom -- Conclusion: once more, free
Subject Clerks -- United States -- History -- 19th century
United States -- Commerce -- History -- 19th century
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