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Unprotected Labor: Household Workers, Politics and Middle-Class Reform in New York, 1870-1940

Unprotected Labor: Household Workers, Politics, and Middle-Class Reform in New York, 1870-1940 by Vanessa May is an interesting analysis of domestic worker activism and cultural values attached to public and private space. But essentially, this excellent book is about failures: the failure of imagination … Continue reading

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