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Poverty and progress
social mobility in a nineteenth century city

Published by Harvard University Press in Cambridge .
Written in English.

Table of Contents

Laborer and community at mid-century
The problem of social control
The promise of mobility
The dimensions of occupational mobility
Property, savings, and status
The process of mobility
Laborer and community in 1880: Toward social stability
Newburyport and the larger society
Appendix: Further reflections on the Yankee City series: The pitfalls of ahistorical social science

Edition Notes

Bibliographical references included in "Notes" (p. [241]-282).

Series A Publication of the Joint Center for Urban Studies of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Harvard University, Publication of the Joint Center for Urban Studies


Dewey Decimal Class 309.17445
Library of Congress HN65 .T45

The Physical Object

Pagination xii, 286 p.
Number of pages 286

ID Numbers

Open Library OL24748995M
Internet Archive povertyprogresss00ther
LC Control Number 64021793
OCLC/WorldCat 256549



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