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Author Marrin, Albert.

Title Flesh & blood so cheap [electronic resource] : the Triangle fire and its legacy / Albert Marrin. [Axis 360 electronic resource]

Edition First edition.
Publication Info. New York : Alfred A. Knopf, [2011]
©2011
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Description 1 online resource (182 pages) : illustrations
Contents Prelude : from the ashes -- Huddled masses -- Into the magic cauldron -- Flesh and blood so cheap -- An overflow of suffering : the uprising of the twenty thousand -- The third gate : fire at the Triangle -- A stricken conscience -- The price of liberty.
Summary Provides a detailed account of the disastrous Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire in New York City, which claimed the lives of 146 garment workers in 1911, and examines the impact of this event on the nation's working conditions and labor laws.
Audience 1000 Lexile.
Note 1000 Lexile.
Audience 1000L Lexile
Note 1000L Lexile
Study Program Accelerated Reader AR MG 7.4 6 142481
Note Accelerated Reader AR MG 7.4 6 142481
Study Program Accelerated Reader MG 7.4 6 142481
Note Accelerated Reader MG 7.4 6 142481
Summary Describes the conditions in the textile industry in the early twentieth century behind the fire at the Triangle Shirtwaist Company that led to the death of many young women, and explains its impact on the labor movement and on society.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [164]-177) and index.
Contents Prelude : the tragic heart -- Huddled masses -- Into the magic cauldron -- Flesh and blood so cheap -- An overflow of suffering : uprising of the 20,000 -- The third gate : fire at the triangle -- A stricken conscience -- The price of liberty.
Subject Triangle Shirtwaist Company -- Fire, 1911 -- Juvenile literature.
Triangle Shirtwaist Company -- Fire, 1911.
Clothing factories -- New York (State) -- New York -- Safety measures -- History -- 20th century -- Juvenile literature.
Industrial safety -- New York (State) -- New York -- History -- 20th century -- Juvenile literature.
Clothing factories -- New York (State) -- New York -- Safety measures -- History -- 20th century.
Industrial safety -- New York (State) -- New York -- History -- 20th century.
New York (N.Y.) -- History -- 1898-1951 -- Juvenile literature.
Triangle Shirtwaist Company -- Fire, 1911.
Clothing factories -- New York (State) -- New York -- Safety measures -- History -- 20th century.
Industrial safety -- New York (State) -- New York -- History -- 20th century.
New York (N.Y.) -- History -- 1898-1951.
New York (N.Y.) -- History -- 1898-1951.
Genre Electronic books.
Added Title Flesh and blood so cheap
Other Form: Print version: Marrin, Albert. Flesh & blood so cheap New York : Alfred A. Knopf, c2011 9780375968891 (DLC) 2010021533 (OCoLC)635461169
ISBN 9780307976604 : $47.97
0307976602 : $47.97
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