Down on the Killing Floor

Black and White Workers in Chicago's Packinghouses, 1904-54

Author: Rick Halpern

Publisher: University of Illinois Press


Category: Business & Economics

Page: 309

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This detailed study of the relationship between race relations and unionization in Chicago's meatpacking industry draws on traditional primary and secondary materials and on an extensive set of interviews conducted in the mid-1980s that explore subjective dimensions of the workers' experience. "An ideal case study to analyze one of the central problems in American labor history--the relation ship between racial identity and working class formation and organization." -- James R. Barrett, author of Work and Community in the Jungle: Chicago's Packinghouse Workers, 1894-1922 "Meticulously researched, grounded firmly in extensive oral history and archival sources, and carefully argued, Down on the Killing Floor will be indispensable reading for everyone interested in race and labor." -- Eric Arnesen, author of Waterfront Workers of New Orleans: Race, Class and Politics, 1863-1923 A volume in the series The Working Class in American History, edited by David Brody, Alice Kessler-Harris, David Montgomery, and Sean Wilentz

Killing Floor

(Jack Reacher 1): Now a hit Prime Video series

Author: Lee Child

Publisher: Random House


Category: Fiction

Page: 544

View: 326

**NOW A MAJOR PRIME TV SERIES STARRING ALAN RITCHSON** "This was the first Jack Reacher novel and with its lean, spare prose it has one of the most intriguing heroes of our times and displays a gift for explosive drama." (Daily Express) Jack Reacher jumps off a bus and walks fourteen miles down a country road into Margrave, Georgia. An arbitrary decision he's about to regret. Reacher is the only stranger in town on the day they have had their first homicide in thirty years.The cops arrest Reacher and the police chief turns eyewitness to place him at the scene. As nasty secrets leak out, and the body count mounts, one thing is for sure. They picked the wrong guy to take the fall. _________ Although the Jack Reacher novels can be read in any order, Killing Floor is the first book in the internationally popular series. It presents Reacher for the first time, as the tough ex-military cop of no fixed abode: a righter of wrongs, the perfect action hero. And be sure not to miss Reacher's newest adventure, no.26, Better off Dead! ***OUT NOW***

Reacher: Killing Floor (Movie Tie-In)

Author: Lee Child

Publisher: Penguin


Category: Fiction

Page: 576

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THE FIRST NOVEL IN LEE CHILD'S #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING JACK REACHER SERIES—NOW AN ORIGINAL SERIES ON PRIME VIDEO! “From its jolting opening scene to its fiery final confrontation, Killing Floor is irresistible.”—People Ex-military policeman Jack Reacher is a drifter. He’s just passing through Margrave, Georgia, and in less than an hour, he’s arrested for murder. Not much of a welcome. All Reacher knows is that he didn’t kill anybody. At least not here. Not lately. But he doesn’t stand a chance of convincing anyone. Not in Margrave, Georgia. Not a chance in hell.

Cattle Killing

Floor Systems and Layouts

Author: Donald R. Hammons



Category: Animal waste

Page: 50

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Marketing Research Report

Author: United States. Department of Agriculture



Category: Marketing research


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