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Title Looking for work, searching for workers : American labor markets during industrialization / Joshua L. Rosenbloom.
Author Rosenbloom, Joshua L.
Publication Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2002.
Description xvi, 208 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Call # 331.12 R
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 182-194) and index.
Contents Labor markets and American industrialization -- Job seekers, employers, and the creation of labor market institutions -- Employment agencies and labor exchanges: the impact of intermediaries in the market of labor -- Markets for skilled labor: external recruitment and the development of internal labor markets -- One market or many? Intercity and interregional labor market integration -- Labor market integration and the use of strikebreakers -- Labor market institutions and American economic growth: lessons from the nineteenth century.
Subject Labor market -- United States -- History.
Labor demand -- United States -- History.
United States -- Economic conditions -- 1865-1918.
ISBN 0521807808 :
0521002877 (pc.)

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