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Out of Work: The First Century of Unemployment in Massachusetts
Out of Work chronicles the history of unemployment in the United States. It traces the evolution of the problem of joblessness from the early decades of the nineteenth-century to the Great Depression of the 1930s. Challenging the widely held notion that the United States was a labour-scarce society in which jobs were plentiful, it argues that unemployment played a major ro ...more
Hardcover, 487 pages
Published March 31st 1986 by Cambridge University Press
(first published 1986)
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Alexander Keyssar is an American historian, and the Matthew W. Stirling Jr. Professor of History and Social Policy at Harvard University.More about Alexander Keyssar...