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The Jungle (Paperback)

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Upton Sinclair's incendiary 1906 novel exposed the harsh realities of industrialized society to the American people at large. The Jungle is the fictionalized narrative of Jurgis Rudkus, a Lithuanian-American immigrant trying to make a life for his family in Chicago. Capturing the brutal realities of the meatpacking industry, as well as capitalism's brutal disregard for the welfare of its impoverished labor force, Sinclair's work ushered in a new era of worker's rights and union organization and reshaped a nation.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781619490208
ISBN-10: 161949020X
Publisher: Empire Books
Publication Date: November 22nd, 2011
Pages: 256
Language: English