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The Resource The jungle : the uncensored original edition, by Upton Sinclair

The jungle : the uncensored original edition, by Upton Sinclair

Label
The jungle : the uncensored original edition
Title
The jungle
Title remainder
the uncensored original edition
Statement of responsibility
by Upton Sinclair
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The horrifying conditions in the meatpacking industry in the early 1900's are revealed through the experiences of immigrants as they try to make a living by working in the Chicago stockyards
Summary
A documentary novel portraying industry's conditions at the end of the 19th and beginning of the 20th century. Sinclair's novel prompted public outrage which led President Theodore Roosevelt to demand an official investigation. This eventually led to the passage of the Pure Food and Drug laws
Theme
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
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056046
Cataloging source
KFP
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1878-1968
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Sinclair, Upton
Index
no index present
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1170
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1950-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
De Grave, Kathleen
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Sinclair, Upton
  • Packing-houses
  • Beef industry
  • Stockyards
  • Working class
  • Immigrants
  • Chicago (Ill.)
Target audience
adult
Label
The jungle : the uncensored original edition, by Upton Sinclair
Instantiates
Publication
Note
With an introduction by Kathleen De Grave
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. xxv)
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xxvii, 335 p.
Isbn
9781884365300
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o52278809
  • (OCoLC)52278809
Label
The jungle : the uncensored original edition, by Upton Sinclair
Publication
Note
With an introduction by Kathleen De Grave
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. xxv)
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xxvii, 335 p.
Isbn
9781884365300
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o52278809
  • (OCoLC)52278809

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