|Statement||Authors: Dragan Marković, Milos̆ Mimica [and] Ljubis̆a Ristović. Foreword: Svetozar Vukmanović-Tempo. Translated by: Radmila Pavlović.|
|Contributions||Mimica, Miloš, joint author., Ristović, Ljubiša, joint author.|
|LC Classifications||HD8633.5 .M283|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||290,  p. 80 tables.|
|Number of Pages||290|
|LC Control Number||67103356|
The Jungle is a novel by the American journalist and novelist Upton Sinclair (–). Sinclair wrote the novel to portray the harsh conditions and exploited lives of immigrants in the United States in Chicago and similar industrialized cities. His primary purpose in describing the meat industry and its working conditions was to advance socialism in the United : Upton Sinclair. Excellent book on the history of the factory system. The book concentrates mainly on the largest factories that have dominated their industries. From Arkwright to Ford, through to the latest Chinese mega-factories that seem to crank out everything that one buys these days/5. Unfortunately, if U.S. companies abandon these factories, hundreds of thousands of garment workers could lose their jobs and be thrust into worse alternatives. The Author: Capital Flows. — Workers' Guide to Health and Safety Work—how we spend most of our waking hours—has a huge effect on our health and our ability to care for ourselves, our families, and our communities. But in many factories around the world, workers face conditions that harm their health, endanger their lives, and .
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