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|| Includes bibliographical references and index.
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|| Prelude : from the ashes -- Huddled masses -- Into the magic cauldron -- Flesh and blood so cheap -- An overflow of suffering : the uprising of the twenty thousand -- The third gate : fire at the Triangle -- A stricken conscience -- The price of liberty.
|| Provides a detailed account of the disastrous Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire in New York City, which claimed the lives of 146 garment workers in 1911, and examines the impact of this event on the nation's working conditions and labor laws.