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Politics & Government
  • Author:
    Benjamin Hunnicutt
  • ISBN:
    0877227632
  • ISBN13:
    978-0877227632
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  • Publisher:
    Temple University Press (May 10, 1990)
  • Pages:
    1 pages
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    Politics & Government
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Work Without End presents a compelling history of the rise and fall of the 40-hour work week, explains bow Americans . Hunnicutt, with this excellent book, becomes the first United States historian to examine fully why this momentous change occurred.

is a sober reconsideration of a topic that is critical to America’s future. The Journal of American History.

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Benjamin Hunnicutt examines the period from 1920 to 1940 during which .

Benjamin Hunnicutt examines the period from 1920 to 1940 during which the shorter hour movement ended and the drive for economic expansion through increased work took over. He traces the political, intellectual, and social dialogues that changed the American concept of progress from dreams of more leisure in which to pursue the higher things in life to an obsession with the importance of work and wage-earning.

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Work Without End book. Benjamin Hunnicutt examines the period from 1920 to 1940 during which the shorter hour movement ended and the drive For more than a century preceding the Great Depression, work hours were steadily reduced. During the 1920s with the development of advertising, the "gospel of consumption" began to replace the goal of leisure time with a.

Work Without End: Abandoning Shorter Hours for the Right to Work

Work Without End: Abandoning Shorter Hours for the Right to Work. by Benjamin Hunnicutt.

Work Without End presents a compelling history of the rise and fall of the 40-hour . CHAPTER 1 The Century of Shorter Hours and Work Reduction.

is a sober reconsideration of a topic that is critical to America's future.

Work Without End: Abandoning Shorter Hours for the Right To Work. An extraordinarily informative scholarly history of the debate over working hours from 1920 to 1940. Hunnicutt presents an unusual but persuasive description of a successful conspiracy to deprive American workers of their vision of a shorter-hours work week and the individual and societal liberation which would flow from i. Labor Studies Journal.

His work contrasts current working patterns, including long hours culture . labour-saving devices providing more space for religious worship). Work Without End: Abandoning Shorter Hours for the Right to Work (2010).

His work contrasts current working patterns, including long hours culture and a culture of 'overwork', with some of the utopian visions of reduced working time envisaged during the productivity leaps during the early twentieth century (or earlier, such as in the ideas of the theologian Jonathan Edwards in the religious 'First Great Awakening' of the 18th century who foresaw.

Examines the period from 1920 to 1940 during which the shorter hour movement ended and the drive for economic expansion through increased work took over. This book traces the political, and social dialogues that changed the American concept of progress from dreams of leisure in which to pursue the higher things in life to an obsession.