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Progressives as Padroni: Labor Distribution and the Agrarian Ideal

Cindy Hahamovitch

in The Fruits of Their Labor: Atlantic Coast Farmworkers and the Making of Migrant Poverty, 1870-1945

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807846391
eISBN:
9781469603964
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807899922_hahamovitch.8
Subject:
History, Economic History

This chapter shows that many urban reformers believed that the solution to urban problems lay on the nation's farms. To bring the urban environment under control, they argued, the nation's population ... More


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