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Power over Production: The Technical Division of Labor and Workers' Strategic Positions in Steel

in Brazil's Steel City: Developmentalism, Strategic Power, and Industrial Relations in Volta Redonda, 1941-1964

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804771689
eISBN:
9780804775809
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804771689.003.0007
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter examines the latent strategic power of steelworkers employed by the National Steel Company (Companhia Siderúrgica Nacional; CSN) in Brazil, focusing on the production process and the ... More


As Close to Hell as They Hoped to Get: Steel, Death, and Community in Western Pennsylvania, 1892–1919

Michael K. Rosenow

in Death and Dying in the Working Class, 1865-1920

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039133
eISBN:
9780252097119
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039133.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter examines the steelworkers' experiences with death and dying in western Pennsylvania, and more specifically in Monongahela Valley, during the period 1892–1919. It begins by recounting the ... More


Building Factories in the Country

Lou Martin

in Smokestacks in the Hills: Rural-Industrial Workers in West Virginia

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039454
eISBN:
9780252097560
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039454.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter discusses the relocation of industrialists to rural places. Industrialists saw in Hancock County an undeveloped countryside where they could create factories and factory towns that would ... More


Krupp: A History of the Legendary German Firm

Harold James

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691153407
eISBN:
9781400841868
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691153407.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The history of Krupp is the history of modern Germany. No company symbolized the best and worst of that history more than the famous steel and arms maker. This book tells the story of the Krupp ... More


Steel Barrio: The Great Mexican Migration to South Chicago, 1915-1940

Michael Innis-Jiménez

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814785850
eISBN:
9780814760437
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814785850.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Since the early twentieth century, thousands of Mexican Americans have lived, worked, and formed communities in Chicago's steel mill neighborhoods. This book tells the story of a vibrant, active ... More


Incessance

Peter C. Baldwin

in In the Watches of the Night: Life in the Nocturnal City, 1820-1930

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226036021
eISBN:
9780226036038
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226036038.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter examines the incessant or non-stop night work in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania during the mid- to late-1800s. It explains that the spectacle of late nineteenth-century Pittsburgh was created ... More


Great and Small

Michael Innis-Jiménez

in Steel Barrio: The Great Mexican Migration to South Chicago, 1915-1940

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814785850
eISBN:
9780814760437
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814785850.003.0006
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter examines the physical and geographical circumstances that provided Mexican immigrants of South Chicago with prospects that differed from those in rural communities in Mexico and the ... More


Industry Comes to a Village, Villagers Come to an Industry

in Brazil's Steel City: Developmentalism, Strategic Power, and Industrial Relations in Volta Redonda, 1941-1964

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804771689
eISBN:
9780804775809
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804771689.003.0003
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter focuses on the transformation of Volta Redonda, the site of the National Steel Company's (Companhia Siderúrgica Nacional; CSN) integrated steel mill, from an economically depressed ... More


Necropolis

Dale Maharidge

in Someplace Like America: Tales from the New Great Depression

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520262478
eISBN:
9780520948792
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520262478.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter talks about a contractor hired by the U.S. Steel Corporation who dynamited four blast furnaces at the Ohio Works in Youngstown. This clip was often played on television news to ... More


Finding Work

Michael Innis-Jiménez

in Steel Barrio: The Great Mexican Migration to South Chicago, 1915-1940

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814785850
eISBN:
9780814760437
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814785850.003.0003
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter examines the role of enganchistas in bringing many Mexicans to South Chicago between 1916 and the onset of the Great Depression. Hundreds of Mexicans who came directly to South Chicago ... More


Silk and steel

Shahin Shah

in Re-Imagining Contested Communities: Connecting Rotherham through Research

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781447333302
eISBN:
9781447333357
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447333302.003.0007
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

This chapter features pictures produced by the author. They were commissioned in response to the ‘Imagine’ project's focus on the histories and cultures of Rotherham, particularly around the themes ... More


From the Grave to the Cradle

Christine J. Walley

in Exit Zero: Family and Class in Postindustrial Chicago

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780226871790
eISBN:
9780226871813
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226871813.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter presents some final thoughts. The chapter reflects on events in the author's life in and away from Southeast Chicago. It describes how the stories told in this book about lives linked to ... More


State Paternalism in the Making of a Company Town

in Brazil's Steel City: Developmentalism, Strategic Power, and Industrial Relations in Volta Redonda, 1941-1964

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804771689
eISBN:
9780804775809
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804771689.003.0004
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Brazilian President Getúlio Vargas envisioned Volta Redonda as the cornerstone of his ambition to start an industrial revolution in Brazil without violent class conflict. To this end, he provided the ... More


Introduction

in Brazil's Steel City: Developmentalism, Strategic Power, and Industrial Relations in Volta Redonda, 1941-1964

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804771689
eISBN:
9780804775809
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804771689.003.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

In 1941, Getúlio Vargas, president of Brazil, created the National Steel Company (Companhia Siderúrgica Nacional; CSN), which would become the leading state-owned company and the largest industrial ... More


People and Patterns

Michael Innis-Jiménez

in Steel Barrio: The Great Mexican Migration to South Chicago, 1915-1940

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814785850
eISBN:
9780814760437
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814785850.003.0004
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter examines the migration and settlement patterns created by Mexican immigrants to South Chicago. The Chicago area provided employment, hope, and socioeconomic advancement for Mexican ... More


Pittsburgh and North

Terry Chester Shulman

in Film's First Family: The Untold Story of the Costellos

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780813178097
eISBN:
9780813178127
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813178097.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

A look at the impoverished working-class city of Pittsburgh that Maurice Costello was born into in 1877. Amid devastating economic and social unrest, his Irish immigrant mother struggles to support ... More


Introduction

Michael Innis-Jiménez

in Steel Barrio: The Great Mexican Migration to South Chicago, 1915-1940

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814785850
eISBN:
9780814760437
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814785850.003.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This book tells the story of Mexican immigration to South Chicago, in a neighborhood whose literal and figurative boundaries were defined by steel mills, during the period 1915–1940. It examines how ... More


Conclusion

in Brazil's Steel City: Developmentalism, Strategic Power, and Industrial Relations in Volta Redonda, 1941-1964

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804771689
eISBN:
9780804775809
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804771689.003.0010
Subject:
History, Latin American History

The coup d'état brought numerous changes to the National Steel Company (Companhia Siderúrgica Nacional; CSN) and transformed industrial relations in Brazil. CSN's directors were replaced with new ... More


Epilogue

Michael Innis-Jiménez

in Steel Barrio: The Great Mexican Migration to South Chicago, 1915-1940

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814785850
eISBN:
9780814760437
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814785850.003.0010
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This book has investigated how Mexicans formed a distinct community and emerged as a major political, economic, cultural, and social force in South Chicago, ninety-five years after the first wave of ... More


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