Idle threats : men and the limits of productivity in 19th-Century America /

The 19th century witnessed an explosion of writing about unproductivity, with the exploits of various idlers, loafers, and "gentlemen of refinement" capturing the imagination o fa country that was deeply ambivalent about its work ethic. Idle Threats documents this American obsession with u...

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Main Author: Knighton, Andrew Lyndon.
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: New York : New York University Press, ©2012.
Series:America and the long 19th century.
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Online Access:Available via EBSCO eBook Collection
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