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...
New York :
New York University Press,
|Series:||America and the long 19th century.
|Online Access:||Available via EBSCO eBook Collection|
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