Milton Meltzer | Critical Essay by Almont Lindsey

This literature criticism consists of approximately 1 page of analysis & critique of Milton Meltzer.
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Critical Essay by Almont Lindsey

[Bread—and Roses: The Struggle of American Labor, 1865–1915] provides a somewhat kaleidoscopic view of the plight of the worker and the more dramatic episodes that have characterized his struggle for a better life…. The most exciting chapters are devoted to such conflicts as the Railroad Strike of 1877, the Haymarket Affair, the Homestead Strike, the Pullman Strike, the Textile Strike at Lawrence and the Ludlow Massacre. Drawing on carefully selected eyewitness accounts and skillfully weaving them into the narrative, the author makes everything come alive with telling effect.

Meltzer is an impassioned writer and he gives the impression of being very angry over the callousness and greed of management and the glaring injustices that confronted the worker. The author, who approaches the subject almost exclusively from the viewpoint of the embattled worker, has chosen his material judiciously and...

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