The American Work Ethic and the Changing Work Force: An Historical Perspective

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INDEX
Abbott, Andrew, xiv
Absenteeism, 65, 83, 93, 95
Adams, John, 51, 54, 56, 57
Adams, Samuel, 59
Administrators, 218
African-Americans: demographic data, 109; emancipation, 113-115; in frontier territories, 36-37; and legal system, 176; and small farms, 164; in the twentieth century, 201-206; women, 199; work ethic, 204-205. See alsoSlaves
Agassi, Judith Buber, 199
Agrarian ideal, 73-75, 80, 157
Agribusiness, 158, 160
Agriculture: in colonial America, 9-17, 16, 30-31; Mexican-American workers, 207. See alsoFarmers
Allen, Oliver E., 153
American Federation of Labor, 87
Appelbaum, Eileen, 132
Apprentices, 22, 23-24, 44, 56, 182
Apprenticeship system, 22-25, 27-28, 56, 89
Artisans: in the colonial period, 4-5, 7, 19-28; in nineteenth century, 65, 66- 67, 69, 83-89; in post-revolutionary years, 53-55, 56; slaves as, 36-37; women and, 44; work ethic of, 19- 22, 65, 66-67, 83-87, 179-180
Asians, 85. See alsoChinese-Americans; Japanese-Americans
Assembly line, 147-148, 149, 154, 200
Automobile industry, 147-148, 154- 155, 186, 199-200
Bailyn, Bernard, xvi
Barrel makers, 84
Barter, 4, 13, 43, 124
Batt, Rosemary, 132
Beecher, Catherine, 125
Berlin, Ira, 110
Best, Fred J., 144
Bishop, Abraham, 51
"Blue Monday," 83, 84
Bradford, William, xi
Braverman, Harry, 153-154
Breen, Timothy, 30
Brewster, Walter, 54
Bridger, Jim, 107
Bridges, 66
Brody, David, 27, 96-97, 141
Brooks, Sara, 164
Buffalo Forge enterprise, 117
Bureaucratization, 167, 171
Bush, President George, 159
Byrne, Edmund F., 144-145
California, 108, 207, 211
Canal diggers, 101-103
Capital, 91, 132
Capitalism, and women, 50
Caring occupations, 138
Carpenter's Company, 25

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