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The jungle : the uncensored original edition

Poverty, disease and despair are depicted in their story of the barbarous working conditions in the slaughter houses of Chicago in 1900.

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  • "Conditions in Chicago stock yards, June 4, 1906"@en
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  • "Lost first edition of Upton Sinclair's The jungle"
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  • "Poverty, disease and despair are depicted in their story of the barbarous working conditions in the slaughter houses of Chicago in 1900."@en
  • "1906 best-seller shockingly reveals intolerable labor practices and unsanitary working conditions in the Chicago stockyards as it tells the brutally grim story of a Slavic family that emigrates to America full of optimism but soon descends into numbing poverty, moral degradation, and despair. A fiercely realistic American classic that will haunt readers long after they've finished the last page. Published privately by Sinclair in 1906 after commercial publishers rejected the manuscript, The Jungle was a shocking revelation of harmful labor practices and unsanitary working conditions in the Chicago stockyards. It quickly became a best-seller, arousing public sentiment and resulting in such Federal legislation as the Pure Food and Drug Act. The novel is a brutally grim story of a Slavic immigrant family that migrates to America full of optimism but soon begins an inexorable descent into numbing poverty, moral degradation, and despair. Required reading in many history and literature classes -- this fiercely realistic American classic will haunt readers long after they've finished reading it."
  • "1906 best-seller shockingly reveals intolerable labor practices and unsanitary working conditions in the Chicago stockyards as it tells the brutally grim story of a Slavic family that emigrates to America full of optimism but soon descends into numbing poverty, moral degradation, and despair. A fiercely realistic American classic that will haunt readers long after they've finished the last page. Published privately by Sinclair in 1906 after commercial publishers rejected the manuscript, The Jungle was a shocking revelation of harmful labor practices and unsanitary working conditions in the Chicago stockyards. It quickly became a best-seller, arousing public sentiment and resulting in such Federal legislation as the Pure Food and Drug Act. The novel is a brutally grim story of a Slavic immigrant family that migrates to America full of optimism but soon begins an inexorable descent into numbing poverty, moral degradation, and despair. Required reading in many history and literature classes -- this fiercely realistic American classic will haunt readers long after they've finished reading it."@en
  • "1906 bestseller shockingly reveals intolerable labor practices and unsanitary working conditions in the Chicago stockyards as it tells the brutally grim story of a Slavic family that emigrates to America full of optimism but soon descends into numbing poverty, moral degradation, and despair. A fiercely realistic American classic that will haunt readers long after they've finished the last page."@en
  • "Upton Sinclair's dramatic and deeply moving story exposed the brutal conditions in the Chicago stockyards at the turn of the nineteenth century and brought into sharp moral focus the apalling odds against which immigrants and other working people struggled for their share of the American dream. Denounced by the conservative press as an un-American libel on the meatpacking industry, the book was championed by more progressive thinkers, including then president Theodore Roosevelt, and was a major catalyst to the passing of the Pure Food and Meat Inspection act, which has tremendous impact to this day."
  • "The Jungle tells the story of Jurgis Rudus, a young immigrant who came to the New World to find a better life. Instead, he is confronted with the horrors of the Chicago slaughterhouses, barbarous working conditions, crushing poverty, disease and despair."
  • "Décrit le fonctionnement des usines d'abattage du bétail, à Chicago, en 1904. Fait découvrir la férocité de l'appareil capitaliste américain qui produit une viande hors des règles élémentaires de l'hygiène et exploite les travailleurs étrangers."
  • "Upton Sinclair's story exposed the conditions in the Chicago stockyards at the turn of the nineteenth century and brought into focus the odds against which immigrants and other working people struggled. This book was championed by the then president Theodore Roosevelt, and was a catalyst to the passing of the Pure Food and Meat Inspection act."@en
  • "Depicts factory life in Chicago in the first years of the 20th century."@en
  • "Depicts factory life in Chicago in the first years of the 20th century."
  • "Poverty, disease and despair are depicted in thei story of the barbarous working conditions in the slaughter houses of Chicago in 1900."@en
  • "The horrifying conditions in the meatpacking industry in the early 1900's are revealed through the experiences of immigrants as they try to make a living working in the Chicago stockyards."
  • "Upton Sinclair's muckraking masterpiece "The Jungle centers on Jurgis Rudkus, a Lithuanian immigrant working in Chicago's infamous Packingtown. Instead of finding the American Dream, Rudkus and his family inhabit a brutal, soul-crushing urban jungle dominated by greedy bosses, pitiless conmen, and corrupt politicians. While Sinclair's main target was the meatpacking industry's appalling labor conditions, the reading public was most outraged by the disgusting filth and contamination that his novel exposed. As a result, President Theodore Roosevelt demanded an official investigation, which led to the passage of the Pure Food and Drug laws. For a novel to have such an impact outside its literary context is extremely rare. Today, "The Jungle remains a relevant portrait of capitalism at its worst and an impassioned account of the human spirit facing nearly insurmountable challenges."
  • "Upton Sinclair's muckraking masterpiece "The Jungle centers on Jurgis Rudkus, a Lithuanian immigrant working in Chicago's infamous Packingtown. Instead of finding the American Dream, Rudkus and his family inhabit a brutal, soul-crushing urban jungle dominated by greedy bosses, pitiless conmen, and corrupt politicians. While Sinclair's main target was the meatpacking industry's appalling labor conditions, the reading public was most outraged by the disgusting filth and contamination that his novel exposed. As a result, President Theodore Roosevelt demanded an official investigation, which led to the passage of the Pure Food and Drug laws. For a novel to have such an impact outside its literary context is extremely rare. Today, "The Jungle remains a relevant portrait of capitalism at its worst and an impassioned account of the human spirit facing nearly insurmountable challenges."@en
  • "Upton's Sinclair's classic 1906 novel about the shocking working conditions endured by immigrants in the early twentieth-century Chicago stockyards and packing."
  • "Story of Jurgis Rudkus, a young immigrant who comes to America for a better life. Instead, he is confronted with the horrors of the Chicago slaughterhouses, barbarous working conditions, crushing poverty, disease, and despair."
  • "Story of Jurgis Rudkus, a young immigrant who comes to America for a better life. Instead, he is confronted with the horrors of the Chicago slaughterhouses, barbarous working conditions, crushing poverty, disease, and despair."@en
  • "In this powerful book we enter the world of Jurgis Rudkus, a young Lithuanian immigrant who arrives in America fired with dreams of wealth, freedom, and opportunity. And we discover, with him, the astonishing truth about "packingtown," the busy, flourishing, filthy Chicago stockyards, where new world visions perish in a jungle of human suffering. Upton Sinclair, master of the "muckraking" novel, here explores the workingman's lot at the turn of the century: the backbreaking labor, the injustices of "wage-slavery," the bewildering chaos of urban life. The Jungle, a story so shocking that it launched a government investigation, recreates this startling chapter if our history in unflinching detail. Always a vigorous champion on political reform, Sinclair is also a gripping storyteller, and his 1906 novel stands as one of the most important -- and moving -- works in the literature of social change."
  • "The horrifying conditions of the Chicago stockyards are revealed through this narrative of a young immigrant's struggles in America."
  • "The horrifying conditions of the Chicago stockyards are revealed through this narrative of a young immigrant's struggles in America."@en
  • "The narrative of a young immigrant's plight in America exposes the horrifying working conditions in the Chicago meat-packing industry."@en
  • "Beginning with a terrible weapon's appearance in 13th-century China, a series of events build toward one of the greatest threats to U.S. security. Only Cabrillo and his crew have any chance of setting things right."@en
  • "A documentary novel portraying the meat-packing industry's conditions at the end of the 19th and beginning of the 20th century."
  • "The horrifying conditions in the meatpacking industry in the early 1900's are revealed through the experiences of immigrants as they try to make a living by working in the Chicago stockyards."
  • "The horrifying conditions in the meatpacking industry in the early 1900's are revealed through the experiences of immigrants as they try to make a living by working in the Chicago stockyards."@en
  • "A young immigrant family endures back-breaking labor for low wages in the grim Chicago stockyards. A sobering look at the real cost of "big business.""@en
  • "Describes the conditions of the Chicago stockyards through the eyes of a young immigrant struggling in America."
  • "Describes the conditions of the Chicago stockyards through the eyes of a young immigrant struggling in America."@en
  • "Sinclair's work shocked the country with it's descriptions of deplorable conditions in the U.S. meatpacking industry. The novel is credited with influencing the passage of the Pure Food and Drug Act and other laws pertaining to the industry."
  • ""Jurgis Rudkus, an immigrant from Lithuania, arrives in Chicago with his father, his fiancé, and her family. He is determined to make a life for his bride in the new country. The deplorable conditions in the stockyards and the harrowing experiences of impoverished workers are vividly described by the author.""@en
  • ""Jurgis Rudkus, an immigrant from Lithuania, arrives in Chicago with his father, his fiancé, and her family. He is determined to make a life for his bride in the new country. The deplorable conditions in the stockyards and the harrowing experiences of impoverished workers are vividly described by the author.""
  • "Poverty, disease, and despair depicted in this story of the barbarous working conditions in the slaughter houses of Chicago in 1900."
  • "Poverty, disease, and despair depicted in this story of the barbarous working conditions in the slaughter houses of Chicago in 1900."@en
  • "Sinclair's muckraking classic tells the story of a Lithuanian immigrant family in Chicago at the turn of the century, their brutal work in the stockyards and meatpacking industry, their ongoing impoverishment and exploitation, and the father's eventual discovery of the socialist movement."
  • "A Lithuanian is reduced to thievery and beggary in a story of the Chicago stockyards. For other editions, see Author Catalog."@en
  • "Roman over de onmenselijke omstandigheden in de slachterijen van Chicago rond 1900."
  • "Upton Sinclair (1878-1968) was a prolific American novelist and a political activist. Apart from his bestselling novels, which told in black and white, illuminated the realities of the United States at the turn of the twentieth century, he is remembered today for championing socialist causes that were naturally unpopular in conservative America. In classics like 'The Jungle' his work had considerable effects on American politics and legislation. Sinclair's socialist ideals and dreams found their way to his fiction as he believed that no art can be practiced for art's sake as long as humanity still suffers from persistent dangers and evils. Such orientations have often subjected Sinclair to harsh criticism and even to demonization from numerous critics and politicians of his time, the most distinguished among which was probably President Theodore Roosevelt. However his legacy is that of a successful and established novelist and activist who if not always righting the balance was able to bring an incisive mind and mass exposure to many areas and industries."@en
  • "Here is the dramatic expose of the Chicago meatpacking industry at the turn of the century that prompted an investigation by Theodore Roosevelt which culminated in the pure-food legislation of 1906.The Jungle is the story of Jurgis Rudkus, a Slavic immigrant who marries frail Ona Lukoszaite and seeks security and happiness as a workman in the Chicago stockyards. Once there, he is abused by foremen, his meager savings are filched by real estate sharks, and at every turn he is plagued by the misfortunes arising from poverty, poor working conditions, and disease. Finally, in accordance with Sinclair's own creed, Rudkus turns to socialism as a way out."@en
  • "The Jungle is a 1906 novel written by author and socialist journalist Upton Sinclair. It was written about the corruption of the American meatpacking industry during the early 20th century. The novel depicts in harsh tones the poverty, absence of social programs, unpleasant living and working conditions, and hopelessness prevalent among the "have-nots", which is contrasted with the deeply rooted corruption on the part of the "haves". The sad state of turn-of-the-century labor is placed front and center for the American public to see, suggesting that something needed to be c."@en
  • "The horrifying conditions in the meatpacking industry in the early 1900s are revealed through the experiences of immigrants as they try to make a living working in the Chicago stockyards."
  • "Classic book about the conditions of the Chicao Stockyards in the early 1900's which led to political reform and new labor laws."@en
  • "A story of the immigrant workers on the great Chicago meat companies' assembly lines, showing the dangerous working and living conditions, and the lack of support for the workers and their families by the ethnic, religious, and union institutions."
  • "The Jungle is a 1906 novel written by author and socialist journalist Upton Sinclair. It was written about the corruption of the American meatpacking industry during the early 20th century. The novel depicts in harsh tones the poverty, absence of social programs, unpleasant living and working conditions, and hopelessness prevalent among the "have-nots", which is contrasted with the deeply rooted corruption on the part of the "haves". Although this book was to try and show pity for the poverish working men and women and what they had to endure in hoping of making a better li."@en
  • "Regarded as "the novel that changed the course of history," this book draws a detailed picture of the horrific conditions of the meatpacking industry in Chicago."
  • "A young Lithuanian immigrant, hoping to create a good life for himself and his family in the early 1900s, is discouraged by the shocking conditions he encounters as a worker in the Chicago stockyards."
  • "A documentary novel portraying industry's conditions at the end of the 19th and beginning of the 20th century. Sinclair's novel prompted public outrage which led President Theodore Roosevelt to demand an official investigation. This eventually led to the passage of the Pure Food and Drug laws."
  • "A documentary novel portraying industry's conditions at the end of the 19th and beginning of the 20th century. Sinclair's novel prompted public outrage which led President Theodore Roosevelt to demand an official investigation. This eventually led to the passage of the Pure Food and Drug laws."@en
  • "This copy is part of a hypertexts collection produced by students and faculty at the University of Virginia American Studies Program."@en
  • "In this powerful book we enter the world of Jurgis Rudkus, a young Lithuanian immigrant who arrives in America fired with dreams of wealth, freedom, and opportunity. And we discover, with him, the astonishing truth about "packingtown," the busy, flourishing, filthy Chicago stockyards, where new world visions perish in a jungle of human suffering. Upton Sinclair, master of the "muckraking" novel, here explores the workingman's lot at the turn of the century: the backbreaking labor, the injustices of "wage-slavery," the bewildering chaos of urban life. The Jungle, a story so shocking that it launched a government investigation, recreates this startling chapter of our history in unflinching detail. Always a vigorous champion on political reform, Sinclair is also a gripping storyteller, and his 1906 novel stands as one of the most important -- and moving -- works in the literature of social change."
  • "Portrays the life of the immigrant in the United States at the turn of the 20th century. The novel also exposed the unsanitary conditions of the meat-packing industry and affected radical social changes."
  • "Adaptation par P. Kuper de l'oeuvre de U. Sinclair, qui met en scène une famille d'émigrants pris dans la jungle industrielle de Chicago. Le rêve américain vire au cauchemar pour Jurgis et sa famille : misère, conditions sociales déplorables, exploitation, etc."
  • "A vivid portrait of life and death in a turn-of-the-century American meat-packing factory--P. [4] of cover."@en
  • "This book exposes unsanitary conditions in the meat-packing industry in Chicago in the early 1900's."
  • "In some of the most harrowing scenes ever written in modern literature, Upton Sinclair vividly depicts factory life in Chicago in the first years of the twentieth century."@en
  • "The Jungle prompted the immediate passage of the Pure Food and Drug Act and launched Upton Sinclair's career as a champion of the working class. This quintessential muckraking novel changed the course of history with its gruesomely detailed depiction of Chicago's meat-packing industry. By following Lithuanian immigrant Jurgis Rudkus's descent through the brutal? bloody hell of "Packingtown" and Chicago's seamy web of graft and corruption? Sinclair paints an unforgettable picture of the dark side of the American Dream."
  • "Poverty, disease, and despair are depicted in this story of the barbarous working conditions in the slaughter houses of Chicago in 1900."@en
  • "The horrifying conditions of the Chicago stockyards and the meatpacking industry are revealed through this narrative of a young immigrant's struggles in America."
  • "Upton Sinclair's whistle-blowing novel on the conditions at the Chicago slaughter houses in the early 20th century."@en
  • "Novel over the inhuman conditions in the slaughterhouses of Chicago circa 1900."
  • "Ranking alongside Harriet Beecher Stowe's Uncle Tom's Cabin as a novel that has galvanized public opinion, The Jungle tells the story of Jurgis Rudkus, a young immigrant who came to the New World to find a better life. Instead, he is confronted with the horrors of the slaughterhouses, barbarous working conditions, crushing poverty, disease, and despair. Upton Sinclair vividly depicted factory life in Chicago in the first years of the twentieth century, and the harrowing scenes he related aroused the indignation of the public and forced a government investigation that led to the passage of pure food laws."
  • "A poor Slav immigrant comes to the new world with his family. They are cheated, abused, and oppressed and find death a blessed release."
  • "The uncut version of Upton Sinclair's classic 1906 novel about the shocking working conditions endured by immigrants in early twentieth-century Chicago stockyards and packinghouses."
  • "It was four o'clock when the ceremony was over and the carriages began to arrive. There had been a crowd following all the way, owing to the exuberance of Marija Berczynskas. The occasion rested heavily upon Marija's broad shoulders - it was her task to see that all things went in due form, and after the best home traditions; and, flying wildly hither and thither, bowling every one out of the way, and scolding and exhorting all day with her tremendous voice, Marija was too eager to see that others conformed to the proprieties to consider them herself. She had left the church last of all, and, desiring to arrive first at the hall, had issued orders to the coachman to drive faster. When that personage had developed a will of his own in the matter, Marija had flung up the window of the carriage, and, leaning out, proceeded to tell him her opinion of him, first in Lithuanian, which he did not understand, and then in Polish, which he did. Having the advantage of her in altitude, the driver had stood his ground and even ventured to attempt to speak; and the result had been a furious altercation, which, continuing all the way down Ashland Avenue, had added a new swarm of urchins to the cortege at each side street for half a mile. This was unfortunate, for already there was a throng before the door."
  • "Presents the novel that exposed the unsanitary conditions of the meat-packing industry, and affected radical social changes."@en
  • "Presents the novel that exposed the unsanitary conditions of the meat-packing industry, and affected radical social changes."
  • "Upton Sinclair's The Jungle is a novel portraying the corruption of the American meat industry in the early part of the twentieth century. The dismal living and working conditions and sense of hopelessness prevalent among the impoverished workers is compared to the corruption of the rich. Upton aimed to make such "wage slavery" issues center-stage in the minds of the American public. Despite already being serialized, it was rejected as a novel five times before being ..."@en
  • "He was of no consequence - he was flung aside, like a bit of trash, the carcass of some animal. It was horrible, horrible!'Upton Sinclair's searing novel follows the fortunes of Jurgis Rudkus, a young Lithuanian who comes to America with his fianc--eacute--;e and family in search of a better life. What he finds in the stockyards of turn-of-the-century Chicago is a ruthless system that degrades and impoverishes him, and an industry whose filthy practices contaminate the meat it processes. From the stench of the killing-beds to the horrors of the fertilizer-works, the appalling conditions in whi."@en
  • "A young Lithuanian immigrant arrives in America filled with dreams of wealth, freedom, and opportunity, but soon learns the truth of the workingman's lot at the turn of the century."@en
  • "In this powerful book we enter the world of Jurgis Rudkus, a young Lithuanian immigrant who arrives in America fired with dreams of wealth, freedom, and opportunity. And we discover, with him, the astonishing truth about "packingtown," the busy, flourishing, filthy Chicago stockyards, where new world visions perish in a jungle of human suffering. Upton Sinclair, master of the "muckraking" novel, here explores the workingman's lot at the turn of the century: the backbreaking labor, the injustices of "wage-slavery," the bewildering chaos of urban life. The Jungle, a story so shocking that it launched a government investigation, recreates this startling chapter if our history in unflinching detail. Always a vigorous champion on political reform, Sinclair is also a gripping storyteller, and his 1906 novel stands as one of the most important -- and moving -- works in the literature of social change. From the Paperback edition."@en
  • "One of the most harrowing novels ever written, this vivid depiction of the meatpacking industry in Chicago not only aroused the indignation of the public but was instrumental in bringing about the passage of the Pure Food and Drug Act."@en

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