Table of Contents
   List of Illustrationsp. ix
   Preface to the Paperback Editionp. xi
   Prefacep. xxi
   Introductionp. 1
   Poland, Chicago, and the New Economic Systemp. 15
   Working and Living in Packingtown: Back of the Yards, 1890-1914p. 43
   Working and Living in Steel City: South Chicago, 1890-1914p. 82
   Remaking the Polish Village: The Communal Responsep. 111
   Defending the Polish Village: The Extracommunal Responsep. 158
   Years of Crisis, 1918-1922p. 206
   Conclusionp. 258
   Notesp. 263
   Indexp. 289