I knew it was important, apparently, because everyone said so, but no one said why. I guess I should have asked. From what I gathered, it had something to do with the meat industry and its nefarious doings in the early 20th century, which led me to expect a dry, straight-forward, tell-all non-fiction revealing corruptio Reading The Jungle will have you wringing your fists Upton Sinclair style.
This investigation had inspired Sinclair to write the novel, but his efforts to publish the series as a book met with resistance.
An employee at Macmillan wrote, I advise without hesitation and unreservedly against the publication of this book which is gloom and horror unrelieved.
One feels that what is at the bottom of his fierceness is not nearly so much desire to help the poor as hatred of the rich. The foreword and introduction say that the commercial editions were censored to make their political message acceptable to capitalist publishers.
Sinclair admitted his celebrity arose "not because the public cared anything about the workers, but simply because the public did not want to eat tubercular beef".
The last section, concerning a socialist rally Rudkus attended, was later disavowed by Sinclair. The poor working conditions, and exploitation of children and women along with men, were taken to expose the corruption in meat packing factories.
The British politician Winston Churchill praised the book in a review. He is hysterical, unbalanced, and untruthful.
Three-fourths of the things he said were absolute falsehoods. For some of the remainder there was only a basis of truth.
The president wrote "radical action must be taken to do away with the efforts of arrogant and selfish greed on the part of the capitalist. Neill and social worker James Bronson Reynolds to go to Chicago to investigate some meat packing facilities.
Learning about the visit, owners had their workers thoroughly clean the factories prior to the inspection, but Neill and Reynolds were still revolted by the conditions.
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