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  Great Books: The Jungle
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Upton Sinclair’s groundbreaking exposé of Chicago’s meatpacking industry was a horror story of unsanitary conditions, food poisoning, and child labor abuse. Learn what led Sinclair into this turn-of-the-century urban “jungle” and how his book prompted Congress to pass the first food safety laws.

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