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American workers, American unions : the twentieth century

Author: Robert H Zieger; Gilbert J Gall
Publisher: Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, ©2002.
Series: American moment.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 3rd edView all editions and formats
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"Highly acclaimed and widely read, American Workers, American Unions (first published in 1986 and revised in 1994) provides a concise and compelling history of American workers and their unions in twentieth-century America. This new edition features a new chapter on labor's development prior to the 1920s, as well as an entirely new final chapter that takes a detailed look at the challenges faced by workers in the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Zieger, Robert H.
American workers, American unions.
Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, ©2002
(OCoLC)655226556
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Robert H Zieger; Gilbert J Gall
ISBN: 080187078X 9780801870781
OCLC Number: 49249899
Description: xii, 292 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: The new industrial regime --
War, prosperity, and depression, 1914-1933 --
Rebirth of the Unions, 1933-1939 --
Labor goes to war, 1939-1945 --
Strikes, politics, radicalism, 1945-1950 --
Affluent workers, stable unions: labor in the postwar decades --
Race, war, politics: Labor in the 1960s --
Labor into the twenty-first century.
Series Title: American moment.
Responsibility: Robert H. Zieger & Gilbert J. Gall.
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A concise history of American workers and their unions in 20th-century America. This third edition features new chapters on the pre-1920 period, as well as a new final chapter that covers  Read more...

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This book is one of the best concise surveys of American labor history. -- Thomas A. Castillo Enterprise and Society 2004

 
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