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Fragile alliances : labor and politics in Evansville, Indiana, 1919-1955

Author: Samuel William White
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Praeger Publishers, 2005.
Series: Contributions in labor studies, no. 60.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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How did the alliance between labor and the Democratic Party develop after the First World War? What role does Evansville play in an examination of this alliance? What was the impact of the alliance on U.S politics and society? These are some of the questions that Samuel W. White tackles in his book Fragile Alliances: Labor and Politics in Evansville, Indiana, 1919-1955.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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White, Samuel William.
Fragile alliances.
Westport, Conn. : Praeger Publishers, 2005
(DLC) 2005010814
(OCoLC)59545739
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Samuel William White
ISBN: 9780313068812 031306881X
OCLC Number: 650310331
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 208 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Evansville --
Americanism and the retreat of labor in the 1920s --
Depression politics and industrial organization --
War politics and the labor movement --
Labor, politics, and anticommunism in postwar Evansville.
Series Title: Contributions in labor studies, no. 60.
Other Titles: Labor and politics in Evansville, Indiana, 1919-1955
Responsibility: Samuel W. White.
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