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Knights Down Under : the Knights of Labour in New Zealand.

Author: Robert E Weir
Publisher: Newcastle upon Tyne : Cambridge Scholars Pub., 2009.
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In the United States, the Knights of Labour (KOL) is part of the wreckage of labor history, a nineteenth-century organization of great promise that flamed out quickly and completely. Many scholars (wrongly) see it as little more than a failed experiment that stumbled due to misplaced idealism and antiquated notions of fraternalism. In New Zealand, the KOL's story was strikingly different, achieving tremendous  Read more...
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Weir, Robert E.
Knights Down Under : The Knights of Labour in New Zealand.
Newcastle upon Tyne : Cambridge Scholars Publishing, ©2009
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Robert E Weir
ISBN: 9781443804363 1443804363
OCLC Number: 823720839
Description: 1 online resource (316 pages)

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"Weir has detailed the workings-as well as the disorders-of the Knights of Labor, the most prominent union in Gilded Age America. He follows the Knights to New Zealand, where an independent Read more...

 
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