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Labor leaders in America

Author: Melvyn Dubofsky; Warren R Van Tine
Publisher: Urbana : University of Illinois Press, ©1987.
Series: Working class in American history.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Biography
Biographie
Material Type: Biography, Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Melvyn Dubofsky; Warren R Van Tine
ISBN: 0252013271 9780252013270 0252013433 9780252013430
OCLC Number: 13332178
Description: xvi, 396 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: William H. Sylvis and the Search for Working-Class Citizenship --
Terence V. Powderly, the Knights of Labor, and Artisanal Republicanism --
Samuel Gompers and the Rise of American Business Unionism --
Eugene V. Deb: From Trade Unionist to Socialist --
William D. "Big Bill" Haywood: The Westerner as Labor Radical --
William Green and the Ideal of Christian Cooperation --
Rose Schneiderman and the Limits of Women's Trade Unionism --
John L. Lewis and the Triumph of Mass-Production Unionism --
Sidney Hillman: Labor's Machiavelli --
Philip Murray and the Subordination of the Industrial Unions to the United States Government --
A. Philip Randolph, Black Workers, and the Labor Movement --
Walter Reuther and the Rise of Labor-Liberalism --
Jimmy Hoffa: Labor Hero or Labor's Own Foe? --
George Meany: Labor's Organization Man --
Cesar Chavez and the Unionization of California Farm Workers.
Series Title: Working class in American history.
Responsibility: edited by Melvyn Dubofsky and Warren Van Tine.

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"The authors include some of the best labor historians and scholars in the country... A fine addition to the library of any labor educator or interested practitioner." -- Labor Studies Journal

 
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