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Three strikes : miners, musicians, salesgirls, and the fighting spirit of labor's last century

Author: Howard Zinn; Dana Frank; Robin D G Kelley
Publisher: Boston : Beacon Press, 2002.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 1st electronic reading edView all editions and formats
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"Howard Zinn recounts the dramatic tale of the great coal mine strike in Colorado that culminated in the Ludlow Massacre. The story pits immigrant workers against the National Guard, Mother Jones against the Rockefellers, and corporate power against union organizing, a story that is all too familiar today." "With Dana Frank we join a sit-in strike in a Detroit Woolworth's during the Great Depression where young  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Case studies
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Zinn, Howard, 1922-2010.
Three strikes.
Boston : Beacon Press, 2002
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Howard Zinn; Dana Frank; Robin D G Kelley
ISBN: 0807050148 9780807050149
OCLC Number: 50321673
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (174 pages)
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Colorado Coal Strike, 1913-14 / Howard Zinn --
Girl strikers occupy chain store, win big : the Detroit Woolworth's Strike of 1937 / Dana Frank --
Without a song : New York musicians strike out against technology / Robin D.G. Kelley.
Responsibility: Howard Zinn, Dana Frank, Robin D.G. Kelley.
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"Howard Zinn recounts the dramatic tale of the great coal mine strike in Colorado that culminated in the Ludlow Massacre. The story pits immigrant workers against the National Guard, Mother Jones against the Rockefellers, and corporate power against union organizing, a story that is all too familiar today." "With Dana Frank we join a sit-in strike in a Detroit Woolworth's during the Great Depression where young women slept on the floor, played games and sang songs together, and enjoyed the attention of an amused and curious public that vilified the "chain-store threat" long before Wal-Mart." "Robin D.G. Kelley's tale of a movie theater musician strike in New York gets at the heart of what defines a worker. Facing the inevitable dominance of sound movies, the musicians failed even to agree on demands, and could not prevent members of other unions from crossing their picket lines. What happens when jobs are lost to new technologies, and how can labor help?"--Jacket.

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