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Vegas at odds : labor conflict in a leisure economy, 1960-1985

Author: James P Kraft
Publisher: Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2010.
Series: Studies in industry and society.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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American historians and anyone interested in the history of labor or Las Vegas will find this account highly original, insightful, and even-handed.

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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: James P Kraft
ISBN: 9780801893575 0801893577
OCLC Number: 310959675
Description: x, 273 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: The rise of corporate resorts --
Working in Las Vegas --
The first work stoppages --
The struggle for the casinos --
Workplace incidents --
Fighting for equal rights --
The spirit of '76 --
Management digs in, 1982-1984 --
The strike of 1984-1985.
Series Title: Studies in industry and society.
Responsibility: James P. Kraft.

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This work is a welcome addition to the field of labor relations and labor history... Highly recommended. * Choice * This book would appeal to anyone interested in the history of Las Vegas, labor Read more...

 
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