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Why David sometimes wins : leadership, organization, and strategy in the California farm worker movement

Author: Marshall Ganz
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford Univ. Press, ©2009.
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Preface. 1. Introduction: How David Beat Goliath. 2. Beginnings: Immigrants, Radicals, and the AFL (1900-1959). 3. New Opportunities, New Initiatives: (1959-1962). 4. A Storm Gathers: Two Responses (1963-1965). 5. The Great Delano Grape Strike (1965-1966). 6. Meeting the Counter-Attack (1966). 7. Launching a New Union (1966-1967). Epilogue. Appendix. Notes. References. Index.
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Ganz, Marshall, 1943-
Why David sometimes wins.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford Univ. Press, ©2009
(DLC) 2008027860
(OCoLC)179802551
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Marshall Ganz
ISBN: 9780199721870 0199721874 9780195162011 0195162013
OCLC Number: 352900583
Awards: Winner of American Political Science Association New Political Science Section: Michael Harrington Book Award 2010.
Description: 1 online resource (xvii, 344 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents: Abbreviations; ONE: Introduction: How David Beat Goliath; TWO: Beginnings: Immigrants, Radicals, and the AFL (1900-1959); THREE: New Opportunities, New Initiatives: AWOC, Teamsters, and the FWA (1959-1962); FOUR: A Storm Gathers: Two Responses (1963-1965); FIVE: The Great Delano Grape Strike (1965-1966); SIX: Meeting the Counterattack: DiGiorgio, the Teamsters, and UFWOC (1966); SEVEN: Launching a New Union (1966-1967); Epilogue; Appendix; Notes; References; Index.
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Preface. 1. Introduction: How David Beat Goliath. 2. Beginnings: Immigrants, Radicals, and the AFL (1900-1959). 3. New Opportunities, New Initiatives: (1959-1962). 4. A Storm Gathers: Two Responses (1963-1965). 5. The Great Delano Grape Strike (1965-1966). 6. Meeting the Counter-Attack (1966). 7. Launching a New Union (1966-1967). Epilogue. Appendix. Notes. References. Index.

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