Copper crucible : how the Arizona miners' strike of 1983 recast labor management relations in America (Book, 1998) [WorldCat.org]
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Copper crucible : how the Arizona miners' strike of 1983 recast labor management relations in America

Author: Jonathan D Rosenblum
Publisher: Ithaca, N.Y. : ILR Press, 1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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Presents an account of the dramatic and ultimately disastrous 1983 miners strike against the Phelps Dodge company in Arizona, all told against the backdrop of the uneasy relations between the company and the mine-workers' unions going back to 1903. This edition also describes the resurgence of union activism in Silver City, New Mexico, in 1996-97.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jonathan D Rosenblum
ISBN: 0801485541 9780801485541
OCLC Number: 39633469
Awards: Winner of A 1995 Choice Magazine "Outstanding Academic Title.
Description: xii, 274 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction: Critical Conditions --
Ch. 1. Workers of the World and Copper in Arizona --
Ch. 2. Hard Places --
Ch. 3. Midnight at Morenci --
Ch. 4. Copper Wars --
Ch. 5. Hard Times --
Ch. 6. Hard Change --
Ch. 7. Wars of Attrition --
Ch. 8. Slant of the Law --
Conclusion: Angels and Demons --
Epilogue: Life after Death?
Responsibility: Jonathan D. Rosenblum.

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