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Imagining internationalism in American and British labor, 1939-49

Author: Victor Silverman
Publisher: Urbana : University of Illinois Press, ©2000.
Series: Working class in American history.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Capturing a moment in history when American and UK unions seemed about to join with their Soviet counterparts to create a world unified by its workers, this title presents the social, cultural, and  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
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Silverman, Victor, 1957-
Imagining internationalism in American and British labor, 1939-49.
Urbana : University of Illinois Press, ©2000
(OCoLC)607450982
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Victor Silverman
ISBN: 0252024907 9780252024900 025206805X 9780252068058
OCLC Number: 40480267
Description: xiv, 298 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction: The Transformation of Labor Internationalism --
pt. 1. Ideas and Realities in the International Labor Community. 1. Communists, Socialists, and Liberals in International Labor. 2. Chinese Sailors, Exile Unions, and the Limits of Practical Internationalism --
pt. 2. The British. 3. "Castles of Dreams": British Workers and the World. 4. "What We Want We Shan't Get": The Decline of Internationalism. 5. "Hoodwinking Ourselves": British Unions and the Politics of Internationalism. 6. "A Grave and Conscious Moral Force": The TUC and the End of Alliance --
pt. 3. The Americans. 7. "A House Divided against Itself": American Workers and the World. 8. Americanism and Internationalism. 9. "A Positively Mystical Vision": The CIO and the Politics of Internationalism. 10. "Neither Stalin nor Standard Oil": The Search for a CIO Identity --
Conclusion: Cynicism and Universalism --
The World the Workers Lost.
Series Title: Working class in American history.
Responsibility: Victor Silverman.

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