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The Labor history reader

Author: Daniel J Leab
Publisher: Urbana : University of Illinois Press, ©1985.
Series: Working class in American history.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Daniel J Leab
ISBN: 025201197X 9780252011979 0252011988 9780252011986
OCLC Number: 11262047
Notes: Essays taken from periodical Labor history.
Description: xx, 470 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: The old labor history and the new : in search of the American working class / David Brody --
The study of social mobility : ideological assumptions and conceptual bias / James A. Henretta --
The failure of female factory labor in colonial Boston / Gary B. Nash --
The mechanics and the Jeffersonians : New York, 1789-1801 / Alfred Young --
Should labor have supported Jackson? ; or questions the quantitative studies do not answer / Edward Pessen --
Workers' control of machine production in the nineteenth century / David Montgomery --
Trouble on the railroads in 1873-1874 : prelude to the 1877 crisis? / Herbert G. Gutman (Cont.) Adolph Strasser and the origins of pure and simple trade unionism / H.M. Gitelman --
Trade unionism in the British and U.S. steel industries, 1888-1914 : a comparative study / James Holt --
Black workers and labor unions in Birmingham, Alabama, 1897-1904 / Paul B. Worthman --
The origins of western working-class radicalism, 1890-1905 / Melvyn Dubofsky --
The Passaic strike of 1912 and the two I.W.W.s / Michael H. Ebner --
Organizing the unorganizable : three Jewish women and their union / Alice Kessler-Harris --
Affluence for whom? : another look at prosperity and the working classes in the 1920s / Frank Stricker (Cont.) "United we eat" : the creation and organization of the unemployed councils in 1930 / Daniel J. Leab --
Origins of the sit-down era : worker militancy and innovation in the rubber industry, 1934-1938 / Daniel Nelson --
Frank Murphy, the Thornhill decision, and picketing as free speech / Sidney Fine --
Delivering the goods : industrial unionism during World War II / Joshua Freeman --
Women workers and the UAW in the post-World War II period : 1945-1954 / Nancy Gabin --
Work and community life in a southern textile town / Dale Newman.
Series Title: Working class in American history.
Other Titles: Labor history (New York, N.Y.)
Responsibility: edited by Daniel J. Leab.

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