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A short history of the U.S. working class : from colonial times to the Twenty-First Century

Author: Paul Le Blanc
Publisher: Amherst, N.Y. : Humanity Books, ©1999.
Series: Revolutionary studies.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Includes a U.S. labor history chronology.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Le Blanc
ISBN: 1573926655 9781573926652 1573926647 9781573926645
OCLC Number: 41035462
Description: 205 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Carl Sandburg's "The People, Yes" (excerpt) --
Introduction: Explaining the Title of This Book --
1. Origins --
2. The First American Revolution --
3. Industrial Revolution --
4. Slave Labor, Free Labor --
5. The Second American Revolution --
6. "Gilded Age" --
7. Rainbow Working Class --
8. Progressive Era --
9. Corruption --
10. Hardship and Resurgence --
11. The Second World War and Its Aftermath --
12. Cold War and Social Compact --
13. American Dream --
14. Unfinished Business --
15. Rude Awakenings --
16. Where To, What Next? --
Bibliographical Essay: Scholarly, Documentary, and Artistic Sources --
Timeline of U.S. History --
U.S. Labor History Chronology.
Series Title: Revolutionary studies.
Other Titles: Short history of the United States working class
Responsibility: Paul Le Blanc ; illustrations by Mike Alewitz.

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