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Fight or be slaves : the history of the Oakland-East Bay labor movement

Author: Albert Vetere Lannon
Publisher: Lanham, MD : University Press of America, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Fight or Be Slaves, the title taken from a statement by C.L. Dellums, Oakland's vice president of the Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters, sets East Bay labor history in context of national events  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Lannon, Albert Vetere, 1938-
Fight or be slaves.
Lanham, Md. : University Press of America, ©2000
(OCoLC)608927751
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Albert Vetere Lannon
ISBN: 0761818693 9780761818694
OCLC Number: 45064756
Description: xvi, 243 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Chapter 1 List of Abbreviations; Foreword by John F. Henning; Preface Chapter 2 In the Beginning Chapter 3 After the Gold Rush Chapter 4 Nothing in Common Chapter 5 With Carrots and Clubs Chapter 6 The Smell of Revolution Chapter 7 A New Deal and a New Movement Chapter 8 War and Not-Peace Chapter 9 Rolling Labor Back Chapter 10 Sky Full of Storm Chapter 11 The Times They are A-Changin' Chapter 12 Return of the Robber Barons Chapter 13 History Lessons: Fight or Be Slaves! Chapter 14 Further Reading; Index; About the Author
Responsibility: Albert Vetere Lannon.

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'Fight or Be Slaves' is a lively, colorful, anecdotal and encyclopedic account of the East Bay labor movement from its early beginnings to the present. . . It's an honest book and not a white wash. Read more...

 
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