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Workingmen's Democracy

The Knights of Labor and American Politics
Awards and Recognition:

Runner-up in both the John H. Dunning Prize and Albert J. Beveridge Award competitions

Focusing on the operation and influence of the Knights of Labor --- the leading labor organization of the nineteenth century --- Workingmen's Democracy explores the dreams, achievements, and failures of a movement that sought to renew the democratic potential of American institutions.

"The pick of a growing crop of studies on the American working class."
-- The Nation

"An important work, the best of several recent volumes on the Knights."
-- American Historical Review

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