The Knights of Labor and American Politics
The acclaimed history of the labor powerhouse and its challenge of the Gilded Age
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About the BookFocusing 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.
Reviews"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