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Labor Studies



link to catalog page FINK, Upheaval in the Quiet Zone

Upheaval in the Quiet Zone

1199SEIU and the Politics of Health Care Unionism

Author: Leon Fink and Brian Greenberg
Pub Date: February 2009

A classic labor history, newly updated and expanded   learn more...
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link to catalog page, Working Girl Blues

Working Girl Blues

The Life and Music of Hazel Dickens

Author: Hazel Dickens and Bill C. Malone
Pub Date: April 2008

The life story of singer and songwriter Hazel Dickens, the inspiring voice of a whole generation of women and workers   learn more...
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link to catalog page TROTTER, Black Milwaukee

Black Milwaukee

The Making of an Industrial Proletariat, 1915-45

Author: Joe William Trotter, Jr.
Pub Date: November 2007

An updated version of a fiery classic   learn more...
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link to catalog page ARNESEN, The Black Worker

The Black Worker

Race, Labor, and Civil Rights since Emancipation

Author: Edited by Eric Arnesen
Pub Date: July 2007

A multidimensional reader that explores the African American worker’s experience since the Civil War   learn more...
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link to catalog page SALVATORE, Eugene V. Debs

Eugene V. Debs

Citizen and Socialist

Author: Nick Salvatore
Pub Date: March 2007

The triumphs and tragedies of a great American socialist   learn more...
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link to catalog page KESSLER-HARRIS, Gendering Labor History Author: Alice Kessler-Harris
Pub Date: January 2007

The role of gender in the history of the working class world   learn more...
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link to catalog page ADDAMS, Hull-House Maps and Papers

Hull-House Maps and Papers

A Presentation of Nationalities and Wages in a Congested District of Chicago, Together with Comments and Essays on Problems Growing Out of the Social Conditions

Author: By Residents of Hull-House
Pub Date: February 2007

Jane Addams’s early attempt to empower the people with information.   learn more...
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link to catalog page MALONE, Don't Get above Your Raisin'

Don't Get above Your Raisin'

Country Music and the Southern Working Class

Author: Bill C. Malone
Pub Date: Cloth: 2002; Paper: 2006

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link to catalog page BAO, Holding Up More Than Half the Sky

Holding Up More Than Half the Sky

Chinese Women Garment Workers in New York City, 1948-92

Author: Xiaolan Bao
Pub Date: 2006

Bao looks at the dramatic 1982 strike of 20,000 Chinese-American garment workers (most of them women) and explores the profound transformation of family culture that enabled this uncharacteristic militancy and organized protest.   learn more...
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link to catalog page ALAMILLO, Making Lemonade out of Lemons

Making Lemonade out of Lemons

Mexican American Labor and Leisure in a California Town, 1880-1960

Author: José M. Alamillo
Pub Date: June 2006

How Mexican American workers challenged, transformed and politicized leisure   learn more...
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