Cover for KAZIN: Barons of Labor: The San Francisco Building Trades and Union Power in the Progressive Era

Barons of Labor

The San Francisco Building Trades and Union Power in the Progressive Era
Awards and Recognition:

Winner of the Herbert G. Gutman Award

"Kazin's book is about far more than the construction industry: it also illuminates the social and political history of San Francisco. . . . Gracefully written and adorned with evocative portraits of local political and labor leaders, Barons of Labor is absorbing reading as well as a fine piece of history."
-- The Nation

"A bold and pioneering work that revises our understanding of skilled craftsmen and the politics of class in the Progressive Era."
-- Journal of American History

"Barons of Labor, is superb work, carefully researched and written with clarity, vitality, and wit, a pleasure as well as an education to read."
-- Labor History

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