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Labor Studies



link to catalog page SUMMERHILL, Harvest of Dissent

Harvest of Dissent

Agrarianism in Nineteenth-Century New York

Author: Thomas Summerhill
Pub Date: Cloth: 2005; Paper: 2008

A deep account of the long transition towards capitalism and modernity in the rural United States   learn more...

link to catalog page STROMQUIST, Labor’s Cold War

Labor’s Cold War

Local Politics in a Global Context

Author: Edited by Shelton Stromquist
Pub Date: March 2008

How the Cold War affected local-level union politics   learn more...

link to catalog page KUMAR, Outside the Box

Outside the Box

Corporate Media, Globalization, and the UPS Strike

Author: Deepa Kumar
Pub Date: 2008

A provocative analysis of the media's role in the 1997 United Parcel Service workers' strike   learn more...

link to catalog page LEWIS-COLMAN, Race against Liberalism

Race against Liberalism

Black Workers and the UAW in Detroit

Author: David M. Lewis-Colman
Pub Date: June 2008

An in-depth chronicle of the black labor movement in Detroit   learn more...

link to catalog page BATTISTA, The Revival of Labor Liberalism Author: Andrew Battista
Pub Date: March 2008

The labor-liberal alliance in late twentieth-century American politics   learn more...

link to catalog page GOMPERS XI, The Samuel Gompers Papers, Volume 11

The Samuel Gompers Papers, Volume 11

The Postwar Years, 1918-21

Author: Samuel Gompers
Pub Date: July 2008

Fighting to preserve labor's place in America after World War I   learn more...

link to catalog page, Spectres of 1919

Spectres of 1919

Class and Nation in the Making of the New Negro

Author: Barbara Foley
Pub Date: April 2008

A look at the violent “Red Summer of 1919” and its intersection with the highly politicized New Negro movement and the Harlem Renaissance   learn more...

link to catalog page LYONS, Teachers and Reform

Teachers and Reform

Chicago Public Education, 1929-1970

Author: John F. Lyons
Pub Date: July 2008

Measuring the impact of the Chicago Teachers Union on public education in Chicago   learn more...

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...

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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