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Labor Studies



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...

link to catalog page VECCHIO, Merchants, Midwives, and Laboring Women

Merchants, Midwives, and Laboring Women

Italian Migrants in Urban America

Author: Diane C. Vecchio
Pub Date: January 2006

Challenging long-held patriarchal assumptions about Italian women's work in the United States   learn more...

link to catalog page FEURER, Radical Unionism in the Midwest, 1900-1950 Author: Rosemary Feurer
Pub Date: September 2006

The dynamic relationship between unionism and radicalism   learn more...

link to catalog page, Reinventing “The People”

Reinventing “The People”

The Progressive Movement, the Class Problem, and the Origins of Modern Liberalism

Author: Shelton Stromquist
Pub Date: January 2006

On the Progressive myth of a classless society   learn more...

link to catalog page ARCHIBALD, Wartime Shipyard

Wartime Shipyard

A Study in Social Disunity

Author: Katherine Archibald
Pub Date: October 2006

An eye-opening first-hand account of life in a WWII shipyard from a woman's perspective   learn more...

link to catalog page FONES-WOLF, Waves of Opposition

Waves of Opposition

Labor and the Struggle for Democratic Radio

Author: Elizabeth Fones-Wolf
Pub Date: October 2006

A riveting look at the rise of labor radio   learn more...

link to catalog page, City of Clerks

City of Clerks

Office and Sales Workers in Philadelphia, 1870-1920

Author: Jerome P. Bjelopera
Pub Date: May 2005

A new class of workers in the city   learn more...

link to catalog page KORR, The End of Baseball As We Knew It

The End of Baseball As We Knew It

The Players Union, 1960-81

Author: Charles P. Korr
Pub Date: 2005

The fascinating history of the MLBPA's transformation into the nation's most powerful labor union   learn more...

link to catalog page GABACCIA, Italian Workers of the World

Italian Workers of the World

Labor Migration and the Formation of Multiethnic States

Author: Edited by Donna R. Gabaccia and Fraser M. Ottanelli
Pub Date: 2005

The impact of transnational Italian workers on the countries where they lived and worked   learn more...

link to catalog page BRODY, Labor Embattled

Labor Embattled

History, Power, Rights

Author: David Brody
Pub Date: April 2005

What history has to say about the current crisis of American labor   learn more...

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