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The American labor movement.

by Leon F. Litwack

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Published by Prentice-Hall in Englewood Cliffs, N.J .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Labor unions -- United States -- History

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliography.

      SeriesA Spectrum book,, S-44
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD6508 .L55
      The Physical Object
      Pagination176 p.
      Number of Pages176
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5852980M
      LC Control Number62013726

      Read this book on Questia. For several decades, students of American labor and socialist history have seen in the notes and bibliographies of such studies as John R. Commons et al., History of Labour in the United States (New York, ), Philip S. Foner, History of the Labor Movement in the United States (New York, ), Samuel Bernstein, The First International in America (New York, Is labor’s day over or is labor the only real answer for our time? National Book Critics Circle Award finalist and labor lawyer Thomas Geoghegan argues that even as organized labor seems to be crumbling, a revived—but different—labor movement is the only way to stabilize the .

        I came across this book years ago, it must be one of the first serious histories of American labor: The Labor Movement in America, by Richard T. Ely, Thomas Y. Crowell & . Read this book on Questia. The period covered by this study, from the formation of the CIO to the entrance of the United States into the second World War, was one of the most significant in the history of the American labor movement.

      African Americans and the American Labor Movement. Federal Records and African American History (Summer , Vol. 29, No. 2) By James Gilbert Cassedy. The records of the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) have been, and will remain, indispensable to the study of African American labor history. Photo, Print, Drawing Garment worker writes book about American labor movement, Rose Pesotta works at the high speed sewing machine in a garment factory in New York City ] [ b&w film copy neg. ].


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