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Books Books 1 - 10 of about 45 related to Taking History to Heart: The Power of the Past in Building Social Movements.    

The World of the Worker: Labor in Twentieth-century America

James R. Green - Business & Economics - 1998 - 274 pages
The World of the Worker illuminates workers' lives at home, on the job, and in the voting booths. A new preface enhances this social, cultural, and political history: an ...
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From the Folks Who Brought You the Weekend: A Short, Illustrated History of ...

Priscilla Murolo, A. B. Chitty - History - 2012 - 384 pages
Hailed in a starred Publishers Weekly review as a work of "impressive even-handedness and analytic acuity . . . that gracefully handles a broad range of subject matter," From ...
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American Workers, American Unions: The Twentieth and Early Twenty-First ...

Robert H. Zieger, Timothy J. Minchin, Gilbert J. Gall - History - 2014 - 352 pages
Highly acclaimed and widely read since its first publication in 1986, American Workers, American Unions provides a concise and compelling history of American workers and their ...
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Doing History from the Bottom Up: On E.P. Thompson, Howard Zinn, and ...

Staughton Lynd - Political Science - 2014 - 250 pages
Staughton Lynd challenges academics to see American history through eyes of the poor and working class participants in history.
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Why Unions Matter

Michael D. Yates - Business & Economics - 2009 - 200 pages
In this new edition of Why Unions Matter, Michael D. Yates shows why unions still matter. Unions mean better pay, benefits, and working conditions for their members; they force ...
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Working Hard for the American Dream: Workers and Their Unions, World War I ...

Randi Storch - History - 2013 - 304 pages
Working Hard for the American Dream examines the various economic, social, and political developments that shaped labor history in the United States from World War I until the ...
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A Short History of the U.S. Working Class: From Colonial Times to the Twenty ...

Paul Le Blanc - History - 1999 - 205 pages
Includes a U.S. labor history chronology.
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Black and Blue: African Americans, the Labor Movement, and the Decline of ...

Paul Frymer - Political Science - 2011 - 224 pages
In the 1930s, fewer than one in one hundred U.S. labor union members were African American. By 1980, the figure was more than one in five. Black and Blue explores the politics ...
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