Strikebreaking & Intimidation: Mercenaries and Masculinity in Twentieth-century America

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Univ of North Carolina Press, 2002 - Political Science - 328 pages
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This is the first systematic study of strikebreaking, intimidation, and anti-unionism in the United States, subjects essential to a full understanding of labor's fortunes in the twentieth century. Paradoxically, the country that pioneered the expansion of
 

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Contents

The Student as Strikebreaker
15
Gunfighters on the Urban Frontier
34
Forging a New Masculinity
78
Cossacks of the Coal Fields
114
Fords Brass Knuckles
171
They Shall Not Pass
194
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Stephen H. Norwood, professor of history at the University of Oklahoma, is author of the award-winning Labor's Flaming Youth: Telephone Operators and Worker Militancy, 1878-1923.

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