History of the Labor Movement in the United States: Volume Two: From the Founding of the American Federation of Labor to the Emergence of American Imperialism

Front Cover
International Pub, 1975 - Business & Economics - 480 pages
1 Review
The '80s Socialist movement and Labor; the Knights of Labor; Haymarket and May Day; Labor political action; The rise of the AFL; The Homestead strike; Coal creek and Cour d'Alene; American Railway Union; Pullman strike; Labor populism; Labor and the Spanish-American War; Labor and imperialism, more.

What people are saying - Write a review

Review: History of the Labor Movement in the US: The Industrial Workers of the World

User Review  - John Mason - Goodreads

It is a great detailed history of one of the most important radical Labor movemens in American history. THe IWW contiributed to the folklore of the labor movement, with their songs and demonstrations. Read full review

Review: History of the Labor Movement in the US 1: From Colonial Times to the Founding of the AFL

User Review  - Brett - Goodreads

Part one of a ten part project by Philip Foner. This book serves as a corrective to Coffee's history of labor in America and tells another narrative about working people. Foner was of course a famous ... Read full review

Other editions - View all

References to this book

All Book Search results »

About the author (1975)

Foner was professor emeritus of history at Lincoln University.

Bibliographic information