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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.   

Commonwealth of Toil: Chapters in the History of Massachusetts Workers and ...

Tom Juravich, William F. Hartford, James R. Green - Business & Economics - 1996 - 193 pages
Massuchusetts workers have fought for many important advances that have been enjoyed by other Americans. The right to organize, restrictions on work hours and child labour, and ...
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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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The Transformation of U.S. Unions: Voices, Visions, and Strategies from the ...

Ray M. Tillman, Michael S. Cummings - Political Science - 1999 - 297 pages
Addressing the state of the trade unions in the US. Eighteen contributors argue that long-term solutions have to come from the grass roots of the union movement by expansion ...
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Strikebreaking & Intimidation: Mercenaries and Masculinity in Twentieth ...

Stephen Harlan Norwood - Political Science - 2002 - 328 pages
In the first systematic study of anti-unionism and strikebreaking in the U.S., Norwood traces the history of violence between strikers and the mercenary forces (whose diverse ...
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The Unfinished Struggle: Turning Points in American Labor, 1877-present

Steve Babson - Political Science - 1999 - 205 pages
The Unfinished Struggle is one of the most concise, comprehensive, and accessible history of the modern American labor movement ever written. Labor scholar and activist Steve ...
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The CIO, 1935-1955

Robert H. Zieger - History - 1997 - 491 pages
Robert Zieger charts the rise of the Congress of Industrial Organizations (CIO) from its founding in 1935 to its merger with the American Federation of Labor in 1955. The book ...
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Labor and the American Left: An Analytical History

Mel van Elteren - Business & Economics - 2011 - 259 pages
"This book explores relations between organized labor and left-wing parties and movements in America at crucial junctures from the 1870s to the present. Providing fresh insight ...
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A Working People: A History of African American Workers Since Emancipation

Steven A. Reich - History - 2013 - 250 pages
In this book, historian Steven A. Reich examines the economic, political and cultural forces that have beaten and built America’s black workforce since Emancipation. From the ...
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