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Black Americans and Organized Labor: A New History

Paul D. Moreno - Social Science - 2006 - 360 pages
In Black Americans and Organized Labor, Paul D. Moreno offers a bold reinterpretation of the role of race and racial discrimination in the American labor movement. Moreno ...
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Brotherhoods of Color: Black Railroad Workers and the Struggle for Equality

Eric ARNESEN, Eric Arnesen - Social Science - 2009 - 352 pages
From the time the first tracks were laid in the early nineteenth century, the railroad has occupied a crucial place in America's historical imagination. Now, for the first time ...
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The Texas Left: The Radical Roots of Lone Star Liberalism

David O'Donald Cullen, Kyle G. Wilkison - History - 2010 - 243 pages
The Texas Left. Some would say the phrase is an oxymoron. For most of the twentieth century, the popular perception of Texas politics has been that of dominant conservatism ...
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Victory at Home: Manpower and Race in the American South During World War II

Charles D. Chamberlain - Business & Economics - 2010 - 282 pages
Victory at Home is at once an institutional history of the federal War Manpower Commission and a social history of the southern labor force within the commission's province ...
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The Lexicon of Labor: More Than 500 Key Terms, Biographical Sketches, and ...

R. Emmett Murray - Business & Economics - 2010 - 235 pages
A highly original, one-of-a-kind encyclopaedia of labour in America. It includes enlightening descriptions of over 500 key places, people and events in American labour history ...
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New Orleans Dockworkers: Race, Labor, and Unionism 1892-1923

Daniel Rosenberg - Business & Economics - 1988 - 233 pages
This book investigates the conditions which led to a remarkable instance of interracial solidarity known as half and half, an expression used to identify the cooperation and ...
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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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Labor in America: A History

Melvyn Dubofsky, Joseph A. McCartin - History - 2017 - 496 pages
This book, designed to give a survey history of American labor from colonial times to the present, is uniquely well suited to speak to the concerns of today’s teachers and ...
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Historical Roots of the Urban Crisis: Blacks in the Industrial City, 1900-1950

Henry L. Taylor Jr., Walter Hill - History - 2013 - 290 pages
This collection of 12 new essays will tell the story of how the gradual transformation of industrial society into service-driven postindustrial society affected black life and ...
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Wobblies on the Waterfront: Interracial Unionism in Progressive-Era Philadelphia

Peter Cole - Political Science - 2010 - 256 pages
During the 1910s and 1920s, the Philadelphia waterfront was home to the most durable interracial, multiethnic union seen in the United States prior to the Congress of ...
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