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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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Texas Labor History

Bruce A. Glasrud, James C. Maroney - History - 2013 - 448 pages
Too often, observers and writers of Texas history have accepted assumptions about labor movements in the state—both organized and not—that do not bear up under the light of ...
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For Jobs and Freedom: Race and Labor in America Since 1865

Robert H. Zieger - Social Science - 2007 - 312 pages
Work has always been central to the African American experience. Whether as slaves or freedmen, African Americans have struggled to gain economic opportunity. For Jobs and ...
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Radical Unionism in the Midwest, 1900-1950

Rosemary Feurer - History - 2006 - 320 pages
After several failed attempts to organize workers in the early years of the Depression, District Eight of the United Electrical, Radio, and Machine Workers (UE) elected the ...
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The Lost Promise of Civil Rights

Risa Lauren Goluboff - Law - 2007 - 376 pages
Listen to a short interview with Risa GoluboffHost: Chris Gondek | Producer: Heron & Crane In this groundbreaking book, Risa L. Goluboff offers a provocative new account of the ...
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Divided We Stand: American Workers and the Struggle for Black Equality

Bruce Nelson - History - 2001 - 440 pages
Divided We Stand is a study of how class and race have intersected in American society--above all, in the "making" and remaking of the American working class in the nineteenth ...
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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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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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