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Viva Kennedy: Mexican Americans in Search of Camelot

Ignacio M. García - 2000
For a few brief months during the presidential campaign of 1960, Mexican Americans caught a glimpse of their own Camelot in the promise of John F. Kennedy. Grassroots "Viva ...
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Texas After The Civil War: The Struggle Of Reconstruction

Carl H. Moneyhon - History - 2004 - 237 pages
The author presents a comprehensive study of post-Civil War Texas reconstruction and maintains that the state government made a smoother transition than other southern states ...
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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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Working Hard for the American Dream: Workers and Their Unions, World War I ...

Randi Storch - History - 2013 - 304 pages
Working Hard for the American Dream examines the various economic, social, and political developments that shaped labor history in the United States from World War I until the ...
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A Working People: A History of African American Workers Since Emancipation

Steven A. Reich - History - 2013 - 250 pages
In A Working People, historian Steven A. Reich examines the economic, political and cultural forces that have built and broken America’s black workforce for centuries. From the ...
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Black Americans and Organized Labor: A New History

Paul D. Moreno - Business & Economics - 2008 - 334 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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For Jobs and Freedom: Race and Labor in America since 1865

Robert H. Zieger - Political Science - 2014 - 312 pages
Whether as slaves or freedmen, the political and social status of African Americans has always been tied to their ability to participate in the nation's economy. Freedom in the ...
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