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American Labor. (History of American Civilization)

Henry Pelling

American Labor. (History of American Civilization)

by Henry Pelling

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Published by University of Chicago Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • General,
  • Sociology,
  • History,
  • Labor,
  • Labor and laboring classes,
  • Labor unions,
  • U.S,
  • U.S.,
  • United States

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages255
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10192754M
    ISBN 100226653927
    ISBN 109780226653921

    In The Dawning of American Labor a leading scholar of American labor history draws upon first-hand accounts and the latest scholarship to offer a fascinating look at how Americans perceived and adapted to the shift from a largely agrarian economy to one dominated by manufacturing. For the generations following the Great Strike, “the Labor.   Jane Slaughter of Labor Notes suggests another of Arnow’s books, Hunter’s Horn, nominated for a Pulitzer Prize in and set in the Kentucky mountains. “On the surface it's about fox-hunting—the mountain way, not the English lords and ladies way,” she says, “but deeper down it's about the lives available to girls and women.”.

    The Fall of the House of Labor: The Workplace, the State, and American Labor Activism, – is a book published in by Yale University historian David book covers the changing tide of organized labor from the end of the Civil War in until the First Red Scare and what Montgomery believes to be the effectual end of the substantially organized labor . Choose a labor issue of widespread interest to American workers-an issue in the news currently or known to you from your work on this merit badge. Before your counselor, or in writing, argue both sides of the issue, first taking management's side, then presenting labor.

    Plantation society, land and labor on Costa Rica's Atlantic Coast, Chomsky, Aviva: 1: American Labor and European Politics: The Afl As a Transnational Force: Godson, Roy: 1: The American Socialist Movement Kipnis, Ira: 1: Revolutionary Movement in Britain, Kendall, Walter: 1: Mask of Democracy: Labor Suppression. labor, term used both for the effort of performing a task and for the workers engaged in the activity. In ancient times much of the work was done by slaves (see slavery).In the feudal period agricultural labor was in the main performed by the medieval towns, however, the skilled artisans of the craft guilds became influential citizens. Many manual labor jobs were .


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