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Title American labor : a documentary collection / edited by Melvyn Dubofsky and Joseph A. McCartin
Imprint New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2004
book jacket
 人文社會聯圖  HD8066 A728 2004    AVAILABLE    30610020192605
 Euro-Am Studies Lib  331.0973 Am3556du 2004    AVAILABLE  -  30500101483595
Edition 1st ed
Descript vi, 320 p. : 1 map ; 24 cm
Note Includes index
Includes bibliographical references and index
Labor in the colonial and early national periods, to 1828 -- The rise of free labor, the factory system, and trades organization, 1828-1877 -- Workers in a maturing an industrial society, 1877-1914 -- Wars, depression, and the struggle for industrial democracy, 1912-1947 -- The era of the postwar social contract, 1947-1973 -- Era of economic change and union decline, since 1973
This comprehensive compilation of documents integrates institutional labor history (movements and trade unions) with aspects of social and cultural history. It charts changes in trade union and managerial practices and integrates the economics and politics of labor history. An impressive array of documents details household as well as industrial relations women as domestic workers, unpaid household labor, and factory workers African American, Hispanic American (especially Mexican and Mexican American), Asian and white workers. It offers readers insight into the full historical spectrum of workers, their daily lives, and the movements that they created
Subject Labor -- United States -- History -- Sources
Work ethic -- United States -- History -- Sources
Labor movement -- United States -- History -- Sources
Labor unions -- United States -- History -- Sources
Alt Author Dubofsky, Melvyn, 1934-
McCartin, Joseph Anthony
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