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From the folks who brought you the weekend : a short, illustrated history of labor in the United States / Priscilla Murolo and A.B. Chitty ; illustrations by Joe Sacco.

Murolo, Priscilla, 1949- (Author). Chitty, A. B. (Added Author).

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J.N. Desmarais Library HD 8066 M86 2001 30007008196890 Circulation (3rd floor) Available -

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  • ISBN: 1565844440 (hc.)
  • Physical Description: xx, 364 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
  • Publisher: New York : New Press : 2001.

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (p. [333]-344) and index.
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Machine generated contents note: CHAPTER 1-Labor in Colonial America: The Bound -- and the Free -- Legacies of Conquest -- Indentured Labor in British Colonies -- Slavery -- Free Labor -- Unruly Labor --CHAPTER 2-The American Revolution -- From Resistance to Independence -- The People's War and the Gentlemen's Republic -- Republican Legacies --CHAPTER 3-Slavery and Freedom in the New Republic -- "If You Can't Fight, Kick" -- Wage Workers and Activism -- Solidarity and Fragmentation -- Westward Expansion and Irrepressible Conflict -- CHAPTER 4-Civil War and Reconstruction -- The Civil War -- Southern Reconstruction and Counterrevolution -- Labor Movements and Struggles -- Whose Government? CHAPTER 5-Labor Versus Monopoly in the -- Gilded Age -- Industrial Capitalism: Consolidation and Crisis -- The Working Classes -- The Knights of Labor -- The American Federation of Labor -- Populism and Racism CHAPTER 6-Labor and Empire -- Empire Abroad, Empire at Home -- The Labor Movement in the Progressive Era -- The Great War -- The War's Aftermath CHAPTER 7-America, Inc. -- The Roaring Twenties -- The Labor Movement of the Twenties -- Early Years of the Great Depression -- Labor Rising CHAPTER 8-Labor on the March -- Grassroots Unionism -- The Rise of the CIO -- Whose America? CHAPTER 9-Hot War, Cold War -- America at War -- The Postwar World -- "Big Labor" CHAPTER 10-The Sixties -- In the Spirit of Montgomery -- "Power to the People" -- The Sixties in the Workplace -- A House Divided --CHAPTER 11-Hard Times -- Lean and Mean -- Race to the Bottom -- Fighting Back --CHAPTER 12-Brave New World -- Making Change -- Steps Forward, Steps Back -- Turn of the Century.
Subject: Labor > United States > History.
Working class > United States > History.
Labor movement > United States > History.

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