Historical Encyclopedia of American Labor

Historical Encyclopedia of American Labor

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The history of the American labor movement is filled with advances, triumphs, setbacks, decline, and resurgence. This two-volume A-Z resource covers the history of organized labor in all of its complexity, from the dawn of the industrial revolution to the "post-industrial age."
This two-volume, A-Z resource covers the history of organized labor in all of its complexity, from the dawn of the industrial revolution to the "post-industrial age."

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Intended as a guide for those starting research projects or writing school reports, this encyclopedia contains almost 400 cross-referenced entries on unions, labor leaders, important events, relevant statutes and court cases, and labor terminology. In addition to explaining the their subject, entries include lists of suggested readings for those wishing to investigate further. The second volume of the encyclopedia contains 58 primary source documents from American labor history, including the constitution of the American Federation of Labor- Congress of Industrial Organizations; articles on direct action from the Industrial Workers of the World journal Solidarity ; the Taft- Hartley Labor Relations Act; and speeches and writings by such figures as Eugene Debs, Emma Goldman, Cesar Chavez, Samuel Gompers, and "Big Bill" Haywood. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, [2004]
Copyright Date: ©2004
ISBN: 9780313328640
0313328641
9780313328633
0313328633
9780313318405
0313318409
Branch Call Number: REF 331.8809 HISTO
Characteristics: 2 volumes (xxii, 733 pages) : illustrations ; 26 cm
Additional Contributors: Hanlan, James P.
Weir, Robert E. 1952-
Alternative Title: Encyclopedia of American labor

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