Shifting Fortunes: The Rise and Decline of American Labor, from the 1820s to the Present / Edition 1

Shifting Fortunes: The Rise and Decline of American Labor, from the 1820s to the Present / Edition 1

by Daniel Nelson
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1566631807

ISBN-13: 2901566631807

Pub. Date: 09/28/1998

Publisher: Dee, Ivan R. Publisher

A concise original, and illuminating interpretation of union activity in the United States over almost two centuries. Mr. Nelson explains the ebb and flow of labor's power by looking at the role of the autonomous worker, the threat of employer the influence of external forces.

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A concise original, and illuminating interpretation of union activity in the United States over almost two centuries. Mr. Nelson explains the ebb and flow of labor's power by looking at the role of the autonomous worker, the threat of employer the influence of external forces.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2901566631807
Publisher:
Dee, Ivan R. Publisher
Publication date:
09/28/1998
Series:
American Ways Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
192

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Union Growth in Perspective
Chapter 2: Miners and Organized Labor
Chapter 3: Urban Workers and Organized Labor
Chapter 4: New Environments, New Challenges, 1897–1930
Chapter 5: The Labor Movement at High Tide, 1930–1953
Chapter 6: The Decline of American Labor

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