From the Folks Who Brought You the Weekend: A Short, Illustrated History of Labor in the United States

From the Folks Who Brought You the Weekend: A Short, Illustrated History of Labor in the United States

by Priscilla Murolo, A. B. Chitty, Joe Sacco
     
 

From the folks Who Brought You the Weekend is an history of labor in the United States, capturing the full range of working people's struggles, from indentured servants and slaves in the seventeenth-century Chesapeake to high-tech workers in contemporary Silicon Valley. See more details below

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From the folks Who Brought You the Weekend is an history of labor in the United States, capturing the full range of working people's struggles, from indentured servants and slaves in the seventeenth-century Chesapeake to high-tech workers in contemporary Silicon Valley.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781565847767
Publisher:
New Press, The
Publication date:
01/28/2003
Pages:
1
Sales rank:
632,825
Product dimensions:
9.20(w) x 5.90(h) x 1.20(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword and Acknowledgments
List of Illustrations
List of Abbreviations
Ch. 1Labor in Colonial America: The Bound and the Free1
Ch. 2The American Revolution24
Ch. 3Slavery and Freedom in the New Republic52
Ch. 4Civil War and Reconstruction85
Ch. 5Labor Versus Monopoly in the Gilded Age110
Ch. 6Labor and Empire138
Ch. 7America, Inc174
Ch. 8Labor on the March192
Ch. 9Hot War, Cold War221
Ch. 10The Sixties246
Ch. 11Hard Times276
Ch. 12Brave New World308
Epilogue331
Suggested Reading333
Index345

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