Hard Work: The Making of Labor History

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Dubofsky (history, SUNY, Binghamton; Industrialization and the American Worker) is a leading scholar of American Labor history. IN a straightforward writing style this collection of ten essays surveys his writings over the past half-century, covering such topics as working-class radicalism in the western United States, the impact of technological change on worker's movements, and the author's assessment of the writing of labor history. He sketches portraits of some of his contemporaries in the field of American labor history while providing a long account of his career in academia. Along the way, the author discusses how his own interests have changed and how he has revised his original interpretations. Dubofsky, for instance, now believes that the writing of working-class history should be placed in a broader international context. Recommended for the labor history collections of academic libraries.-Harry Frumerman, formerly with Hunter Coll., New York
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780252068683
  • Publisher: University of Illinois Press
  • Publication date: 4/28/2000
  • Series: Working Class in American History Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 264
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.70 (d)

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