The Lexicon of Labor: More Than 500 Key Terms, Biographical Sketches, and Historical Insights Concerning Labor in America

The Lexicon of Labor: More Than 500 Key Terms, Biographical Sketches, and Historical Insights Concerning Labor in America

by R. Emmett Murray
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1565844564

ISBN-13: 9781565844568

Pub. Date: 11/28/1998

Publisher: New Press, The

Unique and comprehensive, The Lexicon of Labor features informative and engaging descriptions of more than 500 key places, people, and events in American labor history. From Eugene Debs to Cesar Chavez, the Haymarket Riots in 1886 to the Teamsters/ups strike in 1997, labor writer R. Emmett Murray provides brief, fascinating sketches of this vital part of the American

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Unique and comprehensive, The Lexicon of Labor features informative and engaging descriptions of more than 500 key places, people, and events in American labor history. From Eugene Debs to Cesar Chavez, the Haymarket Riots in 1886 to the Teamsters/ups strike in 1997, labor writer R. Emmett Murray provides brief, fascinating sketches of this vital part of the American experience. The Lexicon of Labor also includes explanations of major legislative acts, definitions of key legal terminology, and complete listings of all the member unions of the AFL-CIO and independent unions in the United States.

A practical, handy resource for students and journalists, and an ideal introduction to the history of labor in America.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781565844568
Publisher:
New Press, The
Publication date:
11/28/1998
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
207
Product dimensions:
5.40(w) x 8.10(h) x 0.60(d)

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