Three Strikes

Three Strikes

by Howard Zinn, Robin D.G. Kelley, Dana Frank
     
 

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ISBN-10: 080705013X

ISBN-13: 9780807050132

Pub. Date: 09/01/2002

Publisher: Beacon Press

Three renowned historians present stirring tales of labor: Howard Zinn tells the grim tale of the Ludlow Massacre, a drama of beleaguered immigrant workers, Mother Jones, and the politics of corporate power in the age of the robber barons. Dana Frank brings to light the little-known story of a successful sit-in conducted by the 'counter girls' at the Detroit

Overview

Three renowned historians present stirring tales of labor: Howard Zinn tells the grim tale of the Ludlow Massacre, a drama of beleaguered immigrant workers, Mother Jones, and the politics of corporate power in the age of the robber barons. Dana Frank brings to light the little-known story of a successful sit-in conducted by the 'counter girls' at the Detroit Woolworth's during the Great Depression. Robin D. G. Kelley's story of a movie theater musicians' strike in New York asks what defines work in times of changing technology.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780807050132
Publisher:
Beacon Press
Publication date:
09/01/2002
Pages:
184
Sales rank:
657,447
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction1
The Colorado Coal Strike, 1913-145
Girl Strikers Occupy Chain Store, Win Big: The Detroit Woolworth's Strike of 193757
Without a Song: New York Musicians Strike Out against Technology119
Bibliography157
Acknowledgments171

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