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  1. Workers in Hard Times
    Seeking to historicize today's "Great Recession," this volume of essays uses examples from North America, South America, Europe, Asia, and Australia to situate the current economic crisis and its impact on workers in... Learn More
    Published: 30th January 2014
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  2. Labor Justice across the Americas
    Opinions of specialized labor courts differ, but labor justice undoubtedly represented a decisive moment in worker 's history. When and how did these courts take shape? Why did their originators consider them necessary? Leon... Learn More
    Published: 30th December 2017
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  3. Sewing the Fabric of Statehood
    Long a bastion of Jewish labor power, garment unions provided financial and political aid essential to founding and building the nation of Israel. Throughout the project, Jewish labor often operated outside of official channels... Learn More
    Published: 15th December 2017
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  4. Hillbilly Hellraisers
    J. Blake Perkins searches for the roots of rural defiance in the Ozarks--and discovers how it changed over time. Eschewing generalities, Perkins focuses on the experiences and attitudes of rural people themselves as they interacted... Learn More
    Published: 30th September 2017
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  5. Against Labor
    Against Labor highlights the tenacious efforts by employers to organize themselves as a class to contest labor. Ranging across a spectrum of understudied issues, essayists explore employer anti-labor strategies and offer incisive... Learn More
    Published: 21st March 2017
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  6. Teacher Strike!
    A wave of teacher strikes in the 1960s and 1970s roiled urban communities. Jon Shelton illuminates how this tumultuous era helped shatter the liberal-labor coalition and opened the door to the neoliberal challenge at the heart... Learn More
    Published: 21st March 2017
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  7. Victor Arnautoff and the Politics of Art
    Victor Arnautoff reigned as San Francisco's leading mural painter during the New Deal era. Yet that was only part of an astonishing life journey from Tsarist officer to leftist painter. Robert W. Cherny's masterful biography of... Learn More
    Published: 7th March 2017
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  8. Civic Labors
    Labor studies scholars and working-class historians have long worked at the crossroads of academia and activism. The essays in this collection examine the challenges and opportunities for engaged scholarship in the United States... Learn More
    Published: 17th October 2016
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  9. The Making of Working-Class Religion
    Religion has played a protean role in the lives of America's workers. In this innovative volume, Matthew Pehl focuses on Detroit to examine the religious consciousness constructed by the city's working-class Catholics, African... Learn More
    Published: 8th September 2016
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  10. On Gender, Labor, and Inequality
    Ruth Milkman's groundbreaking research in women's labor history has contributed important perspectives on work and unionism in the United States. On Gender, Labor, and Inequality presents four decades of Milkman's essential... Learn More
    Published: 15th July 2016
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  11. The Pew and the Picket Line
    The Pew and the Picket Line collects works from a new generation of scholars working at the nexus where religious history and working-class history converge. Focusing on Christianity and its unique purchase in America, the contributors... Learn More
    Published: 30th March 2016
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  12. Manhood on the Line
    Stephen Meyer charts the complex vagaries of men reinventing manhood in twentieth century America. Their ideas of masculinity destroyed by principles of mass production, workers created a white-dominated culture that defended... Learn More
    Published: 15th April 2016
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  13. Conservative Counterrevolution
    In the 1950s, Milwaukee's strong union movement and socialist mayor seemed to embody a dominant liberal consensus that sought to continue and expand the New Deal. Tula Connell explores how business interests and political conservatives... Learn More
    Published: 15th March 2016
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  14. Disaster Citizenship
    A century ago, governments buoyed by Progressive Era–beliefs began to assume greater responsibility for protecting and rescuing citizens. Yet the aftermath of two disasters in the United States-Canada borderlands--the Salem... Learn More
    Published: 30th December 2015
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  15. Smokestacks in the Hills
    Long considered an urban phenomenon, industrialization also transformed the American countryside. Lou Martin weaves the narrative of how the relocation of steel and pottery factories to Hancock County, West Virginia, created a... Learn More
    Published: 12th October 2015
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  16. Fighting for Total Person Unionism
    During the 1950s and 1960s, labor leaders Harold Gibbons and Ernest Calloway championed a new kind of labor movement that regarded workers as "total persons" interested in both workplace affairs and the exercise of effective... Learn More
    Published: 17th September 2015
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