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Published by Northern Illinois University Press in DeKalb, IL .
Written in English

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Places:

  • United States

Subjects:

  • Working class -- United States -- Historiography -- Congresses

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Edition Notes

Other titlesAmerican labor history.
Statement[edited by] J. Carroll Moody and Alice Kessler-Harris.
ContributionsMoody, J. Carroll, 1934-, Kessler-Harris, Alice.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHD8066 .P48 1989
The Physical Object
Paginationxix, 236 p. ;
Number of Pages236
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2185489M
ISBN 100875801501
LC Control Number89003443

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Introduction / J. Carroll Moody --Looking backward: reflections on workers' culture and certain conceptual dilemmas within labor history / Leon Fink --Capitalist development, class relations, and labor history / Michael Reich --Gender and labor history / Mari Jo Buhle --The rise of the American working class, a survey / Sean. Looking backward / Leon Fink --Capitalist development, class relations, and labor history / Michael Reich --Gender and labor history / Mari Jo Buhle --The rise of the American working class, / Sean Wilentz --Workers, capital and the state in the twentieth century / Alan Dawley --On creating a new synthesis of American labor history. [Excerpt] Over the past two decades many claims have been made for what was once called the "new" labor history. Deeply influenced by European scholarship (especially by the British historian, E. P. Thompson) and by writings in cultural anthropology and sociology, this new history seemed to sweep all before it. In a tumble of discrete community studies and precise Author: Nick Salvatore. [Review of the book Perspectives on American labor history: The problems of synthesis] [Electronic version]. Business History Review 64 (1), Required Publisher’s Statement.

recommended citation. friedman, g, "perspectives on american labor history - the problems of synthesis - moody,jc, kessleerharris,a" (). journal of economic : G Friedman. [Review of the Book Perspectives on American Labor History: The Problems of Synthesis] Abstract [Excerpt] Over the past two decades many claims have been made for what was once called the "new" labor history. Deeply influenced by European scholarship (especially by the British historian, E. P. Book Samples ILR Press Theoretical Perspectives on Work and the Employment Relationship Bruce Kaufman (Editor) Follow this and additional works at: Part of the Human Resources Management Commons Thank you for downloading an article from [email protected] Support this Cited by:   History of the American Labor Movement Share The American labor force has changed profoundly during the nation's evolution from an agrarian society into a modern industrial state. This article is adapted from the book "Outline of the U.S. Economy" by Conte and Karr and has been adapted with permission from the U.S. Department of : Mike Moffatt.

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