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Labor and the war.

William Zebulon Foster

Labor and the war.

by William Zebulon Foster

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Published by Workers Library Publishers in [New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- U.S.,
  • United States -- Labour and labouring classes

  • The Physical Object
    Pagination23 p.
    Number of Pages23
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15087005M

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Labor and the war by William Zebulon Foster Download PDF EPUB FB2

Sexton's compelling argument is that America's unique conservatism is less the result of the weaknesses of labor than of the "unique corporate power and wealth" in the country and the use of these resources to wage a "uniquely repressive war" on labor and left-of-center politics.

The book contains five by:   He effectively analyzes the search for labor stability during the war and, most important, what the implications were for trades unionism in the United States after " The Economic History Review "This book is essential reading for students of American labor." Craig Cited by: Lichtenstein's Labor's War At Home details how the CIO was transformed from a dynamic organizing body that brought millions of workers into unions into a bureaucratic body that was lethargic and conservative in action, trading militancy for labor peace and class collaboration/5.

“A book well worthy of the attentions of any serious student of twentieth-century labour and industrial relations history It certainly demands a reconsideration of the nature and importance of the transformation of the social relations of work in the second vital decade of the ‘American century’ and, in particular, of the role of the Wilsonian wartime state in these developments.” Free Labor The Civil War and the Making of an American Working Class.

National catastrophe and the evolution of the labor movement. Monumental and revelatory, Free Labor explores labor activism throughout the country during a period of incredible diversity and fluidity: the American Civil War. Mark A. Lause describes how the working class radicalized during the war as a response to economic.

Monumental and revelatory, Free Labor explores labor activism throughout the country during a period of incredible Labor and the war. book and fluidity: the American Civil War.

Mark A. Lause describes how the working class radicalized during the war as a response to economic crisis, the political opportunity created by the election of Abraham Lincoln, and the ideology of free labor and s: 1. Labor and World War I, FONER, PHILIP SHELDON//HISTORY OF Labor and the war.

book LABOR MOVEMENT IN THE UNITED STATES Volume 7 of History of the labor movement in the United States, Philip Sheldon Foner: Author: Philip Sheldon Foner: Publisher: International Publishers, Original from: Pennsylvania State University: Digitized: ISBN.

The Untold History of Post-Civil War 'Neoslavery' In Slavery by Another Name, Douglas Blackmon of the Wall Street Journal argues that slavery did not end in. The book adds a very important case study to the literature of state-guided industrialization projects in the communist world during the 20th century — such as the propaganda project Magnitogorsk in Stalin’s Soviet Union in the s, post-war steel cities in East Europe, Soviet development aid to China in the s, and finally the Soyuz.

An excellent book review by a highly-qualified reviewer on the subject matter. This book will be one of historical significance in that a prominent, established scholar in South Korea and his colleagues have finally published a much-needed academic work on South Korea’s irrational viewpoint of Japan’s annexation period which has led to deep, long-lasting repercussions.

Where previous scholarship on labor and the Cold War has overemphasized the importance of the Communist Party, the automobile industry, and Hollywood, this book focuses on politically moderate, conservative workers and union leaders, the medium-sized cities that housed the majority of the population, and the Roman Catholic Church.

Labor's War at Home examines a critical period in American political and labor history, beginning with the outbreak of war in Europe in through the wave of major industrial strikes that followed the war and accompanied the reconversion to a peacetime economy.

Professor Lichtenstein is concerned both with the internal organizations and social dynamics of the labor movement (especially the. 2 days ago  The number of survivors of forced labor before and during World War II is dwindling 75 years after Japan's Augsurrender.

“Forced Into Forced Labor." The book. Labor's War at Home examines a critical period in American politics and labor history, beginning with the outbreak of war in Europe in through the wave of major industrial strikes that followed the war and accompanied the reconversion to a peacetime economy.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Foster, William Z., Labor and the war. New York: Workers Library Publishers, (OCoLC)   The former Labor Prime Minister of Australia Kevin Rudd has come out in a piece he wrote in Foreign Affairs – Beware the Guns of August—in Asia. Rudd is claiming that the US and China may go to war in three months ahead of the US elections.

This is clearly the left trying to claim that Trump will start a war just to win the White House. This book examines labor relations during WWII, especially the role of the War Labor Board, for their impact on work in the post-War era.

There is not much of the history of the labor movement prior to WWII, with the obvious exception of the Wagner Act, the principal defining legislation of the right to be represented by labor organizations, and brief references to WWI labor relations and Reviews: 1.

Other relevant books are Marx, Tocqueville, and Race in America: The 'Absolute Democracy' or 'Defiled Republic',Revolutionary Continuity: the Early Years, ,The Great Labor Uprising of ,Racism, Revolution, Reaction, The Rise and Fall of Radical Reconstruction, and Malcolm X, Black Liberation, and the Road to Workers s: 2.

According to this theory, the Scarecrow represents the American farmer, the Tin Woodman is the industrial worker, and the Cowardly Lion is William Jennings Bryan, a prominent “Silverite” (strong supporters of the Populist Party who advocated for the free coinage of silver) who, in when the book was published, was largely criticized by the Republicans as being cowardly and indecisive.

Politics, Labor and the War on Big Business places Arizona’s experience in the larger historical discussion of reform activity of the period, considering issues involving the role of government in the economy and the possibility of reform, topics highly relevant to current debates.

Print book: EnglishView all editions and formats: Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first. Subjects: World War, World War, -- Economic aspects. Labor -- United States.

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