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Perspectives on American Labor History

J. Carroll Moody

Perspectives on American Labor History

The Problems of Synthesis

by J. Carroll Moody

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Published by Northern Illinois Univ Pr .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Economic history,
  • Labour economics,
  • Social history,
  • Congresses,
  • Working class,
  • Historiography,
  • History Of Labor,
  • United States,
  • History: American

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsAlice Kessler-Harris (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages250
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8089663M
    ISBN 100875801501
    ISBN 109780875801506

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Perspectives on American Labor History by J. Carroll Moody | Paperback | Cornell University Press. 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 Perspectives on American Labor History book once called the "new" labor history. Deeply influenced by European scholarship (especially by the British historian, E. 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].

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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. 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.

society and perspective on U.S. history, which was skeptical of government programs and wary of organized labor (Fones-Wolf ). Among the more recent studies of the politics of U.S. history textbooks in the second half of the twentieth century, James Loewen provides the most.

Joseph Raybacks history of the American labor movement. The History of American Labor delves into the history of labor in America from the colonial days until the mid's.

Raybacks work is considered to be a foundational text for any readers of American labor union history.4/5. A collection of primary source materials and original essays, Perspectives on American Book History is the first text designed for the growing number of courses in American print culture, as well as a unique supplement for courses in American literature and history.

It seeks to fill the void that has developed as the expanding history of the book has moved out of the archive Price: $   A collection of primary source materials and original essays, Perspectives on American Book History is the first text designed for the growing number of courses in American print culture, as well as a unique supplement for courses in American literature and history.

It seeks to fill the void that has developed as the expanding history of the book has moved out. Every work of history, according to Howard Zinn, is a political document.

He titled his thick survey “ A People’s History ” (A People’s History of the United States, Present [NY: Perennial Classics, ]) so that no potential reader would wonder. In doing so, it shares important insights into economic development, exploring both the nature of work in America and the part the legal system played―and continues to play―in shaping the lives of American workers.

The book illustrates the intertwined history of labor law and politics, showing how these forces quashed unions in the 19th century, allowed them to flourish in the Cited by: 3. In the s, fewer than one in one hundred U.S.

labor union members were African American. Bythe figure was more than one in five. Black and Blue explores the politics and history that led to this dramatic integration of organized labor.

In the process, the book tells a broader story about how the Democratic Party unintentionally sowed the seeds of labor's by: 2.

AMERICAN LABOR HISTORY Herbert Hill Much recent labor history has been devoted to studies of black workers and to the racial practices of labor unions. With some noteworthy exceptions, however, contemporary labor historians have failed to confront the funda-mental issue: the historical development of working-class identity as racial identity.

The first section discusses child labor as a social and economic problem in America from an historical and theoretical perspective.

The second part presents child labor as National Child Labor Committee investigators found it in major American industries and occupations, including coal mines, cotton textile mills, 5/5(2).

Bruce E. Baker, lecturer on American history, Newcastle University, is the author of numerous books, including What Reconstruction Meant. Brian Kelly, director of the After Slavery Project and reader in the School of History and Anthropology at Queen’s University Belfast, is the author of Race, Class, and Power in the Alabama Coalfields, /5(2).

too often we find that labor’s role in American history— and labor’s important accomplishments, which changed American life forever—are misrepresented, downplayed or ignored. That is a tragedy, because labor played (and continues to play) a key role in the development of American democracy and the American way of Size: KB.

While other resources focus on different aspects of the 19th century, such as the Civil War or immigration, this is the first truly comprehensive treatment to cover all aspects of 19th-century history including: population, politics and government, economy and work, society and culture, religion, social problems and reform, everyday life and foreign : Eric Novotny.Although it may not completely satisfy the appetite of the economic historian, this book will appeal to scholars in labor economics, law and economics and industrialization.

Historians specializing in the history of childhood, labor history, social history and American history will want to read this book and have it on their shelves for reference.