Rethinking U.S. Labor History

Rethinking U.S. Labor History

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Rethinking U.S. Labor History provides a reassessment of the recent growth and new directions in U.S. labor history. Labor History has recently undergone something of a renaissance that has yet to be documented. The book chronicles this rejuvenation with contributions from new scholars as well as established names. Rethinking U.S. Labor History focuses particularly on those issues of pressing interest for today's labor historians: the relationship of class and culture; the link between worker's experience and the changing political economy; the role that gender and race have played in America's labor history; and finally, the transnational turn.Essays on the Working-Class Experience, 1756-2009 Donna T. Haverty-Stacke, Daniel J. Walkowitz ... See, for instance, Marcel van der Linden, a€œNational Integration of European Working Classes, a€ in Transnational Labour History: Explorations, 25, 29. ... unify the national narrative around issues of constitutionalism, freedom and individualism, a€ a€œThe Power of National Pasts: Writing National History in 33.

Title:Rethinking U.S. Labor History
Author:Donna T. Haverty-Stacke, Daniel J. Walkowitz
Publisher:Bloomsbury Publishing USA - 2010-10-21


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