|Statement||by the Rev. Henry Ward Beecher.|
|Contributions||James Reed (Belfast: Firm),|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||24|
Powerful and accessible, A History of America in Ten Strikes challenges all of our contemporary assumptions around labor, unions, and American workers. In this brilliant book, labor historian Erik Loomis recounts ten critical workers’ strikes in American labor history that everyone needs to know about (and then provides an annotated list of /5(30). A Kirkus Reviews best book of , A History of America in Ten Strikes—published in the wake of the teachers’ strike that swept the country in —challenges all of our contemporary assumptions around labor, unions, and American historian Erik Loomis recounts ten critical workers’ strikes in American labor history in “chapters [that] are self-contained enough to be. I n , I published Teacher Strike!: Public Education and the Making of a New American Political Order. 1 The book was my scholarly attempt to understand how the hundreds of teacher strikes in the United States in the s, ’70s, and ’80s affected American politics. I argued that, even in an era more favorable to public employee unions than ours is today, teachers’ activism still. An American Marriage could bring you to your knees.” —The Philadelphia Tribune “Tayari Jones’ An American Marriage is at its beating heart a love triangle between three something black professionals in contemporary Atlanta. Calling it a triangle, however, diminishes its complexity and nuance; this is a book whose characters will /5(K).
Additional Physical Format: Online version: Foster, William Z., Great steel strike and its lessons. New York, Da Capo Press, [©]. Read this book on Questia. The Great Steel Strike and Its Lessons by William Z. Foster, | Online Research Library: Questia Read the full-text online edition . Start studying U.S. History Topic 11 Lessons Notes. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. Further Reading  Barbara Kopple, dir., American Dream (Cabin Creek Films and Prestige Films, ).  Toni Gilpin, Gary Isaac, Dan Letwin, and Jack McKivigan, On Strike for Respect: The Clerical and Technical Workers’ Strike at Yale University, (Chicago: C.H. Kerr, ; republished Urbana: University of Illinois Press, ).  Lane Windham, Knocking on Labor’s .
Lessons from Leaders of the Past: Frederick Douglass. February 14 marks Frederick Douglass’ birthday—not the day he was born, but the day he chose to celebrate his birth. Douglass’ actual birthday and even his birth year remain uncertain. Because he was born a slave, his birth was not recorded. Succinct and piercing, Red State Revolt: The Teachers Strike Wave and Working-Class Politics charts the resurgence of organized labor in deeply conservative territory. In precise prose author Eric Blanc considers how, last year in three right-to-work states under the sway of Trumpism (West Virginia, Oklahoma, Arizona), the faculty and staff of public education managed to launch statewide /5. One of the major convulsions in American labor history was the Steel Strike of which, for a period, badly crippled the iron and steel industry. This strike pitted the leadership of a war-expanded and highly integrated industry against a coordinating committee of craft unions affiliated with the American Federation of Labor. Business Trends and Insights from American Express delivers insights and inspiration to help you run, grow and expand your business. Explore to learn trends in business and get valuable insights.