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Waterfront workers of New Orleans race, class, and politics, 1863-1923 by Eric Arnesen

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Published by Oxford University Press in New York .
Written in English



  • Louisiana,
  • New Orleans


  • Stevedores -- Louisiana -- New Orleans -- History.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 256-343) and index.

StatementEric Arnesen.
LC ClassificationsHD8039.L82 U63 1991
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 353 p. :
Number of Pages353
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1879274M
ISBN 10019505380X
LC Control Number90039686

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In examining one diverse group of workers-- to 15, cotton screwmen, longshoremen, cotton and round freight teamsters, cotton yardmen, railroad freight handlers, and Mississippi River roustabouts--this book focuses primarily on the workplace and the labor movement that emerged along the waterfront."--From the preface. Waterfront Workers of New Orleans Race, Class, and Politics, Awards and Recognition: Winner of the John H. Dunning Prize in United States History. A sophisticated analysis of New Orleans labor history.   Book reviews: Waterfront workers of New Orleans: race, class and politics, By ERIC ARNESEN (New York, Oxford University Press, ). pp Thomas Fiehrer Race & Class 1, Author: Thomas Fiehrer. Dockworkers (also known as waterfront workers) in the United States city of New Orleans at the turn of the 20th century often coordinated their unionization efforts across racial lines. The nature of that coordination has led some scholars to conclude that the seeming interracial union activity was in fact bi-racial: a well-organized plan of parallel concerted activity with coordination and.

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