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Related booklists: Workers' Struggles, Trade Unions,

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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 6 books in this booklist

This list represents some of the books on this subject that we have had in our shop - but there will be many more that we can order for you!

  • Cover image of book Blood on Steel: Chicago Steelworkers and the Strike of 1937 by Michael Dennis
    Blood on Steel: Chicago Steelworkers and the Strike of 1937 - by Michael Dennis

    £13.00   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781421410180 | ISBN 10: 1421410184

    On Memorial Day 1937, thousands of steelworkers, middle-class supporters, and working-class activists gathered at Sam's Place on the Southeast Side of Chicago to protest Republic Steelís virulent opposition to union recognition and collective bargain ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Labor Wars: From the Molly Maguires to the Sit Downs by Sidney Lens
    The Labor Wars: From the Molly Maguires to the Sit Downs - by Sidney Lens

    £17.99   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9781931859707 | ISBN 10: 1931859701

    "The strikers in these industrial flare-ups confronted not only the power of their employers but, ultimately, that of the State...and in the process there was always the possibility of a widening and escalating conflict bordering on insurrection."(~f ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Wages of Whiteness: Race and the Making of the American Working Class by David R Roediger
    The Wages of Whiteness: Race and the Making of the American Working Class - by David R Roediger

    £14.99   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9781844671458 | ISBN 10: 1844671453

    Combining classical Marxism, psychoanalysis, and the new working-class history pioneered by E.P. Thompson and Herbert Gutman, David Roediger's widely acclaimed book provides an original study of the formative years of working-class racism in the Unit ... more

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  • Cover image of book Working: People Talk About What They Do All Day and How They Feel About What They Do by Studs Terkel
    Working: People Talk About What They Do All Day and How They Feel About What They Do - by Studs Terkel

    £13.99   paperback   (2004) - ISBN 13: 9781565843424 | ISBN 10: 1565843428

    A new edition of what is perhaps Studs Terkel's best-known book, Working is a compelling look at jobs and the people who do them. Consisting of over one hundred interviews with everyone from a gravedigger to a studio head, from a policeman to a pian ... more

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  • Cover image of book May Day: a Short History of the International Workers
    May Day: a Short History of the International Workers' Holiday - by Philip S. Foner

    £10.99   paperback   (2002) - ISBN 13: 9780717806249 | ISBN 10: 0717806243

    This is the story of May Day - a holiday born in the USA a hundred years ago and since 1890 celebrated by working people the world over. In this short history, Philip Foner clarifies the dramatic origins of May Day and recounts many highlights of May ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Case of Joe Hill by Philip S. Foner
    The Case of Joe Hill - by Philip S. Foner

    £9.99   paperback   (2000) - ISBN 13: 9780717800223 | ISBN 10: 0717800229

    The famous Wobbly poet, songwriter and organizer was executed in Salt Lake City on November 19, 1915. Many felt he was not guilty of the murder he was charged with, that he did not have a fair trial, and that he was the victim of class persecution. ... more

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