by Sidney Lens - £17.99 Haymarket Books (2009)
paperback 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."The rise of the American labor movement was characterized by explosive struggles for the most basic rights. From the martyrdom of the famous Molly Maguires in the Pennsylvania coalfields in the nineteenth century to the great sitdown strikes of the 1930s, the history of the American labor movement is filled with pitched battles that frequently erupted into open warfare.
(~from The Labor Wars)
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