By Martin H. Blatt, David R. Roediger
August 26, 2016
Southern cotton planters and Northern textile mill owners maintained what has been called "an unholy alliance between the lords of the lash and the lords of the loom." This collection of essays focuses on the central role of slavery in the early development of industrialization in the United States...
By Paul Buhle
November 18, 2016
This collection brings together the labor and cultural studies of the author over the past 20 years, during which time the fields of social history, women's history, ethnic studies, public history, and oral history have all been transformed. The essays, some rewritten or newly available and the ...
By Averil Evans McClelland
August 26, 2016
This is a comprehensive, interdisciplinary survey of the education of girls and women in the United States from the Colonial period to the present. After identifying historical themes in the education of women, beginning in Greece and Rome, and later in medieval and Enlightenment Europe, this ...
By Martin H. Blatt, Martha K. Norkunas
August 04, 2016
The essays in this volume focus on the role of women in the work force. They explore how organized sports, social associations of all kinds and the educational system faced by the children of worker were profoundly linked to work place and community activism. They examine why radical labor ...
By Gregory Mantsios
May 13, 2016
This collection of original essays offers an inside view of the current state of American unions. Most of the contributors are prominent activists in the AFL-CIO, and their writings assess the state of the movement in the late 1990s....