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There Is Power in a Union : The Epic Story of Labor in America
by Philip Dray


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From the nineteenth-century textile mills of Lowell, Massachusetts, to the triumph of unions in the twentieth century and their waning influence today, the contest between labor and capital for the American bounty has shaped our national experience.  Read more...


 
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Overview

From the nineteenth-century textile mills of Lowell, Massachusetts, to the triumph of unions in the twentieth century and their waning influence today, the contest between labor and capital for the American bounty has shaped our national experience.
In this stirring new history, Philip Dray shows us the vital accomplishments of organized labor and illuminates its central role in our social, political, economic, and cultural evolution. His epic, character-driven narrative not only restores to our collective memory the indelible story of American labor, it also demonstrates the importance of the fight for fairness and economic democracy, and why that effort remains so urgent today.

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  • ISBN-13: 9780307389763
  • ISBN-10: 0307389766
  • Publisher: Anchor Books
  • Publish Date: September 2011
  • Page Count: 772
  • Dimensions: 8.01 x 5.28 x 1.61 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.66 pounds


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Books > Political Science > Labor & Industrial Relations - General
Books > History > United States - General
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