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eBook The workers in American history (American labor) ePub

by James Oneal

  • ISBN: 0405029357
  • Category: Americas
  • Subcategory: History
  • Author: James Oneal
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Arno (1971)
  • Pages: 234
  • ePub book: 1736 kb
  • Fb2 book: 1287 kb
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  • Rating: 4.8
  • Votes: 282

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by. Oneal, James, b. 1875.

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Read various fiction books with us in our e-reader. This cheap, servile labor was essential to the societyplanted by the corporations in the New World. Transported laborers could not be held to their tasks of producing.

In his new book, Workers on Arrival, the historian Joe William Trotter Jr. shows that the history of black labor in the United States is thus essential not only to understanding American racism but also to any discussion of th. . shows that the history of black labor in the United States is thus essential not only to understanding American racism but also to any discussion of the nation’s productivity, politics, and the future of work in today’s global economy. As a result, Trotter contends, white workers are viewed as the victims of cultural elites and coddled minorities, while African American workers suffering from the very same economic and political conditions are treated as consumers rather than producers, as takers rather than givers, and as liabilities rather than assets.

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Select Format: Hardcover. ISBN13:9781347587393.

New labor history is a branch of labor history which focuses on the experiences of workers, women, and minorities in the study of history. It is heavily influenced by social history. Before the 1960s, most labor historians around the world focused on the history of labor unions. In the United States, for example, labor economists at the University of Wisconsin dominated the academic discipline of labor history.

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This is a wonderful book on the breakdown of workers control over both the shop floor and the production process in the United States. The story begins in the post-civil war era when skilled/craft produciton still held sway. Via the influence of craft unions (most notably Gompers' American Federation of Labor and its numerous national unions) workers in many industries (Montgomery focuses heavily on machinists here) were able to hold great influence over the production process.

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