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Author Docherty, James C

Title Historical Dictionary of Organized Labor
Edition Third edition
Published Lanham : Scarecrow Press, 2012
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Description 1 online resource (497 pages)
Series Historical Dictionaries of Religions, Philosophies, and Movements Series
Historical Dictionaries of Religions, Philosophies, and Movements Series
Contents Editor's Foreword; Organized Labor: World Membership, 1870-2010; U.S. 2010 Union Membership by Division; Preface; Acronyms and Abbreviations; Chronology; Introduction; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y; Z; Appendix A. International Federation of Trade Unions: Leaders, 1901-1945; Appendix B. International Confederation of Free Trade Unions (1949-2006) and InternationalTrade Union Confederation (2006-2011):General Secretaries, 1949-2011; Appendix C. International Trade Union Confederation: Affiliates, February 2011
Appendix D. Organized Labor: Historical StatisticsBibliography; About the Authors
Summary The Historical Dictionary of Organized Labor looks at the history of organized labor to see where it came from and where it has been. This is done through a chronology, an introductory essay, appendixes, a glossary of terms, and an extensive bibliography. The dictionary section has over 400 cross-referenced entries on most countries, international as well as national labor organizations, major labor unions, leaders, and other aspects of organized labor such as changes in the composition of its membership. This book is an
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
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Subject Labor movement -- History -- Encyclopedias.
Labor unions -- History -- Encyclopedias.
Genre/Form Encyclopedias.
Form Electronic book
Author Van der Velden, Sjaak
ISBN 0810879883
(cloth ; alk. paper)
(cloth ; alk. paper)