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Author Montgomery, David, 1927-2011.

Title The fall of the house of labor : the workplace, the state, and American labor activism, 1865-1925 / David Montgomery
Published Cambridge [Cambridgeshire] ; New York : Cambridge University Press : Editions de la Maison des Sciences de l'Homme, 1987
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 494 pages)
Contents The manager's brain under the workman's cap -- The common laborer -- The operative -- The art of cutting metals -- White shirts and superior intelligence -- "Our time ... believes in change" -- Patriots or paupers -- "This great struggle for democracy" -- "A maximum of publicity with a minimum of interference."
Summary Traces the labor movement from the end of the Civil War to the 1920s, and looks at the relationships between workers of different ethnic backgrounds
Analysis United States Working class movements, 1865-1925
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Labor movement -- United States -- History.
Labor unions -- United States -- History.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0511936729
1139939130 (electronic bk.)
9781139939133 (electronic bk.)