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He skillfully weaves his case studies-on gender, race, union rivalries, safety, the open shop, and postwar planning-into a narrative fully attentive to the evolution of the Federation's ideology and politics, poignantly conveying the spirit of sacrifice and suffering without romanticizing his subjects. New York: New York University Press. Although the numbers have been available since Christopher L. Kersten New York University Press, 2006, 274 pages Tony Pecinovsky serves as fundraising co-chair for St. Edited by H arvey J. New York: New York University Press. By the end of the war, the labor organization.

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Andrew E. Kersten. Labor's Home Front: The American Federation of Labor during World War II. Edited by Harvey J. Kaye. New York: New York University Press. 2006. Pp. xiii, 274. $42.00Reviews of BooksCanada and the United States

labor s home front kersten andrew e

You can change your cookie settings at any time. Louis Jobs with Justice, is a member of the United Media Guild and delegate to the St. We use cookies to enhance your experience on our website. Zeroing in on significant issues including wartime labor relations, race and gender discrimination, and postwar planning, Kersten provides ample evidence of both change and continuity. The war, Kersten argues, brought fundamental change to the stodgy, conservative federation previously wedded to volunteerism, pure and simple unionism, and exclusivity.

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labor s home front kersten andrew e

The history of labor during wartime is an enticing subject. We use cookies to enhance your experience on our website. Kersten boldly goes where few historians have gone before—and it's about time. He is also the president of the St. To be sure, Kersten does not break historiographical ranks completely. This is a genuinely important book. In fact, with almost 7 million members by the end of the war, the afl was not only the nation's oldest and strongest labor federation, it was the most dynamic, too, out-organizing the cio by almost 400,000 new members during those years.

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Labor's Home Front: The American Federation of Labor During World War II by Andrew E. Kersten

labor s home front kersten andrew e

After all, the American Federation of Labor afl , not the Congress of Industrial Organizations cio , represented the majority of union workers in the years 1941—1945. By continuing to use our website, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. New York: New York University Press. By continuing to use our website, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Throughout the course of the war there were a total of 14,731 work stoppages and strikes involving 6.

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labor s home front kersten andrew e

Edited by H arvey J. You can change your cookie settings at any time. Workplace safety was often the main point of contention. Louis Labor Tribune, Alternet, Shelterforce, Political Affairs and Z-Magazine, among other publications. Don't already have an Oxford Academic account?. His work has been published in the St. In this context, Andrew E.

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Andrew E. Kersten. Labor's Home Front: The American Federation of Labor during World War II. Edited by Harvey J. Kaye. New York: New York University Press. 2006. Pp. xiii, 274. $42.00Reviews of BooksCanada and the United States

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