Journal of American History

Recent Scholarship

Labor and Working Class

Devinatz, Victor G., “A Reevaluation of the Trade Union Unity League, 1929–1934,” Science & Society, 71 (Jan. 2007), 33–58.

Holmes, Todd, “The Swing of the Political Pendulum: Congressman John Moss, the Democratic Party, and the United Farm Workers’ Grape Strike and Boycott, 1965–1970,” Southern California Quarterly, 88 (Fall 2006), 295–338.

Nystrom, Eric C., “Miner, Minstrel, Memory: Or, Why the Smithsonian Has Bill Keating’s Pants,” Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography, 131 (Jan. 2007), 81–101. Heavily illustrated.

Shelton, Robert S., “‘Which Ox Is in the Mire’: Race and Class in the Galveston Longshoremen’s Strike of 1898,” Southwestern Historical Quarterly, 110 (Oct. 2006), 219–39.

 

Clark, Shannan Wayne, “‘White-collar workers organize’: Class-Consciousness and the Transformation of the Culture Industries in the United States, 1925–1955” (Columbia University, 2006). Order No. DA3213492.

Jacobson, Michael E., “The Rise and Fall of Place: The Development of a Sense of Place and Community in Colorado’s Southern Coalfields, 1890–1930” (State University of New York, Binghamton, 2006). Order No. DA3211768.

Smith, Jessica L. K., “A Land of Plenty: Depression-Era Mining and Landscape Capital in the Mojave Desert, California” (University of Nevada, Reno, 2006). Order No. DA3209959.

Williams, Charles Thomas, “Working-Class Americanism and the Rise of the United Auto Workers: From Labor Insurgency to Postwar Political Integration” (University of California, Berkeley, 2005). Order No. DA3211569.

 

Arnesen, Eric, ed., The Black Worker: Race, Labor, and Civil Rights since Emancipation. (Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2007. 312 pp. Cloth, $60.00, isbn 0-252-03145-8. Paper, $25.00, isbn 0-252-07380-0.)

Lehto, Steve, Death’s Door: The Truth Behind Michigan’s Largest Mass Murder. (Troy, Mich.: Momentum, 2006. x, 232 pp. Paper, $19.95, isbn 978-1-879094-77-2.)

Mandel, Bernard, Labor, Free and Slave: Workingmen and the Anti-slavery Movement in the United States. (Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2007. lxix, 256 pp. $25.00, isbn 978-0252074288.) Originally published in 1955.

Triece, Mary E., On the Picket Line: Strategies of Working-Class Women during the Depression. (Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2007. x, 179 pp. Cloth, $60.00, isbn 978-0-252-03151-9. Paper, $25.00, isbn 978-0-252-07391-5.)

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