If you're interested in United States history and have read Howard Zinn's "A People's History" and you're interested in the early days of the United States labor movement this is a great starting point. The chapter about the fight for the 8-hour work day alone is worth buying the book. If you're a union member, this is a must by: In , the first volume of my History of the Labor Movement in the United States was published. It covered the period from colonial times to the founding of the American Federation of Labor which dates its inception from , the year the Federation of Organized Trades and Labor Unions was formed. Source notes are given, as is a item "Selected Bibliography," consisting of both print and Web documents. This is certainly not a book that students will pick up for fun. However, it is an excellent research source, slightly more comprehensive than Tim McNeese's The Labor Movement: Unionizing America (Chelsea House, )/5(4). History of the Labor Movement in the United States : The policies and practices of the American federation of labor, FONER, PHILIP SHELDON//HISTORY OF THE LABOR MOVEMENT IN THE UNITED STATES Volume 3 of History of the Labor Movement in the United States, Philip Sheldon Foner Volume of New World Paperback: Author: Philip Sheldon.
Vol. >: 1st ed Includes bibliographical references 1: From colonial times to the founding of the American Federation of Labor. -- 2: From the founding of the American Federation of Labor to the emergence of American imperialism. -- 3: The policies and practices of the American Federation of Labor, -- 4: The industrial workers of the world, Pages: Learn the history of the labor movement in the United States in the 19th and 20th centuries, including the rise and fall of labor : Mike Moffatt. History of the Labor Movement in the United States - Vol. 2 By Philip S. Foner International Publishers, Read preview Overview History of the Labor Movement in the United States - Vol. 6 By Philip S. Foner International Publishers, WHY Teach Labor History? Why is it important to teach labor history to the next generation? According to the renowned labor historian James Green: "Today, with union membership reduced, government standards for worker rights and safety under assault, and job security in jeopardy everywhere, young people entering the labor market are still vulnerable to to abuse in .
Recent history of the labor movement in the United States. Moscow: Progress Publishers, © (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: OCLC Number: Language Note: Translation of Istorii︡a︠ rabochego dvizhenii︡a︠ v SShA v noveǐshee vremi︡a︠. Notes. History of the Labor Movement in the United States: Volume Two: From the Founding of the American Federation of Labor to the Emergence of American Imperialism Philip Sheldon Foner International Pub, - Business & Economics - pages. The beginnings of the American labor movement. In the early years of the republic, efforts by tradesmen to create better conditions by refusing to work and trying to prevent others from working were considered criminal offenses. Journeymen boot-makers and shoe-makers were put on trial in Philadelphia in and convicted of criminal conspiracy. A People's History of the United States is a non-fiction book by American historian and political scientist Howard the book, Zinn presented what he considered to be a different side of history from the more traditional "fundamental nationalist glorification of country". Zinn portrays a side of American history that can largely be seen as the exploitation and Author: Howard Zinn.