"A broad panorama in brilliant prose." —American Historical Review
In this groundbreaking work of labor history, Irving Bernstein uncovers a period when industrial trade unionism, working-class power, and socialism became the rallying cry for millions of workers in the fields, mills, mines, and factories of America. With an introduction by Frances Fox Piven.
"Everthing important is here, presented in an even-handed, objective way." --Journal of American History "A broad panorama in brilliant prose." --American Historical Review