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The Turbulent Years
A History of the American Worker, 1933-1941

"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

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