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  • Subterranean Fire

    This accessible, critical history of the U.S. labor movement examines the hidden history of workers' resistance.
  • The Bending Cross

    The classic biography of Debs, one of the most important thinkers and activists in US.
  • Sin Patrón

    The inside story of Argentina's remarkable movement to create factories run democratically by workers themselves.
  • The Labor Wars

    One of America's great labor historians tells the stories of America's great labor struggles.
  • The Lean Years

    A fascinating, comprehensive study of the American workforce, from the "roaring twenties" through the Great Depression.
  • Live Working or Die Fighting

    The two hundred-year story of the global working class and its many struggles for justice.
  • The Turbulent Years

    The era of American labor's greatest struggles, vividly reconstructed by one of labor history's greatest historians.
  • The Civil Wars in U.S. Labor

    Longtime trade union leader and journalist Steve Early examines labor's civil wars, offering strategies for turning back labor's thirty-year decline.
  • Ours to Master and to Own

    Capitalism would have us believe we need our bosses. This volume reveals the history of workers who dare to disagree
  • Rank and File

    The trials and tribulations of firebrand union organizers, from the 1930s—1970s, are brought to life here, in their own words.
  • Autoworkers Under the Gun

    In an industry under constant attack, a veteran autoworker offers his take on the collapse of the American Dream.
  • Lessons for Our Struggle

    The healthy growth of the Occupy Wall Street movement depends on a proper understanding of past struggles.
  • Women Strikers Occupy Chain Stores, Win Big

    The first successful all women sit-in conducted by 'the counter girls' at the Detroit Woolworth's during the Great Depression.
  • Detroit: I Do Mind Dying

    Black autoworkers fight back against exploitation and oppression on the shop floors in the '60s and '70s.
  • Justice in Everyday Life

    Edited by Howard Zinn
    Howard Zinn’s book on the way justice really works in the U.S
  • Lucy Parsons

    The life and times of Lucy Parsons, early American radical and labor organizer, told definitively here.
  • Radical Unionism

    Though often seen as opposing ideas, Darlington engagingly traces the entwined legacy of revolutionary syndicalism and the communist movement.
  • Revolutionary Teamsters

    Engaging and well researched, Revolutionary Teamsters is the story of a strike that sparked the labor upsurge of the 1930s
  • In Solidarity

    A thorough collection of inspiring and informed essays on applied Marxist theory and the future of labor unions.
  • Holding Fast to an Image of the Past

    Davidson discusses how Marxism can retain a sense of historical tradition without becoming fossilized.
  • Doing History from the Bottom Up

    Staughton Lynd challenges academics to see American history through eyes of the poor and working class participants in history.
  • Always on Strike

    A history of the Industrial Workers of the World's golden years as lived by one of its guiding lights.
  • The Letters of Joe Hill

    The legend of Joe Hill, brought to life through his letters, songs, and writings.
  • Bananeras

    Women banana workers—bananeras—are waging a powerful revolution by making gender equity central in Latin American labor organizing.