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  • 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.
  • Women and the American Labor Movement

    A comprehensive account of the women who organized for labor rights and equality from the early factories to the 1970’s.

  • The Turbulent Years

    The era of American labor's greatest struggles, vividly reconstructed by one of labor history's greatest historians.
  • Subterranean Fire (Updated Edition)

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

  • Subterranean Fire

    This accessible, critical history of the U.S. labor movement examines the hidden history of workers' resistance.
  • Song of the Stubborn One Thousand

    An account of the successful strike by mainly Mexican women workers at the largest plant in Watsonville, California.
  • Sin Patrón

    The inside story of Argentina's remarkable movement to create factories run democratically by workers themselves.
  • A Short History of the U.S. Working Class

    Le Blanc presents a colorful, fact-filled history that concentrates on the struggles and achievements of the often neglected laboring majority.
  • Revolutionary Teamsters

    Engaging and well researched, Revolutionary Teamsters is the story of a strike that sparked the labor upsurge of the 1930s
  • Reform, Revolution and Direct Action amongst British Miners

    In this riveting monograph, Ives offers a new perspective on one of the most volatile periods in British labor history.
  • The Red International of Labour Unions (RILU) 1920 - 1937

    The first major scholarly account of one of the international communist movement’s most important organizations.
  • Rank and File

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

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

    This study takes readers inside the world of temping to discover a type of work dreadfully insecure yet growing rapidly.
  • Poor Workers' Unions

    Illuminates key connections between the social justice movements of the last fifty years and today's most innovative labor organizing.
  • Politics of Precarity

    A study of precarity as both a condition and a mobilizing force for resistance in migrant communities across the globe
  • 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
  • Organized Labor and the Black Worker, 1619-1981

    A classic, radical history of Black workers' contribution to the American labor movement.
  • On New Terrain

    An insightful and timely analysis of how global economic restructuring will impact workers' struggles in the US.
  • Lucy Parsons

    The life and times of Lucy Parsons, early American radical and labor organizer, told definitively here.
  • Live Working or Die Fighting

    The two hundred-year story of the global working class and its many struggles for justice.
  • The Letters of Joe Hill

    The legend of Joe Hill, brought to life through his letters, songs, and writings.
  • Lessons for Our Struggle

    The healthy growth of the Occupy Wall Street movement depends on a proper understanding of past struggles.
  • The Lean Years

    A fascinating, comprehensive study of the American workforce, from the "roaring twenties" through the Great Depression.