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The Resource Labor's Home Front : the American Federation of Labor during World War II

Labor's Home Front : the American Federation of Labor during World War II

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Labor's Home Front : the American Federation of Labor during World War II
Title
Labor's Home Front
Title remainder
the American Federation of Labor during World War II
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
One of the oldest, strongest, and largest labor organizations in the U.S., the American Federation of Labor (AFL) had 4 million members in over 20,000 union locals during World War II. The AFL played a key role in wartime production and was a major actor in the contentious relationship between the state, organized labor, and the working class in the 1940s. The war years are pivotal in the history of American labor, but books on the AFL's experiences are scant, with far more on the radical Congress of Industrial Unions (CIO). Andrew E. Kersten closes this gap with Labor's Home Front, challengi
Member of
Cataloging source
EBLCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Kersten, Andrew E
Dewey number
331.88097309044
Index
no index present
LC call number
HD8072 .K38 2006
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • AFL-CIO
  • Congress of Industrial Organizations (U.S.)
  • Labor policy
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • AFL-CIO
  • Congress of Industrial Organizations (U.S.)
  • Labor policy
  • United States
Label
Labor's Home Front : the American Federation of Labor during World War II
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Preface: Labor's Grave Hour; 1 The Politics of "Equality of Sacrifice": The AFL andWartime Labor Relations; 2 Putting the Shackles on Labor: The AFL and theFight Against the Open Shop; 3 Building Ships for Democracy: The AFL, theBoilermakers, and Wartime Racial Justice inPortland and Providence; 4 "Under the Stress of Necessity": Women and the AFL; 5 Union Against Union: The AFL and CIO Rivalry; 6 Death in the Factories: Worker Safety and the AFL; 7 Planning America's Future: The AFL andPostwar Planning; Epilogue: Labor's Moment; Notes; A Note on Sources; Index; About the Author
Control code
779828158
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (288 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780814749135
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)779828158
Label
Labor's Home Front : the American Federation of Labor during World War II
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Preface: Labor's Grave Hour; 1 The Politics of "Equality of Sacrifice": The AFL andWartime Labor Relations; 2 Putting the Shackles on Labor: The AFL and theFight Against the Open Shop; 3 Building Ships for Democracy: The AFL, theBoilermakers, and Wartime Racial Justice inPortland and Providence; 4 "Under the Stress of Necessity": Women and the AFL; 5 Union Against Union: The AFL and CIO Rivalry; 6 Death in the Factories: Worker Safety and the AFL; 7 Planning America's Future: The AFL andPostwar Planning; Epilogue: Labor's Moment; Notes; A Note on Sources; Index; About the Author
Control code
779828158
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (288 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780814749135
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)779828158

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