Organized labor and the black worker, 1619-1981 / Philip S. Foner.

Author
Foner, Philip Sheldon, 1910-1994 [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Εdition
Second edition.
Published/​Created
  • New York : International Publishers, 1982.
  • ©1981
Description
xi, 492 pages ; 22 cm

Details

Subject(s)
Notes
Includes index.
Bibliographic references
Bibliography: p. 468-471.
Contents
  • From slavery to freedom
  • The reconstruction period
  • The Colored National Labor Union
  • The Knights of labor and the Black worker
  • The AF of L and the Black worker, 1881-1915
  • The AF of L and the Black worker, 1881-1915 (cont.)
  • The Railroad Brotherhoods and the IWW, 1890-1915
  • The Black worker on the eve of World War I
  • The rise of the Black industrial working class, 1915-18
  • The AF of L and the Black worker during World War I
  • Postwar Black militancy
  • The AF of L and the Black worker, 1921-29
  • The Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters
  • Black workers during the Great Depression
  • The AF of L and the Black worker, 1934-35
  • The CIO and the Black worker, 1935-39
  • World War II
  • The economic status of the Black worker, 1945-55
  • The Cold War witch hunts and the Black worker
  • The National Negro Labor Council, 1951-55
  • The AFL-CIO and the Black worker : the first five years
  • The Negro-Labor Alliance, 1960-65
  • The Negro-Labor Alliance, 1965-68
  • Memphis and Charleston : triumph of the Negro-Labor Alliance
  • Black power in the union
  • The current scene and prospects for the future.
ISBN
  • 0717806014
  • 9780717806010
  • 0717805948 ((pbk.))
  • 9780717805945 ((pbk.))
LCCN
82002898
OCLC
8243165
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