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American Labor and the Cold War

Grassroots Politics and Postwar Political Culture

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Published by Rutgers University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American history: postwar, from c 1945 -,
  • Industrial relations,
  • Work & labour,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • Labor & Industrial Relations - General,
  • Anti-communist movements,
  • United States,
  • Political Science,
  • Political activity,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • USA,
  • Labor & Industrial Relations - Unions,
  • 20th century,
  • Cold War,
  • History,
  • Labor unions

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsWilliam Issel (Editor), Robert W. Cherny (Editor), Kieran Walsh Taylor (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages297
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8026024M
    ISBN 10081353402X
    ISBN 109780813534022

    American Labor and the Cold War: Grassroots Politics and Postwar Political Culture Robert W. Cherny, William Issel, and Kieran Walsh Taylor, eds. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, xi + pp.,$ (cloth); $ (paper)Author: Joshua B. Freeman. Get this from a library! American labor and the Cold War: grassroots politics and postwar political culture. [Robert W Cherny; William Issel; Kieran Walsh Taylor;] -- The American labor movement seemed poised on the threshold of unparalleled success at the beginning of the post-World War II era. Fourteen million strong in , unions represented thirty five.

    "American Labor's Global Ambassadors is the book that we have been waiting for. Cold War studies have been well established over the last decades, studies of the global Cold War have fared well, but the global labor Cold War - engulfing Asia, Africa, and Latin America aside from Europe - has been : Copertina rigida.   Robert W. Cherny, William Issel, and Kiernan Walsh Taylor, eds, American Labor and the Cold War: Grassroots Politics and Postwar Political Culture (Rutgers University Press, ). Anticommunism played a pivotal role for the US labor movement in the Cold War.

      3 Refraining Civil Rights Activism during the Cold War The Rosa Lee Ingram Case, 4 Race and Gender at Work From the Labor Journalism of Marvel Cooke to Vicki Garvin and the National Negro Labor Council, 5 From Freedom to Freedomways Black Women Radicals and the Black Freedom Movement in the s Price: $ ISBN: X OCLC Number: Description: xi, pages: illustrations ; 25 cm: Contents: Labor and the Cold War: the legacy of McCarthyism / Ellen Schrecker --Uncivil war: an oral history of labor, communism, and community in Schenectady, New York, / Gerald Zahavi --Mixed melody: .


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The essays focus on the actual behavior of Americans in their diverse workplaces and communities during the Cold War. Where previous scholarship on labor and the Cold War has overemphasized the importance of the Communist Party, the automobile industry, and Hollywood, this book focuses on politically moderate, conservative workers and union leaders, the medium-sized cities that housed the majority of the population, and the Roman Catholic : Paperback.

The essays focus on the actual behavior of Americans in their diverse workplaces and communities during the Cold War. Where previous scholarship on labor and the Cold War has overemphasized the importance of the Communist Party, the automobile industry, and Hollywood, this book focuses on politically moderate, conservative workers and union leaders, the medium-sized cities that housed the majority of the population, and the Roman Catholic by: 9.

American Labor and the Cold War: Grassroots Politics and Postwar Political Culture [Paperback] [] (Author) Robert Cherny, William Issel, Kiernan Walsh Taylor, Professor Ellen Schrecker, Professor Gerald Zahavi, Professor Don Watson, Professor Randi Storch, Professor David Palmer, Professor Kenneth Burt, Professor Samuel White, Professor Vernon Pedersen, American Labor and the Cold War book Margaret Miller, Professor Marvin Gettleman, Professor Michael Honey Manufacturer: Rutgers University Press.

Where previous scholarship on labor and the Cold War has overemphasized the importance of the Communist Party, the automobile industry, and Hollywood, this book focuses on politically moderate, conservative workers and union leaders, the medium-sized cities that housed the majority of the population, and the Roman Catholic Church/5(7).

The essays focus on the actual behavior of Americans in their diverse workplaces and communities during the Cold War. Where previous scholarship on labor and the Cold War has overemphasized the importance of the Communist Party, the automobile industry, and Hollywood, this book focuses on politically moderate, conservative workers and union leaders, the medium-sized cities that housed the majority of the population, and the Roman Catholic Church.

American labor and the Cold War: grassroots politics and postwar political culture Kiernan W. Taylor, Robert W. Cherny, William Issel This collection addresses the history of American labour in the postwar years by exploring the impact of the global contest between the US and the Soviet Union on American workers and labour unions.

"Labor's Cold War provides a valuable and timely historical reinterpretation that goes to the roots of the Cold War as it affected the American labour movement and its allies."-- Labour/Le Travail Book Description4/5(1).

William Issel is the author of San Francisco, ( avg rating, 4 ratings, 0 reviews, published ), For Both Cross and Flag ( avg rating /5. Negotiating Cold War Politics The Washington Pension Union and the Labor Left in the s and s  Margaret Miller Though it was often vilified in the mainstream press for its Communist leadership, the Washington Pension Union (WPU)—a state-level welfare rights lobby—remains scarcely known, Cited by: 2.

The essays focus on the actual behavior of Americans in their diverse workplaces and communities during the Cold War. Where previous scholarship on labor and the Cold War has overemphasized the importance of the Communist Party, the automobile industry, and Hollywood, this book focuses on politically moderate, conservative workers and union leaders, the.

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Acquiring New Lands - pg. America as a World Power - pg. Ch 18 Cold War Conflicts. Origins of the Cold War - pg. The Cold War Heats Up - pg. Cold War Triumphalism: The Politics of American History After the Fall of Com-munism (). RANDI STORCH is an assistant professor of history at State University of New York College at Cortland.

She is currently writing a book on the history of the Commu-nist party in Chicago. KIERAN WALSH TAYLOR is a graduate student at the University of Cited by: 2. Top 10 books about the cold war The long, nuclear-armed standoff that followed the second world war was a terrifying parody of peace –.

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Filippelli **Mint Condition**.THE COLD WAR AND ORGANIZED LABOR. Every political and social organization had to cooperate with the anticommunist crusade or face destruction, a wrenching experience for movements like labor and civil rights, in which communists had been some of ."American Labor's Global Ambassadors is the book that we have been waiting for.

Cold War studies have been well established over the last decades, studies of the global Cold War have fared well, but the global labor Cold War - engulfing Asia, Africa, and Latin America aside from Europe - has been neglected.