Working for Democracy: American Workers from the Revolution to the Present
edited by Paul Buhle and Alan Dawley
University of Illinois Press, 1985
Paper: 978-0-252-01221-1 | Cloth: 978-0-252-01220-4
Library of Congress Classification HD8066.W67 1985
Dewey Decimal Classification 331.0973

Written by some of our
nation's top historians, Working for Democracy is the first book to
examine the politics of American workers from the revolution to the present
in terms of broad struggles for power in society at large.
In more than a dozen chapters, the topics range from the committees of
artisan "republicans" at the time of the American Revolution to the League of
Revolutionary Black Workers. Whether the subject is the anti-slavery movement,
the New Deal coalition, the Wobblies, or women workers, Working For
Democracy is a testament to the struggles of workers everywhere in America.

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