ABOUT THIS BOOK
The World of the Worker illuminates workers' lives at home, on
the job, and in the voting booths. A new preface enhances this social,
cultural, and political history: an unparalleled picture of working people
during the turbulent rise and fall of the labor movement.
"A fresh and provocative look at twentieth-century American unions,
and a fine introduction to recent labor history scholarship." --
Leslie Woodcock Tentler, Washington Post Book World
"Will be welcomed by anyone with a serious interest in labor history."
-- Library Journal
"Probably the best social history of twentieth-century labor
there is." -- Kirkus Reviews
"Virtually replaces any previously existing one-volume popular history
of the labor movement." -- Ron Radosh, Democratic Left