Women and the American Labor Movement: From the First Trade Unions to the Present

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    Philip S. Foner

    Publisher: Haymarket Books

    Year: 2018

    Format: Paperback

    Size: 623 pages

    ISBN: 9781608469215

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A comprehensive account of the women who organized for labor rights and equality from the early factories to the 1970's.

This reprint of a groundbreaking history that traces American women’s struggle for freedom, equality and unity in the labor movement follows the triumphs and set backs of this fight from the early Colonial labor associations to the late twentieth century.

Women and the American Labor Movement gives voice to the women who had to battle on the shop floor and in the union movement for dignity and respect and who through courage and tenacity won significant victories in struggle for equal rights.

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“An indispensable reference work for anyone interested in the history of the women’s movement in the United States.” Wall Street Review

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