Historical Encyclopedia of American Labor
Call Number: [E-BOOK]
Publication Date: 2010-08-12
This two-volume A-Z resource covers the history of organized labor in all of its complexity, from the dawn of the industrial revolution to the post-industrial age. Entries cover unions, labor leaders, key legislation, major court cases, landmark events, critical terminology, anti-union organizations, and much more. Entries are packed with current information and are clearly written and engaging to specialists and non-specialists alike. Also included are nearly 100 illustrations and 55 primary documents that range from autobiographies to song lyrics and contracts, enabling students to read the actual words of critical documents in American labor history. Entries are extensively cross-referenced and include bibliographies. A general bibliography will also direct readers to further avenues of research.