The Resource Labor's home front : the American Federation of Labor during World War II, Andrew E. Kersten ; consulting editor, Harvey J. Kaye, (electronic resource)

Labor's home front : the American Federation of Labor during World War II, Andrew E. Kersten ; consulting editor, Harvey J. Kaye, (electronic resource)

Label
Labor's home front : the American Federation of Labor during World War II
Title
Labor's home front
Title remainder
the American Federation of Labor during World War II
Statement of responsibility
Andrew E. Kersten ; consulting editor, Harvey J. Kaye
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
One of the oldest, strongest, and largest labor organizations in the U.S., the American Federation of Labor (AFL) had 4 million members in over 20,000 union locals during World War II. The AFL played a key role in wartime production and was a major actor in the contentious relationship between the state, organized labor, and the working class in the 1940s. The war years are pivotal in the history of American labor, but books on the AFL's experiences are scant, with far more on the radical Congress of Industrial Unions (CIO). Andrew E. Kersten closes this gap with Labor's Home Front , challengi
Cataloging source
MiAaPQ
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1969-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Kersten, Andrew Edmund
Dewey number
331.880973/09044
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HD8072
LC item number
.K38 2006
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • AFL-CIO
  • Congress of Industrial Organizations (U.S.)
  • Labor policy
  • World War, 1939-1945
Label
Labor's home front : the American Federation of Labor during World War II, Andrew E. Kersten ; consulting editor, Harvey J. Kaye, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 227-267) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The politics of "equality of sacrifice" : the AFL and wartime labor relations -- Putting the shackles on labor : the AFL and the fight against the open shop -- Building ships for democracy : the AFL, the boilermakers, and wartime racial justice in Portland and Providence -- "Under the stress of necessity" : women and the AFL -- Union against union : the AFL and CIO rivalry -- Death in the factories : worker safety and the AFL -- Planning America's future : the AFL and postwar planning
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (288 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781435600379
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)1000000000476547
  • (EBL)865639
  • (OCoLC)779828158
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC865639
  • (OCoLC)191928839
  • (MdBmJHUP)muse10679
  • (EXLCZ)991000000000476547
Label
Labor's home front : the American Federation of Labor during World War II, Andrew E. Kersten ; consulting editor, Harvey J. Kaye, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 227-267) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The politics of "equality of sacrifice" : the AFL and wartime labor relations -- Putting the shackles on labor : the AFL and the fight against the open shop -- Building ships for democracy : the AFL, the boilermakers, and wartime racial justice in Portland and Providence -- "Under the stress of necessity" : women and the AFL -- Union against union : the AFL and CIO rivalry -- Death in the factories : worker safety and the AFL -- Planning America's future : the AFL and postwar planning
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (288 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781435600379
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)1000000000476547
  • (EBL)865639
  • (OCoLC)779828158
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC865639
  • (OCoLC)191928839
  • (MdBmJHUP)muse10679
  • (EXLCZ)991000000000476547

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