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Labor"s Cold War

Local Politics in a Global Context (Working Class in American History)

by Shelton Stromquist

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  • 27 Currently reading

Published by University of Illinois Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Political science & theory,
  • Social history,
  • Political Science,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • USA,
  • Labor & Industrial Relations - General,
  • Political Ideologies - General,
  • United States - 20th Century,
  • Political Science / Political Ideologies / General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages320
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10227730M
    ISBN 100252032225
    ISBN 109780252032226

      Hours after the USSR collapsed in , Congress began making plans to establish the official memory of the Cold War. Conservatives dominated the proceedings, spending millions to portray the conflict as a triumph of good over evil and a defeat of totalitarianism equal in significance to World War II. In this provocative book, historian Jon . Cold War ABC Book A Arms Race The Soviet Union and the United States raced to build the largest, most powerful nuclear weapon. The nuclear scare spread throughout the world, and people feared another war would be inevitable. B Berlin Airlift Allies used planes to send those in.

    BOOK REVIEW — “Freedom’s Laboratory: The Cold War Struggle for the Soul of Science,” by Audra J. Wolfe (Johns Hopkins University Press, pages). As with most lofty ideals, of course, the reality is considerably different. Labor's Cold War: the AFL and Liberal anticommunism Item Preview remove-circle Share or Embed This Item. GENERIC RAW BOOK ZIP download. download 1 file. ITEM TILE download. download 1 file. KINDLE download. download 1 file. PDF.

      The Cold War: A New History by John Lewis Gaddis Revolution The Fall of the Soviet Empire by Victor Sebestyen Iron Curtain: The Crushing of Eastern Europe, by Anne Applebaum One Minute to Midnight: Kennedy, Khrushchev and Castro on. The Knights of Labor, organized in , is considered to be the first industrial union, open to skilled and unskilled workers, women, and African‐Americans. This inclusive policy contributed to its growth, and the union boasted more than , members by the mid‐s. The program of the Knights of Labor was a combination of reform ideas.


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Labor"s Cold War by Shelton Stromquist Download PDF EPUB FB2

Examining the impact of American Cold War politics on disparate local arenas, Labor's Cold War reveals that anticommunist challenges reshaped local political cultures and set the stage for new rounds of political debate.

The contributors demonstrate that the anticommunist movement was more diverse, more pervasive, and more sharply and creatively contested than previous 4/5(1).

Examining the impact of American Cold War politics on disparate local arenas, Labor's Cold War reveals that anticommunist challenges reshaped local political cultures and set the stage for new rounds of political debate.

The contributors demonstrate that the anticommunist movement was more diverse, more pervasive, and more sharply and creatively contested than Price: $ Labor's Untold Story is the story of the labor movement from the left-wing point of view.

J.P. Morgan, John D. Rockefeller and the Pinkerton Detective Agency are the bad guys; Gene You have to read with caution, testing each paragraph, sometimes each sentence, to see if there might be some sort of agenda hidden amongst the author's prose/5. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle.

The Cold War is the term used to define the period between the end of World War II in and the ultimate collapse of the Soviet Union and its satellite states in The protatgonists in the Cold War were the West, led by the United States, and the eastern bloc, led by the Soviet Union.

The New Cold War is intelligent [and] thoughtful the first comprehensive compendium of the Kremlin's crimes against Russians and non-Russians alike.” ― Peter Savodnik, Time “Lucas is a fine writer, and his prose has all the verve and punch that the best of his magazine, The Economist, has to offer.”Cited by:   Top 10 books about the cold war The long, nuclear-armed standoff that followed the second world war was a terrifying parody of peace –.

writing with the knowledge of how the cold war was fought and resolved weighs heavily upon this important book as does Leffler's evaluative dispo-sition. He poses as key questions: "Was the United States responsible for the cold war?" and "overall, was U.S.

policy wise or foolish?" (p. ix) A Preponderance of Power results from prodigious labors. In the late 40s and early 50s the United States became involved in a new conflict, the Cold War. This time the enemy was international communism. Many people felt that the Soviet Union and new communist governments in Eastern Europe, China, and.

The NOOK Book (eBook) of the Labor's Great War: The Struggle for Industrial Democracy and the Origins of Modern American Labor Relations, by Due to COVID, orders may be delayed. Thank you for your : The ABC Book of the Cold War A America; Capitalist society and wanted to stop global spread of communism.

B Berlin airlift; The U.S. and Britain stated it to help the striving countries in western Europe. For days; planes delivered nurishment and supplies to West Berlin. The Cold War: A Very Short Introduction ‘McMahon has produced a commanding short narrative of a vital period in recent world history.

Clear, concise, and compelling, The Cold War is a superb primer on the subject.’ Fredrik Logevall, University of California, Santa Barbara. Pages in category "Books about the Cold War" The following 38 pages are in this category, out of 38 total.

This list may not reflect recent changes (). The quashing of union democracy forced workers into the straightjacket of Cold War ideology, severely weakening the labor movement. It has yet to recover to this day. Introduction / Robert Anthony Waters, Jr.

and Geert Van Goethem --From dollars to deeds: exploring the sources of active interventionism, / Geert Van Goethem --The American Federation of Labor's Cold War campaign against "slave labor" at the United Nations / Quenby Olmsted Hughes --Marred by dissimulation: the AFL-CIO, the Women's.

With the fighting in World War II over in mid-Augustmore than one-half million American troops moved to occupy Japan. Much of the country was ruined, buried under the rubble and debris of saturation bombing and the atomic blasts over Hiroshima and Nagasaki.

Japan's rulers were stunned by defeat, and its people resigned to whatever the victors might impose upon them. At Cold War's End: US Intelligence on the Soviet Union and Eastern Europe,ed.

by Benjamin B. Fischer (HTML and PDF files at ) Filed under: Cold War in literature Queering Cold War Poetry: Ethics of Vulnerability in Cuba and the United States (Columbus, OH: Ohio State University Press, c), by Eric Keenaghan (PDF at Ohio. Beyond the Iron Curtain: New Books About the Cold War Twenty-five years after the fall of the Soviet Union, new books explore what we have yet to learn from the Cold War.

Where previous scholarship on labor and the Cold War has overemphasized the importance of the Communist Party, the automobile industry, and Hollywood, this book focuses on politically moderate, conservative workers and union leaders, the medium-sized cities that housed the majority of the population, and the Roman Catholic Church.

Columbus, the Pilgrims, Slavery, the Civil War, the Progressives, the Gilded Age, World War II, the Cold War and The Vietnam War. With each topic we each would talk about what we thought about the topic before discussing it as a whole. For example what we thought of when we heard the word Native American or Indian.

The New Cold War by Edward Lucas pp, Bloomsbury, £ This book reads like a throwback to an era we hoped had passed into history. Painted in black and white, the anti-hero is a Kremlin.Two new books in our Working Class in American History series just landed on my desk: –Labor’s Cold War: Local Politics in a Global Context edited by Shelton Stromquist (March 3, ) –The Great Strikes of edited by David O.

Stowell (March 3, ) The future publication dates are noted above but both will be available to order in the next few weeks."The history of the Cold War has been the history of the world since " So begins The Cold War: A History, a wide-ranging narrative by award-winning political commentator Martin Walker, which was one of the first major studies of its kind.

Now that it's over, it's crucial to our future to understand how the Cold War has shaped us and, especially, to recognize it as the economic /5(2).