Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: ContentsPreface Introduction Chapter 1. The Rise of the Birmingham District Chapter 2. The World of the Alabama Coal Miners Chapter 3. The Greenback-Labor Party and the Knights of Labor Chapter 4. The United Mine Workers in the Populist Era Chapter 5. The United Mine Workers in the Age of Segregation Chapter 6. The United Mine Workers in the World War I Era Epilogue Notes Bibliography IndexMaps 1. Birmingham Coal Belt 2. Birmingham Coal Mining District. Buchnummer des Verkäufers
Inhaltsangabe: This study explores a tradition of interracial unionism that persisted in the coal fields of Alabama from the dawn of the New South through the turbulent era of World War I. Daniel Letwin focuses on the forces that prompted black and white miners to collaborate in the labor movement even as racial segregation divided them in nearly every other aspect of their lives.
Letwin examines a series of labor campaigns--conducted under the banners of the Greenback-Labor party, the Knights of Labor, and, most extensively, the United Mine Workers--whose interracial character came into growing conflict with the southern racial order. This tension gives rise to the book's central question: to what extent could the unifying potential of class withstand the divisive pressure of race?
Arguing that interracial unionism in the New South was much more complex and ambiguous than is generally recognized, Letwin offers a story of both promise and failure, as a movement crossing the color line alternately transcended and succumbed to the gathering hegemony of Jim Crow.
"Letwin successively examines the impact of the Greenback Labor Party, the Knights of Labor and the United Mine Workers of America as each fought against the power of the coal operators and in the process helped define race relations in the workplace. . . . This is a clear and well-written book which deserves to be on undergraduate reading lists as an example of how the new labour history handles the complex interrelationship between race and class."-- Journal of American Studies
Buchbeschreibung University of North Carolina Press, Chapel Hill, 1998. xii, 289p., introduction, epilogue, notes, selected bibliography, index, illustrations, personal inscription signed by the author, very good first edition trade paperback in pictorial wraps. Inscribed to Karen Sawislak who is mentioned in the preface (with hand-corrected spelling of her name!). Buchnummer des Verkäufers 195481
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