Labor Under Fire: A History of the AFL-CIO since 1979 (Hardback)Timothy J. Minchin (author)
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In a history that spans from 1979 to the present, Timothy J. Minchin tells a sweeping, national story of how the AFL-CIO sustained itself and remained a significant voice in spite of its powerful enemies and internal constraints. Full of details, characters, and never-before-told stories drawn from unexamined, restricted, and untapped archives, as well as interviews with crucial figures involved with the organization, this book tells the definitive history of the modern AFL-CIO.
Publisher: The University of North Carolina Press
Number of pages: 432
Weight: 757 g
Dimensions: 235 x 155 x 32 mm
A textured narrative that puts nuance, personality, and even happenstance back into the often schematically told story of labor's late twentieth-century travail.--The Michigan Historical Review
A useful launching point for scholars hoping to investigate these issues further.--The Journal of Southern History
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