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Joseph Rayback’s updated and comprehensive history of the American labor movement.

Considered to be a foundational text for any readers interested in learning the important role of American labor union history, The History of American Labor delves into the history of labor in America from the colonial days until the mid-1950's.

About The Author

Joseph G. Rayback (1914–1983) was a professor of history in the United States. He served in the United States Navy and was the author of Martin Van Buren: Law, Politics, and the Shaping of Republican Ideology and Free Soil: The Election of 1848.

Product Details

  • Publisher: Free Press (June 30, 2008)
  • Length: 504 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781439118993

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