Reviews

Author: 
Aaron Goings
Reviewer: 
David Struthers

Struthers on Goings, 'The Port of Missing Men: Billy Gohl, Labor, and Brutal Times in the Pacific Northwest'

Aaron Goings. The Port of Missing Men: Billy Gohl, Labor, and Brutal Times in the Pacific Northwest. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 2020. 296 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-295-74741-5.

Reviewed by David Struthers (Independent Scholar) Published on H-Labor (June, 2022) Commissioned by David Marquis (The College of William & Mary)

Author: 
Zach Sell
Reviewer: 
Madelyn Stone

Stone on Sell, 'Trouble of the World: Slavery and Empire in the Age of Capital'

Zach Sell. Trouble of the World: Slavery and Empire in the Age of Capital. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2021. 447 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4696-6134-6

Reviewed by Madelyn Stone (Emory University) Published on H-Labor (June, 2021) Commissioned by David Marquis (The College of William & Mary)

Author: 
Peter Cole
Reviewer: 
Chad Pearson

Pearson on Cole, 'Ben Fletcher: The Life and Times of a Black Wobbly'

Peter Cole. Ben Fletcher: The Life and Times of a Black Wobbly. Oakland: PM Press, 2020. 352 pp. $39.49 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-62963-832-4

Reviewed by Chad Pearson (Collin College) Published on H-Labor (June, 2021) Commissioned by David Marquis (The College of William & Mary)

Author: 
Alice Kessler-Harris
Reviewer: 
Jennifer Mittelstadt

Mittelstadt on Kessler-Harris, 'In Pursuit of Equity: Women, Men, and the Pursuit of Economic Citizenship in 20th-Century America'

Alice Kessler-Harris. In Pursuit of Equity: Women, Men, and the Pursuit of Economic Citizenship in 20th-Century America. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2001. 374 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-503835-4.

Reviewed by Jennifer Mittelstadt (Department of History, Brooklyn College, City University of New York) Published on H-Labor (March, 2002)

Author: 
William R. Sutton
Reviewer: 
Julia M. Walsh

Walsh on Sutton, 'Journeymen for Jesus: Evangelical Artisans Confront Capitalism in Jacksonian Baltimore' and William R. Sutton, 'Journeymen for Jesus: Evangelical Artisans Confront Capitalism in Jacksonian Baltimore'

William R. Sutton. Journeymen for Jesus: Evangelical Artisans Confront Capitalism in Jacksonian Baltimore. University Park: Pennsylvania State University Press, 1998. xvi + 351 pp. $36.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-271-01773-0; $94.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-271-01772-3.William R. Sutton. Journeymen for Jesus: Evangelical Artisans Confront Capitalism in Jacksonian Baltimore. University Park: Pennsylvania State University Press, 1998. xvi + 351 pp.

Author: 
Carlotta R. Anderson
Reviewer: 
Andrew H. Lee

Lee on Anderson, 'All-American Anarchist: Joseph A. Labadie and the Labor Movement'

Carlotta R. Anderson. All-American Anarchist: Joseph A. Labadie and the Labor Movement. Detroit: Wayne State University Press, 1998. 324 pp. $34.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8143-2707-4.

Reviewed by Andrew H. Lee (Tamiment Library, New York University) Published on H-Labor (January, 2000)

Author: 
Richard Schneirov, Shelton Stromquist, Nick Salvatore, eds.
Reviewer: 
Georg Leidenberger

Leidenberger on Schneirov and Stromquist and Salvatore, 'The Pullman Strike and the Crisis of the 1890s: Essays on Labor and Politics'

Richard Schneirov, Shelton Stromquist, Nick Salvatore, eds. The Pullman Strike and the Crisis of the 1890s: Essays on Labor and Politics. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1999. 258 pp. $21.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-252-06755-6; $49.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-252-02447-4.

Reviewed by Georg Leidenberger (Department of Urban Studies, Universidad Autonoma Metropolitana, Mexico City) Published on H-Labor (November, 1999)

Author: 
Dan Georgakas, Marvin Surkin
Reviewer: 
Karen Miller

Miller on Georgakas and Surkin, 'Detroit, I Do Mind Dying: A Study in Urban Revolution'

Dan Georgakas, Marvin Surkin. Detroit, I Do Mind Dying: A Study in Urban Revolution. Cambridge, Mass: South End Press, 1998. x + 254 pp. $18.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-89608-571-8.

Reviewed by Karen Miller (University of Michigan) Published on H-Labor (October, 1999)

Author: 
Calvin Winslow, ed.
Reviewer: 
Peter Cole

Cole on Winslow, 'Waterfront Workers: New Perspectives on Race and Class'

Calvin Winslow, ed. Waterfront Workers: New Perspectives on Race and Class. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1998. 204 pp. $21.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-252-06691-7; $49.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-252-02392-7.

Reviewed by Peter Cole (Department of History, Boise State University) Published on H-Labor (October, 1999)

Author: 
Calvin Winslow, ed.
Reviewer: 
Peter Cole

Cole on Winslow, 'Waterfront Workers: New Perspectives on Race and Class'

Calvin Winslow, ed. Waterfront Workers: New Perspectives on Race and Class. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1998. 204 pp. $21.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-252-06691-7; $49.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-252-02392-7.

Reviewed by Peter Cole (Department of History, Boise State University) Published on H-Labor (September, 1999)

Author: 
Ellen Schrecker
Reviewer: 
Robert W. Cherny

Cherny on Schrecker, 'Many Are the Crimes: McCarthyism in America'

Ellen Schrecker. Many Are the Crimes: McCarthyism in America. Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1998. xviii + 573 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-316-77470-3.

Reviewed by Robert W. Cherny (Department of History, San Francisco State University) Published on H-Labor (April, 1999)

Author: 
Daniel Letwin
Reviewer: 
Brian Kelly

Kelly on Letwin, 'The Challenge of Interracial Unionism: Alabama Coal Miners, 1878-1921'

Daniel Letwin. The Challenge of Interracial Unionism: Alabama Coal Miners, 1878-1921. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1998. xii + 289 pp. $27.50 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8078-4678-0; $55.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8078-2377-4.

Reviewed by Brian Kelly (School of Modern History, Queen's University of Belfast) Published on H-Labor (August, 1998)

Author: 
John J. Kulczycki
Reviewer: 
Craig D. Patton

Patton on Kulczycki, 'The Foreign Worker and the German Labor Movement: Xenophobia and Solidarity in the Coal Fields of the Ruhr, 1871-1914'

John J. Kulczycki. The Foreign Worker and the German Labor Movement: Xenophobia and Solidarity in the Coal Fields of the Ruhr, 1871-1914. Providence, R.I.: Berg Publishers, 1994. xiv + 297 pp.p. $52.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-85496-393-5.

Reviewed by Craig D. Patton (Alabama A & M University) Published on H-Labor (March, 1998)

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