Reviews

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)

Author: 
Lawrence B. Glickman
Reviewer: 
Margo Anderson

Anderson on Glickman, 'A Living Wage: American Workers and the Making of Consumer Society'


Lawrence B. Glickman. A Living Wage: American Workers and the Making of Consumer Society. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1997. xvi + 220 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8014-3357-3.

Reviewed by Margo Anderson (Department of History, University of Wisconsin--Milwaukee )
Published on H-Labor (March, 1998)

Author: 
Colin J. Davis
Reviewer: 
Janet F. Davidson

Davidson on Davis, 'Power At Odds: The National Railroad Shopmen's Strike'


Colin J. Davis. Power At Odds: The National Railroad Shopmen's Strike. Chicago: University of Illinois Press, 1997. xii + 244 pp. $22.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-252-06612-2; $49.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-252-02312-5.

Reviewed by Janet F. Davidson (University of Delaware)
Published on H-Labor (December, 1997)

Author: 
Anna Clark
Reviewer: 
Carole Turbin

Turbin on Clark, 'The Struggle for the Breeches: Gender and the Making of the British Working Class'


Anna Clark. The Struggle for the Breeches: Gender and the Making of the British Working Class. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1995. xv + 416 pp.p. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-520-08624-1.

Reviewed by Carole Turbin (Empire State College, State University of New York)
Published on H-Labor (September, 1997)

The Making of the English Working Class Revisited

Author: 
Flemming Hemmersam, ed.
Reviewer: 
Anette Vasstroem

Vasstroem on Hemmersam, 'To Work, To Life Or To Death: Studies In Working Class Lore'


Flemming Hemmersam, ed. To Work, To Life Or To Death: Studies In Working Class Lore. Copenhagen: Society for Research in the History of Labor Movements in Denmark, 1996. 363 pp. DKK 280.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-87-87739-41-2.

Reviewed by Anette Vasstroem (Curator, The Workers Museum, Copenhagen, Denmark)
Published on H-Labor (May, 1997)

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