Sweat and Blood A History of U. S. Labor Unions

ISBN-10: 0822575949
ISBN-13: 9780822575948
Edition: 2009
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Book details

List price: $33.26
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Lerner Publishing Group
Publication date: 1/8/2008
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 112
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.990
Language: English

From the carpenter's union in colonial Philadelphia to the strike in 2007 by Chinese restaurant delivery men in New York City, the history of how brave working people struggled to gain fair wages, reasonable hours, and secure lives by forming labor unions is a powerful American story filled with drama and intrigue.

Author Gloria Skurzynski was born in Duquesne, Pennsylvania in 1930. She writes both fiction and non-fiction books for children and young adults. In 1992, her work Almost the Real Thing: Simulation in Your High-Tech World won the American Institute of Physics Science Writing Award. She writes the National Geographic National Parks series and the Virtual War Chronologs series. She currently lives in Boise, Idaho.

In the beginning
Settlers and immigrants
Fire in the hole
Breaking head and hearts
IWW versus AFL
The most hated man in America
The decade that roared
The faces of American workers

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