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Strike! Revised and Updated Edition

By Jeremy Brecher

Paperback: 480 pages
Publisher: South End Press Classics (1997)
Product Dimensions: 9 x 6 x 1.3 inches
Shipping Weight: 1.2 pounds
Condition: New

Price: $22.00

Synopsis

Since its original publication in 1972, no book has done as much as Jeremy Brecher’s Strike! to bring American labor history to a wide audience. Strike! narrates the dramatic story of repeated, massive, and sometimes violent revolts by ordinary working people in America and tells this exciting hidden history from the point of view of the rank-and-file workers who lived it. In this expanded edition, Brecher brings the story up to date with revised chapters that cover the 40 years since the original edition, placing the problems faced by working people today in the context of 140 years of labor history. Essential reading for anyone interested in the historical or present-day situation of American workers, this updated classic serves as inspiration for organizers, activists, and educators working to revive the labor movement today.