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Sweat and blood : a history of U.S. labor unions / Gloria Skurzynski.

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  • 1 copy at Burlington Public Library.

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Burlington Public Library Non-fiction TEEN 331.88 SKURZYNS 2008 39851001192211 Copy hold / Volume hold Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780822575948 (lib. bdg. : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 0822575949 (lib. bdg. : alk. paper)
  • Physical Description: 112 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
  • Publisher: Minneapolis : Twenty-First Century Books, c2008.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
In the beginning -- Settlers and immigrants -- Fire in the hole -- Breaking heads and hearts -- IWW versus AFL -- The most hated man in the United States -- The decade that roared -- The faces of American workers.
Summary, etc.:
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.
Subject: Labor unions > United States > History > Juvenile literature.
Working class > United States > History > Juvenile literature.
Labor unions > United States > History.
Working class > United States > History.
Labor unions.
Working class.
United States.
Genre: History.
Juvenile works.

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