2 edition of Chapters in the history of organized labor in Texas found in the catalog.
Chapters in the history of organized labor in Texas
Ruth Alice Allen
|Statement||by Ruth Allen ; Bureau of Research in the Social Sciences.|
|Series||The University of Texas publication ;, no. 4143|
|Contributions||University of Texas. Bureau of Research in the Social Sciences|
|LC Classifications||HD6517.T4 A65|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||258 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||258|
|LC Control Number||42036966|
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An illustration of an open book. Books. An illustration of two cells of a film strip. Video An illustration of an audio speaker. Chapters in the history of organized labor in Texas Item Preview remove-circle Chapters in the history of organized labor in Texas by Allen, Ruth Alice, Publication date Name: Size: Kb Format: Text fileCited by: ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: "Reprinted from the original edition with permission from the University of Texas.".
(Kb) Date Author. Scope and Contents. Documents include correspondence, transcripts, newspaper clippings, newsletters, notes, interviews and manuscripts resulting from research begun in under Bureau of Research in Social Sciences, University of Texas, by Economics Professor Ruth Allen () into the history of organized labor in Texas.
Ruth Alice Allen, Chapters in the History of Organized Labor in Texas (University of Texas PublicationAustin, ). Charles M. Gibson, Organized Labor in Texas, – (M.A. thesis, Texas Tech University, ).
The Labor Story (Austin: Texas State AFL-CIO, ). Ray Marshall, "Some Reflections on Labor History," Southwestern Historical Quarterly 75 (October ). Too often, observers and writers of Texas history have accepted assumptions about labor movements in the state—both organized and not—that do not bear up under the light of careful scrutiny.
Offering a scholarly corrective to such misplaced suppositions, the studies in Texas Labor History provide a helpful new source for scholars and. Books Published by the Clements Center _____ Allen, Ruth, Chapters in the History of Organized Labor in Texas, with a new introduction by Andrew R. Graybill.
Facsimile of the original edition, including new illustrations. The William P. Clements Center for Southwest Studies, Southern Methodist University, $ _____ Map of Texas.
Ruth Alice Allen, Chapters in the History of Organized Labor in Texas (University of Texas PublicationAustin, ). William Lee Greer, The Texas Gulf Coast Oil Strike of (M.A. thesis, University of Houston, ). Henrietta M. Larson and Kenneth Wiggins Porter, History of Humble Oil and Refining Company (New York: Harper, ).
James C. Maroney, "The Texas-Louisiana Oil Field. Chapters in the History of Organized Labor in Texas. By Ruth A. Allen. Austin: The University of Texas, Pp. Gratis. McGraw-Hill says it will make the corrected caption available immediately in the online version of the book, which will be useful to the Texas school districts that bought the online-only version.
See also Allen, Chapters in the History of Organized Labor in Texas. 4 As opposed to the self-valorization of workers. In the Introduction to Reading Capital Politically, I point out how this term “self-valorization” was appropriated and redefined by the autonomist Marxist Antonio Negri to designate, not the self-valorization of capital.
(6) In order to illustrate the existence of the Texas Left, the book is structured to show the plights of three different radical groups: farmers, organized labor, and that of women and minorities. Each broad group is broken into three subsets which comprise the chapters of the book.
Long before the United Farm Workers Union (UFW) began organizing in the s, farm workers had been contesting the unique challenges of working in the fields. This report–in ten brief chapters–examines the long history of farm workers and their activism. It starts with the first labor. Debs went to prison but emerged as a passionate socialist.
Labor insurrections continued, more organized than they had been in the past. In the countryside, farmers organized a mass movement of agrarian rebellion. Corporations often owned their land, leaving the farmers deep in debt.
Impoverished Texas farmers formed the Farmers Alliance. For really serious study, the labor history archives on the top floor of the library at UT-Arlington contain the largest compilation west of the Mississippi, according to Professor George Green.
They have boxes and boxes referring to the Dallas Council. Our predecessors started organizing Dallas laborers before !The shortest of labor historiesThe great turning points in organized labor.
The labor union representing workers in auto, aircraft and agricultural implement manufacturing and other industries in the U.S., Canada and Puerto Rico. So in he wrote a book for Oxford University Press, Gone to Texas: A History of the Lone Star State, that he hoped could serve as a modern, updated general history of the state, one written.
Reviewed by Robert Harrison, Instructor of History, Linn-Benton Community College on 7/16/ Comprehensiveness rating: 4 see less. This book presents a fairly traditional survey of American history since the s, with coverage of every major economic, political, military, and social movement.
Allen, Ruth Alice, Labor Movement in Texas Collection Materials are written in English. 4 ft. 7 in Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin Documents resulting from research begun in by Economics Professor Ruth Allen () into the history of organized labor in.
The Diverse History of Organized Labor in Texas." Among its many revelations is the fact that the first strike in American history () was over the right to vote! The great events of Texas labor history are covered, including the beginning of the American Federation of Labor () and the Congress of Industrial Organizations ().
At first glance, one might be forgiven for thinking that A History of America in Ten Strikes is some kind of social-media-driven “listicle” book. Author Erik Loomis, a historian and union member at the University of Rhode Island, is a well-known blogger, and his excellent Twitter threads on labor history show he’s digitally savvy.
But this isn’t a best-of book.Introduction: the neglected heritage of Texas labor / James C. Maroney and Bruce A. Glasrud --The early history of labor organizations in Texas, / James V.
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