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On the left in America [electronic resource] : memoirs of the Scandinavian-American labor movement / by Henry Bengston ; translated by Kermit B. Westerberg ; edited and with an introduction by Michael Brook.

By: Bengston, Henry.
Contributor(s): Swedish-American Historical Society (1983- ).
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Carbondale, Ill. ; Edwardsville : Southern Illinois University Press, 1999Description: 1 online resource (xv, 237 p., [12] p. of plates) : ill.ISBN: 0585333262 (electronic bk.); 9780585333267 (electronic bk.).Uniform titles: Skandinaver p�a v�ansterflygeln i USA. English Subject(s): Socialism -- United States -- History -- 20th century | Labor movement -- United States -- History -- 20th century | Swedish Americans -- United States -- History -- 20th century | Journalism, Socialist -- United States -- History -- 20th century | Bengston, Henry | BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Labor | POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Labor & Industrial Relations | Electronic booksGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: On the left in America.DDC classification: 331.6/248073 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Landing in Canada -- A Look at the American Socialist Movement -- An Idealist's Uphill Struggle -- The Feelings of an Immigrant -- In the Land of Uncle Sam -- The Socialist Party: A New Party and New Leaders -- The Industrial Workers of the World -- The Swedes and the Socialist Labor Party -- The Socialist Labor Party's Swedish Mouthpiece -- Scandinavians in the Socialist Party of America -- The Scandinavian Socialist Federation -- A Brush with King Alcohol -- Svenska Socialisten Moves to Chicago -- Svenska Socialisten Grows in Size and Influence -- Skirmishes to the Left and Right -- A New Newspaper and New Difficulties -- In the Company of Labor Agitators and Itinerant Speakers -- Joe Hill -- On the Eve of World War I -- The Scandinavian Socialist Federation and World War I -- Peace Work under Ban -- A Fateful Peace Demonstration -- The Storm Clouds Gather -- Power Behind the Peace Drive -- The Radical Movements on Trial -- The Debs Trial -- The Liberals and the Debs Decision -- A Party Newspaper's Problems -- Bolshevism Wins Territory -- Party Schism and the Red Raids -- Party Convention and a Change of Course -- The Demise of the Debs Campaign -- Under the Russian Colors -- Herman Hallstrom: From Immigrant to Mayor in Thirteen Years -- Oscar W. Larson in the Mormon Capital -- The Demise of the Scandinavian-American Labor Movement -- The Swedish Educational League -- In a Radical Poetic Vein -- Two Knights of Labor -- Distinctive Features of Political and Trade Union Life -- Inseparable Ties -- An All-Swedish Trade Union.
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"Published in cooperation with the Swedish-American Historical Society."

Includes bibliographical references (p. 218-224) and index.

Landing in Canada -- A Look at the American Socialist Movement -- An Idealist's Uphill Struggle -- The Feelings of an Immigrant -- In the Land of Uncle Sam -- The Socialist Party: A New Party and New Leaders -- The Industrial Workers of the World -- The Swedes and the Socialist Labor Party -- The Socialist Labor Party's Swedish Mouthpiece -- Scandinavians in the Socialist Party of America -- The Scandinavian Socialist Federation -- A Brush with King Alcohol -- Svenska Socialisten Moves to Chicago -- Svenska Socialisten Grows in Size and Influence -- Skirmishes to the Left and Right -- A New Newspaper and New Difficulties -- In the Company of Labor Agitators and Itinerant Speakers -- Joe Hill -- On the Eve of World War I -- The Scandinavian Socialist Federation and World War I -- Peace Work under Ban -- A Fateful Peace Demonstration -- The Storm Clouds Gather -- Power Behind the Peace Drive -- The Radical Movements on Trial -- The Debs Trial -- The Liberals and the Debs Decision -- A Party Newspaper's Problems -- Bolshevism Wins Territory -- Party Schism and the Red Raids -- Party Convention and a Change of Course -- The Demise of the Debs Campaign -- Under the Russian Colors -- Herman Hallstrom: From Immigrant to Mayor in Thirteen Years -- Oscar W. Larson in the Mormon Capital -- The Demise of the Scandinavian-American Labor Movement -- The Swedish Educational League -- In a Radical Poetic Vein -- Two Knights of Labor -- Distinctive Features of Political and Trade Union Life -- Inseparable Ties -- An All-Swedish Trade Union.

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