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American labor and the Cold War [electronic resource] : grassroots politics and postwar political culture / edited by Robert W. Cherny, William Issel, Kieran Walsh Taylor.

Contributor(s): Cherny, Robert W | Issel, William | Taylor, Kieran Walsh.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New Brunswick, NJ : Rutgers University Press, 2004Description: 1 online resource (xi, 297 p.) : ill.ISBN: 0813537134 (electronic bk.); 9780813537139 (electronic bk.).Other title: Grassroots politics and postwar political culture.Subject(s): Labor unions -- Political activity -- United States -- History -- 20th century | Anti-communist movements -- United States -- History | Cold War | Political culture -- United States -- History -- 20th century | United States -- Politics and government -- 1945-1953 | United States -- Politics and government -- 1953-1961 | BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Labor | POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Labor & Industrial RelationsGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: American labor and the Cold War.DDC classification: 331.88/0973/09045 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Labor and the Cold War: the legacy of McCarthyism / Ellen Schrecker -- Uncivil war: an oral history of labor, communism, and community in Schenectady, New York, 1944-1954 / Gerald Zahavi -- Mixed melody: anticommunism and the United Packinghouse Workers in California agriculture, 1954-1961 / Don Watson -- The United Packinghouse Workers of America, civil rights, and the Communist Party in Chicago / Randi Storch -- 'An anarchist with a program': east coast shipyard workers, the labor left, and the origins of Cold War unionism / David Palmer -- The battle for Standard Coil: the United Electrical Workers, the Community Service Organization, and the Catholic church in Latino East Los Angeles / Kenneth C. Burt -- Popular anticommunism and the UE in Evansville, Indiana / Samuel W. White -- 'A stern struggle': Catholic activism and San Francisco labor, 1934-1958 / William Issel -- Memories of the red decade: HUAC investigations in Maryland / Vernon L. Pedersen -- Negotiating Cold War politics: the Washington Pension Union and the labor left in the 1940s and 1950s / Margaret Miller -- The lost world of United States labor education: curricula at east and west coast communist schools, 1944-1957 / Marvin Gettleman -- Operation Dixie, the Red Scare, and the defeat of southern labor organizing / Michael K. Honey -- 'A dangerous demagogue': containing the influence of the Mexican labor-left and its United States allies / Gigi Peterson.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Labor and the Cold War: the legacy of McCarthyism / Ellen Schrecker -- Uncivil war: an oral history of labor, communism, and community in Schenectady, New York, 1944-1954 / Gerald Zahavi -- Mixed melody: anticommunism and the United Packinghouse Workers in California agriculture, 1954-1961 / Don Watson -- The United Packinghouse Workers of America, civil rights, and the Communist Party in Chicago / Randi Storch -- 'An anarchist with a program': east coast shipyard workers, the labor left, and the origins of Cold War unionism / David Palmer -- The battle for Standard Coil: the United Electrical Workers, the Community Service Organization, and the Catholic church in Latino East Los Angeles / Kenneth C. Burt -- Popular anticommunism and the UE in Evansville, Indiana / Samuel W. White -- 'A stern struggle': Catholic activism and San Francisco labor, 1934-1958 / William Issel -- Memories of the red decade: HUAC investigations in Maryland / Vernon L. Pedersen -- Negotiating Cold War politics: the Washington Pension Union and the labor left in the 1940s and 1950s / Margaret Miller -- The lost world of United States labor education: curricula at east and west coast communist schools, 1944-1957 / Marvin Gettleman -- Operation Dixie, the Red Scare, and the defeat of southern labor organizing / Michael K. Honey -- 'A dangerous demagogue': containing the influence of the Mexican labor-left and its United States allies / Gigi Peterson.

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