U.S. Labor Movement and Latin America: A History of Workers' Response to Intervention; Vol. I 1846-1919

Philip S. Foner (Author)
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Description

This is history as it should be written: massive research and thorough documentation producing a story that tells itself. Recommended for academic history, labor, and Latin American studies collections. Choice

Foner's book is primarily valuable as a documentary record. It pays meticulous attention to the labour and socialist press of the time. . . . [A] worthy source of information. Latin America Connexions

This noted historian writes in his fluid style about the sometimes contradictory positions taken by the labor unions and socialists in response to American intervention in Central America (long before today's Contras), from the Mexican War of 1846 to the founding of the Pan-American Federation of Labor in 1918.

Product Details

Price
$86.40
Publisher
Praeger
Publish Date
February 28, 1988
Pages
238
Dimensions
6.14 X 0.56 X 9.21 inches | 1.13 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9780897891318
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About the Author

Philip S. Foner (1910-1994) was an American historian and professor. He wrote and edited more than a hundred books, including the ten-volume History of the Labor Movement in the United States and The Black Panthers Speak.

Reviews

"This is history as it should be written: massive research and thorough documentation producing a story that tells itself. Recommended for academic history, labor, and Latin American studies collections."-Choice
?Foner's book is primarily valuable as a documentary record. It pays meticulous attention to the labour and socialist press of the time. . . . [A] worthy source of information.?-Latin America Connexions
?This is history as it should be written: massive research and thorough documentation producing a story that tells itself. Recommended for academic history, labor, and Latin American studies collections.?-Choice
"Foner's book is primarily valuable as a documentary record. It pays meticulous attention to the labour and socialist press of the time. . . . [A] worthy source of information."-Latin America Connexions