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Barons of Labor : The San Francisco Building Trades and Union Power in the Progressive Era

Barons of Labor : The San Francisco Building Trades and Union Power in the Progressive Era - 87 edition

Barons of Labor : The San Francisco Building Trades and Union Power in the Progressive Era - 87 edition

ISBN13: 9780252060755

ISBN10: 025206075X

Barons of Labor : The San Francisco Building Trades and Union Power in the Progressive Era by Michael Kazin - ISBN 9780252060755
Edition: 87
Copyright: 1987
Publisher: University of Illinois Press
Published: 1987
International: No
Barons of Labor : The San Francisco Building Trades and Union Power in the Progressive Era by Michael Kazin - ISBN 9780252060755

ISBN13: 9780252060755

ISBN10: 025206075X

Edition: 87

Summary

''Kazin's book is about far more than the construction industry: it also illuminates the social and political history of San Francisco. . . . Gracefully written and adorned with evocative portraits of local political and labor leaders, Barons of Labor is absorbing reading as well as a fine piece of history.'' The Nation''A bold and pioneering work that revises our understanding of skilled craftsmen and the politics of class in the Progressive Era.'' Journal of American History''Barons of Labor, is superb work, carefully researched and written with clarity, vitality, and wit, a pleasure as well as an education to read.'' Labor History

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