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Title:
Strikebreaking and intimidation : mercenaries and masculinity in twentieth-century America
Author:
Norwood, Stephen H. (Stephen Harlan), 1951-
Publication Information:
Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, [2002]

©2002
Physical Description:
xii, 328 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
Introduction: The emergence of the anti-labor mercenary --The student as strikebreaker: College youth and the crisis of masculinity in the early twentieth century -- Gunfighters on the urban frontier: Strikebreakers in the car wars -- Forging a new masculinity: African American strikebreaking in the North in the early twentieth century -- Cossacks of the coal fields: Corporate mercenaries in the mine wars -- Ford's brass knuckles: Harry Bennett, the cult of muscularity, and anti-labor terror, 1920-1945 -- They shall not pass: Paramilitary combat against strikebreaking in the auto industry, 1933-1939 -- Epilogue: anti-unionism in America, 1945-2000.
Reading Level:
1440 Lexile.
ISBN:
9780807827055

9780807853733
Format :
Book