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Starting with the "Great Upheaval" general strike ofit moves quickly through other mass actions of labor history, ending with the labor upheaval of the Vietnam era, with a piece on the significance of the mass strike at the end, as well as a long afterword by the author on changing labor tactics in an increasingly globalised world/5(14).
The Strike Series The series of Strike stories continues to grow. The Cuckoo’s Calling, The Silkworm and Career of Evil have all been adapted from book to television, with Lethal White TV also coming soon, followed by the new book, Troubled Blood. Strike. describes what is left out of ordinary history books: the dramatic story of repeated, massive, and often violent revolts by ordinary working people in America.
The story includes nearly nation-wide general strikes, the seizure of vast industrial establishments, non-violent direct action on a massive scale, and armed battles with. A Fight for the Soul of Public Education: The Story of the Chicago Teachers Strike Hardcover – November 4, by Steven Ashby (Author), Robert Bruno (Author) out of 5 stars 2 ratings See all formats and editionsCited by: 5.
John Tully, Silvertown: The Lost Story Of A Strike That Shook London And Helped Launch The Modern Labour Movement (Lawrence & Wishart, ), pp John Tully has done much more than write a book about a strike in this fascinating : John Westmoreland.
Cormoran Strike is a series of crime fiction novels written by British author J. Rowling, published under the pseudonym Robert Galbraith. The story chronicles the cases of private detective Cormoran Strike and his partner Robin Ellacott.
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'The Homework Strike' by Greg Pincus is a relevant and worthwhile story about the power of standing up and fighting for what one believes in, even /5(27). Budding reporter, Tala Mendoza, thinks life in Delano, California, is boring. But that's before her father and other members of the local Filipino grape workers' union vote to strike.
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| 1 Jan out of 5 stars 1. The strike at Shane's. A prize story of Indiana. Specializing in Rare, Fine & Interesting Books in Many Fields, First Editions, Americana, Literature, Fine & Early Printing, Travel, History of Language, Appraisals Contact Seller; Shipping & Return.
The Pullman Strike: The Story of a Unique Experiment and of a Great Labor Upheaval Page of Phoenix books Phoenix books, P Author: Almont Lindsey: Publisher: University of Chicago Press, ISBN:Length: pages:.
The Pullman Strike of threatened an entire nation with social and economic upheaval. Describing both its immediate results in business and its far-reaching effects on trade unionism, the author treats the dramatic story of the strike no as an isolated conflict, but as a culminating explosion.
Salmond's work is a much needed book on a crucial strike in southern industrial history. The book is excellently researched, drawing on interviews with former participants of the strike and an abundant source of contemporary s: 8.
Loved this book. Great story about friendship, the power of hope, and two kids whose lives are changed when one of them gets struck by lightning. Nate is the most unlucky person ever until he survived being struck by lightning.
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Try the new Google Books Get print book. No eBook available The Story of the Dockers' Strike Told by Two East Londoners Sir Herbert Llewellyn Smith, Vaughan Nash Snippet view.
Strike is a British crime drama television programme based on the Cormoran Strike detective novels written by J. Rowling under the pseudonym Robert Galbraith. The programme was first broadcast on BBC One on 27 Augustafter receiving an advance premiere at the.
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Publisher Description. There was something characteristically inaccurate about that statement, for Miss Allison was rather undersized in one way and oversized in another; at least that, too, is what her friends said. J.K. Rowling’s fifth Cormoran Strike thriller, under the pseudonym Robert Galbraith, is “Troubled Blood.” If you buy books linked on our site, doesn’t speak until late in the story.
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The conventional story of the miners strike, which began 30 years ago, is now being challenged. David Edgar looks at the literature of the dispute – and explores its legacy. Try the new Google Books. Check out the new look and enjoy easier access to your favorite features.
Try it now. No thanks. Try the new Google Books Get print book. No eBook available Silver Strike: The True Story of Silver Mining in the Coeur D'Alenes William Tecumseh Stoll Snippet view - Silver Strike: The True Story of Silver Mining. "We spent a long time talking about what we felt was the core of the book" writer Tom Edge on adapting Lethal White Trailer - Strike: Lethal White Duration: John Dunne was an observer and a participant in many of the activities during the strike period.
This book is the culmination of his effort to recreate the event. The book is largely a memoir, with some analysis of Chavez's legacy and the importance of farm worker s: 5. Historian and novelist John Tully, author of the monumental social history of the rubber industry The Devil’s Milk, tells the story of the Silvertown strike in vivid prose.
He rescues the uprising—overshadowed by other strikes during this period—from relative obscurity and argues for its significance to both the labor and socialist movements. In John Gregory Dunne Dunne’s first book, Delano: The Story of the California Grape Strike (; rev.
ed., ), examines the labour and social issues surrounding the grape pickers’ strike of the mids. The Studio () is a telling portrait of the motion-picture industry as seen through the eyes of. Download Greta's Story: The Schoolgirl Who Went on Strike to Save the Planet.
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You. Of the wave of labor strikes that swept through the South inthe one at the Loray Mill in Gastonia, North Carolina, is perhaps the best remembered. In Gastonia John Salmond provides the first detailed account of the complex events surrounding the strike at the largest textile mill in the Southeast.
His compelling narrative unravels the confusing story of the shooting of the town's. CUMBERLAND — “Strike the Fuse” by James Rada Jr. continues the story of Matt Ansaro, a Pinkerton agent sent to Eckhart during the coal mining strike to spy on his friends and family for the coal companies.
What the Pinkerton Agency doesn’t know is that Ansaro is also working behind the scenes to keep his family from being blacklisted. --" Strike Zone brings the game of baseball to life, but moreover, it addresses immigration, a current issue in U.S.
culture and politics. Teens will choose to read Strike Zone as a "sports book" but will root for Nick both on and off the field. The Garcia family's desire to become legal U.S. citizens is well woven into this fast-paced story.".The Story of Lucky Strike by Roy C.
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