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NEW The Homestead Strike : Labor, Violence, and American Industry by Paul Kahan




The Homestead Strike: Labor, Violence, and American Industry by Paul E Kahan


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Inventing the Pinkertons; or, Spies, Sleuths, Mercenaries, and Thugs: Being a story of the nation's most famous detective agency

by: S. Paul O'Hara

Between 1865 and 1937, Pinkerton’s National Detective Agency was at the center of countless conflicts between capital and labor, bandits and railroads, and strikers and state power. Some believed that the detectives were protecting society from dangerous criminal conspiracies; others thought that armed Pinkertons were capital’s tool to crush worker dissent. Yet the image of the Pinkerton detective also inspired romantic and sensationalist novels, reflected shifting ideals of Victorian manhood, and embodied a particular kind of rough frontier justice.
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Ravenswood: The Steelworkers' Victory and the Revival of American Labor

by: Tom Juravich, Kate Bronfenbrenner
Over the past two decades, Americans have seen their workplaces downsized and streamlined, their jobs out-sourced, sped up, and, all too often, eliminated. Unions have seemed powerless to defend their members, with big defeats in the strikes at PATCO, Eastern Airlines, International Paper, and Hormel. Ravenswood recounts how the United Steelworkers of America, in a battle waged over an aluminum plant in West Virginia, proved that organized labor can still win--even against a company controlled by one of the world's richest and most powerful men.
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The Homestead Strike of 1892

by: Arthur Burgoyne
In 1893 Arthur Burgoyne, one of Pittsburgh’s most skilled and sensitive journalists, published Homestead, a complete history of the 1892 Homestead strike and the ensuing conflict between the Carnegie Steel Company and the Amalgamated Association of Iron and Steel Workers.  Accurate, readable, and judiciously balanced in assigning blame, this work gives crucial insight into a turbulent period in Pittsburgh’s history.
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Darkness Visible: A Novel of the 1892 Homestead Strike

by: Trilby Busch
Tensions escalate in a wage dispute between Carnegie Steel and unionized workers in the gritty mill town of Homestead, Pennsylvania, during the spring of 1892. When the company's contract with the Amalgamated Association of Iron and Steel workers expires at the end of June, Carnegie's partner, H.C.Frick, locks out workers at the mill. This move to break the union sets the stage for a confrontation that makes headlines around the world. The story of the 1892 Homestead Strike is told primarily from the points of view of two characters living in Homestead.
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