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Title Texas labor history [electronic resource] / edited by Bruce A. Glasrud and James C. Maroney.
Publication Info. College Station : Texas A&M University Press, c2013.
Edition 1st ed.
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Description 1 online resource.
Series Centennial series of the Association of Former Students, Texas A&M University ; no. 119.
Note Description based on print version record.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 405-420) and index.
Contents Introduction: the neglected heritage of Texas labor / James C. Maroney and Bruce A. Glasrud -- The early history of labor organizations in Texas, 1838-1876 / James V. Reese -- On empire's shore : free and unfree workers in Galveston, Texas, 1840-1860 / Robert S. Shelton -- The cowboy strike of 1883 : its causes and meaning / Robert E. Zeigler -- The radical potential of the Knights' biracialism : the 1885-1886 Gould system strikes and their aftermath / Theresa A. Case -- "Underground patriots" : Thurber coal miners and the struggle for industrial freedom, 1888-1903 / Marilyn D. Rhinehart -- The gospel of wealth goes south : John Henry Kirby and labor's struggle for self-determination, 1901-1916 / George T. Morgan Jr. -- Tenant farmer discontent and socialist protest in Texas, 1901-1917 / James R. Green -- The Texas-Louisiana oil field strike of 1917 / James C. Maroney -- Opening the closed shop : the Galveston longshoremen's strike of 1920-1921 / Joseph Abel -- Tejana radical : Emma Tenayuca and the San Antonio labor movement during the Great Depression / Zaragosa Vargas -- Unionizing the Trinity Portland Cement Company in Dallas, Texas, 1934-1939 / Gregg Andrews -- Discord in Dallas : auto workers, city fathers, and the Ford Motor Company, 1937-1941 / George N. Green -- Texas homeworkers in the Depression / Julia Kirk Blackwelder -- Black Texans and theater craft unionism : the struggle for racial equality / Ernest Obadele-Starks -- The failed promise of wartime opportunity for Mexicans in the Texas oil industry / Emilio Zamora -- No gold watch for Jim Crow's retirement : the abolition of segregated unionism at Houston's Hughes Tool Company / Michael R. Botson Jr. -- "Better to die on our feet than to live on our knees" : United Farm Workers and strikes in the Lower Rio Grande Valley, 1966-1967 / Mary Margaret McAllen Amberson -- Adelante compaƱeros : the sanitation worker's struggle in Lubbock, Texas, 1968-1972 / Yolanda G. Romero.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Perth, W.A. Available via World Wide Web.
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Subject Labor -- Texas -- History -- 19th century.
Labor -- Texas -- History -- 20th century.
Labor movement -- Texas -- History -- 19th century.
Labor movement -- Texas -- History -- 20th century.
Labor unions -- Texas -- History -- 19th century.
Labor unions -- Texas -- History -- 20th century.
Added Author Glasrud, Bruce A.
Maroney, James C., 1936-
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ISBN 1603449787 (electronic bk.)
9781603449786 (electronic bk.)
9781603449441 (cloth : alk. paper)
1603449442 (cloth : alk. paper)
9781603449458 (pbk. : alk. paper)
1603449450 (pbk. : alk. paper)
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