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The Resource Civil rights unionism : tobacco workers and the struggle for democracy in the mid-twentieth-century South, Robert Rodgers Korstad

Civil rights unionism : tobacco workers and the struggle for democracy in the mid-twentieth-century South, Robert Rodgers Korstad

Label
Civil rights unionism : tobacco workers and the struggle for democracy in the mid-twentieth-century South
Title
Civil rights unionism
Title remainder
tobacco workers and the struggle for democracy in the mid-twentieth-century South
Statement of responsibility
Robert Rodgers Korstad
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Drawing on interviews with black and white tobacco workers in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, Korstad explores their confrontations against racial capitalism that consigned African Americans to the basest jobs in the industry, perpetuated low wages for all southerners and shored up white supremacy
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Korstad, Robert Rodgers
Dewey number
331.88/17973/0975667
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Food, Tobacco, Agricultural, and Allied Workers Union of America
  • Tobacco workers
  • Civil rights movements
Label
Civil rights unionism : tobacco workers and the struggle for democracy in the mid-twentieth-century South, Robert Rodgers Korstad
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 475-522) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Those Who Were Not Afraid -- Industrial and Political Revolutions -- Winston-Salem, North Carolina: Country Small Town Grown Big Town Rich, and Poor -- R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company: A Moneymaking Place -- Social Learning -- Talking Union -- A Dream Come True -- Like Being Reconstructed -- In Dreams Begin Responsibilities -- There Was Nothing in the City That Didn't Concern the Tobacco Union -- It Wasn't Just Wages We Wanted, but Freedom -- Fighting the Fire -- Jim Crow Must Go -- If You Beat the White Man at One Trick, He Will Try Another -- Trust the Bridge That Carried Us Over
Control code
ocm53932316
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 556 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780807854549
Level of compression
unknown
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)53932316
Label
Civil rights unionism : tobacco workers and the struggle for democracy in the mid-twentieth-century South, Robert Rodgers Korstad
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 475-522) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Those Who Were Not Afraid -- Industrial and Political Revolutions -- Winston-Salem, North Carolina: Country Small Town Grown Big Town Rich, and Poor -- R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company: A Moneymaking Place -- Social Learning -- Talking Union -- A Dream Come True -- Like Being Reconstructed -- In Dreams Begin Responsibilities -- There Was Nothing in the City That Didn't Concern the Tobacco Union -- It Wasn't Just Wages We Wanted, but Freedom -- Fighting the Fire -- Jim Crow Must Go -- If You Beat the White Man at One Trick, He Will Try Another -- Trust the Bridge That Carried Us Over
Control code
ocm53932316
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 556 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780807854549
Level of compression
unknown
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)53932316

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