Strikebreaking & intimidation : mercenaries and masculinity in twentieth-century America / Stephen H. Norwood.

Published
  • Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press c2002
Physical description
xii, 328 p. : ill ; 25 cm.
ISBN
  • 0807827053 (alk. paper)
  • 0807853739 (pbk. : alk. paper)
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.
Genre
  • Bibliography
  • Illustrated
Language
  • English

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