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Brotherhoods of Color Black Railroad Workers and the Struggle for Equality by Eric Arnesen

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Published by Harvard University Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • American history: c 1800 to c 1900,
  • American history: from c 1900 -,
  • Black studies,
  • Civil rights & citizenship,
  • Railway transport industries,
  • Social history,
  • 20th century,
  • c 1800 to c 1900,
  • United States - 20th Century,
  • Labor & Industrial Relations - General,
  • Social Science,
  • Sociology,
  • USA,
  • United States - General,
  • Discrimination & Racism,
  • Ethnic Studies - African American Studies - Histor,
  • Social Science / African-American Studies,
  • Ethnic Studies - African American Studies - General

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages352
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7670718M
ISBN 100674008170
ISBN 109780674008175

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From the time the first tracks were laid in the early nineteenth century, the railroad has occupied a crucial place in America's historical imagination. Now, for the first time, Arnesen gives us an untold piece of that vital American institution -- the story of African Americans on the railroad.   The Brotherhoods is the riveting account of the notorious rogue cops charged with murdering for the mob, and the brilliant detective who stalked them. With unparalleled access to both the NYPD and organized crime, a gallery of unforgettable characters, and sweeping from Manhattan to Las Vegas to Hollywood, this is the ultimate wiseguy story /5(97).   Brotherhoods of Color: Black Railroad Workers and the Struggle for Equality available in Paperback, NOOK Book. Read an excerpt of this book! Add to Wishlist. ISBN The focus of the book is the troubled history of the railroads in the exploitation of black workers from slavery until the civil rights movement, with an insightful Brand: Harvard. Brotherhoods of Color Book Description: From the time the first tracks were laid in the early nineteenth century, the railroad has occupied a crucial place in America's historical imagination.

  Brotherhoods of Color: Black Railroad Workers and the Struggle for Equality by Eric Arnesen in DJVU, FB3, TXT download e-book. Welcome to our site, dear reader! All content included on our site, such as text, images, digital downloads and other, is the property of it's content suppliers and protected by US and international copyright laws%().   Brotherhoods of Color: Black Railroad Workers and the Struggle for Equality. By Eric Arnesen (Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, PP. $/cloth $/paper). Eric Arnesen has staked our an important and subtle position for himself in recent debates on African Americans and the American trade union movement. In Brotherhoods of Color, Eric Arnesen’s book is a key contribution to the history of this sad, but often heroic struggle for equality. We'll Help Your Grades Soar. Brotherhoods of Color is a solid piece of historical scholarship. Although it pays less attention to the interplay of African American workplace and larger community-building efforts than do many other recent studies on the subject, it helps us to understand better the role of organized black labor within African American and U.S. labor and.

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