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The Resource William Z. Foster and the tragedy of American radicalism, James R. Barrett

William Z. Foster and the tragedy of American radicalism, James R. Barrett

Label
William Z. Foster and the tragedy of American radicalism
Title
William Z. Foster and the tragedy of American radicalism
Statement of responsibility
James R. Barrett
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • "William Z. Foster and the Tragedy of American Radicalism incorporates the indigenous and the international factors that determined the fate of American communism. By tracing the evolution of Foster's experiences and ideology and assaying the quality of his political commitment as a worker and organizer in the American West and Midwest, Barret provides foundation for understanding the basis for radicalism among twentieth-century American workers."--Jacket
  • "William Z. Foster and the Tragedy of American Radicalism incorporates the indigenous and the international factors that determined the fate of American communism. By tracing the evolution of Foster's experiences and ideology and assaying the quality of his political commitment as a worker and organizer in the American West and Midwest, Barret provides foundation for understanding the basis for radicalism among twentieth-century American workers."--BOOK JACKET
Member of
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1950-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Barrett, James R.
Dewey number
  • 331.88/092
  • B
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
HX84.F6
LC item number
B37 1999
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Working class in American history
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Labor leaders
  • Radicalism
  • Labor unions
  • Communism
  • Working class
  • Communists
  • Foster, William Z
Label
William Z. Foster and the tragedy of American radicalism, James R. Barrett
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 279-343) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- Skittereen and the open road, 1881-1904 -- From socialism to syndicalism, 1904-12 -- The militant minority, 1912-16 -- The Chicago stockyards, 1917-18 -- The great steel strike, 1918-19 -- From syndicalism to communism, 1920-22 -- Boring from within, 1922-25 -- Factionalism, 1925-29 -- Class against class, 1929-35 -- On the margins of the popular front, 1935-45 -- Five minutes to midnight, 1945-56 -- The final conflict, 1956-61 -- Conclusion
Control code
40890894
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xiii, 352 pages, 10 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780252020469
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
99006192
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits
Label
William Z. Foster and the tragedy of American radicalism, James R. Barrett
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 279-343) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- Skittereen and the open road, 1881-1904 -- From socialism to syndicalism, 1904-12 -- The militant minority, 1912-16 -- The Chicago stockyards, 1917-18 -- The great steel strike, 1918-19 -- From syndicalism to communism, 1920-22 -- Boring from within, 1922-25 -- Factionalism, 1925-29 -- Class against class, 1929-35 -- On the margins of the popular front, 1935-45 -- Five minutes to midnight, 1945-56 -- The final conflict, 1956-61 -- Conclusion
Control code
40890894
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xiii, 352 pages, 10 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780252020469
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
99006192
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits

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