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050 4 _aHD8055.A5 G784 1998
082 0 _a322.20973
100 1 _aGreene, Julie.
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245 1 0 _aPure and Simple Politics :
_bThe American Federation of Labor and Political Activism, 1881-1917.
264 1 _aCambridge :
_bCambridge University Press,
_c1998.
264 4 _c©1998.
300 _a1 online resource (311 pages)
336 _atext
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337 _acomputer
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338 _aonline resource
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505 0 _aCover -- Half-title -- Title -- Copyright -- Dedication -- Contents -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- The Historians and American Labor Politics -- State and Society in Progressive America -- PART ONE The Rise of Pure and Simple Politics -- CHAPTER ONE Building the Federation -- The Social Roots of the AFL -- Preserving the Trade Unions -- Gompers and the Triumph of Conservative Unionism -- CHAPTER TWO The Revolt Against Party Slavery -- The Problem of Working-Class Politics -- The Birth of "Pure and Simple" Politics -- Gompers's Political Vision -- CHAPTER THREE Labor's New Century -- The Federation's Political Agenda -- The Open-Shop Drive -- Lobbying and Class Conflict -- Beyond Lobbying -- PART TWO The Strike at the Ballot Box -- CHAPTER FOUR A Popular Uprising of Honest Men -- Labor's Program -- Resources at the Top -- Tactics at the Bottom -- Political Conflict in the AFL -- CHAPTER FIVE Delivering the Labor Vote -- Partisan Culture and the Working Class -- The Birth of Labor's Democracy -- Shall the People Rule? -- Prosperity Politics -- CHAPTER SIX Party Politics and Workers' Discontent -- Workers and the Campaign -- The Local Face of Labor Politics -- Workers Deliver Their Votes -- PART THREE The Retreat from Popular Politics -- CHAPTER SEVEN Quiet Campaigns -- Rebellion Within and Without -- Labor's Elite Politics -- The Changing Terrain of American Politics -- CHAPTER EIGHT The Making of Labor's Democracy -- AFL Politics and the New Democratic Order -- Recasting American Labor Politics -- Workers and the 1916 Presidential Campaign -- Conclusion -- Index.
520 _aThis study explores the political evolution of the US labor movement, from 1881 to 1917.
588 _aDescription based on publisher supplied metadata and other sources.
590 _aElectronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2019. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
650 0 _aAmerican Federation of Labor--History.
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655 4 _aElectronic books.
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776 0 8 _iPrint version:
_aGreene, Julie
_tPure and Simple Politics : The American Federation of Labor and Political Activism, 1881–1917
_dCambridge : Cambridge University Press,c1998
_z9780521433983
797 2 _aProQuest (Firm)
856 4 0 _uhttps://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/thebc/detail.action?docID=147290
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