Irish Titan, Irish Toilers: Joseph Banigan and Nineteenth-Century New England Labor (Revisiting New England)
Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: "Irish Titan, Irish Toilers is a superlative labour history of Rhode Island at a formative stage in the industrialization of America. Its mid-century experience was fueled by an endless stream of impoverished Irish immigrants who often violently resisted discrimination and who kept alive memories of childhood pain and grievance for a distant time and place. "From the 'Bannikan' cabin in county Monaghan to the Banigan mansion in Wayland Square, Providence, Scott Molloy uses Joseph Banigan's story and the Woonsocket Rubber Company as sounding boards for the story of Irish immigration into this nineteenth-century cauldron of political struggle and labor resistance. His authority and scholarship as a labor historian is, if anything, enhanced by the book's racy, action-packed narrative of riots, strikes, ethnic prejudice, political chicanery, enterprise, initiative, and above all, in the end, American success and achievement. It's a story well told and well worth the reading.". Codice inventario libreria ABE_book_new_1584656913
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L'autore: SCOTT MOLLOY is an award-winning Professor at the Labor Research Center, University of Rhode Island. He previously drove a bus, was a union activist, and was Chief of Staff to a United States Congresswoman. A prolific writer, Molloy?s most recent book is Trolley Wars: Streetcar Workers on the Line (UNH, 2007).
Titolo: Irish Titan, Irish Toilers: Joseph Banigan ...
Casa editrice: New Hampshire
Data di pubblicazione: 2008
Legatura: Soft cover
Condizione libro: New
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Lewiston, NY, U.S.A.
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