Tobacco Workers Books
Books con argomento Tobacco Workers
Brandt Allan M. (FRW)
edizioni Princeton Univ Pr collana Princeton Univ Pr (Paperback)
Tobacco Capitalism tells the story of the people who live and work on U.S. tobacco farms at a time when the global tobacco industry is undergoing profound changes. Against the backdrop of the antitobacco movement, the globalization and industrialization of agriculture, and intense debates over immigration, Peter Benson...
Civil Rights Unionism
Korstad Robert Rodgers
edizioni Univ of North Carolina Pr collana Univ of North Carolina Pr (Paperback)
Drawing on scores of interviews with black and white tobacco workers in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, Robert Korstad brings to life the forgotten heroes of Local 22 of the Food, Tobacco, Agricultural and Allied Workers of America-CIO. These workers confronted a system of racial capitalism that consigned African Americans...
edizioni Sussex Academic Pr collana Sussex Academic Pr (Hardcover)
Militant Women of a Fragile Nation
edizioni Syracuse Univ Pr collana Syracuse Univ Pr (Hardcover) , 2009
This micro history of the women working in Lebanese tobacco factories under French and national control gives a new slant on the role of women in the Near East. Abisaab (history, McGill University) traces the growth of the sense of identity and entitlement among working women as they moved from a largely rural silk-based...
Grasberg Judith E. (TRN)
edizioni Univ of Texas Pr collana (Hardcover)
The practice of reading aloud has a long history, and the tradition still survives in Cuba as a hard-won right deeply embedded in cigar factory workers' culture. In El Lector, Araceli Tinajero deftly traces the evolution of the reader from nineteenth-century Cuba to the present and its eventual dissemination to Tampa,...