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Labor"s Cold War

Local Politics in a Global Context (Working Class in American History)

by Shelton Stromquist

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Published by University of Illinois Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Political science & theory,
  • Social history,
  • Political Science,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • USA,
  • Labor & Industrial Relations - General,
  • Political Ideologies - General,
  • United States - 20th Century,
  • Political Science / Political Ideologies / General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages320
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10227730M
    ISBN 100252032225
    ISBN 109780252032226

    During the years of the cold war, organized labor often differed with the party: in George Meany, then head of the Federation, broke with the Democratic presidential nominee, George McGovern, in disgust over the latter’s plan to sue for peace in Southeast Asia by “going to Hanoi.”.


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Examining the impact of American Cold War politics on disparate local arenas, Labor's Cold War reveals that anticommunist challenges reshaped local political cultures and set the stage for new rounds of political debate.

The contributors demonstrate that the anticommunist movement was more diverse, more pervasive, and more sharply and creatively contested than previous 4/5(1).

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