The Resource Common sense & a little fire : women and working-class politics in the United States, 1900-1965, Annelise Orleck, (ebook)

Common sense & a little fire : women and working-class politics in the United States, 1900-1965, Annelise Orleck, (ebook)

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Common sense & a little fire : women and working-class politics in the United States, 1900-1965
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Common sense & a little fire
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women and working-class politics in the United States, 1900-1965
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Annelise Orleck
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Common sense and a little fire
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eng
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Over twenty years after its initial publication, Annelise Orleck's Common Sense and a Little Fire continues to resonate with its harrowing story of activism, labor, and women's history. Orleck traces the personal and public lives of four immigrant women activists who left a lasting imprint on American politics. Though they have rarely made more than cameo appearances in previous histories, Rose Schneiderman, Fannia Cohn, Clara Lemlich Shavelson, and Pauline Newman played important roles in the emergence of organized labor, the New Deal welfare state, adult education, and the modern women's movement. Orleck takes her four subjects from turbulent, turn-of-the-century Eastern Europe to the radical ferment of New York's Lower East Side and the gaslit tenements where young workers studied together. Orleck paints a compelling picture of housewives' food and rent protests, of grim conditions in the garment shops, of factory-floor friendships that laid the basis for a mass uprising of young women garment workers, and of the impassioned rallies working women organized for suffrage. Featuring a new preface by the author, this new edition reasserts itself as a pivotal text in twentieth-century labor history
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Midwest
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Orleck, Annelise
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331.47809730904
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non fiction
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dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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Gender & American culture
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  • Women in the labor movement
  • Working class women
  • Jewish women
  • Women social reformers
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adult
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Common sense & a little fire : women and working-class politics in the United States, 1900-1965, Annelise Orleck, (ebook)
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9781469635927
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MWT12049338
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Common sense & a little fire : women and working-class politics in the United States, 1900-1965, Annelise Orleck, (ebook)
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Publication
Distribution
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online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781469635927
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12049338
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12049338
System control number
MWT12049338
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Mode of access: World Wide Web

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