Black Detroit and the Rise of the Uaw

Black Detroit and the Rise of the Uaw

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Investigates the causes, growth, and result of Black involvement in the UAW during the New Dealshow more

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  • Paperback | 289 pages
  • 134.62 x 200.66 x 20.32mm | 272.15g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 0195028953
  • 9780195028959

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"August Meier and Elliott Rudwick break new ground in presenting a detailed and extraordinarily complex account of the situation in Detroit."--American Historical Review"By ignoring the conventional lines between labor and black history, Meier and Rudwick have found an unexplored middle ground--the net of relations between the black community and white economic institutions--that shaped the working life of blacks in Detroit's auto plants. This is a major achievement."--David Brody, University of California, Davis"The story has been told before, but never with such insight or painstaking detail."--Journal of American Historyshow more

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