Table of contents for From the folks who brought you the weekend : a short, illustrated history of labor in the United States / Priscilla Murolo and A.B. Chitty ; illustrations by Joe Sacco.


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CHAPTER 1-Labor in Colonial America: The Bound
             and the Free
    Legacies of Conquest
    Indentured Labor in British Colonies
    Slavery
    Free Labor
    Unruly Labor

CHAPTER 2-The American Revolution
    From Resistance to Independence
    The People's War and the Gentlemen's Republic
    Republican Legacies

CHAPTER 3-Slavery and Freedom in the New Republic
    "If You Can't Fight, Kick"
    Wage Workers and Activism
    Solidarity and Fragmentation
    Westward Expansion and Irrepressible Conflict



CHAPTER 4-Civil War and Reconstruction
    The Civil War
    Southern Reconstruction and Counterrevolution
    Labor Movements and Struggles
    Whose Government?


CHAPTER 5-Labor Versus Monopoly in the
             Gilded Age
    Industrial Capitalism: Consolidation and Crisis
    The Working Classes
    The Knights of Labor
    The American Federation of Labor
    Populism and Racism


CHAPTER 6-Labor and Empire
    Empire Abroad, Empire at Home
    The Labor Movement in the Progressive Era
    The Great War
    The War's Aftermath


CHAPTER 7-America, Inc.
    The Roaring Twenties
    The Labor Movement of the Twenties
    Early Years of the Great Depression
    Labor Rising


CHAPTER 8-Labor on the March
    Grassroots Unionism
    The Rise of the CIO
    Whose America?


CHAPTER 9-Hot War, Cold War
   America at War
   The Postwar World
   "Big Labor"


CHAPTER 10-The Sixties
    In the Spirit of Montgomery
    "Power to the People"



    The Sixties in the Workplace
    A House Divided

CHAPTER 11-Hard Times
    Lean and Mean
    Race to the Bottom
    Fighting Back

CHAPTER 12-Brave New World
    Making Change
    Steps Forward, Steps Back
    Turn of the Century








Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Labor United States History, Working class United States History, Labor movement United States History