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May Day: A Short History of the International Worker's Holiday 1886-1986 epub

by Philip Sheldon Foner


May Day: A Short History of the International Worker's Holiday 1886-1986 epub

ISBN: 0717806332

ISBN13: 978-0717806331

Author: Philip Sheldon Foner

Category: Other

Subcategory: Humanities

Language: English

Publisher: Intl Pub; 1st edition (January 1, 1986)

Pages: 192 pages

ePUB book: 1522 kb

FB2 book: 1608 kb

Rating: 4.2

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184 pages, 2 unnumbered pages of plates : 22 cm. This is the story of May Day, a day of political demonstrations and celebrations organized by unions and other labor groups.

184 pages, 2 unnumbered pages of plates : 22 cm. The holiday started in the United States in the 1880s and since 1890 celebrated by working people worldwide. This book explains its origins and describes celebrations through the years. It describes those who protested the injustices of their time as they united to demand shorter work hours and a world free from imperialist war. Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book by Foner, Philip Sheldon. Paperback: 192 pages. Chapter titles include "The Roots of May Day," "The First May Day and the Haymarket Affair," May Day-Watchword for Millions 1891-1914" up until last chapter, "1960 to the Eve of the Centennial" Foner's writing style is clear and to the point yet easy enough to follow. It looks like a very good book for anyone studying labor movements, May Day or American history. One person found this helpful.

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Foner is best remembered for his 10-volume History of the Labor Movement in the United States, published between 1947 and 1994. May Day: A Short History of the International Workers' Holiday, 1886-1986. New York: International Publishers, 1986. Labor Movement and Latin America: A History of Workers' Response to Intervention.

Workers' Holiday, 1886-1896' and written by Philip S. Foner, International Publishers, New York, 1st ed published 1986.

May Day: A Short History of the International Workers' Holiday, 1886-1896' and written by Philip S. Chapter titles include "The Roots of May Day," "The First May Day and the Haymarket Affair," May Day-Watchword for Millions 1891-1914" up until last chapter, "1960 to the Eve of the Centennial" Foner's writing style is clear and to the point yet easy to follow.

May Day: A Short History of the International Workers' Holiday, 1886-1986. We Dare be Free: A History of the Labor Movement in the US from Colonial Times through World War I. New York : Joint Board Fur, Leather & Machine Workers Union, Local 1-FLM, 1983

May Day: A Short History of the International Workers' Holiday, 1886-1986. South Hadley, MA: Bergin and Garvey, 1988. New York : Joint Board Fur, Leather & Machine Workers Union, Local 1-FLM, 1983. Letters to the Chicago Workingman's Advocate, November 26, 1870-December 2, 1871. By Wilhelm Liebknecht.

Release Date:March 1986. Publisher:International Publishers Company, Incorporated.

MAY DAY, A Short History of the International Workers' Holiday, 1886-1986" By Philip S. Foner. The origins of May Day, with highlights of its first century from around the world. Photo of Philip S.

May Day: A Short History of the International Worker's Holiday 1886-1986. Philip Sheldon Foner was an American labor historian and teacher. Books by Philip S. Mor. rivia About May Day. This book is not yet featured on Listopia.

The words ''Haymarket martyrs'' or ''Chicago martyrs'' have become a symbol of May Day the world over. PHILIP S. FONER Philadelphia, May 5, 1986 The writer, professor emeritus of history at Lincoln University, is author of the just published ''May Day: A Short History of the International Workers' Holiday, 1886-1986.