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Não Somente Indígenas Como Também Africanos: Uma Introdução À Demografia Do Estado Do Grão-Pará E Rio Negro (1778-1823), Daniel S. Barroso 2016 Universidade de São Paulo

Não Somente Indígenas Como Também Africanos: Uma Introdução À Demografia Do Estado Do Grão-Pará E Rio Negro (1778-1823), Daniel S. Barroso

Daniel S. Barroso

No abstract provided.


The Barber Who Read History And Was Overwhelmed, Rowan Cahill 2016 University of Wollongong

The Barber Who Read History And Was Overwhelmed, Rowan Cahill

Rowan Cahill

Beginning with a chance encounter in a Barber's shop whilst travelling, the author ruminates on history, and the proposition that each and everyone of us is an historian, and that in a sense we are all time travellers. Bertolt Brecht (1898-1956) is invoked, and the role of radical historians from below discussed before the author returns to his Barber shop encounter, and to Brecht. The title of the piece references Brecht's poem A Worker Reads History (1936).


2016-07-11 Newsletter, Morehead State University. Staff Congress. 2016 Morehead State University

2016-07-11 Newsletter, Morehead State University. Staff Congress.

Staff Congress Records

Staff Congress Newsletter for July 11, 2016.


2016-07-11 Meeting Minutes, Morehead State University. Staff Congress. 2016 Morehead State University

2016-07-11 Meeting Minutes, Morehead State University. Staff Congress.

Staff Congress Records

Staff Congress meeting minutes for July 11, 2016.


Domesticating The Diaspora: Memory And The Life Of Sister Katie, Caroline Waldron Merithew 2016 University of Dayton

Domesticating The Diaspora: Memory And The Life Of Sister Katie, Caroline Waldron Merithew

Caroline Merithew

Three shrines in Illinois honor heroes of the working class: one for the legendary Mother Jones; one for the Virden martyrs, who died for coal mining unionism, and whose memory is kept alive by labor organizers around the world; and one for Catherine (Katie) Bianco DeRorre. Katie's monument, unlike the others, draws few visitors today. But when it was dedicated in 1961, men and women — on the floor of the U.S. Congress, in the neighborhood where Katie grew up, at American universities, in union halls, on the streets of New York City, and in Milan — took notice and ...


2016-06-06 Meeting Minutes, Morehead State University. Staff Congress. 2016 Morehead State University

2016-06-06 Meeting Minutes, Morehead State University. Staff Congress.

Staff Congress Records

Staff Congress meeting minutes for June 6, 2016.


2016-06-06 Newsletter, Morehead State University. Staff Congress. 2016 Morehead State University

2016-06-06 Newsletter, Morehead State University. Staff Congress.

Staff Congress Records

Staff Congress Newsletter for June 6, 2016.


Anarchist Motherhood: Toward The Making Of A Revolutionary Proletariat In Illinois’ Coal Towns, Caroline Waldron Merithew 2016 University of Dayton

Anarchist Motherhood: Toward The Making Of A Revolutionary Proletariat In Illinois’ Coal Towns, Caroline Waldron Merithew

Caroline Merithew

In the winter of 1900, several months before Leon Czolgosz assassinated U.S. President William McKinley for the cause of anarchy and for the love of Emma Goldman, a group of French-speaking and Italian women residing in northern Illinois’s coal-mining communities formed a club, Il Gruppo Femminile Luisa Michel, and began to put egalitarian theory into practice.

One of the women’s first acts of rebellion was a challenge to the all-male Prosperity Club – an anarchist saloon and a key venue of radical culture and activism in the region. With the help of some sympathetic members, Luisa Michel planned ...


Swedish Wage-Earner Funds: An Experiment In Economic Democracy, Jonas Pontusson, Sarosh Kuruvilla 2016 Cornell University

Swedish Wage-Earner Funds: An Experiment In Economic Democracy, Jonas Pontusson, Sarosh Kuruvilla

Sarosh Kuruvilla

This article analyzes the performance of the "wage-earner funds" established in Sweden in 1983 - collective share-holding funds financed by special payroll and profits taxes. The authors' analysis indicates that although the wage-earner funds generally met the financial objectives set by the 1983 legislation, their significance in promoting "wage solidarity" (wage determination based on the work performed rather than on firm or industry profitability) and in providing workers with substantial influence over corporate decisions was limited by the size of their stockholdings and the seven-year (1984-90) restriction on the inflow of revenues into the funds. The authors conclude that the funds ...


American Trade Unions And Public Approval: Can Unions Please All Of The People All Of The Time?, Paul Jarley, Sarosh Kuruvilla 2016 Louisiana State University

American Trade Unions And Public Approval: Can Unions Please All Of The People All Of The Time?, Paul Jarley, Sarosh Kuruvilla

Sarosh Kuruvilla

Public opinion about labor unions has long been viewed as an important determinant of industrial relations outcomes. Yet, analyses of changes in union popularity over time have been largely qualitative and have focused on the impact of short-term idiosyncratic events. This paper provides a quantitative analysis of the determinants of American public approval of unions from 1936 to 1991. Hypotheses relating to the union wage advantage, strike activity, the national unemployment rate, and World War II, receive the strongest support. The implications of these results for organized labor and future research on attitudes toward unions are discussed.


Complicating The Narrative: Labor, Feminism, And Civil Rights In The United Teachers Of New Orleans Strike Of 1990, Emma Long 2016 University of New Orleans

Complicating The Narrative: Labor, Feminism, And Civil Rights In The United Teachers Of New Orleans Strike Of 1990, Emma Long

University of New Orleans Theses and Dissertations

In 1990, over 3,000 of 4,500 New Orleans public school teachers refused to enter their classrooms over a contract dispute with their employer, the Orleans Parish School Board. For three weeks, teachers picketed while the negotiating team for their union, The United Teachers of New Orleans, worked to reach a contract agreement. Using interviews with striking teachers and union leaders, this paper aims to tell this story from their perspective. The interviews shed light on the ways that minorities and women used UTNO, with the incorporated ideologies and strategies of civil rights and feminism, as a platform to ...


Historic Huntington Businesses: The Birth Of Huntington, W.Va. 1871-1900, Jack L. Dickinson, Alison K. Summer-Ramirez 2016 Marshall University, Huntington, W.Va.

Historic Huntington Businesses: The Birth Of Huntington, W.Va. 1871-1900, Jack L. Dickinson, Alison K. Summer-Ramirez

Manuscripts

In the post-Civil War period of 1871 to 1900 the newly formed city of Huntington boomed in population and industry. Both immigrants and migrants alike flocked to the growing city which offered not only a fresh start and job opportunities but also educational opportunities such as the local Marshall College. This city’s strategic placement was ideal in that not only was it the halfway point between Pittsburgh and Cincinnati, but it was also connected to the rest of the country by the growing railroad and the great Ohio River. These factors allowed for businesses of every want and need ...


2016-05-02 Meeting Minutes, Morehead State University. Staff Congress. 2016 Morehead State University

2016-05-02 Meeting Minutes, Morehead State University. Staff Congress.

Staff Congress Records

Staff Congress meeting minutes for May 2, 2016.


2016-05-02 Newsletter, Morehead State University. Staff Congress. 2016 Morehead State University

2016-05-02 Newsletter, Morehead State University. Staff Congress.

Staff Congress Records

Staff Congress newsletter for May 5, 2016.


Father And Servant, Son And Slave: Judaism And Labor In Georgia, 1732-1809, Kylie L. McCormick 2016 University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Father And Servant, Son And Slave: Judaism And Labor In Georgia, 1732-1809, Kylie L. Mccormick

Dissertations, Theses, & Student Research, Department of History

In 1732 a philanthropic trusteeship was granted the charter to Georgia with the lofty goals of bringing aid to the impoverished in the British Empire and the persecuted Protestants of Europe. Within these goals was an emphasis on using the labor of indentured white servants, an unofficial ban on slavery, and a reluctance to allow Jewish colonists. To understand how both slavery and Judaism took hold in Georgia, this two part study explores the changing labor institutions through the lives of Benjamin Sheftall and his youngest son Levi—the two men who maintained the first Vital Records for Savanah’s ...


The Economy, Representation, And Revolt: Social Unrest In Florence In The Wake Of The Black Death, Jacob David Brannum 2016 The University of Tennessee, Knoxville

The Economy, Representation, And Revolt: Social Unrest In Florence In The Wake Of The Black Death, Jacob David Brannum

University of Tennessee Honors Thesis Projects

No abstract provided.


Vietnamese Contract Workers In The East German Republic, Sean W. Hough 2016 Gettysburg College

Vietnamese Contract Workers In The East German Republic, Sean W. Hough

Celebration

This paper will analyze the historical and cultural conditions that affected how the German Democratic Republic treated one of its largest minority groups, the Vietnamese. During the height of the Cold War and as Decolonization reached its peak phase in the 1960s and 70s, these two factors pushed the GDR and Vietnam closer, which resulted in an exchange in workers. Contract Workers were brought to the GDR to work in an environment "united in socialist solidarity." However, despite this rhetoric, age-old racism, xenophobia, and Orientalism still infiltrated the so called "Socialist Paradise," as the GDR was often called by its ...


Linebaugh: Metaphors, Rebellion, And Socialist Dreaming, Rowan Cahill 2016 University of Wollongong

Linebaugh: Metaphors, Rebellion, And Socialist Dreaming, Rowan Cahill

Rowan Cahill

A discussion of the work of radical historian Peter Linebaugh, with the focus on his book The Incomplete, True, Authentic, and Incomplete History of May Day (Oakland: PM Press, 2016). 


Interview With Kristin V. Brig, 2016 James Madison University

Interview With Kristin V. Brig

Madison Historical Review

No abstract provided.


The Life Of The Factory? Or The Life Of The Farm? That Is The Question., Adam C. McElwain, Bethany Lutwin 2016 Medina City Schools

The Life Of The Factory? Or The Life Of The Farm? That Is The Question., Adam C. Mcelwain, Bethany Lutwin

Migration in Global Context Symposium

Abstract: The focus of this lesson on Global Migration is the emotion behind young women’s decision to leave for the city and work in the factory, or stay in their hometown. Both have an opportunity cost for a life that may be better. The essential question is “Is it better to be a factory girl who has emigrated to the city or a country girl living and working on a farm?” Students will examine the motivation behind leaving the country for a factory job in the city or staying behind and working in a rural setting like a farm ...


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