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Workingmen's Democracy: The Knights of Labor and American Politics

by Fink, Leon (1983)

Abstract

Focusing on the operation and influence of the Knights of Labor --- the leading labor organization of the nineteenth century --- Workingmen's Democracy explores the dreams, achievements, and failures of a movement that sought to renew the democratic potential of American institutions. "The pick of a growing crop of studies on the American working class." -- The Nation "An important work, the best of several recent volumes on the Knights." -- American Historical Review

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Knights of Labor

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