A Contest of Ideas: Capital, Politics and Labor (Working Class in American History)

A Contest of Ideas: Capital, Politics and Labor (Working Class in American History)

Nelson Lichtenstein


For greater than thirty years Nelson Lichtenstein has deployed his scholarship--on hard work, politics, and social thought--to chart the background and clients of a revolutionary the United States. A Contest of Ideas collects and updates a lot of Lichtenstein's such a lot provocative and debatable essays and reviews.
 

These incisive writings hyperlink the destiny of the hard work stream to the alterations within the form of worldwide capitalism, to the increase of the civil rights flow, and to the activists and intellectuals who've performed such very important roles. Tracing huge styles of political suggestion, Lichtenstein bargains very important views at the dating of work and the kingdom, the tensions that typically exist among a tradition of rights and the belief of cohesion, and the increase of conservatism in politics, legislation, and highbrow existence. the amount closes with pics of 5 activist intellectuals whose paintings has been important to the conflicts that interact the hard work flow, public coverage, and political culture.

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