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Wobblies

Patrick Renshaw

Wobblies

the story of syndicalism in the United States

by Patrick Renshaw

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Published by Doubleday in Garden City, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Industrial Workers of the World.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementPatrick Renshaw.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination312p.
    Number of Pages312
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20309746M

    Book – Non-fiction. Edited by Howard Zinn and Anthony Arnove. pages. Speeches, letters, poems, and songs for each chapter of A People’s History of the United States. For those people, the Wobblies offer both cautionary tales and useful lessons. ——————— Peter Cole is Professor of History at Western Illinois University and Research Associate at the Society, Work and Development Institute, University of the Witwatersrand. He is the author of Wobblies on the Waterfront (University of Illinois.

      "Wobblies! is a magnificent commemoration of the IWW centenary. The book reminds us that the Wobbly way of direct action and solidarity is as relevant today as it's ever been. The Industrial Workers of the World—or "Wobblies," as they were known—included legendary figures from U.S. labor history. Joe Hill, "Big Bill" Haywood, and Elizabeth Gurley Flynn have become a part of American popular folklore. In this book, author Eric T. Chester shows just how dynamic a force the IWW was during its heyday during World War I, and how determined the federal government was.

    Books () Flags (1) Miscellaneous (6) Patches & Pins (5) Posters (14) Industrial Worker (1) Fan Favorites. The Chicago Haymarket Affair $ Add to cart. Letters from Prison $ Add to cart. Soviet Princeton $ Add to cart. Towards the Abolition of Whiteness $ Add to cart. On Sale Best Sellers. Little Red Songbook. Wobblies: A Graphic History of the Industrial Workers of the World, Edited by Paul Buhle and Nicole Schulman, Verso, ISBN , pages, $ You can order the book directly from Verso. It can also be ordered from your local independent bookstore through Booksense. Simply enter your Zip code and click on "Go" to find all local independent bookstores near you (in the U.S.).


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“ Wobblies. is a magnificent commemoration Wobblies book the IWW centenary. The Wobblies book reminds us that the Wobbly way of direct action and solidarity is as relevant today as it’s ever been.

Get hold of the book, share it, and then go take on your boss.”—Daniel Gross/5(21). My great grandfather was a poor miner in the Ruhr valley, in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany.

He joined the Wobblies in after the war. The Industrial Workers of the World were effectively banned in Germany around I have always been fascinated by the Industrial Workers of the World.

This book is a thoroughly engaging by: Wobblies of the World is one of the most interesting and useful histories I've read in a long time. As one of the blurbs on the back of the book states, in this book we finally have a history of the Industrial Workers of the World that takes their self description - the "of the world" part - seriously.5/5(9).

The first substantial, scholarly book I ever read about the IWW was the collection, I loved the Wobblies as a kid. Older high school friends had turned me on to them during the sophomore year and had taken me down to their international headquarters in Chicago's Lincoln /5.

This book is sure to be valuable to readers interested in radical politics. While the book in fact has little to do with the Wobblies or the Zapatistas, it is a terrific primer on Staughton Lynd's ideas around revolutionary working-class social movements/5(10).

A vibrant history in graphic art of the "Wobblies," published for the centenary of the founding of the Industrial Workers of the World.4/5(). Books Advanced Search New Releases Best Sellers & More Children's Books Textbooks Textbook Rentals Sell Us Your Books Best Books of the Month of 54 results for Books: "iww wobblies" Skip to main search results.

wildmen, Wobblies book & whistle punks is a career-spanning collection of over two dozen pieces set mostly in holbrook's beloved oregon. comfortable writing about nearly anything, his true tales often dealt with the fantastic, the forgotten, and the forlorn.

like h.l. mencken, his contemporary and friend, holbrook stood up for the marginalized /5. Shop new, used, rare, and out-of-print books. Powell's is an independent bookstore based in Portland, Oregon.

Browse staff picks, author features, and more. A book about the IWW that takes seriously their global self-description. This book is a landmark and a sea beacon in the history of the planetary proletariat' - Marcus Rediker, author of Slave Ship: A Human History (John Murray, ) 'A splendid project and a vitally important contribution to the understanding of labor as a social movement.'.

The Wobblies never stood so tall."--Bill Griffith " Wobblies. is an entertaining and richly instructive history of the IWW, a story told largely through illustrations whose styles vary from spare to surreal.

Some of the stories and biographies are familiar, others obscure or little known. About the Author Peter Cole is Professor of History at Western Illinois University and Research Associate at the Society, Work and Development Institute, University of the Witwatersrand.

He is the author of Wobblies on the Waterfront (University of Illinois Press, ) and editor of Wobblies of the World (Pluto, ).Brand: Pluto Press. A vibrant history in graphic art of the "Wobblies," published for the centenary of the founding of the Industrial Workers of the World and promoted by a major US tour.5/5(1).

WOBBLIES AROUND THE WORLD Most of the book deals with IWW members outside the U.S. Thousands of members in Mexico’s key oil port of Tampico organized for better working conditions for 15 years, and shut down the port in In South Africa, Wobblies advocated interracial organizing, in opposition to the racist, white labor movement.

The book is divided into three sections of chapters. The first looks at transnational influences on the IWW in the US, particularly French, Italian, Spanish, and Mexican ideas of revolutionary practice/5.

“Wobblies. is a magnificent commemoration of the IWW centenary. The book reminds us that the Wobbly way of direct action and solidarity is as relevant today as it's ever been. Get hold of the book, share it, and then go take on your boss.” – Daniel Gross. The Little Red Songbook (), also known as I.W.W.

Songs or Songs of the Industrial Workers of the World, subtitled (in some editions) Songs to Fan the Flames of Discontent, is a compilation of tunes, hymns, and songs used by the Industrial Workers of the World (I.W.W.) to help build morale, promote solidarity, and lift the spirits of the working-class during the Labor Movement.

WOBBLIES. is truly a wonderful, unique piece of work. The book tells the story of the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW, better known as the Wobblies) through a collection of over fifty graphic stories (i.e., comics) produced by some of today's most exciting progressive artists/writers (Harvey Pekar, Mike Alewitz, etc).5/5(5).

Wobblies and Zapatistas In this book, there is a disappointing lack of discussion about both Wobblies and Zapatistas.

The title seems to be drawn simply from two topics that come up once in a while throughout the correspondence between Lynd and Grubacic/5.

The Centralia Tragedy, also known as the Centralia Conspiracy and the Armistice Day Riot, was a violent and bloody incident that occurred in Centralia, Washington, on Novemduring a parade celebrating the first anniversary of Armistice conflict between the American Legion and workers who were members of the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW or "Wobblies") resulted in Date: Armistice Day, Novem.

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is a magnificent commemoration of the IWW centenary. The book reminds us that the Wobbly way of direct action and solidarity is as relevant today as it’s ever been.

Get hold of the book, share it, and then go take on your boss.”—Daniel Gross. Wobblies of the World. likes. A history of the global nature of the radical union, The Industrial Workers of the World Pages Media Books & Magazines Book Wobblies of the World.

English (US) Español Português (Brasil) ‘Wobblies’. This book is the first to look at the history of the IWW from an international 5/5(1).