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For Jobs and Freedom: Race and Labor in America since 1865
Whether as slaves or freedmen, the political and social status of African Americans has always been tied to their ability to participate in the nation's economy. Freedom in the post--Civil War years did not guarantee equality, and African Americans from emancipation to the present have faced the seemingly insurmountable task of erasing pervasive public belief in the ...more
Hardcover, 276 pages
Published October 26th 2007 by University Press of Kentucky
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Robert H. "Bob" Zieger was a renowned labor historian whose research focused on the labor history of the United States.More about Robert H. Zieger...