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Green, James R. 1944-2016

Overview
Works: 23 works in 130 publications in 2 languages and 9,102 library holdings
Genres: History  Documentary television programs  Nonfiction television programs  Biography  Television adaptations  Historical television programs  Academic theses  Television programs  Documentary films  Nonfiction films 
Roles: Author, Editor
Classifications: HD8085.C53, 977.311041
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Most widely held works about James R Green
 
Most widely held works by James R Green
Commonwealth of toil : chapters in the history of Massachusetts workers and their unions by Tom Juravich( )

5 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 1,742 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Over the past two centuries, Massachusetts workers have fought for many important advances that would later be enjoyed by other Americans. The right to organize, restrictions on work hours and child labor, and workers' compensation were all pioneered in the Commonwealth. From the 1825 strike of Boston carpenters for a ten-hour day to recent victories in hospitals and universities, Massachusetts workers and their unions have been in the forefront of the battle for dignity and justice. This book tells their story. In eighteen chapters, beginning with the first industrial workers in the nation - the Lowell "mill girls"--The authors describe the struggles of working men and women to improve their lives. In the process, the book provides a valuable perspective on the development of the American labor movement
Death in the Haymarket : a story of Chicago, the first labor movement, and the bombing that divided gilded age America by James R Green( Book )

15 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 1,348 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On May 4, 1886, a bomb exploded at a Chicago labor rally, wounding dozens of policemen, seven of whom eventually died. Coming in the midst of the largest national strike Americans had ever seen, the bombing created mass hysteria and led to a sensational trial, which culminated in four controversial executions. The trial seized headlines across the country, created the nation's first Red scare and dealt a blow to the labor movement from which it would take decades to recover. Historian Green recounts the rise of the first great labor movement in the wake of the Civil War and brings to life the epic twenty-year battle for the eight-hour workday. He also gives us a portrait of Chicago, the Midwestern powerhouse of the Gilded Age. Throughout, we are reminded of the increasing power of newspapers as they stirred up popular fears of the immigrants and radicals who led the unions.--From publisher description
The world of the worker : labor in twentieth-century America by James R Green( Book )

28 editions published between 1979 and 1998 in English and held by 1,131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This text illuminates workers' lives at home, on the job, and in the voting booths
The devil is here in these hills : West Virginia's coal miners and their battle for freedom by James R Green( Book )

10 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 786 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From before the dawn of the 20th century until the arrival of the New Deal, one of the most protracted and deadly labor struggles in American history was waged in West Virginia. On one side were powerful corporations whose millions bought armed guards and political influence. On the other side were 50,000 mine workers, the nation's largest labor union, and the legendary "miners' angel," Mother Jones. The fight for unionization and civil rights sparked a political crisis verging on civil war that stretched from the creeks and hollows to the courts and the US Senate. In The Devil is Here in Thes
Grass-roots socialism : radical movements in the Southwest, 1895-1943 by James R Green( Book )

13 editions published between 1977 and 1980 in English and held by 782 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Grass-Roots Socialism, James Green includes information about the party's propaganda techniques, especially those used in the lively newspapers that claimed fifty thousand subscribers in the Southwest by 1913, and information about the attractive summer camp meetings that drew thousands of poor white tenant farmers to week-long agitation and education sessions. In this broadly based study, Green examines such popular leaders as Oklahoma's Oscar Ameringer (the "Mark Twain of American Socialism"), "Red Tom" Hickey of Texas, and Kate Richards O'Hare, who was second only to Eugene Debs as a Socialist orator. - Back cover
The mine wars( Visual )

3 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 406 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At the beginning of the 20th century, coal was the engine of American industrial progress. Nearly three quarters of a million men across the country spent ten or twelve hours a day underground in coal mines. The Mine Wars brings to life the struggle that turned the coalfields of southern West Virginia into a blood-soaked war zone where basic constitutional rights and freedoms were violently contested
Workers' struggles, past and present : a "Radical America" reader( Book )

5 editions published in 1983 in English and Undetermined and held by 354 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The bombing of Wall Street( Visual )

2 editions published in 2018 in English and held by 252 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On Sept. 16, 1920, a cart packed with dynamite exploded in front of Morgan Bank, leaving 38 dead and hundreds more seriously injured in the nation's financial center. The Bombing of Wall Street tells the story of an early act of terror that remains unsolved today and sparked a bitter national debate about how far the government should go to protect the nation from acts of political violence
Boston's workers : a labor history by James R Green( Book )

4 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Socialism and the southwestern class struggle, 1898-1918 : a study of radical movements in Oklahoma, Texas, Louisiana and Arkansas : a dissertation presented to the faculty of the Graduate School of Yale University in candidacy for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy by James R Green( )

15 editions published between 1972 and 1980 in English and Undetermined and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This thesis examines the growth of the Socialist Party in the region where it developed its greatest grass-roots strength in the early twentieth century: the Southwest, specifically Oklahoma (the state in which the party built its best organization between 1910 and 1916), Texas, and, to a lesser extent, western Louisiana and Arkansas. --
Taking history to heart : the power of the past in building social movements by James R Green( )

8 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in English and Japanese and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Racism and busing in Boston by Jim Green( Book )

1 edition published in 1975 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The South End( Book )

1 edition published in 1975 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Political evolution in five films of Jean-Luc Godard by J. Ronald Green( Book )

4 editions published between 1972 and 1981 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Western interests and U.S. policy options in the Caribbean Basin : report of the Atlantic Council's Working Group on the Caribbean Basin( Book )

2 editions published between 1983 and 1984 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rōdō undō o yomigaeraseta shakai undō no dentō : beikoku rōso wa senkyūhyaku kujūnendai ni dōshite ikikaettaka( Book )

3 editions published in 2002 in Japanese and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rewriting Southern history : an interview with C. Vann Woodward by James R Green( )

1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Crime against memory at Ludlow by James R Green( Book )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Coal miners and southwestern socialism, 1896-1916 : a study of the relationship between industrial unionism and agrarian radicalism in Oklahoma, Kansas and Arkansas by James R Green( )

1 edition published in 1971 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

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The world of the worker : labor in twentieth century America by James R Green( )

1 edition published in 1980 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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Commonwealth of toil : chapters in the history of Massachusetts workers and their unions
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Death in the Haymarket : a story of Chicago, the first labor movement, and the bombing that divided gilded age AmericaThe world of the worker : labor in twentieth-century AmericaGrass-roots socialism : radical movements in the Southwest, 1895-1943Taking history to heart : the power of the past in building social movements
Alternative Names
Green, James

Green, James 1944-

Green, James Robert.

James Green Amerikaans historicus

James Green US-amerikanischer Historiker

Джеймс Грин

جیمز گرین ژورنالیست و تاریخ‌نگار آمریکایی

グリーン, ジェームス

Languages
English (123)

Japanese (5)