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Author Norwood, Stephen H. (Stephen Harlan), 1951-

Title Strikebreaking & intimidation : mercenaries and masculinity in twentieth-century America / Stephen H. Norwood.

Imprint Chapel Hill, [N.C.] : University of North Carolina Press, c2002.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 3rd Floor Stacks  331.892973 N838s 2002    ---  Available
Description xii, 328 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [301]-320) and index.
Contents Introduction : the emergence of the anti-labor mercenary -- The student as strikebreaker : college youth and the crisis of masculinity in the early twentieth century -- Gunfighters on the urban frontier : strikebreakers in the car wars -- Forging a new masculinity : African American strikebreaking in the North in the early twentieth century -- Cossacks of the coal fields : corporate mercenaries in the mine wars -- Ford's brass knuckles : Harry Bennett, the cult of muscularity, and anti-labor terror, 1920-1945 -- They shall not pass : paramilitary combat against strikebreaking in the auto industry, 1933-1939 -- Epilogue : anti-unionism in America, 1945-2000.
Subject Strikebreakers -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Strikes and lockouts -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Strikebreakers -- Recruiting -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Machismo -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Added Title Strikebreaking and intimidation
ISBN 0807827053 (alk. paper)
0807853739 (pbk. : alk. paper)

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