Published April 2005
by Verso .
Written in English
|Contributions||Paul Buhle (Editor), Nicole Schulman (Editor)|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||305|
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). Wobblies! excavates an essential part of American history that has been conveniently overlooked in recent years, and does so with style, great graphics, and no punches pulled."--Luc Sante "The Wobblies made a unique and remarkable contribution to American culture and the everlasting struggles for freedom and justice, with effects that reach very far, and should in the future as well. But few who have heard of the Wobblies know much about their history, aims, or achievements or their impact on This nickname for the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW), the revolutionary labor union founded in Chicago in , not so long ago was part of the vocabulary of /5. A vibrant history in graphic art of the "Wobblies," published for the centenary of the founding of the Industrial Workers of the World. The stories of the hard-rock miners' shooting wars, young Elizabeth Gurly Flynn (the "Rebel Girl" of contemporary sheet music), the first -sit-down strikes and Free Speech fights, Emma Goldman and the struggle for birth control access, the4/5().
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). 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. 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. This philosophy is labeled as ‘revolutionary industrial unionism’ and the members called, affectionately, ‘Wobblies’. This book is the first to look at the history of the IWW from an international perspective. Bringing together a group of leading scholars, it includes lively accounts from a number diverse countries including Australia.
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. The stories of the hard-rock miners' shooting wars, young Elizabeth Gurly Flynn (the "Rebel Girl" of contemporary sheet music), the first sit-down strikes and Free Speech fights, Emma Goldman and the struggle for birth control 5/5(1). The Wobblies of the North Woods: Finnish Labor Radicalism and the IWW in Northern Ontario by Saku Pinta 9. 'We must do away with racial prejudice and imaginary boundary lines': British Columbia's Wobblies before World War I by Mark Leier Wobblies Down Under: The IWW in Australia by Verity Burgmann Brand: Pluto Press. This book places the Wobblies—the famous nickname for IWW members—amid a web of radical workers, unions, and movements around the world. What may be most interesting to 21st century labor activists are the fundamental issues it raises about labor movement structure and operation, centralization, autonomy, worker militancy, and politics. Wobblies of the World book. Read 5 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Founded in , Chicago’s Industrial Workers of the World (IW /5.