Texas Labor History


A helpful new source for scholars and teachers who wish to fill in some of the missing pieces.
Tackling a number of such presumptions--that a viable labor movement never existed in the Lone Star State; that black, brown, and white laborers, both male and female, were unable to achieve even short-term solidarity; that labor unions in Texas were ineffective because of laborers' inability to confront employers--the editors and contributors to this volume lay the foundation for establishing the importance of labor to a fuller understanding of Texas history.

Additional information

Includes content by:
  • James C. Maroney
  • Bruce A. Glasrud
  • James V. Reese
  • Robert S. Shelton
  • Robert E. Zeicler
Publisher: Place of publication:
  • College Station, TX
Publication year:
  • 2013


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