5 edition of Waterfront Revolts found in the catalog.
October 24, 2003 by University of Illinois Press .
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||272|
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Addressing questions of why dockworkers were such influential forces in the postwar industrial arena, Waterfront Revolts reveals how workers and trade unions directly influenced cold war politics, the economy, and culture--even across national borders.
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In Waterfront Revolts, Colin Davis offers a more refined analysis of time () and place (the great city ports of New York and London) than many earlier accounts, using the comparative method to identify the structural and cultural forces that lay behind the emergence of rank-and-file dockworker movements.
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