Waterfront Revolts: New York and London Dockworkers, 1946-61

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During the decade that followed the end of World War II, American and English dockworkers undertook a series of militant revolts against their employers, their governments, and even their union leaderships. In this in-depth comparative study, Colin Davis draws on a wide range of sources to explore the upheavals on both sides of the Atlantic. Davis examines the dynamics of work and work stoppage along the two pivotal waterfronts, showing how issues of race, organized crime, union affiliation, working conditions, and Cold War ...

Waterfront Revolts: New York and London Dockworkers, 1946-61 2003, University of Illinois Press, Urbana-Champaign, IL

ISBN-13: 9780252028786

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