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Frontiers of LaborComparative Histories of the United States and Australia

Frontiers of Labor: Comparative Histories of the United States and Australia

Greg Patmore and Shelton Stromquist (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780252041839
eISBN:
9780252050503
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041839.001.0001
Subject:
History, Economic History

Australia and the United States have long been recognized as fertile fields for comparative history. Both the United States and the Australian colonies were “frontier societies” with considerable ... More

Remembering LattimerLabor, Migration, and Race in Pennsylvania Anthracite Country

Remembering Lattimer: Labor, Migration, and Race in Pennsylvania Anthracite Country

Paul A. Shackel

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780252041990
eISBN:
9780252050732
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041990.001.0001
Subject:
History, Economic History

Lattimer, Pennsylvania, is the location for one of labor’s forgotten massacres, a result of the xenophobic fears prevalent during the turn of the twentieth century. On September 10, 1897, about four ... More

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