Revolution In Seattle

by Harvey O'Connor
Revolution In Seattle
  • ISBN-13: 9781931859745
  • Author(s): Harvey O'Connor
  • Subject: History
  • Publisher: Haymarket Books
  • Imprint: Haymarket Books
  • Publication Date: 21-08-2009
  • Format: p/b

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The 1919 Seattle Strike was America's first citywide labour stoppage, a defiant example of workers' power in the aftermath of WWI. Told in gripping detail by one of the era's great labour journalists, this captivating memoir charts the dramatic dynamics of workers organising strike committees to take control of the city from below. Republished on the 10th anniversary of the 1999 Battle in Seattle against the World Trade Organization, Harvey O'Connor's book offers lessons and inspiration to a new generation of rebels.
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The 1919 Seattle Strike was America's first citywide labour stoppage, a defiant example of workers' power in the aftermath of WWI. Told in gripping detail by one of the era's great labour journalists, this captivating memoir charts the dramatic dynamics of workers organising strike committees to take control of the city from below. Republished on the 10th anniversary of the 1999 Battle in Seattle against the World Trade Organization, Harvey O'Connor's book offers lessons and inspiration to a new generation of rebels.