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The Lexicon of Labor
Title:The Lexicon of Labor
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A thoroughly updated edition of the clever, fun-to-read compilation of union language and lore. “Worth reading aloud while walking the picket line.” —The Seattle Times
First published in 1998, The Lexicon of Labor found a large and appreciative following among readers who were grateful to have the vibrant, powerful language of the labor movement captured in a lively single volume. This long-awaited revised and updated edition includes dozens of new terms and developments that will introduce a new generation to the labor lexicon.
From Frederick Douglass to César Chávez, from the Haymarket Riots in 1886 to the Change to Win federation formed in 2005, this classic labor lexicon provides concise, enlightening sketches of over five hundred key places, people, and events in American labor history. A practical resource for students and journalists, The Lexicon of Labor is as entertaining for longtime union members seeking to get reacquainted with the traditions of the movement as it is for newcomers wishing to discover the unique language and history of unionism.
The Lexicon of Labor also includes explanations of major legislative acts, definitions of key legal terminology, and complete listings of all the member unions of the AFL-CIO and independent unions in the United States. It is the perfect introduction to the history of labor in America.
“A handy reference for individuals who want an introduction to U.S. labor terminology and labor history.” —Library Journal
“Fills a longstanding void . . . by far the largest compilation of definitions of words and phrases used in the specialized vocabulary of unionists.” —Northwest Labor Press
  • L'invenzione occasionale
  • Storia delle terre e dei luoghi leggendari
  • El laberinto de la soledad (edición española)
  • Aspetti del romanzo
  • Propizio è avere ove recarsi
  • Il mio calcio
  • Profumi
  • Mishima o La visione del vuoto
  • La lunga strada di sabbia
  • El infinito en un junco
  • Il nuovo Barnum
  • A Calais
  • Questo è Kafka?
  • Tennis, tv, trigonometria, tornado (e altre cose divertenti che non farò mai più)
  • Cento lettere a uno sconosciuto
  • L'artefice
  • I geroglifici di Sir Thomas Browne
  • Nove saggi danteschi
  • Storia dell'eternità
  • The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat
  • White
  • Gridalo
  • Carnets (Tome 1) - mai 1935 - février 1942
  • Lettere a Lucilio