6 edition of The Wobblies found in the catalog.
|Statement||Stewart Bird and Peter T. Robilotta.|
|Contributions||Robilotta, Peter T., Paul Avrich Collection (Library of Congress)|
|LC Classifications||PS3552.I744 W63 1980|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xviii, 58 p. :|
|Number of Pages||58|
|LC Control Number||88107256|
Socialists and Wobblies. Teaching Activity. By Gayle Olson-Raymer. Books: Non-Fiction. Voices of a People’s History of the United States, 10th Anniversary Edition. Book – Non-fiction. Edited by Howard Zinn and Anthony Arnove. pages. This book proudly proclaims itself the first-ever global history of the Industrial Workers of the World (iww, or Wobblies). In this collection of essays, 20 scholars from around the world begin a long-overdue con-versation about the iww as a global phenomenon. Although the union’s.
A century ago, socialists who belonged to the IWW simultaneously chastised the bosses and their political cronies. Wobblies in Cleveland, Wobblies in Auckland, Wobblies in Johannesburg, Wobblies in Dublin, Wobblies in Valparaiso — truly, there were Wobblies who sailed the seven seas to spread the word. This book picks up where they left off. But few who have heard of the Wobblies know much about their history, aims, or achievements-or their impact on American labor. In this new edition of his classic study of the Wobblies, Patrick Renshaw tells the story of how they planned to combine the American working class, and eventually wage earners all over the world, into one big labor Brand: Dee, Ivan R. Publisher.
Give it to an exploited friend or just leave it in a public place. On the centenary of the IWW, we should be replanting the seeds of rebellion."--Mike Davis "Wobblies! is a magnificent commemoration of the IWW centenary. The book reminds us that the Wobbly way of direct action and solidarity is as relevant today as it's ever been. This book documents the rise and fall of this important industrial labor organization. The Industrial Workers of the World—or "Wobblies," as they were known—included legendary figures from U.S. labor history. Joe Hill, "Big Bill" Haywood, and Elizabeth Gurley Flynn have become a part of American popular folklore.
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A well documented book, that is slow going at the start,but gives adecent report on the IWW. I think the author was a little weak on the genesis of the union, but he gives a good feeling for the times in the blow-by-blow actions by and against the IWW.
The book was written in the late 's,Cited by: vintage book about the short history of the International Workers of the World (IWW). Updated in Reads a little tedious because of all the formed, broken, reformed political and union alliance surrounding this socially liberal attempt at unionizing all workers/5(6).
A grassroots organization that fought for equality and safe working conditions, the Wobblies also had ties to women's rights and socialism. This book attempts to encapsulate the rich history of the movement through comics (and connective essays) by such contributors as Peter Kuper, Harvey Pekar and Seth Tobocman/5(28).
By using powerful organising methods including direct-action and direct-democracy, it put power in the hands of workers.
This philosophy is labeled as ‘revolutionary industrial unionism’ and the members called, affectionately, ‘Wobblies’. This book is the first to look at the history of the IWW from an international perspective. The Wobblies: The Story of Iww and Syndicalism in the United States User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict Though LJ's reviewer found that this volume broke little new ground, it was thought to 4/5(1).
Wobblies. A Graphic History of the Industrial Workers of the World Edited by Paul Buhle and Nicole Schulman A vibrant history in graphic art of the Industrial Workers of the World. The Industrial Workers of the World (IWW), members of which are commonly termed "Wobblies", is an international labor union that was founded in in Chicago, Illinois, in the United union combines general unionism with industrial unionism, as it is a general union, subdivided between the various industries which employ its philosophy and tactics of the IWW are.
The School Wobblies will help parents, teachers and mental health professionals with this task. The book illustrates the worries and the scary thoughts lurking in the minds of the children who can’t go to school. and shows that there are ways of dealing with those worries so.
THE WOBBLIES boldly investigates a nation torn by naked corporate greed and the red-hot rift between the industrial masters and the rabble-rousing workers in the field and factory. Plot Summary | Add Synopsis. There may be other theories still, and some are discussed in various books (in particular, the late Archie Green's Wobblies, Pile Butts, and Other Heroes: Laborlore Explorations, Urbana: University of Illinois Press, ), but none are any more conclusive than these we have offered here.
In Oil, Wheat, & Wobblies, Nigel Anthony Sellars describes IWW efforts to organize migratory harvest hands and oil-field workers in the state and relationships between the union and other radical. Joe Hill () is the best-known figure in the heroic history of the Industrial Workers of the World (a.k.a.
Wobblies). An Annotated Bibliography of Books on the IWW (PDF File) - Compiled by Steve Kellerman, Revised June IWW Documents Library - a thorough, but by no means complete, collection of documents about the IWW, by IWW members and non-members, organized by author.
The Centralia Tragedy, also known as the Centralia Conspiracy and the Armistice Day Riot, was a violent and bloody incident that occurred in Centralia, Washington, on Novemduring a parade celebrating the first anniversary of Armistice conflict between the American Legion and workers who were members of the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW or "Wobblies") resulted in.
Stewart Bird and Deborah Shaffer's ardently pro-labor documentary, THE WOBBLIES, tells the brief history of the Industrial Workers of the World--The Wobblies--through the first-hand accounts of the. A vibrant history in graphic art of the "Wobblies," published for the centenary of the founding of the Industrial Workers of the World.4/5.
Wobblies on the Waterfront deserves to be read seriously by labor historians and historians interested in race and social justice movements. This remarkable book provides a sense of what the Wobblies might have become if given a chance."-- Journal of American History. The IWW is a worker-led union dedicated to direct action, workplace democracy, and industrial unionism.
Learn more about how to organize your workplace and fight for better working conidtions. Find IWW and labor movement literature, swag, and other merchandise at the IWW Store.
WOBBLIES. is truly a wonderful, unique piece of work. The book tells the story of the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW, better known as the Wobblies) through a collection of over fifty graphic stories (i.e., comics) produced by some of today's most exciting progressive. “ Wobblies! is a magnificent commemoration of the IWW centenary.
The book reminds us that the Wobbly way of direct action and solidarity is as relevant today as it’s ever been. Get hold of the book, share it, and then go take on your boss.”—Daniel Gross.From all four corners of the globe, the Industrial Workers of the World made rampant capitalists shake in their boots!
This article, by the editors of Wobblies of the World, tells the global history of the Wobblies and the radical organising and displays of solidarity in countries as diverse as Australia, Canada, Mexico, South Africa, Sweden and Ireland.The Wobblies took to organizing unskilled workers into one big union and changing the course of history.
Along the way to winning an eight-hour workday and fair wages in the early 20th century, the Wobblies were one of the few unions to be racially and sexually integrated. This film airs a provocative look at this mostly forgotten radical union.