Working Detroit

the making of a union town
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Adama Books , New York
Labor unions -- Michigan -- Detroit -- History., Working class -- Michigan -- Detroit -- History., Detroit (Mich.) -- His

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Detroit (Mich.), Michigan, De

StatementSteve Babson ... [et al.].
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHD6519.D6 B33 1984
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 246 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2848825M
ISBN 100915361019
LC Control Number84011019

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Philip Levine (Janu – Febru ) was an American poet best known for his poems about working-class Detroit. He taught for more than thirty years in the English department of California State University, Fresno and held teaching positions at other universities as well.

He served on the Board of Chancellors of the Academy of American Poets from toand was Alma mater: Wayne State University University of Iowa. Steve Babson is author of Working Detroit: The Making of a Union Town (Wayne State University Press, ), Building the Union: Skilled Workers and Anglo-Gaelic Immigrants in the Rise of the UAW, and The Unfinished Struggle: Turning Points in American Labor, –Present.

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