“Brings to life the great labor conflicts of American history, from the railroad strikes of 1877 to the San Francisco general strike of 1934.”—Howard Zinn, author, A People’s History of the United States
“The accounts of the memorable industrial battles presented in the book will make a deep impression upon all serious students of the labor movement…. Mr. Yellen does not pretend to be ‘impartial.’ He is definitely on the side of labor, but he manages, nevertheless, to maintain a commendable objectivity in his statement of the facts.”—New York Times Book Review
“Samuel Yellen’s broad panorama of ten great labor struggles is the best introductory volume to the history of American labor that has yet appeared. It is detached, dispassionate, concise, and it carries conviction at almost every point…”—The New Republic
Engravings from news periodicals, notes, references, index.