Urbana IL: University of Illinois Press, 1997.
First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Very Good with no dust jacket. Item #10254
Library stamps/marks/labels/slip, otherwise light wear. Crisp hardcover.; Contents: Introduction: "Only If You Stay Together": Class, Unionism, and America's Packinghouse Workers; 1. Purveyors to a Nation: Capital and Labor in the Meatpacking Industry; Part 1 "CIO, Let's Go!": The Origins of Industrial Unionism in Meatpacking; 2. "We Worked for Everything We Got": The Origins of Packinghouse Unionism in Austin, Minnesota; 3. "They Just Had to Deal with the Union": Organizing in the Chicago Stockyards; 4. "Without a Union, We're All Lost": The Origins of Packinghouse Unionism in Kansas City; 5. "We Had to Have Somebody Behind Us": The Origins of Packinghouse Unionism in Sioux City, Iowa; 6. "So That Your Children Will Not Have to Slave as We Have": The Struggle for an International Union; Part 2 "All That Capitalism Would Allow": The Era of the United Packinghouse Workers of America; 7. "We Are Not Asking for Favors": World War II and the Consolidation of a Democratic UPWA; 8. "Something New Is Added": Surviving Labor's Cold War, 1946-50; 9. "This Community of Our Union": Shop-floor Power and Social Unionism in the Postwar UPWA; Part 3 The Return to the "Jungle"; 10. "My Scars Are Many": The Decline of Industrial Unionism in Meatpacking 1955-90; Conclusion "For Your Future and Mine"" Workers, Unions, and the Meatpacking Industry of the Twenty-First Century; Notes; Primary Sources Consulted; Index. ; The Working Class in American History; Ex-Library; xvi, 373, (3) pages.