- xxii, 476 pages ; 22 cm
- Contents note: Part I: Class struggle in the "land of opportunity," 1865-1930. Are American workers different? -- The peculiarities of American capitalism -- Part II: The battle for industrial unions--the view from below. The rise of the labor left, 1900-1930 -- Depression decade : the turning point -- Part III: The employers strike back. From World War to Cold War -- Social contract? -- Part IV: One-sided class war. The employers' offensive -- The neoliberal president dismantles the New Deal -- The rule of the neocons -- Part V: From George W. Bush to Donald J. Trump. Manufactured on Wall Street: the great recession -- The flashpoints of a new resistance -- The rogue president.Includes bibliographical references (pages 403-458) and index.Summary: Examines the history of the labor movement in the United States from the nineteenth century through the early twenty-first century.