A History of America in Ten Strikes (Paperback)

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A History of America in Ten Strikes (Paperback)


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Platform: Loomis blogs at the hugely popular site Lawyers, Guns, and Money, with 550,000 unique visitors and over one million pageviews a month, where his ongoing series "This Day in Labor History" (the basis for this book) won the 2011 Cliopatria Award from the History News Network. He also has over 17,000 followers on Twitter, where he maintains an active presence and isn't afraid to wade into debates on class, race, labor movements, and electoral politics.

Media track record: Loomis's A History of America in Ten Strikes was featured in The New Republic, The Nation, Working Class Studies Journal, Labor Notes, Socialist Worker, and The Indypendent; Loomis has written for the New York Times, The Washington Post, Dissent, and The New Republic.

Material: Wonderfully accessible introductory format; there are no other obvious introductory texts in labor history.

Strong hardcover sales: A History of America in Ten Strikes has sold over 6,000 copies in hardcover and ebook and still enjoys consistent sales over a year since publication

New Press labor track record: Labor history is a solid subject for The New Press--From the Folks Who Brought You the Weekend has sold 18,000 copies combined; Lexicon of Labor has sold 14,000 copies combined.

Erik Loomis is an associate professor of history at the University of Rhode Island. He blogs at Lawyers, Guns, and Money on labor and environmental issues past and present. His work has also appeared in the New York Times, the Washington Post, Dissent, and the New Republic. The author of Out of Sight and Empire of Timber, he lives in Providence, Rhode Island.
Product Details ISBN: 9781620976272
ISBN-10: 1620976277
Publisher: New Press
Publication Date: September 1st, 2020
Pages: 320
Language: English