Fwd: Book ANN: The New Rank and File - Lynd & Lynd - Cornell

Yoshie Furuhashi furuhashi.1 at SPAMosu.edu
Fri Nov 3 16:45:32 MST 2000

>Date:         Fri, 3 Nov 2000 17:11:03 -0500
>Reply-To: sethw at maine.edu
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>From: Seth Wigderson <seth.wigderson at gte.net>
>Subject:      Book ANN: The New Rank and File - Lynd & Lynd - Cornell
>Cornell University Press has just published a book that will interest
>H-Labor subscribers:The New Rank and File  edited by Staughton and
>Alice Lynd, two people who, as William Serrin said, "have devoted
>their lives to making America a better country."  Much has changed
>for workers in the years since their classic Rank and File: Personal
>Histories by Working-Class Organizers was first published in 1973.
>The New Rank and File presents interviews with working-class
>organizers of the 1970s, 1980s, and 1990s who face the challenges of
>a new economy with the same determination and creativity shown by
>those profiled in the earlier book. Reflecting the increasing
>globalization of labor practices--and problems--The New Rank and File
>contains oral histories of workers in Guatemala, Palestine,
>Nicaragua, Mexico, and Canada, as well as the United States.
>Andrea Fleck Clardy
>Special Projects Manager, Cornell University Press
>512 East State Street, Ithaca, NY 14850
>voice: 607/277-2338, ext. 230
>Please visit our website at http://www.cornellpress.cornell.edu

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