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The Production of Difference: Race and the Management of Labor in U.S. History

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In 1907, pioneering labor historian and economist John Commons argued that U.S. management had shown just one symptom of originality, namely playing one race against the other. In this eye-opening book, David Roediger and Elizabeth Esch offer a radically new way of understanding the history of management in the United States, placing race, migration, and empire at the center of what has sometimes been narrowly seen as a search for efficiency and economy. Ranging from the antebellum period to the coming of the Great ...

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The Production of Difference: Race and the Management of Labor in U.S. History
2014, Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN-13: 9780199376483

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Production of Difference: Race and the Management of Labor in U.S. History
2012, Oxford University Press, USA, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780199739752

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