Book Reviews

A growing list of reviews of books related to labor and labor history:

June, 2017


Jews in the American Labor Movement:
Past, Present & Future
by Bennett Muraskin

Review by Keith Danish




May, 2017

We Are One

We Are One: Stories of Work, Life and Love
edited by Elizabeth Gottlieb (Hardball Press, 2015)

Review by Marcia Newfield






Joelito's Big DecisionJoelito’s Big Decision, La Gran Decisión de Joelito
by Ann Berlak, illustrated by Daniel Camacho (Hardball Press, 2015)

Review by Marcia Newfield



City of DreamsCity of Dreams: Dodger Stadium and the Birth of Modern Los Angeles

by Jerald Podair (Princeton University Press, 2017)
Review by Kelsey Harrison







February, 2017



White Trash: The 400-Year Untold History of Class in America

by Nancy Isenberg (New York: Viking, 2016)
Review by Laura Hapke

January, 2017


The Scholar Denied: W.E.B. Du Bois and the Birth of Modern Sociology
by Aldon D. Morris (Oakland: University of California Press, 2015), 282 pages
Review by Maynard Seider