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Author Roediger, David R.
Title The production of difference : race and the management of labor in U.S. history / David R. Roediger, Elizabeth D. Esch.
Published New York : Oxford University Press, c2012.
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 Floor3  HD4903.5.U58 R636 2012    IN LIBRARY
  
Description x, 286 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Acknowledgments -- Introduction: race in the history of U.S. management -- Facing South -- The Antebellum South and the origins of race management : African slavery, Indian removal, and Irish labor -- Managing the Negro : the African slave as asset and animal -- Facing West -- Frontiers of control : infrastructure, western expansion, and race management -- Crossing borders : racial knowledge and the transnational triumphs of U.S. management -- Changing the whole story -- Continuity and change : scientific management, race management, and the persistence of the "foremen's empire" -- The crisis of race management : immigrant rebellions, immigration restrictions, and a new focus on Black and Mexican labor -- Afterword: then and now -- Notes -- Index.
Subject Discrimination in employment -- United States -- History.
Labor -- United States -- History.
Race discrimination -- United States -- History.
United States -- Race relations.
Related Names Esch, Elizabeth D.
ISBN 0199739757 (hardcover : alk. paper)
9780199739752 (hardcover : alk. paper)
OCLC number 755213385