Power and Culture: Essays on the American Working Class

Power and Culture: Essays on the American Working Class

Power and Culture Essays on the American Working Class Finally available in paperback Power and Culture is the last work by America s most influential labor and social historian the late Herbert Gutman Edited and introduced by Gutman s colleague Ira Ber

  • Title: Power and Culture: Essays on the American Working Class
  • Author: Herbert George Gutman Ira Berlin
  • ISBN: 9781565840102
  • Page: 153
  • Format: Paperback
  • Finally available in paperback, Power and Culture is the last work by America s most influential labor and social historian, the late Herbert Gutman Edited and introduced by Gutman s colleague Ira Berlin, the book includes original, unpublished essays from throughout Gutman s career and important but unavailable works from journals and periodicals, as well as an extendedFinally available in paperback, Power and Culture is the last work by America s most influential labor and social historian, the late Herbert Gutman Edited and introduced by Gutman s colleague Ira Berlin, the book includes original, unpublished essays from throughout Gutman s career and important but unavailable works from journals and periodicals, as well as an extended interview with Gutman and a comprehensive bibliography of his works.Power and Culture features essays on the lives of workers and the formation of class during the Gilded Age of American corporations, and on the lives of African American slaves and freedmen the studies for which Gutman became famous But it also shows the range of his thought on such subjects as Roots and popular historical awareness With Berlin s critical and biographical introduction, Power and Culture is an important reappraisal of a major scholar.

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    The most interesting part of this book is the first essay, which is entirely about the life of the putative author of the volume. There's a real narrative arc and personal sweep and it reminds you that even people you've never heard of are important in some way.Regarding Gutman's essays themselves, the important takeaways are embedded in that first essay. The rest are just statistics and details without real context. It seems like Gutman's major emphasis was to discuss the agency of relatively p [...]

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