Keri Leigh Merrit and Matthew Hild, eds.

Sep 11, 2018

Reconsidering Southern Labor History

Race, Class, and Power

University Press of Florida 2018

purchase at In their new edited volume Reconsidering Southern Labor History: Race, Class, and Power (University Press of Florida, 2018), Keri Leigh Merritt and Matthew Hild provide an interdisciplinary approach to understanding the historical development of southern labor. The essays in this volume demonstrate that the "southern working class"--far from being a kind of white, Trump-supporting monolith--is actually a complicated beast.
Adam McNeil is a PhD student in History, African American Public Humanities Initiative and Colored Conventions Project Scholar at the University of Delaware. He can be reached on Twitter @CulturedModesty.

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