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For All the People: Uncovering the Hidden History of Cooperation, Cooperative Movements, and Communalism in America
By John Curl and John Curl (foreword by)
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Independent Pub Group
Publication date July 1, 2012
Pages 576
Binding Paperback
Edition 2
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9781604865820
ISBN-10 1604865822
Dimensions 1.50 by 6.25 by 9 in.
Weight 1.85 lbs.
Original list price $29.95
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Seeking to reclaim a history that has remained largely ignored by historians, this dramatic and stirring account examines each of the definitive American cooperative movements for social change—farmer, union, consumer, and communalist—that have been all but erased from collective memory. With an expansive sweep and breathtaking detail, this scholarly yet eminently readable chronicle follows the American worker from the colonial workshop to the modern mass-assembly line, from the family farm to the corporate hierarchy, ultimately painting a vivid panorama of those who built the United States and those who will shape its future. This second edition contains a new introduction by Ishmael Reed, a new preface by the author that discusses cooperatives in the Great Recession of 2008 and their future in the 21st century, and a new chapter on the role co-ops played in the food revolution of the 1970s.



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