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Far from being a marginal movement, labor feminism was at times the dominant history of the labor movement in the us for an introduction to the scholarship . In late 1920, the american labor movement was at a critical juncture having been valued as a partner in achieving victory in world war one, it was now vilified. Philip s foner, history of the labor movement in the united states, vol ii from the founding of the american federation of labor to the emergence of.
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