America"s forgotten holiday

May Day and nationalism, 1867-1960 by Donna T. Haverty-Stacke

Publisher: New York University Press in New York

Written in English
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  • May Day (Labor holiday) -- United States -- History,
  • Nationalism -- United States -- History

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementDonna T. Haverty-Stacke.
LC ClassificationsHD7791 .H38 2008
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16925863M
ISBN 100814737056
ISBN 109780814737057
LC Control Number2008025482

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Haverty-Stacke is the author of America’s Forgotten Holiday: May Day and Nationalism, – (NYU Press, ) and Trotskyists on Trial: Free Speech and Political Persecution since the Age of FDR (NYU Press, ) and co-editor with Daniel J.

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