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Philip S. Foner

AKA Philip Sheldon Foner

Born: 14-Dec-1910
Birthplace: Manhattan, NY
Died: 13-Dec-1994
Location of death: Philadelphia, PA
Cause of death: unspecified

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Historian

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: History of the Labor Movement in the United States

Wife: Roslyn Held (m. 1939, d., two daughters)
Daughter: Elizabeth
Daughter: Laura
Wife: (m. 1988, div. 1991)

    University: BA, City College of New York (1932)
    University: MA, Columbia University (1933)
    University: PhD, Columbia University (1941)
    Professor: Lincoln University Pennsylvania (1967-79)
    Professor: Rutgers University

    Citadel Press Chief Editor

Author of books:
Business and Slavery: The New York Merchants and the Irrepressible Conflict (1941, economics)
Morale Education in the American Army: War for Independence, War of 1812, Civil War (1944, history)
The Jews in American History, 1654-1865 (1945, history)
History of the Labor Movement in the United States (1947-94, history)
The Fur and Leather Workers Union: A Story of Dramatic Struggles and Achievements (1950, corporate history)
A History of Cuba and Its Relations With the United States (1962-63, history)
Frederick Douglass: A Biography (1964, biography)
The Case of Joe Hill: The Story of the Trial, the Mass Defense Campaign, and the Execution of the Famous IWW Poet, Songwriter, and Organizer (1965, biography)
The Bolshevik Revolution: Its Impact on American Radicals, Liberals, and Labor (1967, history)
American Labor and the Indochina War: The Growth of Union Opposition (1971, history)
The Spanish-Cuban-American War and the Birth of American Imperialism, 1895-1902 (1972, history)
Organized Labor and the Black Worker, 1619-1973 (1974, history)
American Labor Songs of the Nineteenth Century (1975, music studies)
History of Black Americans (1975-83, history)
Labor and the American Revolution (1976, history)
Blacks in the American Revolution (1976, history)
The Great Labor Uprising of 1877 (1977, history)
American Socialism and Black Americans: From the Age of Jackson to World War II (1977, politics)
Antonio Maceo: The "Bronze Titan" of Cuba's Struggle for Independence (1977, biography)
Essays in Afro-American History (1978, history)
Women and the American Labor Movement (1979-80, history)
British Labor and the American Civil War (1981, history)
The Workingmen's Party of the United States: A History of the First Marxist Party in the Americas (1984, politics)
Three Who Dared: Prudence Crandall, Margaret Douglass, Myrtilla Miner: Champions of Antebellum Black Education (1984, biography)
The Other America: Art and the Labour Movement in the United States (1985, art)
Militarism and Organized Labor, 1900-1914 (1986, history)
May Day: A Short History of the International Worker's Holiday, 1886-1986 (1986, politics)
U.S. Labor Movement and Latin America: A History of Workers' Response to Intervention (1988, international affairs)
U.S. Labor and the Vietnam War (1989, politics)
William Heighton: Pioneer Labor Leader of Jacksonian Philadelphia (1991, biography)



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