Eric Arnesen

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General Information

Name: Eric Arnesen

Pen Name: None

Born: in Brooklyn, New York



Illinois Connection

Eric Arnesen is a Professor of History at the University of Illinois, Chicago Illinois campus.

Biographical and Professional Information


Published Works

  • Waterfront Workers of New Orleans, Oxford University Press, 1991
  • Labor Histories, Class, Politics and the Working Class Experience, University of Illinois Press, 1998
  • Brotherhood of Color, Harvard University Press, 2001
  • Black Protest, Great Migration, St. Martin`s Press, 2003

Titles for Purchase and at Your Library

Brotherhoods of Color: Black Railroad Workers and the Struggle for Equality

ISBN: 0674008170
Release Date: 2002-03-01

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Literary Awards

In 2005, Eric Arnesen received the James Friend Memorial Award for Literary Criticism from the Society of Midland Authors for “distinguished literary criticism.”

Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances

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External Links

Eric Arnesen on WorldCat

Eric Arnesen on Amazon


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