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General Information

Name:  Leon Fink  

Pen Name: None

Genre: Non-Fiction

Audience: Adult;


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Illinois Connection

Leon Fink is Distinguished Professor of History at the University of Illinois at Chicago.

Biographical and Professional Information

Selected Titles At Your Library

In search of the working class :
ISBN: 0252020774. OCLC Number:

University of Illinois Press,. Urbana :. ©1994.

The Maya of Morganton :
ISBN: 0807854476. OCLC Number:

University of North Carolina Press,. Chapel Hill, N.C. :. ©2003.

The arrival of several hundred Guatemalan-born workers in a Morganton, North Carolina poultry plant sets the stage for this story of human struggle in an age of globalization. The author follows what happened when concerns about fairness and safety sparked a strike and an unlikely coalition.

Progressive intellectuals and the dilemmas of democratic commitment /
ISBN: 0674661605. OCLC Number:

Harvard University Press,. Cambridge, Mass. :. 1997.

Workingmen's democracy :
ISBN: 0252009991. OCLC Number:

University of Illinois Press,. Urbana :. ©1983.

Upheaval in the quiet zone :
ISBN: 0252015452. OCLC Number:

University of Illinois Press,. Urbana :. ©1989.

Intellectuals and public life :
ISBN: 0801427940. OCLC Number:

Cornell University Press,. Ithaca, N.Y. :. 1996.

Combining history with social theory, this book offers a bold reassessment of the role of radical intellectuals in public life. It explores the potential impact of intellectuals working for social and political change and is important for everyone concerned with such contemporary issues as the future of higher education, the transformation of the public intellectual in Western and non-Western societies, the collapse of socialism, and the paralysis of liberalism.

Major problems in the gilded age and the progressive era :
ISBN: 0618042555. OCLC Number:

Houghton Mifflin,. Boston, MA :. ©2001.

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