Illinois Authors

The Illinois Center for the Book banner

Leon Fink

Pen Name: None

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



Primary Literary Genre(s): Non-Fiction

Primary Audience(s): Adult readers

Leon Fink on WorldCat :

Selected Titles

In search of the working class :
ISBN: 0252063686 OCLC: 28585167

University of Illinois Press, Urbana : ©1994.

Intellectuals and public life :
ISBN: 0801427940 OCLC: 32970412

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: 9781285433424 OCLC: 883187549

Major problems in the gilded age and the progressive era :
ISBN: 0618042555 OCLC: 45624583

Houghton Mifflin, Boston, MA : ©2001.

Progressive intellectuals and the dilemmas of democratic commitment /
ISBN: 0674661605 OCLC: 37220691

Harvard University Press, Cambridge, Mass. : 1997.

The Maya of Morganton :
ISBN: 0807854476 OCLC: 53932249

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.

Upheaval in the quiet zone :
ISBN: 0252060474 OCLC: 18322893

University of Illinois Press, Urbana : ©1989.

Workingmen's democracy :
ISBN: 0252009991 OCLC: 8410252

University of Illinois Press, Urbana : ©1983.