Montgomery, David, 1927-2011

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David Montgomery (b. 1927) is Farnam Professor of History Emeritus at Yale University. Montgomery is considered one of the foremost academics specializing in United States labor history and has written extensively on the subject. Along with David Brody and Herbert Gutman, he is credited with founding the field of "new labor history" in the U.S. Following the example of British historian E. P. Thompson, Montgomery encouraged a generation of labor historians to examine working-class culture, rather than simply their organizations. He was also President of the Organization of American Historians from 1999 to 2000.

From the guide to the David Montgomery Papers, ca. 1960-ca. 2000, (Tamiment Library / Wagner Archives)

David Montgomery (1927) is Farnam Professor of History Emeritus at Yale University. Montgomery is considered one of the foremost academics specializing in United States labor history and has written extensively on the subject. Along with David Brody and Herbert Gutman, he is credited with founding the field of "new labor history" in the U.S. Following the example of British historian E. P. Thompson, Montgomery encouraged a generation of labor historians to examine working-class culture, rather than simply their organizations. He was also President of the Organization of American Historians from 1999 to 2000.

From the description of David Montgomery papers, [ca.1960-2000]. (New York University). WorldCat record id: 481035115

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Labor unions and international relations
Labor unions and communism
Labor unions and communism--United States
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Labor movement--United States
Working class--United States
Labor unions and international relations--United States
Labor unions--United States
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Birth 1927-12-01

Death 2011-12-02

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