350 pp., 6.125 x 9.25, 16 halftones, 6 figs, notes, index
Paperback ISBN: 978-0-8078-4798-5
Published: August 1999
eBook ISBN: 978-0-8078-6445-6
Published: November 2000
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About the Author
Christopher C. Sellers holds an M.D. and also a Ph.D. in American studies. He is associate professor of history at the State University of New York at Stony Brook.
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“A valuable contribution to multiple fields and there is much within it that can be mined depending on one’s interest. It is a challenging but rewarding read for anyone interested in the history of environmentalism.”—Not Even Past
"A well-written narrative history of this diverse and not very cohesive field using data gathered from a wide variety of sources. . . . Sellers is a first-rate researcher and capable writer who has succeeded in making order out of a tangled web of strands from very diverse sources."--Journal of the History of Medicine
"A major achievement with wide-ranging implications for business history and the history of medicine and government in twentieth-century America."--Business History
"Sellers reconceptualizes the history of workplace health, making it as significant to historians of medicine and the environment as it has long been to scholars of labor and economics."--Journal of American History
"Demonstrate[s] a profound sensitivity and deep understanding of workers' day to day concerns, the nuances of their political philosophies, and the goals of their collective actions. No one has done a better job in recapturing the authentic voices of rank and file workers; no one has done more to place workers' struggles into the larger historical narrative."--The Americas