Leopold Haimson – Charles Tilly, eds. Strikes, Wars, and Revolutions in an International Perspective.

Leopold Haimson – Charles Tilly, eds. Strikes, Wars, and Revolutions in an International Perspective. Strike Waves in the Late Nineteenth and Early Twentieth Centuries.

Cambridge/París: Cambridge University Press/Éditions de la Maison des Sciences de l’Homme, 1989.

550 páginas.



Part I


1 – Theories and realities / CHARLES TILLY

2 – The historical setting in Russia and the West / LEOPOLD H. HAIMSON

Part II

Models and realities


4 – Changing forms of labor conflict: secular development or strike waves? / FRIEDHELM BOLL

5 – Strikes and power in Britain, 1870-1920 / JAMES E. CRONIN

6 – Two strike waves in Imperial Russia, 1905-1907, 1912-1914 / LEOPOLD H. HAIMSON, RONALD PETRUSHA

7 – Strikers in revolution: Russia, 1917 / DIANE KOENKER, WILLIAM G. ROSENBERG

8 – Strikes in Imperial Russia, 1895-1913: a quantitative analysis / V. I. BOVYKIN, L. I. BORODKIN, Y. I. KIRYANOV

9 – Labor conflicts in Italy before the rise of fascism, 1881-1923: a quantitative analysis / LORENZO BORDOGNA, GIAN PRIMO CELLA, GIANCARLO PROVASI

10 – Strikes and politics in the United States, 1900-1919 / P. K. EDWARDS

Part III

Workers in metal-processing enterprises in comparative perspective

11 – From the mechanic to the metallo / MICHELLE PERROT

12 – Strikes of machinists in the United States, 1870-1922 / DAVID MONTGOMERY

13 – The political economy of British engineering workers during the First World War / KEITH BURGESS

14 – The rationalization of class struggle: strikes and strike strategy of the German Metalworkers’ Union, 1891-1922 / ELISABETH DOMANSKY

15 – Scientific management and the changing nature of work in the St. Petersburg metalworking industry, 1900-1914 / HEATHER HOGAN

16 – Structural processes of change and changing patterns of labor unrest: the case of the metal-processing industry in Imperial Russia, 1890-1914 / LEOPOLD H. HAIMSON

17 – Social characteristics, attitudes, and patterns of strike behavior of metalworkers in Italy during the First World War / BRUNO BEZZA

Part IV

The effects of short-term variation

18 – Introduction / CHARLES TILLY

19 – Economic cycles and labor conflicts in Germany during the first quarter of the twentieth century / FRIEDHELM BOLL

20 – The crisis of state and society in Britain, 1917-1922 / JAMES E. CRONIN

21 – Strikes and the war / HUGUES LAGRANGE

22 – Labor unrest in Imperial Russia on the eve of the First World War: the roles of conjunctural phenomena, events, and individual and collective actors / LEOPOLD H. HAIMSON

23 – Strikes in Russia, 1917: the impact of revolution / DIANE KOENKER, WILLIAM G. ROSENBERG

Part V


24 – Conclusion / LEOPOLD H. HAIMSON