9781558612570

A Lifetime of Labor: The Autobiography of Alice H. Cook

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  • ISBN13:

    9781558612570

  • ISBN10:

    1558612572

  • Edition: Reprint
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2000-09-01
  • Publisher: Consortium Book Sales & Dist

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Summary

This book is both graceful autobiography and perceptive social history that will be of lasting value.--Library Journal

Author Biography

Alice H. Cook (1903-1998) was professor in the New York State School of Industrial and Labor Relations at Cornell University ALice H. Cook (1903-1998) was professor in the New York State School of Industrial and Labor Relations at Cornell University

Table of Contents

Forewordp. vi
A Note from the Publisherp. xi
The Twig Is Bent: 1903-1920p. 1
College Years: 1920-1924p. 18
Jobs and Jobs--and a Modern Marriage: 1924-1928p. 35
Student Days in Germany: 1929-1931p. 58
Union Days, Soviet House: 1931-1939p. 71
The War at Home and Abroad: 1939-1947p. 92
Marriage Ends, New Work Begins: 1947-1952p. 115
At Cornell University: 1952-1955p. 132
Beginning a Fifth Career in Academe: 1955-1962p. 148
The First Year in Japan: 1962-1963p. 163
New Tasks, Old and New Friends: 1964-1972p. 183
Studying Working Mothers in Nine Countries: 1972-1973p. 205
Winnowing, Harvesting, Reseeding: 1974-1979p. 230
The Decade of Comparable Worth: 1980-1989p. 248
The End of the Line: 1990-1997p. 272
Seventy-Fifth Birthday Celebrationp. 292
Notesp. 298
Select Bibliographyp. 337
Indexp. 343
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