posts and bio Jefferson Cowie

Jefferson Cowie is a professor of history at the ILR School at Cornell University. He is the author of Capital Moves: RCA's Seventy-Year Quest for Cheap Labor, and Stayin' Alive: The 1970s and the Last Days of the Working Class, which received the Merle Curti Award Award and the Francis Parkman Prize, among others.

Visualizing Labor History

by on February 8, 2013

Labor and working-class historians ought to be thinking a lot more about interesting methods of data visualization. The internet is full of fascinating digital presentations that offer a quick understanding of immense amounts of data in forms that are often simple and elegant.

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