On the eve of his 2014 retirement from the University of Illinois, a group of James R. Barrett's former students gathered to interview him at his home in Champaign, Illinois. Jim's career illuminates the trajectory of the field of labor and working-class history. The interview's questions and Barrett's responses document his contribution to the field and suggest new directions that may lie ahead.
Research Article|May 01 2016
The Making and Remaking of a Labor Historian: Interview with James R. Barrett
Labor (2016) 13 (2): 63-79.
Kathleen Mapes, Randi Storch; The Making and Remaking of a Labor Historian: Interview with James R. Barrett. Labor 1 May 2016; 13 (2): 63–79. doi: https://doi.org/10.1215/15476715-3460852
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