The Importance of Religion in the US Labor Movement in the Early Nineteenth Century
During the 1840s, workers who struggled for a shorter work day often invoked their religious beliefs to defend their position. Although many scholars have assumed that religion undermined labor militancy, this research proves the opposite. Religion was a particularly important vector for channeling the participation of women in this labor struggle.
BY: Prof. Dr. Teresa Murphy
Teresa Murphy is a Senior Fulbright Scholar as UIN Sunan Kalijaga and an Associate Professor of American Studies at George Washington University in Washington, D.C. She is the author of Ten Hours’ Labor: Religion, Reform, and Gender in Early New England; and the co-author (with Mari Jo Buhle and Jane Gerhard) of Women and the Making of America. She is currently completing a book on the origins of women’s history, as a genre, in the late eighteenth and early nineteenth century.
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