Putting Their Hands on Race:
Irish Immigrant and Southern Black Domestic Workers
Putting Their Hands on Race: Irish Immigrant and Southern Black Domestic Workers offers an important labor history of 19th and early 20th century Irish immigrant and US southern Black migrant domestic workers. Drawing on a range of archival sources, this intersectional study explores how these women were significant to the racial labor and citizenship politics of their time.
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“This interdisciplinary project makes important contributions to whiteness studies, African American Studies, Women’s Studies, and labor history.”
—Beverly Guy-Sheftall, co-author of Gender Talk: The Struggle for Women’s Equality in African American Communities
“Deeply researched and theoretically sophisticated, this book is a must-read for anyone interested in labor history.”
—Premilla Nadasen, Author of Household Workers Unite: The Untold Story of African American Women who Built a Movement