This is a clear and well-written book which deserves to be on undergraduate reading lists.
Journal of American Studies
A vital contribution to the ongoing debates on labor and race in American working class history.
International Labor and Working Class History
Letwin makes a compelling argument in an engaging writing style.
American Historical Review
His book adds significantly to a growing body of literature treating the enormously complex interplay of class and race.
Labor Studies Journal
A first-rate book that will be a benchmark in the field for many years to come.
The Journal of American History