James Green

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James Green
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Born James Robert Green
(1944-11-04)November 4, 1944
Oak Park, Illinois, United States
Died June 23, 2016(2016-06-23) (aged 71)
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Cause of death Leukemia
Residence Somerville, Massachusetts
Nationality American
Education Ph.D.
Alma mater Northwestern University, Yale University
Occupation Historian
Years active 1968-2016
Employer University of Massachusetts Boston
Known for Academic work in the field of organized labor
Title Professor of History Emeritus
Spouse(s) Janet Grogan (m. 1988)
Children 1 son
Website http://www.jamesgreenworks.com/

James Robert Green (November 4, 1944 – June 23, 2016) was an American historian. He was the Professor of History Emeritus at the University of Massachusetts Boston. He was also a well-known author and labor activist.

Green's research focuses on radical political and social movements in the U.S. (including new social movements), as well as the history of labor unions in the United States. Green writes social and political history from "the bottom up." He writes from a leftist theoretical standpoint.

Green died in Boston on June 23, 2016, of complications from leukemia. He was 71.[1]

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  1. Roberts, Sam (June 28, 2016). "James Green, Author and Human Rights Activist, Dies at 71". The New York Times. Retrieved June 29, 2016. 

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