James Green

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James Green
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Born
James Robert Green

(1944-11-04)November 4, 1944
DiedJune 23, 2016(2016-06-23) (aged 71)
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Cause of deathLeukemia
ResidenceSomerville, Massachusetts
NationalityAmerican
EducationPh.D.
Alma materNorthwestern University, Yale University
OccupationHistorian
Years active1968-2016
EmployerUniversity of Massachusetts Boston
Known forAcademic work in the field of organized labor
TitleProfessor of History Emeritus
Spouse(s)
Janet Grogan (m. 1988)
Children1 son
Websitehttp://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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