This Article reflects on possible conclusions to be drawn from this symposium. The article concludes that individually, these authors have demonstrated the returns to be gained by pushing labor law history into new empirical and conceptual areas. Collectively, however, their achievement is somewhat different, for collectively they recommend that we revisit what is ostensibly familiar to us.
Christopher L. Tomlins, The Heavy Burden of the State: Revisiting the History of Labor Law in the Interwar Period, 23 SEATTLE U. L. REV. 605 (2000).