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  • Historical Thinking

    Historical Thinking
    av Sam Wineburg

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781566398565

    Since ancient times, the pundits have lamented young people's lack of historical knowledge and warned that ignorance of the past surely condemns humanity to repeating its mistakes. In the contemporary United States, this dire outlook drives a conten…

  • Seeing New York

    Seeing New York
    av Hope Cooke

    Häftad - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781566392891

    Since the 1700s, various ethnic and immigrant groups have been shifting and negotiating their place in New York City. Hope Cooke also struggled to find a "correlation of space" and "sense of belonging" when she returned to the city after spending he…

  • Oral History and Public Memories

    Oral History and Public Memories

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781592131402

    Oral history is inherently about memory, and when oral history interviews are used \u0022in public,\u0022 they invariably both reflect and shape public memories of the past. Oral History and Public Memories is the only book that explores this relati…

  • Oral History and Public Memories

    Oral History and Public Memories

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781592131419

    Oral history is inherently about memory, and when oral history interviews are used \u0022in public,\u0022 they invariably both reflect and shape public memories of the past. Oral History and Public Memories is the only book that explores this relati…

  • Modern American Queer History

    Modern American Queer History
    av Allida M. Black

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781566398725

    In the twentieth century, countless Americans claimed gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender identities, forming a movement to secure social as well as political equality. This collection of essays considers the history as well as the historiograph…

  • Manufacturing Suburbs

    Manufacturing Suburbs

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781592130863

    Urban historians have long portrayed suburbanization as the result of a bourgeois exodus from the city, coupled with the introduction of streetcars that enabled the middle class to leave the city for the more sylvan surrounding regions. Demonstratin…

  • Manufacturing Suburbs

    Manufacturing Suburbs

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781592130856

    Urban historians have long portrayed suburbanization as the result of a bourgeois exodus from the city, coupled with the introduction of streetcars that enabled the middle class to leave the city for the more sylvan surrounding regions. Demonstratin…

  • New Left Revisited

    New Left Revisited
    av John Mcmillian

    Inbunden - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781566399753

    Starting with the premise that it is possible to say something significantly new about the 1960s and the New Left, the contributors to this volume trace the social roots, the various paths, and the legacies of the movement that set out to change Ame…

  • New Left Revisited

    New Left Revisited
    av John McMillian

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781566399760

    Starting with the premise that it is possible to say something significantly new about the 1960s and the New Left, the contributors to this volume trace the social roots, the various paths, and the legacies of the movement that set out to change Ame…

  • Becoming American Becoming Ethnic

    Becoming American Becoming Ethnic
    av Thomas Dublin

    Häftad - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781566394390

    More than at any time since the 1920's the issues of immigration and ethnicity have become central to discussions of American society and identity. Becoming American, Becoming Ethnic addresses this contemporary debate, bringing together essays writt…

  • Becoming American Becoming Ethnic

    Becoming American Becoming Ethnic
    av Thomas Dublin

    Inbunden - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781566394383

    More than at any time since the 1920's the issues of immigration and ethnicity have become central to discussions of American society and identity. Becoming American, Becoming Ethnic addresses this contemporary debate, bringing together essays writt…

  • Descent into Discourse

    Descent into Discourse
    av Bryan D. Palmer

    Häftad - 1990 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780877227205

    "Critical theory is no substitute for historical materialism; language is not life." With this statement, Bryan Palmer enters the debate that is now transforming and disrupting a number of academic disciplines, including political science, women's s…

  • St. Louis

    St. Louis
    av Eric Sandweiss

    Inbunden - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781566398855

    St. Louis's story stands for the story of all those cities whose ambitions and civic self-image, forged from the growth of the mercantile and industrial eras, have been dramatically altered over time. More dramatically, perhaps, than most -- but in…

  • St. Louis

    St. Louis
    av Eric Sandweiss

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781566398862

    St. Louis's story stands for the story of all those cities whose ambitions and civic self-image, forged from the growth of the mercantile and industrial eras, have been dramatically altered over time. More dramatically, perhaps, than most -- but in…

  • Agricultural and Pastoral Societies in Ancient and Classical History

    Agricultural and Pastoral Societies in Ancient and Classical History
    av Michael Adas

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781566398329

    The second volume in the American Historical Association's global history series introduces readers to the cross-cultural study of ancient and classical civilizations. The opening essay by Jerry Bentley surveys methodologies and critical interpretat…

  • Agricultural and Pastoral Societies in Ancient and Classical History

    Agricultural and Pastoral Societies in Ancient and Classical History
    av Michael Adas

    Inbunden - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781566398312

    The second volume in the American Historical Association's global history series introduces readers to the cross-cultural study of ancient and classical civilizations. The opening essay by Jerry Bentley surveys methodologies and critical interpretat…

  • American History Now

    American History Now

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781439902448

    A new generation of scholars addresses the current themes and questions in interpreting American history

  • American History Now

    American History Now

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781439902431

    A new generation of scholars addresses the current themes and questions in interpreting American history

  • Policing Women

    Policing Women
    av Janis Appier

    Inbunden - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781566395595

    Many of us take the presence of policewomen on patrol and in investigative roles for granted. Realistic dramas and comedies in the movies and on television show women officers performing the same duties as men on the force. This visibility tells us…

  • Policing Women

    Policing Women
    av Janis Appier

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781566395601

    Many of us take the presence of policewomen on patrol and in investigative roles for granted. Realistic dramas and comedies in the movies and on television show women officers performing the same duties as men on the force. This visibility tells us…

  • History and the New Left

    History and the New Left

    Häftad - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780877228363

    Madison, Wisconsin has long been known as a dynamic cultural center and focus of political-intellectual ferment in the middle of America. This collection of essays and interviews traces the rise of an intellectual New Left from 1950 to 1970 as exper…

  • Droppin Science

    Droppin Science
    av William Perkins

    Häftad - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781566393621

    Leading authorities write on the complex--and sometimes controversial--history, politics, and culture of rap and hip hop

  • History from South Africa

    History from South Africa

    Inbunden - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780877228486

    More starkly than any other contemporary social conflict, the crisis in South Africa highlights the complexities and conflicts in race, gender, class, and nation. These original articles, most of which were written by South African authors, are from…

  • Not June Cleaver

    Not June Cleaver
    av June Meyerowitz

    Häftad - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781566391719

    A denouncement of the housewife stereotype imposed on post-Warld War II women

  • The New American History

    The New American History
    av Eric Foner

    Häftad - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781566395526

    Originally released in 1990, The New American History, edited for the American Historical Association by Eric Foner, has become an indispensable volume for teachers and students. In essays that chart the shifts in interpretation within their fields,…

  • Presenting the Past

    Presenting the Past
    av Roy Rosenzweig

    Häftad - 1986 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780877224136

    Lively and accessible essays examine the rapidly growing field called "public history"

  • Empire City

    Empire City
    av David M. Scobey

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781592132355

    For generations, New Yorkers have joked about "The City's" interminable tearing down and building up. The city that the whole world watches seems to be endlessly remaking itself. When the locals and the rest of the world say "New York," they mean Ma…

  • Political Woman: Florence

    Political Woman: Florence
    av Sharon Hartman Strom

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781566398190

    Florence Hope Luscomb's life spanned nearly all of the twentieth century. Born into a remarkable family of abolitionists and progressive thinkers, the young Florence accompanied her feminist mother to lectures and political rallies, soon choosing a…

  • Political Woman: Florence

    Political Woman: Florence
    av Sharon Hartman Strom

    Inbunden - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781566398183

    Florence Hope Luscomb's life spanned nearly all of the twentieth century. Born into a remarkable family of abolitionists and progressive thinkers, the young Florence accompanied her feminist mother to lectures and political rallies, soon choosing a…

  • For Fun and Profit

    For Fun and Profit
    av Richard Butsch

    Häftad - 1990 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780877227403

    Essays explore the transformation in leisure activity and its effects on class relations in American society

  • The Baltimore Book

    The Baltimore Book
    av Linda Shopes

    Häftad - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781566391849

    Baltimore has a long, colorful history that traditionally has been focused on famous men, social elites, and patriotic events. The Baltimore Book is both a history of "the other Baltimore" and a tour guide to places in the city that are important to…

  • Empire City

    Empire City
    av David Scobey

    Inbunden - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781566399500

    For generations, New Yorkers have joked about 'The City's' interminable tearing down and building up. The city that the whole world watches seems to be endlessly remaking itself. When the locals and the rest of the world say 'New York', they mean Ma…

  • Islamic and European Expansion

    Islamic and European Expansion
    av Michael Adas

    Häftad - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781566390682

    Distinguished writers provide new approaches to cross-cultural history

  • Story Of Reo Joe

    Story Of Reo Joe
    av Lisa Fine

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781592132584

    The Reo Motor Car Company operated in Lansing, Michigan, for seventy years, and encouraged its thousands of workers to think of themselves as part of a factory family. Reo workers, most typically white, rural, native-born Protestant men, were dubbed…

  • Story Of Reo Joe

    Story Of Reo Joe
    av Lisa Fine

    Inbunden - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781592132577

    The Reo Motor Car Company operated in Lansing, Michigan, for seventy years, and encouraged its thousands of workers to think of themselves as part of a factory family. Reo workers, most typically white, rural, native-born Protestant men, were dubbed…

  • Mickey Mouse History and Other Essays on American Memory

    Mickey Mouse History and Other Essays on American Memory
    av Michael Wallace

    Häftad - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781566394451

    A long-awaited dispatch from the history front in today's culture war

  • Degrees of Equality

    Degrees of Equality
    av Susan Levine

    Inbunden - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781566393263

    The history of one of the nation's most influential voices for equality

  • Essays on Twentieth-Century History

    Essays on Twentieth-Century History

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781439902707

    Probing the paradoxes of

  • Essays on Twentieth-Century History

    Essays on Twentieth-Century History

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781439902691

    Probing the paradoxes of

  • Zora Neale Hurston

    Zora Neale Hurston
    av Tiffany Ruby Patterson

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781592132904

    A historian hoping to reconstruct the social world of all-black towns or the segregated black sections of other towns in the South finds only scant traces of their existence. In Zora Neale Hurston and a History of Southern Life, Tiffany Ruby Patters…

  • Zora Neale Hurston

    Zora Neale Hurston
    av Tiffany Ruby Patterson

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781592132898

    A historian hoping to reconstruct the social world of all-black towns or the segregated black sections of other towns in the South finds only scant traces of their existence. In Zora Neale Hurston and a History of Southern Life, Tiffany Ruby Patters…

  • The World Sixties Made

    The World Sixties Made
    av Van Gosse

    Inbunden - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781592132003

    How can we make sense of the fact that after decades of right-wing political mobilizing the major social changes wrought by the Sixties are more than ever part of American life? The World the Sixties Made, the first academic collection to treat the…

  • The World Sixties Made

    The World Sixties Made
    av Van Gosse

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781592132010

    How can we make sense of the fact that after decades of right-wing political mobilizing the major social changes wrought by the Sixties are more than ever part of American life? The World the Sixties Made, the first academic collection to treat the…

  • Rethinking the Cold War

    Rethinking the Cold War
    av Allen Hunter

    Pocket - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781566395625

    The end of the Cold War should have been an occasion to reassess its origins, history, significance, and consequences. Yet most commentators have restated positions already developed during the Cold War. They have taken the break-up of the Soviet Un…

  • Fireweed

    Fireweed
    av Gerda Lerner

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781592132362

    In Fireweed, Gerda Lerner, a pioneer and leading scholar in women's history, tells her story of moral courage and commitment to social change with a novelist's skill and a historian's command of context. Lerner's memoir focuses on the formative expe…

  • Fireweed

    Fireweed
    av Gerda Lerner

    Inbunden - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781566398893

    In Fireweed, Gerda Lerner, a pioneer and leading scholar in women's history, tells her story of moral courage and commitment to social change with a novelist's skill and a historian's command of context. Lerner's memoir focuses on the formative expe…

  • Passion and Power

    Passion and Power

    Häftad - 1989 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780877226376

    "Passion and Power" brings together some of the most recent and innovative writings on the history of sexuality and explores the experiences, ideas, and conflicts that have shaped the emergence of modern sexual identities. Arguing that sexuality is…

  • Modern American Queer History

    Modern American Queer History
    av Allida Black

    Inbunden - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781566398718

    In the twentieth century, countless Americans claimed gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender identities, forming a movement to secure social as well as political equality. This collection of essays considers the history as well as the historiograph…

  • History And 9/11

    History And 9/11
    av Joanne Meyerowitz

    Inbunden - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781592132027

    The contributors to this landmark collection set the attacks on the United States in historical perspective. They reject the simplistic notion of an age-old "clash of civilizations" and instead examine the particular histories of American nationalis…

  • History And 9/11

    History And 9/11
    av Joanne Meyerowitz

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781592132034

    The contributors to this landmark collection set the attacks on the United States in historical perspective. They reject the simplistic notion of an age-old "clash of civilizations" and instead examine the particular histories of American nationalis…

  • A Life In The Struggle

    A Life In The Struggle
    av George Lipsitz

    Häftad - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781566393218

    This book tells the story of Ivory Perry, a black worker and community activist who, for more than thirty years, has distributed the leaflets, carried the picket signs, and planned and participated in the confrontations that were essential to the su…

  • Striking Steel

    Striking Steel
    av Jack Metzgar

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781566397391

    Having come of age during a period of vibrant union-centered activism, Jack Metzgar begins this book wondering how his father, a U.S> Steel shop steward in the 1950s and '60s, and so many contemporary historians could forget what this country owes t…

  • Staging Strikes

    Staging Strikes
    av Collette Hyman

    Inbunden - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781566395045

    In the thirties, those on the political left, Socialists, Communists, artists and writers, educators, and labor movement activists, shared the belief that leisure activities should reflect and promote the interests of working people. Cultural activi…