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- NYU Press 2011; US$ 79.00
In the early 1930's, the International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union (ILGWU) organized large numbers of Black and Hispanic workers through a broadly conceived program of education, culture, and community involvement. The ILGWU admitted these new members, the overwhelming majority of whom were women, into racially integrated local unions... more...
- Edinburgh University Press 2013; US$ 40.00
In the years since his death from alcohol poisoning, San Francisco Renaissance poet Jack Spicer (1925-1965) has gradually come to be recognized as one of most intriguing, demanding, and rewarding of the so-called 'New American Poetry' poets who were first published in Donald Allen's historic anthology of that name.This is the first full-length... more...
- Edinburgh University Press 2007; US$ 89.55
This study takes as its point of departure an essential premise: that the widespread phenomenon of expatriation in American modernism is less a flight from the homeland than a dialectical return to it, but one which renders uncanny all tropes of familiarity and immediacy which 'fatherlands' and 'mother tongues' are traditionally seen... more...
- Edinburgh University Press 2013; US$ 120.00
The first full critical study of this San Francisco Renaissance poet. In the years since his death from alcohol poisoning, Jack Spicer (1925-1965) has gradually come to be recognized as one of most intriguing of the so-called 'New American Poetry' poets. This study places Spicers work in the context of the San Francisco Renaissance and... more...
- New Press, The 2012; US$ 20.95
When Wisconsin governor Scott Walker threatened the collective bargaining rights of the state?s public sector employees in early 2011, the massive protests that erupted inresponse put the labor movement back on the nation?s front pages. It was a fleeting reminder of a not-so-distant past when the “labor question?—and the power of organized labor—was... more...
- Rutgers University Press 2012; US$ 26.95
At what moments and in what ways did Jews play a central role in American capitalism? Chosen Capital addresses this question head-on by exploring Jews? impact on American capitalism as both its architects?through their participation in specific industries?and as its most vocal critics through their support of unionism and radical political movements.... more...
- BenBella Books, Inc. 2010; US$ 5.99
True Blood, Alan Ball?s critically acclaimed television adaptation of Charlaine Harris? bestselling Southern Vampire mysteries, is HBO?s most-watched show since The Sopranos, averaging over 12 million viewers an episode in its second season. Thanks to its large, dedicated fanbase, it won the People?s Choice ?Favorite TV Obsession? award in early 2010.... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2004; US$ 64.99
This anthology of hard-to-find primary documents provides a solid overview of the foundations of American media studies. Focusing on mass communication and society and how this research fits into larger patterns of social thought, this valuable collection features key texts covering the media studies traditions of the Chicago school, the effects tradition,... more...