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City of Inmates: Conquest, Rebellion, and the Rise of Human Caging in Los Angeles, 1771–1965

City of Inmates

Conquest, Rebellion, and the Rise of Human Caging in Los Angeles, 1771–1965

The University of North Carolina Press (2017)
US$19.99

Los Angeles incarcerates more people than any other city in the United States, which imprisons more...

Remaking Black Power: How Black Women Transformed an Era

Remaking Black Power

How Black Women Transformed an Era

The University of North Carolina Press (2017)
US$19.99

In this comprehensive history, Ashley D. Farmer examines black women's political, social, and...

Latino City: Immigration and Urban Crisis in Lawrence, Massachusetts, 1945–2000

Latino City

Immigration and Urban Crisis in Lawrence, Massachusetts, 1945–2000

The University of North Carolina Press (2017)
US$19.99

Latino City explores the transformation of Lawrence, Massachusetts, into New England's first...

Winning Our Freedoms Together: African Americans and Apartheid, 1945–1960

Winning Our Freedoms Together

African Americans and Apartheid, 1945–1960

The University of North Carolina Press (2017)
US$19.99

In this transnational account of black protest, Nicholas Grant examines how African Americans...

The Criminalization of Black Children: Race, Gender, and Delinquency in Chicago’s Juvenile Justice System, 1899–1945

The Criminalization of Black Children

Race, Gender, and Delinquency in Chicago’s Juvenile Justice System, 1899–1945

The University of North Carolina Press (2018)
US$18.99

In the late nineteenth century, progressive reformers recoiled at the prospect of the justice system...

Chained in Silence: Black Women and Convict Labor in the New South

Chained in Silence

Black Women and Convict Labor in the New South

The University of North Carolina Press (2015)
US$19.99

In 1868, the state of Georgia began to make its rapidly growing population of prisoners available...

A Different Shade of Justice: Asian American Civil Rights in the South

A Different Shade of Justice

Asian American Civil Rights in the South

The University of North Carolina Press (2017)
US$29.99

In the Jim Crow South, Chinese, Filipino, Japanese, and, later, Vietnamese and Indian Americans...

Knocking on Labor’s Door: Union Organizing in the 1970s and the Roots of a New Economic Divide

Knocking on Labor’s Door

Union Organizing in the 1970s and the Roots of a New Economic Divide

The University of North Carolina Press (2017)
US$19.99

The power of unions in workers' lives and in the American political system has declined dramatically...

Captive Nation: Black Prison Organizing in the Civil Rights Era

Captive Nation

Black Prison Organizing in the Civil Rights Era

The University of North Carolina Press (2014)
US$19.99

In this pathbreaking book, Dan Berger offers a bold reconsideration of twentieth century black...

Power to the Poor: Black-Brown Coalition and the Fight for Economic Justice, 1960-1974

Power to the Poor

Black-Brown Coalition and the Fight for Economic Justice, 1960-1974

The University of North Carolina Press (2013)
US$19.99

The Poor People's Campaign of 1968 has long been overshadowed by the assassination of its architect,...