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American Babylon: Race and the Struggle for Postwar Oakland

American Babylon

Race and the Struggle for Postwar Oakland

Princeton University Press (2005)
US$31.85

As the birthplace of the Black Panthers and a nationwide tax revolt, California embodied a crucial...

Pocketbook Politics: Economic Citizenship in Twentieth-Century America

Pocketbook Politics

Economic Citizenship in Twentieth-Century America

Princeton University Press (2007)
US$31.85

"How much does it cost?" We think of this question as one that preoccupies the nation's shoppers,...

Trucking Country: The Road to America's Wal-Mart Economy

Trucking Country

The Road to America's Wal-Mart Economy

Princeton University Press (2008)
US$19.06

Trucking Country is a social history of long-haul trucking that explores the contentious politics...

Americans at the Gate: The United States and Refugees during the Cold War

Americans at the Gate

The United States and Refugees during the Cold War

Princeton University Press (2008)
US$23.61

Unlike the 1930s, when the United States tragically failed to open its doors to Europeans fleeing...

Poverty Knowledge: Social Science, Social Policy, and the Poor in Twentieth-Century U.S. History

Poverty Knowledge

Social Science, Social Policy, and the Poor in Twentieth-Century U.S. History

Princeton University Press (2009)
US$38.22

Progressive-era "poverty warriors" cast poverty in America as a problem of unemployment, low wages,...

Dead on Arrival: The Politics of Health Care in Twentieth-Century America

Dead on Arrival

The Politics of Health Care in Twentieth-Century America

Princeton University Press (2009)
US$36.35

Why, alone among industrial democracies, does the United States not have national health insurance?...

More Equal Than Others: America from Nixon to the New Century

More Equal Than Others

America from Nixon to the New Century

Princeton University Press (2009)
US$35.44

During the past quarter century, free-market capitalism was recognized not merely as a successful...

Taken Hostage: The Iran Hostage Crisis and America's First Encounter with Radical Islam

Taken Hostage

The Iran Hostage Crisis and America's First Encounter with Radical Islam

Princeton University Press (2009)
US$26.34

On November 4, 1979, Iranian militants stormed the United States Embassy in Tehran and took...

The Straight State: Sexuality and Citizenship in Twentieth-Century America

The Straight State

Sexuality and Citizenship in Twentieth-Century America

Princeton University Press (2009)
US$21.79

The Straight State is the most expansive study of the federal regulation of homosexuality yet...

For All These Rights: Business, Labor, and the Shaping of America's Public-Private Welfare State

For All These Rights

Business, Labor, and the Shaping of America's Public-Private Welfare State

Princeton University Press (2010)
US$35.44

The New Deal placed security at the center of American political and economic life by establishing...