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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)
£25.12

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)
£20.74

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

The Shifting Grounds of Race: Black and Japanese Americans in the Making of Multiethnic Los Angeles

The Shifting Grounds of Race

Black and Japanese Americans in the Making of Multiethnic Los Angeles

Princeton University Press (2010)
£38.22

Los Angeles has attracted intense attention as a "world city" characterized by multiculturalism and...

The Other Women's Movement: Workplace Justice and Social Rights in Modern America

The Other Women's Movement

Workplace Justice and Social Rights in Modern America

Princeton University Press (2011)
£32.76

American feminism has always been about more than the struggle for individual rights and equal...

Between Citizens and the State: The Politics of American Higher Education in the 20th Century

Between Citizens and the State

The Politics of American Higher Education in the 20th Century

Princeton University Press (2011)
£26.21

This book tracks the dramatic outcomes of the federal government's growing involvement in higher...

Cold War Civil Rights: Race and the Image of American Democracy

Cold War Civil Rights

Race and the Image of American Democracy

Princeton University Press (2011)
£26.21

In 1958, an African-American handyman named Jimmy Wilson was sentenced to die in Alabama for...

White Flight: Atlanta and the Making of Modern Conservatism

White Flight

Atlanta and the Making of Modern Conservatism

Princeton University Press (2013)
£26.21

During the civil rights era, Atlanta thought of itself as "The City Too Busy to Hate," a rare place...

The Silent Majority: Suburban Politics in the Sunbelt South

The Silent Majority

Suburban Politics in the Sunbelt South

Princeton University Press (2013)
£36.04

Suburban sprawl transformed the political culture of the American South as much as the civil rights...

Cities of Knowledge: Cold War Science and the Search for the Next Silicon Valley

Cities of Knowledge

Cold War Science and the Search for the Next Silicon Valley

Princeton University Press (2015)
£21.84

What is the magic formula for turning a place into a high-tech capital? How can a city or region...

The Great Exception: The New Deal and the Limits of American Politics

The Great Exception

The New Deal and the Limits of American Politics

Princeton University Press (2016)
£16.37

Where does the New Deal fit in the big picture of American history? What does it mean for us today?...