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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...

Troubling the Waters: Black-Jewish Relations in the American Century

Troubling the Waters

Black-Jewish Relations in the American Century

Princeton University Press (2010)
£36.04

Was there ever really a black-Jewish alliance in twentieth-century America? And if there was, what...

Debtor Nation: The History of America in Red Ink

Debtor Nation

The History of America in Red Ink

Princeton University Press (2011)
£26.21

Before the twentieth century, personal debt resided on the fringes of the American economy, the...

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...

No Man's Land: Jamaican Guestworkers in America and the Global History of Deportable Labor

No Man's Land

Jamaican Guestworkers in America and the Global History of Deportable Labor

Princeton University Press (2011)
£22.93

From South Africa in the nineteenth century to Hong Kong today, nations around the world, including...

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...

School Lunch Politics: The Surprising History of America's Favorite Welfare Program

School Lunch Politics

The Surprising History of America's Favorite Welfare Program

Princeton University Press (2011)
£28.39

Whether kids love or hate the food served there, the American school lunchroom is the stage for one...

Mothers of Conservatism: Women and the Postwar Right

Mothers of Conservatism

Women and the Postwar Right

Princeton University Press (2012)
£26.21

Mothers of Conservatism tells the story of 1950s Southern Californian housewives who shaped the...

The Second Red Scare and the Unmaking of the New Deal Left
Princeton University Press (2012)
£25.12

In the name of protecting Americans from Soviet espionage, the post-1945 Red Scare curtailed the...