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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...

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)
£32.76

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

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...

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)
£21.84

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

Philanthropy in America: A History - Updated Edition

Philanthropy in America

A History - Updated Edition

Princeton University Press (2014)
£16.37

American philanthropy today expands knowledge, champions social movements, defines active...

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

Trucking Country

The Road to America's Wal-Mart Economy

Princeton University Press (2008)
£18.55

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