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History, Am.: 20th C.



link to catalog page GABACCIA, American Dreaming, Global Realities

American Dreaming, Global Realities

Rethinking U.S. Immigration History

Author: Edited by Donna R. Gabaccia and Vicki L. Ruiz
Pub Date: November 2006

An introduction to the best from the new directions in U.S. immigration history   learn more...
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link to catalog page WONG, American Paper Son

American Paper Son

A Chinese Immigrant in the Midwest

Author: Wayne Hung Wong
Pub Date: December 2006

A captivating look at a hidden chapter in Chinese American history   learn more...
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link to catalog page CHEN, Being Chinese, Becoming Chinese American Author: Shehong Chen
Pub Date: May 2006

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link to catalog page, Beyond Cannery Row

Beyond Cannery Row

Sicilian Women, Immigration, and Community in Monterey, California, 1915-99

Author: Carol Lynn McKibben
Pub Date: January 2006

The unique role of Sicilian women in maintaining community through change   learn more...
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link to catalog page JEFFRIES, Black Power in the Belly of the Beast Author: Edited by Judson L. Jeffries
Pub Date: November 2006

The first serious study of the diverse organizations associated with the resurgence of Black nationalism in the 1960s   learn more...
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link to catalog page KNUPFER, The Chicago Black Renaissance and Women's Activism Author: Anne Meis Knupfer
Pub Date: March 2006

The untold story of the prodigious activism of African American women on Chicago's south side   learn more...
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link to catalog page BAKER, Contesting Identities

Contesting Identities

Sports in American Film

Author: Aaron Baker
Pub Date: Cloth: 2003; Paper: 2006

Analysis of race, class and gender in American sports films   learn more...
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link to catalog page FITZGERALD, Habits of Compassion

Habits of Compassion

Irish Catholic Nuns and the Origins of New York's Welfare System, 1830-1920

Author: Maureen Fitzgerald
Pub Date: February 2006

The Sisters' critical contributions to charitable care in America   learn more...
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link to catalog page BAO, Holding Up More Than Half the Sky

Holding Up More Than Half the Sky

Chinese Women Garment Workers in New York City, 1948-92

Author: Xiaolan Bao
Pub Date: 2006

Bao looks at the dramatic 1982 strike of 20,000 Chinese-American garment workers (most of them women) and explores the profound transformation of family culture that enabled this uncharacteristic militancy and organized protest.   learn more...
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link to catalog page ALAMILLO, Making Lemonade out of Lemons

Making Lemonade out of Lemons

Mexican American Labor and Leisure in a California Town, 1880-1960

Author: José M. Alamillo
Pub Date: June 2006

How Mexican American workers challenged, transformed and politicized leisure   learn more...
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