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History, Am.: 20th C.



link to catalog page GORN, A Brief History of American Sports Author: Elliott J. Gorn and Warren Goldstein
Pub Date: December 2013

A provocative look at the centrality of sports to 400 years of American society and culture   learn more...
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link to catalog page REMBIS, Defining Deviance

Defining Deviance

Sex, Science, and Delinquent Girls, 1890-1960

Author: Michael A. Rembis
Pub Date: Cloth: 2011; Paper: February 2013

A historical study of the treatment of troubled girls, often perceived as threats to the American race   learn more...
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link to catalog page, In Defense of Justice

In Defense of Justice

Joseph Kurihara and the Japanese American Struggle for Equality

Author: Eileen H. Tamura
Pub Date: October 2013

A bold leader of the resistance during the incarceration of Japanese Americans   learn more...
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link to catalog page, The Italian American Table

The Italian American Table

Food, Family, and Community in New York City

Author: Simone Cinotto
Pub Date: December 2013

The invention of Italian food culture in America   learn more...
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link to catalog page, No Votes for Women

No Votes for Women

The New York State Anti-Suffrage Movement

Author: Susan Goodier
Pub Date: April 2013

An evenhanded look at the women who fought not to vote   learn more...
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link to catalog page, Rebels and Runaways

Rebels and Runaways

Slave Resistance in Nineteenth-Century Florida

Author: Larry Eugene Rivers
Pub Date: Cloth: 2012; Paper: August 2013

A comprehensive investigation of slave escape in antebellum Florida   learn more...
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link to catalog page, The Sons of Westwood

The Sons of Westwood

John Wooden, UCLA, and the Dynasty That Changed College Basketball

Author: John Matthew Smith
Pub Date: October 2013

College basketball's most dynamic dynasty, on and off the hardwood   learn more...
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link to catalog page DUBOFSKY, We Shall Be All

We Shall Be All

A History of the Industrial Workers of the World (abridged ed.)

Author: Melvyn Dubofsky
Pub Date: December 2013

A succinct rendition of Dubofsky’s classic and massive history of the IWW, bringing the story of the Industrial Workers of the World to a new generation   learn more...
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link to catalog page, Wobblies on the Waterfront

Wobblies on the Waterfront

Interracial Unionism in Progressive-Era Philadelphia

Author: Peter Cole
Pub Date: Cloth: 2007; Paper: March 2013

The rise and fall of America’s first truly diverse labor union   learn more...
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link to catalog page, The 1933 Chicago World's Fair

The 1933 Chicago World's Fair

A Century of Progress

Author: Cheryl R. Ganz
Pub Date: Cloth: 2008; Paper: February 2012

From fan dancers to fan belts--the compelling, untold stories of Chicago's 1933 world fair   learn more...
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