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History, Am.: 20th C.



link to catalog page TAILLON, Good, Reliable, White Men

Good, Reliable, White Men

Railroad Brotherhoods, 1877-1917

Author: Paul Michel Taillon
Pub Date: January 2009

Railroad brotherhoods' dynamic impact on American labor relations and national politics   learn more...

link to catalog page, Jane Addams and the Practice of Democracy Author: Edited by Marilyn Fischer, Carol Nackenoff, and Wendy Chmielewski
Pub Date: February 2009

A fresh, interdisciplinary approach to Addams's thought on democracy, citizenship, and international peace   learn more...

link to catalog page JOSLIN, Jane Addams, a Writer's Life Author: Katherine Joslin
Pub Date: January 2009

The story of the literary woman behind the public figure   learn more...

link to catalog page CUTLER, The Jews of Chicago

The Jews of Chicago

From Shtetl to Suburb

Author: Irving Cutler
Pub Date: Cloth: 1996; Paper: 2009

The fascinating, fully illustrated story of Chicago's vibrant Jewish community   learn more...

link to catalog page WELLS, Life Flows On in Endless Song

Life Flows On in Endless Song

Folk Songs and American History

Author: Robert V. Wells
Pub Date: August 2009

An engaging survey of what folk songs tell us about the American past   learn more...

link to catalog page, Never Seen the Moon

Never Seen the Moon

The Trials of Edith Maxwell

Author: Sharon Hatfield
Pub Date: May 2009

The stranger-than-fiction case of Appalachia's "slipper slayer"   learn more...

link to catalog page ORENIC, On the Ground

On the Ground

Labor Struggle in the American Airline Industry

Author: Liesl Miller Orenic
Pub Date: July 2009

The challenges and successes of unionization at four U.S. airlines, with a focus on baggage handlers   learn more...

link to catalog page, Open Wound

Open Wound

The Long View of Race in America

Author: William McKee Evans
Pub Date: April 2009

A timely reframing of race in America   learn more...

link to catalog page ANDERSON, Perspectives on Milwaukee's Past Author: Edited by Margo Anderson and Victor Greene
Pub Date: 2009

A stimulating variety of approaches to the history of a distinctive Midwestern city   learn more...

link to catalog page, Pre-Gay L.A.

Pre-Gay L.A.

A Social History of the Movement for Homosexual Rights

Author: C. Todd White
Pub Date: May 2009

A rich and definitive history of the gay rights movement's West Coast origins   learn more...

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