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The Center Cannot Hold

Adam Ewing

in The Age of Garvey: How a Jamaican Activist Created a Mass Movement and Changed Global Black Politics

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691157795
eISBN:
9781400852444
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691157795.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter explores racial politics during the First World War, which acted as a catalyst in which old and richly drawn contests of authority and power were shifted on their axis, disrupted, and ... More


The American World Order

Kiran Klaus Patel

in The New Deal: A Global History

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691149127
eISBN:
9781400873623
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691149127.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter assesses the medium- and long-term effects of the New Deal through 1945 and beyond. Seen from this perspective, discontinuities leap to the eye. With World War II, American society lost ... More


Nisei in Uniform

Ellen D. Wu

in The Color of Success: Asian Americans and the Origins of the Model Minority

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691157825
eISBN:
9781400848874
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691157825.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter talks about how the Nisei soldier, the Japanese American Citizens League's (JACL) brainchild, answered various race and citizenship imperatives in the 1940s and 1950s. For all Japanese ... More


Manhood on the Line: Working-Class Masculinities in the American Heartland

Stephen Meyer

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040054
eISBN:
9780252098253
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040054.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This book charts the complex vagaries of men reinventing manhood in twentieth-century America. Their ideas of masculinity destroyed by principles of mass production, workers created a white-dominated ... More


Taste of Power: Food and American Identities

Katharina Vester

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520284975
eISBN:
9780520960602
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520284975.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

A Taste of Power is an investigation of the crucial role culinary texts and practices played in the making of cultural identities and social hierarchies since the founding of the United States. ... More


meXicana Encounters: The Making of Social Identities on the Borderlands

Rosa Linda Fregoso

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520229976
eISBN:
9780520937284
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520229976.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This book charts the dynamic and contradictory representation of Mexicanas and Chicanas in culture. This book's analysis of the cultural practices and symbolic forms that shape social identities ... More


Cross-Border Feminist Solidarities

Rosa Linda Fregoso

in meXicana Encounters: The Making of Social Identities on the Borderlands

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520229976
eISBN:
9780520937284
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520229976.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter studies the issue of gender violence within Latin communities. It first looks at a certain chapter in American Encounters, a book about “the sociocultural confrontation between Mexicans ... More


Meet Joe Copper: Masculinity and Race on Montana's World War II Home Front

Matthew L. Basso

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226038865
eISBN:
9780226044224
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226044224.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

“I realize that I am a soldier of production whose duties are as important in this war as those of the man behind the gun.” So began the pledge that many home front men took at the outset of World ... More


Life in the Big House

Vivien M. L. Miller (ed.)

in Hard Labor and Hard Time: Florida's "Sunshine Prison" and Chain Gangs

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780813039855
eISBN:
9780813043760
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813039855.003.0010
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter contrasts the experiences of the prison farm's employee and inmate communities. Drawing on the oral testimony and published memoirs of those who grew up at the prison as well as on ... More


Iran-Contra as Built Space: U.S. Imperial Tehran in Exile and Edge City’s Central American Presence

Andrew Friedman

in Covert Capital: Landscapes of Denial and the Making of U.S. Empire in the Suburbs of Northern Virginia

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520274648
eISBN:
9780520956681
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520274648.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

In 1987, observers noticed two formations in the covert capital. The first was Edge City, an urban-studies term describing the offices, malls, and hotels that, at Tysons Corner, gave northern ... More


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