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Abraham Lincoln in the Post-Heroic EraHistory and Memory in Late Twentieth-Century America

Abraham Lincoln in the Post-Heroic Era: History and Memory in Late Twentieth-Century America

Barry Schwartz

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226741888
eISBN:
9780226741901
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226741901.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

By the 1920s, Abraham Lincoln had transcended the lingering controversies of the Civil War to become a secular saint, honored in North and South alike for his steadfast leadership in crisis. ... More

ACC BasketballThe Story of the Rivalries, Traditions, and Scandals of the First Two Decades of the Atlantic Coast Conference

ACC Basketball: The Story of the Rivalries, Traditions, and Scandals of the First Two Decades of the Atlantic Coast Conference

J. Samuel Walker

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807835036
eISBN:
9781469602578
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807869123_walker
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Since the inception of the Atlantic Coast Conference, intense rivalries, legendary coaches, gifted players, and fervent fans have come to define the league's basketball history. This book traces the ... More

The Achievement of Wendell BerryThe Hard History of Love

The Achievement of Wendell Berry: The Hard History of Love

Fritz Oehlschlaeger

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813130071
eISBN:
9780813135731
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813130071.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Arguably one of the most important American writers working today, Wendell Berry, is the author of more than fifty books, including novels and collections of poems, short stories, and essays. A ... More

Active BodiesA History of Women’s Physical Education in Twentieth-Century America

Active Bodies: A History of Women’s Physical Education in Twentieth-Century America

Martha H. Verbrugge

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780195168792
eISBN:
9780199949649
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195168792.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, American History: 19th Century

This book examines the philosophies, experiences, and instructional programs of white and black female physical educators who taught in public schools and diverse colleges and universities, including ... More

After Aquarius DawnedHow the Revolutions of the Sixties Became the Popular Culture of the Seventies

After Aquarius Dawned: How the Revolutions of the Sixties Became the Popular Culture of the Seventies

Judy Kutulas

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469632919
eISBN:
9781469632933
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469632919.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This book looks at how the lives of everyday Americans changed because of the civil rights movement, the sexual revolution, the women’s movement, the counterculture and other “revolutionary” Sixties ... More

After the VoteFeminist Politics in La Guardia's New York

After the Vote: Feminist Politics in La Guardia's New York

Elisabeth Israels Perry

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780199341849
eISBN:
9780190948542
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199341849.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, Political History

Soon after his first inauguration in 1934, New York City mayor Fiorello La Guardia began appointing women into his administration. By the end of his three terms he had installed almost a hundred ... More

After They Closed the GatesJewish Illegal Immigration to the United States, 1921-1965

After They Closed the Gates: Jewish Illegal Immigration to the United States, 1921-1965

Libby Garland

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226122458
eISBN:
9780226122595
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226122595.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Stolen Borders tells the history of the Jewish illegal immigration occasioned by the nation-based, restrictive immigration quotas implemented by federal laws passed in 1921 and 1924. A chaotic ... More

AfterimagesPhotography and U.S. Foreign Policy

Afterimages: Photography and U.S. Foreign Policy

Liam Kennedy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780226337265
eISBN:
9780226337432
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226337432.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Afterimages is a study of the role of photography, more particularly photojournalism, in the documentation and communication of wars and conflicts involving the United States since the Vietnam War. ... More

Against Immediate EvilAmerican Internationalists and the Four Freedoms on the Eve of World War II

Against Immediate Evil: American Internationalists and the Four Freedoms on the Eve of World War II

Andrew Johnstone

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801453250
eISBN:
9780801454738
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453250.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This book tells the story of how internationalist Americans worked between 1938 and 1941 to convince the American government and the American public of the need to stem the rising global tide of ... More

The Age of GarveyHow a Jamaican Activist Created a Mass Movement and Changed Global Black Politics

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

Adam Ewing

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691157795
eISBN:
9781400852444
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691157795.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Jamaican activist Marcus Garvey (1887–1940) organized the Universal Negro Improvement Association in Harlem in 1917. By the early 1920s, his program of African liberation and racial uplift had ... More

Agrarian CrossingsReformers and the Remaking of the US and Mexican Countryside

Agrarian Crossings: Reformers and the Remaking of the US and Mexican Countryside

Tore C. Olsson

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691165202
eISBN:
9781400888054
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691165202.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

In the 1930s and 1940s, rural reformers in the United States and Mexico waged unprecedented campaigns to remake their countrysides in the name of agrarian justice and agricultural productivity. This ... More

Ain't Got No HomeAmerica's Great Migrations and the Making of an Interracial Left

Ain't Got No Home: America's Great Migrations and the Making of an Interracial Left

Erin Royston Battat

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781469614021
eISBN:
9781469614045
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469614021.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Most scholarship on the mass migrations of African Americans and southern whites during and after the Great Depression treats those migrations as separate phenomena, strictly divided along racial ... More

Ain't I a Beauty Queen?Black Women, Beauty, and the Politics of Race

Ain't I a Beauty Queen?: Black Women, Beauty, and the Politics of Race

Maxine Craig

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195152623
eISBN:
9780199849345
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195152623.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This book is a study of black women as symbols, and as participants, in the reshaping of the meaning of black racial identity. The meanings and practices of racial identity are continually reshaped ... More

Ain't Scared of Your JailArrest, Imprisonment, and the Civil Rights Movement

Ain't Scared of Your Jail: Arrest, Imprisonment, and the Civil Rights Movement

Zoe A. Colley

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780813042411
eISBN:
9780813043050
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813042411.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

During the 1950s, 1960s, and 1970s, thousands of people were incarcerated in southern jails as a result of their involvement with the civil rights movement. This book follows those activists inside ... More

Alben BarkleyA Life in Politics

Alben Barkley: A Life in Politics

James K. Libbey

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780813167138
eISBN:
9780813167831
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813167138.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Born in humble, rural surroundings in the Jackson Purchase, Barkley grew into a sturdy youth who received an education through parental sacrifices. He graduated from Marvin College as an ... More

All Good Books Are Catholic BooksPrint Culture, Censorship, and Modernity in Twentieth-Century America

All Good Books Are Catholic Books: Print Culture, Censorship, and Modernity in Twentieth-Century America

Una M. Cadegan

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451126
eISBN:
9780801468988
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451126.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Until the close of the Second Vatican Council in 1965, the stance of the Roman Catholic Church toward the social, cultural, economic, and political developments of the twentieth century was largely ... More

All the Agents and SaintsDispatches from the U.S. Borderlands

All the Agents and Saints: Dispatches from the U.S. Borderlands

Stephanie Elizondo Griest

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469631592
eISBN:
9781469631615
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469631592.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

After a decade of chasing stories around the globe, intrepid travel writer Stephanie Elizondo Griest followed the magnetic pull home--only to discover that her native South Texas had been radically ... More

American Big Business in Britain and GermanyA Comparative History of Two "Special Relationships" in the 20th Century

American Big Business in Britain and Germany: A Comparative History of Two "Special Relationships" in the 20th Century

Volker R. Berghahn

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691161099
eISBN:
9781400850297
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691161099.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

While America's relationship with Britain has often been deemed unique, especially during the two world wars when Germany was a common enemy, the American business sector actually had a greater ... More

The American Counterculture

The American Counterculture

Christopher Gair

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748619887
eISBN:
9780748671137
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748619887.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The American Counterculture played a major role during a pivotal moment in American history. Post-War prosperity combined with the social and political repression characteristic of middle-class life ... More

American EgyptologistThe Life of James Henry Breasted and the Creation of His Oriental Institute

American Egyptologist: The Life of James Henry Breasted and the Creation of His Oriental Institute

Jeffrey Abt

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226001104
eISBN:
9780226001128
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226001128.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

James Henry Breasted (1865–1935) had a career that epitomizes our popular image of the archaeologist. Daring, handsome, and charismatic, he traveled on expeditions to remote and politically unstable ... More

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