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Culture, Labor, History

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  1. Brokering Servitude
    The history of domestic labor markets in 19th century America                        From the era of Irish Famine migration to the passage of quota restrictions... Learn More
    Published: 26th December 2017
    Hardback | £29.99
  2. Suspect Freedoms
    The largely unexamined and often forgotten history of more than a hundred years of Cuban exile, migration, diaspora, and community formation   Beginning in the early nineteenth century, Cubans migrated to New York City to... Learn More
    Published: 10th January 2017
    Hardback | £68.00
    Paperback | £22.99
    PDF | £17.99
  3. Forging a Laboring Race
    “How does it feel to be a problem?” asked W.E.B. DuBois in The Souls of Black Folk. For many thinkers across the color line, the “Negro problem” was inextricably linked to the concurrent “labor problem,” occasioning... Learn More
    Published: 28th July 2016
    Hardback | £38.00
    Paperback | £18.99
  4. Trotskyists on Trial
    Passed in June 1940, the Smith Act was a peacetime anti-sedition law that marked a dramatic shift in the legal definition of free speech protection in America by criminalizing the advocacy of disloyalty to the government by force.... Learn More
    Published: 8th January 2016
    Hardback | £42.00
  5. Making the Empire Work
    Millions of laborers, from the Philippines to the Caribbean, performed the work of the United States empire. Forging a global economy connecting the tropics to the industrial center, workers harvested sugar, cleaned hotel rooms,... Learn More
    Published: 17th July 2015
    Hardback | £68.00
    Paperback | £26.99
    PDF | £26.99
  6. Whose Harlem Is This, Anyway?
    2015 Choice Outstanding Academic Title Winner of the Anna Julia Cooper/CLR James Award for Outstanding Book in Africana Studies presented by the National Council for Black Studies Demonstrates how Harlemite’s... Learn More
    Published: 3rd July 2015
    Hardback | £38.00
    Paperback | £21.99
    PDF | £93.00
  7. Health in the City
    Shortly after the dawn of the twentieth century, the New York City Department of Health decided to address what it perceived as the racial nature of health. It delivered heavily racialized care in different neighborhoods throughout... Learn More
    Published: 1st May 2015
    Hardback | £42.00
  8. Reframing Randolph
    At one time, Asa Philip Randolph (1889-1979) was a household name. As president of the all-black Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters (BSCP), he was an embodiment of America’s multifaceted radical tradition, a leading spokesman... Learn More
    Published: 9th January 2015
    Hardback | £40.00
    PDF | £40.00
  9. A Great Conspiracy against Our Race
    Racial history has always been the thorn in America’s side, with a swath of injustices—slavery, lynching, segregation, and many other ills—perpetrated against black people. This very history is complicated by, and also dependent... Learn More
    Published: 3rd October 2014
    Hardback | £58.00
    Paperback | £21.99
  10. Fueling the Gilded Age
    If the railroads won the Gilded Age, the coal industry lost it. Railroads epitomized modern management, high technology, and vast economies of scale. By comparison, the coal industry was embarrassingly primitive. Miners and operators... Learn More
    Published: 11th April 2014
    Hardback | £38.00
  11. Steel Barrio
    Since the early twentieth century, thousands of Mexican Americans have lived, worked, and formed communities in Chicago’s steel mill neighborhoods. Drawing on individual stories and oral histories, Michael Innis-Jiménez tells... Learn More
    Published: 17th June 2013
    Hardback | £65.00
    Paperback | £20.99
  12. Class Unknown
    2013 Notable Title in American Intellectual History from the Society for U.S. Intellectual History  Since the Gilded Age, social scientists, middle-class reformers, and writers have left the comforts of their offices... Learn More
    Published: 13th August 2012
    Hardback | £67.00
    Paperback | £20.99
  13. Working the Diaspora
    From the sixteenth to early-nineteenth century, four times more Africans than Europeans crossed the Atlantic Ocean to the Americas. While this forced migration stripped slaves of their liberty, it failed to destroy many of their... Learn More
    Published: 1st January 2010
    Hardback | £70.00
    Paperback | £19.99