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  1. Building the Ivory Tower
    Building the Ivory Tower examines the role of American universities as urban developers and their changing effects on cities in the twentieth century. LaDale C. Winling explores philanthropy, real estate investments, architectural... Learn More
    Published: 27th November 2017
    Hardback / £33.00
  2. Robert McNamara's Other War
    Robert McNamara's Other War chronicles the former defense secretary's thirteen-year presidency of the World Bank. Using previously unstudied World Bank documents, Patrick Allan Sharma recounts the World Bank's transformation under... Learn More
    Published: 4th April 2017
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  3. The Best Possible Immigrants
    Rachel Rains Winslow examines how the adoption of foreign children transformed from a marginal activity in response to episodic crises in the 1940s to an enduring American institution by the 1970s. She provides the first historical... Learn More
    Published: 4th April 2017
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  4. Beyond Civil Rights
    The definitive history of the Moynihan Report controversy, Beyond Civil Rights examines the cultural assumptions embedded in the report's analysis of "the Negro family" and demonstrates its significance for liberals, conservatives,... Learn More
    Published: 19th June 2015
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  5. Kitchen Table Politics
    Kitchen Table Politics investigates the role that the grassroots activism of middle-class, mostly Catholic homemakers played in the development of conservatism in New York State—and in the national shift toward a conservative... Learn More
    Published: 2nd March 2017
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  6. Media Nation
    Media Nation brings together some of the most exciting voices in media and political history to present fresh perspectives on the role of mass media in the evolution of modern American politics. Together, these contributors offer... Learn More
    Published: 30th January 2017
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  7. In the Heat of the Summer
    In Central Harlem, the symbolic and historic heart of black America, the violent unrest of July 1964 highlighted a new dynamic in the racial politics of the nation. The first "long, hot summer" of the Sixties had arrived.... Learn More
    Published: 20th October 2016
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  8. Black Republicans and the Transformation of the GOP
    In his narrative history of black Republicans in the twentieth century, Joshua Farrington reevaluates the relationship between black politicians, activists, and voters and the Republican Party, challenging the assumption that... Learn More
    Published: 20th September 2016
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  9. Out of the Horrors of War
    Drawing from extensive archival research, Out of the Horrors of War demonstrates that disabled citizens in the World War II era organized a national movement for economic security and full citizenship, reshaping the U.S. welfare... Learn More
    Published: 20th September 2016
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  10. Messengers of the Right
    Messengers of the Right tells the story of the media activists who built the American conservative movement and transformed it into one of the most significant and successful movements of the twentieth century—and in the... Learn More
    Published: 25th August 2016
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  11. Equality on Trial
    In 1964, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act outlawed workplace sex discrimination, but its practical meaning was uncertain. Equality on Trial examines how a generation of workers and feminists fought to infuse the law with broad... Learn More
    Published: 4th May 2016
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  12. The Right and Labor in America
    This collection of essays by leading American historians explains how and why the fight against unionism has long been central to the meaning of contemporary conservatism.... Learn More
    Published: 7th May 2012
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  13. Queer Clout
    Queer Clout weaves together activism and electoral politics to trace the gay movement's path since the 1950s in Chicago. Stewart-Winter stresses gay people's and African Americans' shared focus on police harassment, highlighting... Learn More
    Published: 19th January 2016
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  14. Family Values and the Rise of the Christian Right
    Family Values and the Rise of the Christian Right chronicles how the family values agenda became so powerful in American political life and why it appealed to conservative evangelical Christians.... Learn More
    Published: 19th November 2015
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  15. Beyond Rust
    Beyond Rust is among the first books of its kind to continue past the collapse of American manufacturing in the 1980s by exploring the diverse ways residents of an iconic industrial region sought places for themselves within a... Learn More
    Published: 13th November 2015
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  16. The 4-H Harvest
    Gabriel N. Rosenberg argues that public acceptance of the political economy of agribusiness hinged on federal efforts to normalize rural heterosexuality.... Learn More
    Published: 1st October 2015
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