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The Borscht Belt
Revisiting the Remains of America's Jewish Vacationland
The Borscht Belt, which features essays by Stefan Kanfer and Jenna Weissman Joselit, presents Marisa Scheinfeld's photographs of abandoned sites where resorts, hotels, and bungalow colonies once boomed in the Catskill Mountain region of upstate New York. 


"One winter I went with other teenagers to a convention at Grossinger's and remember my excitement at discovering the indoor swimming pool and the deep heat of their sauna. I recall that the whole place seemed to offer a wonderland of new experiences. I went to the convention again the next year, but I never went back after I left New York. There is a stark difference between my memory and the shell of a resort that exists today. But the past can be given form and detail by photography, and... cont'd



The Revolution of '28
Al Smith, American Progressivism, and the Coming of the New Deal
Robert Chiles



They Will Have Their Game
Sporting Culture and the Making of the Early American Republic
Kenneth Cohen



Oneida Utopia
A Community Searching for Human Happiness and Prosperity
Anthony Wonderley



Losing Hearts and Minds
American-Iranian Relations and International Education during the Cold War
Matthew K. Shannon



The Populist Persuasion
An American History
Michael Kazin



Rural Radicals
Righteous Rage in the American Grain
Catherine McNicol Stock



Immigrant Girl, Radical Woman
A Memoir from the Early Twentieth Century
Matilda Rabinowitz



Women Will Vote
Winning Suffrage in New York State
Susan Goodier, Karen Pastorello



Over the Horizon
Time, Uncertainty, and the Rise of Great Powers
David M. Edelstein



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