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Breaking the Silence
Redress and Japanese American Ethnicity
Yasuko I. Takezawa



Brethren by Nature
New England Indians, Colonists, and the Origins of American Slavery
Margaret Ellen Newell
In Brethren by Nature, Margaret Ellen Newell reveals a little-known aspect of American history: English colonists in New England enslaved thousands of Indians.



"Brown" in Baltimore
School Desegregation and the Limits of Liberalism
Howell S. Baum
In the first book to present the history of Baltimore school desegregation, Howell S. Baum shows how good intentions got stuck on what Gunnar Myrdal called the "American Dilemma." Immediately after the 1954 Brown v. Board of Education decision, the...



The Building of Cities
Development and Conflict
Harvey H. Kaiser
Kaiser examines the city-building process from the time when a proposal for urban development is first conceived to the early stages of construction.



Building the City of Spectacle
Mayor Richard M. Daley and the Remaking of Chicago
Costas Spirou, Dennis R. Judd
Richard M. Daley led a period of economic restructuring after that difficult era by building a vibrant tourist economy. Costas Spirou and Dennis R. Judd focus on Richard M. Daley's role in transforming Chicago’s economy and urban culture.



The Burned-over District
The Social and Intellectual History of Enthusiastic Religion in Western New York, 1800–1850
Whitney R. Cross
During the first half of the nineteenth century the wooded hills and the valleys of western New York State were swept by fires of the spirit. The fervent religiosity of the region caused historians to call it the "burned-over...



The Business of Benevolence
Industrial Paternalism in Progressive America
Andrea Tone
Tone offers a new interpretation of the importance of welfare capitalism in shaping its development.



The Business of Empire
United Fruit, Race, and U.S. Expansion in Central America
Jason M. Colby
Colby provides new insight into the role of transnational capital, labor migration, and racial nationalism in shaping U.S. expansion into Central America and the greater Caribbean.



Byrdcliffe
An American Arts and Crafts Colony
Nancy E. Green
This book is the story of the first years of the Catskills Arts and Crafts colony, the artists who visited, and the artistic community they fostered.



Capital Moves
RCA's Seventy-Year Quest for Cheap Labor
Jefferson Cowie
Find a pool of cheap, pliable workers and give them jobs—and soon they cease to be as cheap or as pliable. What is an employer to do then? Why, find another poor community desperate for work. This route—one taken time and again by major American...



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