"Recent Books and Articles of Interest"
compiled by Tom Dublin
(reprinted from recent issues of the Radical Historians Newsletter)

Number 61, May 1990

Allen, Paul Gunn, Spider Woman's Granddaughters: Traditional Tales and Contemporary Writing of Native American Women (Beacon, 1990).

Arrighi, Giovanni, "Marxist Century, American Century: The Making and Remaking of the World Labour Movement," New Left Review, No. 179 (Jan.-Feb. '90), 29-64.

Asian Women United of California, Making Waves: An Anthology of Writings By and About Asian American Women (Beacon, 1990).

Babcock, Robert H., "The Decline of Artisan Republicanism in Portland, Maine, 1825-1850," New England Quarterly, (1990), 53:3-34.

Baldwin, Peter, "Social Interpretations of Nazism: Renewing a Tradition," Journal of Contemporary History, (1990), 25:5-38.

Barry, Kathleen, Susan B. Anthony: A Biography (NYU, 1989).

Bennett, Judith M., "Feminism and History," Gender & History, (1989), 1:251-72.

Bennett, Judith M., et al., eds., Sisters and Workers in the Middle Ages (Chicago, 1989).

Berger, Iris, "Gender and Working-Class History: South Africa in Comparative Perspective," Journal of Women's History, (Fall '89), 1:117-33.

Berk, William, "The Culture of Protest in Seventeenth-Century French Towns," Social History, (1990), 15:1-24.

Berube, Allen, Coming out Under Fire: Gay Men and Women in World War II (Free Press, 1990)

Best, Norman, A Celebration of Work, ed. with an introduction by William G. Robbins (Nebraska, 1990).

Blatt, Martin Henry, Free Love and Anarchism: The Biography of Ezra Heywood (Illinois, 1989).

Blaut, J.M., "Colonialism and the Rise of Capitalism," Science & Society, (1989), 53:260-96.

Blight, David W., Frederick Douglass' Civil War: Keeping Faith in Jubilee (LSU Press, 1989).

Blim, Michael L., "Economic Development and Decline in the Emerging Global Factory: Some Italian Lessons," Politics & Society, (1990), 18:143-63.

Braxton, Joanne M., Black Women Writing Autobiography: A Tradition within a Tradition (Temple, 1990).

Buckley, Mary, Woman and Ideology in the Soviet Union (Michigan, 1989).

Buhle, Mari Jo, Paul Buhle, and Dan Georgakas, Encyclopedia of the American Left (Garland, 1990).

Buhle, Paul, "C.L.R. James: Revolutionary, 1901-89," Radical America, 22:5 (Sept.-Oct. '88), 5-11.

Buhle, Paul, ed., History and the New Left: Madison, Wisconsin, 1950-1970 (Temple, 1990).

Bush, Barbara, Slave Women in Caribbean Society, 1650-1832 (Indiana, 1989).

Butowczyk, John J., "Migration and Capitalism," International Labor and Working Class History, No. 36 (Fall '89), 61-75.

Carson, Mina, Settlement Folk: Social Thought and the American Settlement Movement, 1885-1930 (Chicago, 1990).

Chandler, Alfred D., Scale and Scope: The Dynamics of Industrial Capitalism (Harvard, 1990).

Clark, Christopher, The Roots of Rural Capitalism: Wester Massachusetts, 1780-1860 (Cornell, 1990).

Cohen, David Steven, Jr., America, The Dream of My Life: Selections from the Federal Writers' Project's New Jersey Ethnic Survey (Rutgers, 1990).

Cooper, Helen M., et al., eds. Arms and the Woman: War, Gender, and Literary Representation (North Carolina, 1989).

Cott, Nancy F., "What's in a name? The Limits of `Social Feminism'; or, Expanding the Vocabulary of Women's History," Journal of American History, (1989) 76:809-29.

Cox, Donald and John Vincent Nye, "Male-Female Wage Discrimination in Nineteenth-Century France," Journal of Economic History, (1989), 49:903-20.

Cross, Gary, A Quest for Time: The Reduction of Work inBritain and France, 1840-1940 (California, 1989).

Cunningham, Hugh, "The Employment and Unemployment of Children in England, c. 1680-1851," Past & Present, No. 126 (Feb. '90), 115-50.

Davis, David Brion, "American Equality and Foreign Revolutions," Journal of American History, (1989), 76:729-52.

Dick, Bernard F., Radical Innocence: A Critical Study of the Hollywood Ten (Kentucky, 1989).

Ditz, Toby L., "Ownership and Obligation: Inheritance and Patriarchal Households in Connecticut, 1750-1820," William & Mary Quarterly, (1990), 46:235-65.

"Documents from the Chinese Democratic Movement," Radical America, 22:4 (July-Aug. '88), 13-22.

Drescher, Seymour, "People and Parliament: The Rhetoric of the British Slave Trade," Journal of Interdisciplinary History, (1990), 20:561-80.

Dublin, Thomas, "Lowell, Massachusetts and the Reinterpretation of American Industrial Capitalism," The Public Historian, (Fall '89), 159-64.

Eisenberg, Chritiane, "Old and New Interpretations of the English and German Labour Movements before 1914," International Review of Social History, (1989), 34:403-32.

Ellis, Richard and Aaron Wildavsky, "A Cultural Analysis of the Role of Abolitionists in the Coming of the Civil War," Comparative Studies in Society and History, (1990),

Epstein, Dena J. Polacheck, I Came a Stranger: The Story of a Hull-House Girl (Illinois, 1990).

Epstein, James A., "The Constitutional Idiom: Radical Reasoning, Rhetoric and Action in Early Nineteenth Century England," Journal of Social History, (1990), 23:553-74.

Esenwein, George R., Anarchist Ideology and the Working-Class Movement in Spain, 1868-1898 (California, 1989).

Faust, Drew Gilpin, "Altars of Sacrifice: Confederate Women and the Narratives of War," Journal of American History (1990), 76:1200-28.

Ferland, Jacques, "`In Search of the Unbound Prometheia': A Comparative View of Women's Activism in Two Quebec Industries, 1869-1908," Labour/Le Travail, (1989), 24:11-44.

Fienberg, Lorne, "Mary E. Wilkins Freeman's `Soft Diurnal Commotion': Women's Work and Strategies of Containment," New England Quarterly, (1989), 52:483-504.

Fieseler, Beate, "The Making of Russian Female Social Democrats," International Review of Social History, (1989), 34:193-226.

Filippelli, Ronald L., American labor and Postwar Italy, 1943-1953 (Stanford, 1989).

Fine, Lisa M., The Souls of the Skyscraper: Female Clerical Workers in Chicago, 1870-1930 (Temple, 1990).

Fitzpatrick, Ellen, Endless Crusade: Women Social Scientists and Progressive Reform (Oxford, 1990).

Foner, Eric, and Olivia Mahoney, A House Divided: American in the Age of Lincoln (Norton, 1990).

Fones-Wolf, Ken, Trade Union Gospel: Christianity and Labor in Industrial Philadelphia, 1865-1915 (Temple, 1990).

Foster, Catherine, Women for All Seasons: The Story of the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom (Georgia, 1989).

Fox-Genovese, Elizabeth, "Between Individualism and Fragmentation: American Culture and the New Literary Studies of Race and Gender," American Quarterly, (1990), 42:7-34.

Garcia, Mario T., Mexican Americans: Leadership, Ideology, and Identity, 1930-1960 (Yale, 1990).

Garrison, Dee, Mary Heaton Vorse: The Life of an American Insurgent (Temple, 1989).

Geggus, David, "Racial Equality, Slavery, and Colonial Secession during the Constituent Assembly," American Historical Review, (1989), 94:1290-1308.

Gorin, Steve and Cyndy Moniz, "Old Left, New Left, and What's Left? An Interview with Micahel Harrington," Radical America, 22:6 (Nov.-Dec. '88), 46-64.

Graham, John, ed., "Yours for the Revolution": The Appeal to Reason, 1895-1922 (Nebraska, 1990).

Green, James R., "Workers, Unions, and the Politics of Public History," The Public Historian, (Fall '89), 11-38.

Grier, Allan, "From Folklore to Revolution: Charivaris and the Lower Canadian Rebellion of 1837," Social History, (1990), 15:25-44.

Haber, Stephen H., Industry and Underdevelopment: The Industrialization of Mexico, 1890-1940 (Stanford, 1989).

Haharidge, Dale and Michael Williamson, And Their Children after Them (Pantheon, 1990).

Hahn, Steven, "Class and State in Postemancipation Societies: Southern Planters in Comparative Perspective," American Historical Review,, (1990), 5:75-98.

Hall, David D., Worlds of Wonder, Days of Judgment: Popular Religious Beiefs in Early New England (Knopf, 1989).

Hall, Robert G., "Tyranny, Work and Politics: The 1818 Strike Wave in the English Cotton District, International Review of Social History, (1989), 34:433-70.

Hanagan, Michael P., Nascent Proletarians: Class Formation in Post-Revolutionary France (Blackwell, 1989).

Hansen, Bert, "American Physicians' Earliest Writings about Homosexuals, 1880-1900," Milbank Quarterly, (1989), 69:92-108.

Hansen, Karen V. and Ilene J. Philipson, eds., Women, Class, and the Feminist Imagination: A Socialist-Feminist Reader (Temple, 1990).

Harley, Sharon, "For the Good of Family and Race: Gender, Work, and Domestic Roles in the Black Community, 1880-1930," Signs, (1990), 15:336-49.

Hart, Vivien, "Minimum Wage Policy and Constitutional Inequality: The Paradox of the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938," Journal of Policy History, (1989), 1:319-43.

Higginson, John, A Working Class in the Making: Belgian Colonial Labor Policy, Private Enterprise, and the African Mineworker, 1907-1951 (Wisconsin, 1989).

Hine, Darlene Clark, Black Women in White: Racial Conflict and Cooperation in the Nursing Profession, 1890-1950 (Indiana, 1989).

Hirsch, Eric L., Urban Revolution: Ethnic Politics in the Nineteenth-Century Chicago Labor Movement (California, 1989).

"History from South Africa," special issue of Radical History Review, #46/47 (Winter '90).

Hobsbawm, E.J., Echoes of the Marseillaise: Two Centuries Look Back on the French Revolution (Rutgers, 1990).

Hoffmann, Ronald and Peter J. Albert, eds., Women in the Age of the American Revolution (Virginia, 1990).

Humphries, Jane, "Enclosures, Common rights, and Women: The Proletarianization of Families in the Late-Eighteenth and Early-Nineteenth Centuries," Journal of Economic History, (1990), 50:17-42.

Issel, William, "Business Power and Political Culture in San Francisco, 1900-1940," Journal of Urban History (1989), 16:52-77.

Isserman, Maurice, "The No-So-Dark and Bloody Ground: New Works on the 1960s," American Historical Review, (1989), 94:990-1010.

Issues in Marxian Economic Theory," special section in Review of Radical Political Economy, 20:2/3 (Summer-Fall '88), 1-54.

Jennings, Thelma, "`Us Colored Women Had to Go Through A Plenty': Sexual Exploitation of African-American Slave Women," Journal of Women's History, (Winter '90), 1:45-74.

Johnson, Kay Ann, "The Revolutionary Tradition of Pro-Democracy Students," Radical America, 22:4 (July-Aug. '88), 7-12.

Jones, David J.V., Rebecca's Children: A Study of Rural Society, Crime, and Protest (Oxford, 1990).

Katz, Michael B., The Undeserving Poor: From the War on Poverty to the War on Welfare (Pantheon, 1989).

Kerber, Linda, "`I Have Don . . . Much to Carrey on the Warr': Women and the Shaping of Republican Ideology after the American Revolution," Journal of Women's History, (Winter '90), 1:231-43.

Kesselman, Amy, Fleeting Opportunities: Women Shipyard Workers in Portland and Vancouver during World War II and Reconversion (SUNY, 1990).

Keyssar, Alexander, "History and the Politics of Unemployment," Socialist Review, (Oct.-Dec. '89), 15-34.

King, Miriam and Steven Ruggles, "American Immigration, Fertility, and Race Suicide at the Turn of the Century," Journal of Interdisciplinary History, (1990), 20:347-70.

Klehr, Harvey, and William Thompson, "Self-Determination in the Black Belt: Origins of a Communist Policy, Labor History, (1989), 30:354-66.

Klein, Rachel N., Unification of a Slave State: The Rise of the Planter Class in the South Carolina Backcountry, 1760-1808 (North Carolina, 1990).

Kleinberg, S.J., The Shadows of the Mills: Working-Class Families in Pittsburgh, 1870-1907 (Pittsburgh, 1990).

Klug, Lilo, ed., Surviving the Fire: Mother Courage and World War II (Open Hand, 1989).

Koenker, Diane P. and William G. Rosenberg, Strikes and Revolution in Russia, 1917 (Princeton, 1989).

"Labor History and Public History," special issue of The Public Historian (Fall '89).

Lavrin, Asuncion, "Women, Labor and the Left: Argentina and Chile, 1890-1925," Journal of Women's History, (Fall '89), 1:88-116.

________, Sexuality and Marriage in Colonial Latin America (Nebraska, 1989).

Lissak, Rivka Shpak, Pluralism and Progressives: Hull House and the New Immigrants, 1890-1919 (Chicago, 1989).

Locke, Mary Lou, "Out of the Shadows and into the Western Sun: Working Women of the Late Nineteenth-Century Urban Far West," Journal of Urban History, (1990), 16:175-204.

Long, Priscilla, Where the Sun Never Shines: A History of America's Bloody Coal Industry (Paragon, 1989).

Lystra, Karen, Searching the Heart: Women, Men, and Romantic Love in Nineteenth-Century America, 1830-1900 (Oxford, 1989).

Magliari, Michael, "Populisnm, Steamboats, and the Octopus: Transportation Rates and Monopoly in California's Wheat Regions, 1890-1896," Pacific Historical Review, (1989), 58:449-70.

Marks, Frederick W. III, "The CIA and Castillo Armas in Guatemala, 1954," Diplomatic History, (1990), 14:67-86.

Maza, Sarah, "Domestic Melodrama as Political Ideology: The Case of the Comte de Sanois," American Historical Review, (1989), 94:1249-64.

McCallum, Margaret E., "Separate Spheres: The Organization of Work in a Confectionery Factory: Ganong Bros., St. Stephen, New Brunswick," Labour/Le Travail, (1989), 24:69-90.

McGreevy, John T., "Farmers, Nationalists, and the Origins of California Populism," Pacific Historical Review, (1989), 58:471-95.

Meli, Francis, South Africa Belongs to Us: A History of the ANC (Indiana, 1989).

Merchant, Carolyn, Ecological Revolutions: Nature, Gender, and Science in New England (North Carolina, 1989).

Miliband, Ralph, "Reflections on the Crisis of Communist Regimes," New Left Review, No. 177 (Sept.-Oct. '89), 27-36.

Mulkern, John K., The Know-Nothing Party in Masachusetts: The Rise and Fall of a People's Party (Northeastern, 1990).

Myers, R. David, ed., Toward a History of the New Left: Essays from Within the Movement (Carlson, 1989).

Nash, Michael, "Women and the Pennsylvania Railroad: The World War II Years," Labor History, (1989), 30:608-21.

Neufeld, Michael J., The Skilled Metalworkers of Nuremberg: Craft and Class in the Industrial Revolution (Rutgers, 1989).

Nolan, Janet A., Ourselves Alone: Women's Emigration from Ireland, 1885-1920 (Kentucky, 1990).

Norwood, Stephen, Labor's Flaming Youth: Telephone Operators and Worker Militancy, 1878-1923 (Illinois, 1990).

Offen, Karen, "Women's Memory, Women's History, Women's Political Action: The French Revolution in Retrospect, 1789-1889-1989," Journal of Women's History, (Winter '90), 1:211-30.

Palladino, Grace, Another Civil War: Labor, Capital, and the State in the Anthracite Regions of Pennsylvania (Illinois, 1990).

Palmer, Bryan, Descent into Discourse: The Reification of Language and Writing of Social History (Temple, 1990).

Palmer, Phyllis, Domesticity and Dirt: Housewives and Domestic Servants in the United States, 1920-1945 (Temple, 1990).

Parsa, Misagh, Social Origins of the Iranian Revolution (Rutgers, 1989).

Pascoe, Peggy, Relations of Rescue: The Search for Female Moral Authority in the American West, 1874-1939 (Oxford, 1990).

Premo, Terri L., Winter Friends: Women Growing Old in the New Republic, 1785-1835 (Illinois, 1990).

Ranciere, Jacques, The Nights of Labor: The Workers' Dream in Nineteenth-Century France (Temple, 1990).

Rhode, Deborah, ed., Theoretical Perspectives on Sexual Difference (Yale, 1990).

Romano, Dennis, "Gender and the Urban Geography of Renaissance Venice," Journal of Social History (1989), 23:339-54.

Rothbart, Ron, "`Homes Are What Any Strike Is About': Immigrant Labor and the Family Wage," Journal of Social History, (1989), 23:267-84.

"Round Table: Environmental History," special section in Journal of American History, (1990), 76:1087-1147.

Rupp, Leila and Verta Taylor, Survival in the Doldrums: The American Women's Rights Movement, 1945 to the 1960s (Ohio, 1990).

Ryan, Mary P., Women in Public: Between Banners and Ballots, 1825-1880 (Johns Hopkins, 1990).

Salerno, Salvatore, Red November, Black November: Culture and Community in the Industrial Workers of the World (SUNY, 1989).

Savage, Lon, Thunder in the Mountains: The West Virginia Mine War, 1920-21 (Pittsburgh, 1990).

Sayer, John, "Art and Politics, Dissent and Repressions: The Masses Magazine versus the Government, 1917-1918," American Journal of Legal History, (1988), 32:42-78.

Schonberger, Howard B., Aftermath of War: Americans and the Remaking of Japan, 1945-1952 (Kent State, 1989).

Schoonover, Thomas, "A U.S. Dilemma: Economic Opportunity and Anti-Americanism in El Salvador, 1901-1911," Pacific Historical Review, (1989), 58:403-28.

Schweninger, Loren, "Property-Owning Free African-American Women in the South, 1800-1870," Journal of Women's History, (Winter '90), 1:13-44.

________, Black Property Owners in the South, 1790-1915 (Illinois, 1990).

Scott, Anne Firor, "Most Invisible of All: Black Women's Voluntary Associations," Journal of Southern History, (1990), 56:3-22.

Seccombe, Wally, "Starting to Stop: Working-Class Fertility Decline in Britain, Past & Present, No. 126 (Feb. '90), 151-85.

Shanley, Mary Lyndon, Feminism, Marriage, and the Law in Victorian England, 1850-1895 (Princeton, 1989).

Sheel, Kamal, Peasant Society and Marxist Intellectuals in China: Fang Zhimin and the Origins of a Revolutionary Movement in the Xinjiang Region (Princeton, 1989).

Shively, Charlie, Drum Beats: Walt Whitman's Civil War Boy Lovers (Day Sunshine Press, 1989).

Silverberg, Miriam, Changing Song: The Marxists Manifestos of Nakano Shigeharu (Princeton, 1989).

Steinberg, Mark David, "Culture and Class in a Russian Industry: The Printers of St. Petersburg, 1860-1905," Journal of Social History, (1990), 23:513-34.

Stott, Richard B., Workers in the Metropolis: Class, Ethnicity, and Youth in Antebellum New York City (Cornell, 1990).

Surh, Gerald D., 1905 in St. Petersburg: Labor, Society, and Revolution (Stanford, 1989).

Swift, David E., Black Prophets of Justice: Activist Clergy before the Civil War (LSU Press, 1989).

Thompson, Paul, "Democracy and Popular Power in Beijing," Radical America, 22:5 (Sept.-Oct. '88), 16-26.

Tilly, Louise A., "Gender, Women's History, and Social History," and comments by Gay A. Gullickson and Judith M. Bennett, Social Science History, (1989), 13:439-82.

Tinker, Irene, Persistent Inequalities: Women and World Development (Oxford, 1989).

Tracy, Patricia J., "Reconsidering Migration within Colonial New England," Journal of Social History (1989), 23:93-114.

"Transatlantic Slave Trade," special section in Social Science History, (1989), 13:341-438.

Tullos, Allen, Habits of Industry: White Culture and the Transformation of the Carolina Piedmont (North Carolina, 1990).

Turbin, Carole, "Beyond Dichotomies: Interdependence in mid-Nineteenth Century Working Class Families in the United States," Gender & History, (1989), 1:293-308.

Unger, Jonaghan, "State and Peasant in Post-Revolution China," Journal of Peasant Studies, (Oct. '89), 17:114-36.

Van Onselen, Charles, "Race and Class in the South African Countryside: Cultural Osmosis and Social Relations in the Sharecropping Economy of the South-Western Transvaal, 1900-1950," American Historical Review, (1990), 95:99-123.

Vickers, Daniel, "Competency and Competition: Economic Culture in Early America," William & Mary Quarterly, (1990), 47:3-29.

Viotta da Costa, Emilia, "Experience versus Structures: New Tendencies in the History of Labor and the Working Class in Latin America--What Do We Gain? What Do We Lose?" International Labor and Working Class History, No. 36 (Fall '89), 3-24.

Walker, J. Samuel, "The Decision to Use the Bomb: A Historiographical Update," Diplomatic History, (1990), 14:97-114.

Walker, Samuel, In Defense of American Liberties: A History of the ACLU (Oxford, 1990).

Walthall, Anne, "The Family Ideology of the Rural Entrepreneurs of Nineteenth Century Japan," Journal of Social History, (1990), 23:463-84.

Way, Peter, "Shovel and Shamrock: Irish Workers and Labor Violence in the Digging of the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal," Labor History, (1989), 30:489-517.

Webb, Anne B., "Minnesota Women Homesteaders: 1863-1899," Journal of Social History, (1989), 23:115-36.

Weiss, Nancy J., Whitney M. Young, Jr., and the Struggle for Civil Rights (Princeton, 1989).

Westling, Louise, ed., He Included Me: The Autobiography of Sarah Rice (Georgia, 1989).

Wood, Ellen Meiksins, "Rational Choice Marxism: Is the Game Worth the Candle?" New Left Review, No. 177 (Sept.-Oct. '89), 41-88.

Wright, Erik Olin, "What is Analytical Marxism," Socialist Review, (Oct.-Dec. '89), 35-56.

Yellin, Jean Fagin, Women and Sisters: Antislavery Feminists in American Culture (Yale, 1990).

Zandy, Janet, ed., Calling Home: Working Class Women's Writings (Rutgers, 1990).

Zipster, Arthur and Pearl Zipster, Fire and Grace: The Life of Rose Pastor Stokes (Georgia, 1990).

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