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

Number 62, November 1990

Abelson, Elaine, When Ladies Go A-Thieving: Middle-Class Shoplifters in the Victorian Department Store (Oxford, 1989).

Adams, Judith Porter, Peacework: Oral Histories of Women Peace Activists (Twayne, 1990).

Arnesen, Eric, Waterfront Workers of New Orleans: Race, Class, and Politics, 1863-1923 (Oxford, 1990).

Baldwin, Peter, The Politics of Social Solidarity: Class Bases of the European Welfare State, 1875-1975 (Cambridge, 1990).

Barrett, James R., "Militants and Migrants: Immigrant Workers in the United States, 1880-1920," International Labor and Working Class History, No. 37 (Spring '90), 41-51.

Behar, Ruth, "Rage and Redemption: Reading the Life Story of a Mexican Marketing Woman," Feminist Studies, 16 (1990), 223-58.

Benson, Susan Porter, "Social History in the Museum," Radical History Review, No. 48 (Fall '90), 118-33.

Bernstein, Michael A., "American Economic Expertise from the Great War to the Cold War: Some Initial Observations," Journal of Economic History, 50 (1990), 393-406.

Blewett, Mary H., The Last Generation: Work and Life in the Textile Mills of Lowell, Massachusetts, 1910-1960 (Massachusetts, 1990).

Blom, Ida, "Changing Gender Identities in an Industrializing Society: The Case of Norway, c.1870-c.1914," Gender & History, 2 (1990), 131-47.

Bowles, Samuel and Herbert Gintis, "Contested Exchange: New Microfoundations for the Political Economy of Capitalism," Politics & Society, 18 (1990), 165-222.

Boydston, Jeanne, Home and Work: Housework, Wages, and the Ideology of Labor in the Early Republic (Oxford, 1990).

Brown, Nathan, "Brigands and State Building: The Invention of Banditry in Modern Egypt," Comparative Studies in Society and History, 32 (1990), 258-81.

Buechler, Steven M., Women's Movements in the United States: Woman Suffrage, Equal Rights and Beyond (Rutgers, 1990).

Burke, Peter, The French Historical Revolution: The Annales School, 1929-1989 (Stanford, 1990).  

Carlton, David L., "The Revolution from Above: The National Market and the Beginnings of Industrialization in North Carolina," Journal of American History, 77 (1990), 445-75.

Carp, Roger E., "The Limits of Reform: Labor and Discipline on the Erie Canal," Journal of the Early American Republic, 10 (1990), 191-220.

Ceplair, Larry, ed., The Public Years of Sarah and Angelina Grimke: Selected Writings, 1835-1839 (Columbia, 1990).

Chapman, Herrick, State Capitalism and Working-Class Radicalism in the French Aircraft Industry (California, 1990).

Chestnut, J.L. and Julia Cass, Black in Selma: The Uncommon Life of J.L Chestnut, Jr., Politics and Power in a Small American Town (Hill & Wang, 1990).

Chilcote, Ronald H., Power and Ruling Classes in Northeast Brazil: Juazeiro and Petrolina in Transition (Cambridge, 1990).

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

Cohen, Lizabeth, Making a New Deal: Industrial Workers in Chicago, 1919-1939 (Chicago, 1990).

Constantine, J. Robert, ed., Letters of Eugene V. Debs, 3 vols. (Illinois, 1990).

Corbin, Alain, Women for Hire: Prostitution and Sexuality in France after 1850 (Harvard, 1990).

Cornell, Laurel L., "Peasant Women and Divorce in Preindustrial Japan," Signs 15 (1990), 710-32.

Cumbler, John T., Social History of Economic Decline: Work, Business, and Politics in Trenton (Rutgers, 1989).

Cumings, Bruce, The Coming of the Korean War: The Roaring of the Cataract, 1947-1950 (Princeton, 1990).

Daniel, Pete, "A Rogue Bureaucracy: The USDA Fire Ant Campaign of the Late 1950s," Agricultural History, 64 (1990), 99-114.

Daniels, Roger, Coming to America: A History of Immigration and Ethnicity in America (Harper, 1990).

de Lauretis, Teresa, "Eccentric Subjects: Feminist Theory and Historical Consciousness," Feminist Studies, 16 (1990), 115-50.

Derickson, Alan, Workers' Health, Workers' Democracy: The Western Miners' Struggle, 1891-1925 (Cornell, 1989).

DeVault, Ileen A., Sons and Daughters of Labor: Class and Clerical Work in Turn-of-the-Century Pittsburgh (Cornell, 1990).

Dillard, Heath, Daughters of the Reconquest: Women in Castilian Town Society, 1100-1300 (Cambridge, 1990).

Duben, Alan, "Understanding Muslim Households and Families in Late Ottoman Istanbul," Journal of Family History, 15 (1990), 71-86.

Duberman, Martin Dauml, Martha Vicinus, and George Chauncey, Jr., eds., Hidden from History: Reclaiming the Gay and Lesbian Past (New American Library, 1990).

Egerton, Douglas, R., "Gabriel's Conspiracy and the Election of 1800," Journal of Southern History, 56 (1990), 191-214.

Fink, Carole, Marc Bloch: A Life in History (Cambridge, 1990).

Foster, John, "State Action and Working-Class Politics on Clydeside, 1914-1919," International Review of Social History, 25 (1990), 33-70.

French, John D., "Industrial Workers and the Birth of the Populist Republic in Brazil, 1945-1946," Latin American Perspectives, 16 (Fall '89), 5-27.

"Future of Socialism," special issue of Monthly Review, 42:3 (July-Aug. '90).

Ginzburg, Lori D., Women and the Work of Benevolence: Morality, Politics, and Class in the Nineteenth-Century United States (Yale, 1990).

Glenn, Susan A., Daughters of the Shtetl: Life and Labor in the Immigrant Generation (Cornell, 1990).

Goldfield, David R., Black, White, and Southern: Race Relations and Southern Culture, 1940 to the Present (LSU, 1990).

Gordon, Linda, ed., Women and the Welfare State (Wisconsin, 1990).

Gordon, Lynn D., Gender and Higher Education in the Progressive Era (Yale, 1990).

Gould, Jeffrey L., "Notes on Peasant Consciousness and Revolutionary Politics in Nicaragua, 1955-1990," Radical History Review, No. 48 (Fall '90), 65-87.

"Guatemala, Debt, and Drugs," a special issue of Latin American Perspectives, (Fall '90).

Hahner, June E., Emancipating the Female Sex: The Struggle for Women's Rights in Brazil, 1850-1940 (Duke, 1990).

Hansen, Karen Tranberg, "Body Politics: Sexuality, Gender, and Domestic Service in Zambia," Journal of Women's History, 2 (1990), 120-42.

Harris, J. William, "The Organization of Work on a Yeoman Slaveholder's Farm," Agricultural History, 64 (1990), 39-52.

Hart, Dianne Walta, Thanks to God and the Revolution: The Oral History of a Nicaraguan Family (Wisconsin, 1990).

Hartford, William F., Working People of Holyoke: Class and Ethnicity in a Massachusetts Mill Town, 1850-1960 (Rutgers, 1990).

Heywood, Paul, Marxism and the Failure of Organised Socialism in Spain, 1879-1936 (Cambridge, 1990).

Hill, Bridget, Women, Work, and Sexual Politics in Eighteenth-Century England (Basil Blackwell, 1990).

Hoff, Joan, Unequal Before the Law: A Legal History of U.S. Women (NYU, 1990).

Huang, Philip C.C., The Peasant Family and Rural Development in the Yangzi Delta, 1350-1988 (Stanford, 1990).

Hudson, Pat, ed., Regions and Industries: A Perspective on the Indutrial Revolution in Britain (Cambridge, 1990).

Hull, Richard W., American Enterprise in South Africa: Historical Dimensions of Engagement and Disengagement (NYU, 1990).

Jackson, Julian, The Popular Front in France: Defending Democracy, 1934-1938 (Cambridge, 1990).

James, Joy, "U.S. Policy in Panama," Race & Class, 32 (July-Sept. '90), 17-32.

Joyce, Patrick, Visions of the People: Industrial England and the Question of Class, 1848-1914 (Cambridge, 1990).

Kaye, Harvey J., and Keith McClelland, eds., E.P. Thompson: Critical Perspectives (Temple, 1990).

Kealey, Gregory S., "Gutman and Montgomery: Politics and Direction of U.S. Labor and Working-Class History in the 1980s," International Labor and Working Class History, No. 37 (Spring '90), 58-68.

Kelley, Robin D.G., Hammer and Hoe: Alabama Communists during the Great Depression (North Carolina, 1990).

Kessler-Harris, Alice, A Woman's Wage: Historic Meanings and Symbolic Consequences (Kentucky, 1990).

Kingston-Mann, Esther, and Timothy Mixter, eds., Peasant Economy, Culture, and Politics of European Russia, 1800-1921 (Princeton, 1990).

Kinsbruner, Jay, "Caste and Capitalism in the Caribbean: Residential Patterns and House Ownership among the Free People of Color of San Juan, Puerto Rico, 1823-46," Hispanic American Historical Review, 70 (1990), 433-62.

Klima, A., "Domestic Industry, Manufactory, and Early Industrialization in Bohemia," Journal of European Economic History, 18 (1989), 509-28.

Kolmerten, Carol A., Women in Utopia: The Ideology of Gender in the American Owenite Communities (Indiana, 1990).

"Labor Archives and Collections in the United States," special issue of Labor History 31 (Winter-Spring 1990).

Lévesque, Benoît, "State Intervention and the Development of Cooperatives (Old and New) in Quebec, 1968-1988," Studies in Political Economy, 31 (Spring '90), 107-40.

Levi, Darrell E., Michael Manley: The Making of a Leader (Georgia, 1990).

Levine, Philippa, Feminist Lives in Victorian England: Private Roles and Public Commitment (Basil Blackwell, 1990).

Levy, Peter B., "The New Left and Labor: The Early Years (1960-1963)," Labor History, 31 (1990), 322-46.

Lewis, Michael, Rioters and Citizens: Mass Protest in Imperial Japan (California, 1990).

Lih, Lars T., Bread and Authority in Russia, 1914-1921 (California, 1990).

Lim, Shirley Geok-lin, "Japanese-American Women's Life Stories: Maternality in Monica Sone's Nisei Daughter and Joy Kogawa's Obasan," Feminist Studies, 16 (1990), 289-312.

Mandel, David, "The Soviet Labor Movement: The Coalminers' Strike of July 1989," Politics & Society, 18 (1990), 381-404.

Manning, Patrick, Slavery and African Life: Occidental, Oriental and African Slave Trades (Cambridge, 1990).

Marable, Manning, "Black Politics and the Challenges for the Left," Monthly Review, 41:11 (April '90), 22-31.

Margadant, Jo Burr, Madame le Professeur: Women Educators in the Third Republic (Princeton, 1990).

Markoff, John, "Peasant Grievances and Peasant Insurrection: France in 1789," Journal of Modern History, 62 (1990), 445-76.

Markowitz, Gerald and David Rosner, "`The Street of Walking Death': Silicosis, Health, and Labor in the Tri-State Region," Journal of American History 77 (1990), 525-52.

Marks, Gary and Matthew Burbank, "Immigrant Support for the American Socialist Party, 1912 and 1920," Social Science History, 14 (1990), 175-202.

Martin, Cheryl English, "Popular Speech and Social Order in Northern Mexico, 1650-1830," Comparative Studies in Society and History, 32 (1990), 305-24.

"Marxism in the Caribbean: Interview with Trevor Munroe," Studies in Political Economy, 31 (Spring '90), 9-30.

Mathias, Peter and John A. Davis, The First Industrial Revolutions (Basil Blackwell, 1990).

Matthaei, Julie and Teresa Amott, 'Race, Gender, Work: The History of Asian and Asian-American Women," Race & Class, 31 (Jan.-Mar. '90), 61-80.

McKean, Robert B., St. Petersburg Between the Revolutions: Workers and Revolutionaries, June 1907- February 1917 (Yale, 1990).

Moscucci, Ornella, The Science of Woman: Gynaecology and Gender in England, 1800-1929 (Cambridge, 1990).

Moss, Bernard H., "Workers and the Common Program (1968-1978): The Failure of French Communism," Science & Society, 54 (1990), 42-66.

Nardinelli, Clark, Child Labor and the Industrial Revolution (Indiana, 1990).

Nash, Gary B. and Jean R. Soderlund, Freedom by Degrees: Emancipation and Its Aftermath in Pennsylvania (Oxford, 1990).

"Nicaraguan Elections," special section of Socialist Review, 20:3 (July-Sept. '90), 115-49.

Nobles, Gregory, "The Rise of Merchants in Rural Market Towns: A Case Study of Eighteenth-Century Northampton, Massachusetts," Journal of Social History, 24 (1990), 5-24.

Nord, Deborah Epstein, "`Neither Pairs nor Odd': Female Community in Late Nineteenth-Century London," Signs 15 (1990), 733-54.

"Now What? Responses to Socialism's Crisis of Meaning," Socialist Review, 20:2 (April-June '90).

Ollman, Bertell and Jonathan Birnbaum, eds., The U.S. Constitution: Two Hundred Years of Anti-Federalist, Abolitionist, Feminist, Muckraking, Progressive, and Especially Socialist Criticism (NYU, 1990).

Oppenheimer, Martin, and Martin J. Murray, and Rhonda F. Levine, eds., Radical Sociologists and the Movement: Experiences, Lessons, and Legacies (Temple, 1990).

Padel, Ruth, "Between Theory and Fiction: Reflections on Feminism and Classical Scholarship," Gender & History, 2 (1990), 198-211.

Painter, Nell Irvin, "Sojourner Truth in Life and Memory: Writing the Biography of an American Exotic," Gender & History, 2 (1990), 3-16.

Parker, Frank R., Black Votes Count: Political Empowerment in Mississippi after 1965 (North Carolina, 1990).

Patai, Edward, ed., Looking Backward, 1988-1888: Essays on Edward Bellamy (Massachusetts, 1988).

Perry, Mary Elizabeth, Gender and Disorder in Early Modern Seville (Princeton, 1990).

"Perspectives on Manumission," special issue of Slavery & Abolition, 10 (Dec. '89).

Pfeffer, Paula F., A. Philip Randolph, Pioneer of the Civil Rights Movement (LSU, 1990).

Pierson, Ruth Roach, "Gender and the Unemployment Insurance Debates in Canada, 1934-1940," Labour/Le Travail, No. 25 (1990), 77-104.

Pollack, Norman, The Humane Economy: Populism, Capitalism, and Democracy (Rutgers, 1990).

"Puerto Rico: A Colonial Dilemma," special issue of Radical America, 23:1 (Jan.-Feb. '89).

Randall, Adrian, "New Languages or Old? Labour, Capital, and Discourse in the Industrial Revolution," Social History, 15 (1990), 195-216.

________, Before the Luddites: Custom, Community and Machinery in the English Woolen Industry, 1776-1809 (Cambridge, 1990).

Rodriguez, Clara E., "Puerto Rican Studies," American Quarterly, 42 (1990), 437-55.

Rosaldo, Renato, Culture and Truth: The Remaking of Social Analysis (Beacon, 1989).

Rose, Margaret, "From the Fields to the Picket Line: Huelga Women and the Boycott, 1965-1975," Labor History, 31 (1990), 271-93.

Rosenstone, Robert, "Revisioning History: Contemporary Filmmakers and the Construction of the Past," Comparative Studies in Society and History, 32 (1990), 822-37.

"Round Table: Exploring the History of American Foreign Relations," special section in Journal of American History, 77 (1990), 93-180.

Ryback, Timothy, Rock Around the Bloc: The History of Rock Music in Eastern Europe and the Soviet Union (Oxford, 1990).

Saith, Ashwani, "Development Strategies and the Rural Poor," Journal of Peasant Studies, 17 (1990), 171-244.

"Sandanista Legacy: The Construction of Democracy," special issue of Latin American Perspectives, No. 66 (Summer '90).

Saville, John, 1848: The British State and the Chartist Movement (Cambridge, 1990).

Schultz, Martin, "Divorce Patterns in Nineteenth-Century New England," Journal of Family History, 15 (1990), 101-14.

Schultz, Ronald, "The Small-Producer Tradition and the Moral Origins of Artisan Republicanism in Philadelphia, 1770-1810," Past & Present, No. 127 (May '90), 84-116.

Schulze, Dabvid, "The Industrial Workers of the World and the Unemployed in Edmonton and Calgary in the Depression of 1913-1915," Labour/Le Travail, No. 25 (1990), 47-76.

Seidman, Michael, Workers Against Work: Labor in Paris and Barcelona during the Popular Fronts (California, 1990).

Selden, Mark, "The Making of the Chinese Working Class," International Labor and Working Class History, No. 37 (Spring '90), 52-57.

Silver, Timothy H., A New Face on the Countryside: Indians, Colonists, and Slaves in South Atlantic Forests, 1500-1800 (Cambridge, 1990).

Smith, Billy G., The 'Lower Sort': Philadelphia's Laboring People, 1750-1800 (Cornell, 1990).

Steinberg, Allen, The Transformation of Criminal Justice: Philadelphia, 1800-1880 (North Carolina, 1989).

Steinberg, Stephen, "The Underclass: A Case of Color and Blindness," New Politics, 7 (Summer '89), 42-60.

Steinberg, Theodore, "Dam-Breaking in the 19th-Century Merrimack Valley: Water, Social Conflict, and the Waltham-Lowell Mills," Journal of Social History, 24 (1990), 25-46.

Stoner, K. Lynn, From the House to the Streets: the Cuban Woman's Movement for Legal Reform (Duke, 1990).

Strasser, Susan, Satisfaction Guaranteed: The Making of the American Mass Market (Pantheon, 1989).

Tadman, Michael, Speculators and Slaves: Masters, Traders, and Slaves in the Old South (Wisconsin, 1989).

Tenhula, John, Voices from Southeast Asia: The Refugee Experience in the United States (Holmes & Meier, 1990).

Thelen, David, ed., Memory and American History (Indiana, 1990).

Thompson, Leonard, A History of South Africa (Yale, 1990).

Toledano, Ehud R., State and Society in Mid-Nineteenth-Century Egypt (Cambridge, 1990).

Tolnay, Stewart E., and E.M. Beck, "Black Flight: Lethal Violence and the Great Migration, 1900-1930," Social Science History, 14 (1990), 347-70.

Tomich, Dale, "Liberté ou Mort: Republicanism and Slave Revolt in Martinique, February 1831," History Workshop, No. 29 (Spring '90), 85-91.

________, Slavery in the Circuit of Sugar: Martinique and the World Economy, 1830-1848 (Johns Hopkins, 1990).

"Transatlantic Slave Trade," special sections of Social Science History, 14 (1990), 93-149, 229-79, 370-450.

Tsurumi, E. Patricia, Factory Girls: Women in the Thread Mills of Meiji Japan (Princeton, 1990).

Ulrich, Laurel Thatcher, "Of Pens and Needles: Sources in Early American Women's History," Journal of American History, 77 (1990), 200-07.

________, A Midwife's Tale: The Life of Martha Ballard Based on her Diary (Knopf, 1990).

Vaughan, Mary Kay, "Women School Teachers in the Mexican Revolution: The Story of Reyna's Braids," Journal of Women's History, 2 (1990), 143-68.

Ward, Chris, Russia's Cotton Workers and the New Economic Policy: Shop Floor Culture and State Policy, 1921-1929 (Cambridge, 1990).

Wegs, J. Robert, Growing Up Working Class: Continuity and Change among Viennese Youth, 1890-1938 (Penn State, 1990).

Weinstein, Barbara, "The Industrialists, the State, and the Issues of Worker Training and Social Services in Brazil, 1930-1950," Hispanic American Historical Review, 70 (1990), 379-404.

Weitz, Eric D., "State Power, Class Fragmentation, and the Shaping of German Communist Politics, 1890-1933," Journal of Modern History, 62 (1990), 253-97.

Whaples, Robert, "Winning the Eight-Hour Day, 1909-19," Journal of Economic History, 50 (1990), 393-406.

White, E. Frances, "Africa on my Mind: Gender, Counter Discourse and African-American Nationalism," Journal of Women's History, 2 (1990), 73-97.

Wolf, Diane L., "Daughters, Decisions and Domination: An Empirical and Conceptual Critique of Household Strategies," Development and Change 21 (1990), 43-74.

Woodruff, Nan Elizabeth, "The Emergency Farm Labor Supply Program and the Struggle over Labor Control in the Mississippi Delta During World War II," Agricultural History, 64 (1990), 74-85.

Yans-McLaughlin, Virginia, ed., Immigration Reconsidered: History, Sociology, and Politics (Oxford, 1990).

Yates, Michael D., "From the Coal Wars to the Pittston Strike," Monthly Review, 42:2 (June '90), 25-39.

Zeiger, Susan, "Finding a Cure for War: Women's Politics and the Peace Movement in the 1920s," Journal of Social History, 24 (1990), 69-86.

Zeitlin, Jonathan, "The Triumph of Adversarial Bargaining: Industrial Relations in British Engineering, 1880-1939," Politics & Society, 18 (1990), 405-26.

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