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

Number 63-64, May 1991

Adelstein, Richard P., "Islands of Conscious Power: Louis D. Brandeis and the Modern Corporation," Business History Review, 63 (1989), 715-56.

Adler, Paul S., "Marx, Machines, and Skill," Technology and Culture, 31 (1990), 780-812.

Amariglio, Jack and Bruce Norton, "Marxist Historians and the Question of Class in the French Revolution," History and Theory, 30 (1991), 37-55.

Amsden, Alice H., "Third World Industrialization: 'Global Fordism' of a New Model," New Left Review, #182 (July-Aug. '90), 5-32.

Ash, Stephen V., "Poor Whites in the Occupied South, 1861-1865," Journal of Southern History, 57 (1991), 39-62.

Asher, Robert and Charles Stephenson, eds., Labor Divided: Race and Ethnicity in United States Labor Struggles, 1835-1960 (SUNY, 1991).

Avrich, Paul, Sacco and Vanzetti: The Anarchist Background (Princeton, 1990).

Bannister, Robert C., Jessie Bernard: The Making of a Feminist (Rutgers, 1991).

Baym, Nina, "Women and the Republic: Emma Willard's Rhetoric of History," American Quarterly, 43 (1991), 1-23.

Beckles, Hilary McD., "A 'Riotous and Unruly Lot': Irish Indentured Servants and Freemen in the English West Indies, 1644-1713," William & Mary Quarterly, 47 (1990), 503-27.

Beinin, Joel, Was the Red Flag Flying There?: Marxist Politics and the Arab Israeli Conflict in Egypt and Israel, 1948-1965 (California, 1990).

Benenson, Harold, "The 'Family Wage' and Working Women's Consciousness in Britian, 1880-1914," Politics & Society, 19 (1991), 71-118.

Boorstein, Edward and Regula Boorstein, Counterrevolution: U.S. Foreign Policy (International, 1990).

Boris, Eileen, and Nelson Lichtenstein, eds., Major Problems in the History of American Workers (D.C. Heath, 1991).

Bourke, Joanna, "Working Women: The Domestic Labor Market in Rural Ireland, 1890-1914," Journal of Interdisciplinary History, 21 (1991), 479-500.

Brandt, Loren and Barbara Sands, "Beyond Malthus and Ricardo: Economic Growth, Land Concentration, and Income Distribution in Early Twentieth-Century Rural China," Journal of Economic History, 50 (1990), 807-28.

Brass, Tom, "Class Struggle and the Deproletarianisation of Agricultural Labor in Haryana (India)," Journal of Peasant Studies, 18 (1990), 36-67.

Brenner, Robert, "Why is the United States at War with Iraq?" New Left Review, #185 (Jan.-Feb. 91), 122-37.

Brown, Victoria Bissell, "The Fear of Feminization: Los Angeles High Schools in the Progressive Era," Feminist Studies, 16 (1990), 493-518.

Cannon, Brian Q., "Immigrants in American Agriculture," Agricultural History, 65 (1991), 17-35.

Carnes, Mark C., and Clyde Griffen, eds., Meanings for Manhood: Constructions of Masculinity in Victorian America (Chicago, 1990).

Carroll, Berenice A., "The Politics of 'Originality': Women and the Class System of the Intellect," Journal of Women's History, 2 (Fall '90), 136-63.

Chan, Sucheng, Asian Americans: An Interpretive History (Twayne, 1990).

________, ed., Entry Denied: Exclusion and the Chinese Community in America, 1882-1943 (Temple, 1991).

Cheatham, Harold E. and Susan R. Seem, "Occupational Equity: A Black and White Portrait of Women in the United States Military," Review of Black Political Economy, 19 (Summer '90), 65-78.

Cobb, James C., "'Somebody Done Nailed Us on the Cross': Federal Farm and Welfare Policy and the Civil Rights Movement in the Mississippi Delta," Journal of American History, 77 (1990), 912-36.

Cobble, Dorothy Sue, "Rethinking Troubled Relations between Women and Unions: Craft Unionism and Female Activism," Feminist Studies, 16 (1990), 519-48.

Cohen, Miriam and Michael Hanagan, "The Politics of Gender and the Making of the Welfare State, 1900-1940: A Comparative Perspective," Journal of Social History, 24 (1991), 469-84.

Coltelli, Laura, Winged Words: American Indian Writers Speak (Nebraska, 1990).

Cott, Nancy, ed., A Woman Making History: Mary Ritter Beard Through Her Letters (Yale, 1991).

Cronon, William, Nature's Metropolis: Chicago and the American West (Norton, 1991).

Dadzie, Stella, "Searching for the Invisible Woman: Slavery and Resistance in Jamaica," Race & Class, 32 (Oct.-Dec. '90), 21-38.

Daniel, Pete, "Going among Strangers: Southern Reactions to World War II," Journal of American History, 77 (1990), 886-911.

Darnton, Robert, Berlin Journal, 1989-1990 (Norton, 1991).

Dekker, Rudolf, "Labor Relations and Working-Class Culture in Early Modern Holland," International Review of Social History, 35 (1990), 377-420.

Donner, Frank, Protectors of Privilege: Red Squads and Police Repression in Urban America (California, 1990).

DuBois, Ellen Carol, "Making Women's History: Activist Historians of Women's Rights, 1880-1940," Radical History Review, #49 (Winter '91), 61-86.

Eisenberg, Christiane, "Artisans' Socialization at Work: Workshop Life in Early Nineteenth-Century England and Germany," Journal of Social History, 24 (1991), 507-20.

Engelmann, Larry, ed., Tears Before the Rain: An Oral History of the Fall of South Vietnam (Oxford, 1990).

Epstein, Barbara, Political Protest and Cultural Revolution: Nonviolent Direct Action in the 1970s and 1980s (California, 1990).

"Europe: Variations on a Theme of Racism," special issue of Race & Class, 32 (Jan.-March '91).

Figes, Orlando, "The Red Army and Mass Mobilization during the Russian Civil War, 1918-1920," Past & Present, #129 (Nov. '90), 168-211.

Filippelli, Ronald C., Labor Conflict in the United States: An Encyclopedia (Garland, 1990).

Folbre, Nancy, "The Unproductive Housewife: Her Evolution in Nineteenth-Century Economic Thought," Signs, 16 (1991), 463-84.

Foner, Eric, "Blacks and the U.S. Constitution," New Left Review, #183 (Sept.-Oct. '90), 63-74.

________, ed., The New American History (Temple, 1991).

Formisano, Ronald, Boston Against Busing: Race, Class, and Ethnicity in the 1960s and 1970s (North Carolina, 1990).

"The French Revolution and Marxism," special issue of Science & Society, 59 (Fall '90).

Freund, Bill, "The Rise and Decline of an Indian Peasantry in Natal," Journal of Peasant Studies, 18 (1991), 263-87.

Frey, Sylvia R., Water from the Rock: Black Resistance in a Revolutionary Age (Princeton, 1990).

Gabin, Nancy F., Feminism in the Labor Movement: Women and the United Auto Workers, 1935-1975 (Cornell, 1991).

Gluck, Sherna, and Daphne Patai, eds., Women's Words: The Feminist Practice of Oral History (Routledge, 1990).

Gordon, Linda, "The Peaceful Sex? On Feminism and the Peace Movement," NWSA Journal 2 (1990), 624-34.

Gould, Jeffrey L., To Lead as Equals: Rural Protest and Political Consciousness in Chinandega, Nicaragua, 1912-1979 (North Carolina, 1990).

Gutierrez, Ramon A., When Jesus Came, the Corn Mothers Went Away: Power and Sexuality in New Mexico, 1500-1846 (Stanford, 1990).

Hayford, Charles W., To the People: James Yen and Village China (Columbia, 1990).

Healey, Dorothy and Maurice Isserman, Dorothy Healey Remembers: A Life in the American Communist Party (Oxford, 1990).

Higgins, Kathleen, "Masters and Slaves in a Mining Society: A Study of Eighteenth-Century Sabara, Minas Gerais," Slavery & Abolition, 11 (1990), 58-73.

Hinsch, Bret, Passions of the Cut Sleeve: The Male Homosexual Tradition in China (California, 1990).

"History, the Nation, and the Schools," special section in History Workshop, #30 (Autumn '90), 75-128.

Hobsbawm, Eric, Nations and Nationalism since 1870 (Cambridge, 1990).

Holmes, William, "Populism: In Search of Context," Journal of Agricultural History, 64 (1990), 26-58.

Hooks, Gregory, Forging the Military-Industrial Complex: World War II's "Battle of the Potomac" (Illinois, 1990).

Horton, Paul, "Testing the Limits of Class Politics in Postbellum Alabama: Agrarian Radicalism in Lawrence County," Journal of Southern History, 57 (1991), 63-84.

Huggins, Nathan I., "The Deforming Mirror of Truth: Slavery and the Master Narrative of American History," Radical History Review, #49 (Winter '91), 25-48.

Hyman, Michael R., The Anti-Redeemers: Hill-Country Political Dissenters in the Lower South from Redemption to Populism (LSU, 1990).

Ingham, John, Masters of the Mill: The Independent Iron and Steel Mills of Pittsburgh, 1820-1920 (Ohio, 1990).

"The Irish in America," special issue of Journal of American Ethnic History, 10 (Fall '90-Winter '91).

Jennings, Jeremy, "Syndicalism and the French Revolution," Journal of Contemporary History, 26 (1991), 71-96.

Jensen, Joan M., Promise on the Land: Essays on Rural Women (University of New Mexico, 1990).

Jenson, Jane, "Different but not Exceptional: The Feminism of Permeable Fordism," New Left Review, #184 (Nov.-Dec. '90), 58-65.

Kabeer, Naila, "Gender Dimensions of Rural Poverty: Analysis from Bangladesh," Journal of Peasant Studies, 18 (1991), 241-62.

Kaplan, Marion A., "Jewish Women in Nazi Germany: Daily Life, Daily Struggles, 1933-1939," Feminist Studies, 16 (1990), 579-606.

Kingston-Mann, Esther, "In the Light and Shadow of the West: The Impact of Western Economics in Pre-Emancipation Russia," Comparative Studies in Society and History, 33 (1991), 86-105.

Koditschek, Theodore, Class Formation and Urban Industrial Society: Bradford, 1750-1850 (Cambridge, 1990).

Kolchin, Peter, "Some Thoughts on Emancipation in Comparative Perspective: Russia and the United States South," Slavery & Abolition, 11 (1990), 351-67.

Kornblith, Gary, "The Artisanal Response to Capitalist Transformation," Journal of the Early American Republic, 10 (1990), 315-22.

Lacouture, Jean, DeGaulle: The Rebel, 1890-1944 (Norton, 1991).

Lapides, Kenneth, ed., Marx and Engels on the Trade Unions (International, 1990).

Lasser, Carol, "Gender, Ideology, and Class in the Early Republic," Journal of the Early American Republic, 10 (1990), 331-38.

Lewis, Earl, In Their Own Interests: Race, Class and Power in 20th-Century Norfolk, Virginia (California, 1990).

Lynd, Staughton, "Trade Unionism in the U.S.A.," and a reply by Kim Moody, New Left Review, #184 (Nov.-Dec. '90), 76-96.

Main, Gloria J., "An Inquiry into When and Why Women Learned to Write in Colonial New England," Journal of Social History, 24 (1991), 579-90.

Mandel, David, "'A Market Without Thorns': The Ideological Struggle for the Soviet Working Class," Studies in Political Economy, #33 (Autumn '90), 7-38.

Matthews, Donald and Jane Sherron DeHart, Sex, Gender, and the Politics of ERA: A State and a Nation (Oxford, 1990).

McFeely, William, Frederick Douglass (Norton, 1990).

McGowan, Winston, "African Resistance to the Atlantic Slave Trade in West Africa," Slavery & Abolition, 11 (1990), 5-29.

Merrill, Marlene Deahl, ed., Growing up in Boston's Gilded Age: The Journal of Alice Stone Blackwell, 1872-1874 (Yale, 1990).

Merriman, John M., The Margins of City Life: Explorations on the French Urban Frontier, 1815-51 (Oxford,1990).

Metcalf, Alida C., "Women and Means: Women and Family Property in Colonial Brazil," Journal of Social History, 24 (1990), 277-98.

Michel, Sonya, and Seth Koven, "Womanly Duties: Maternalist Politics and the Origins of the Welfare State in France, Germany, Great Britain, and the United States," American Historical Review, 95 (1990), 1076-1108.

"Military Rule and the Struggle for Democracy in Chile," special issue of Latin American Perspectives, 18 (Winter '91).

Molyneux, Maxine, "The 'Woman Question' in the Age of Perestroika," New Left Review, #183 (Sept.-Oct. '90), 23-49.

Monoson, S. Sara, "The Lady and the Tiger: Women's Electoral Activism in New York City before Suffrage," Journal of Women's History, 2 (Fall '90), 100-35.

Monroy, Douglas, Thrown Among Strangers: The Making of Mexican Culture in Frontier California (California, 1990).

Moody, J. Carroll and Alice Kessler-Harris, eds., Perspectives on American Labor History: The Problems of Synthesis (Northern Illinois, 1990).

Murphy, James, The Proletarian Movement: Leftism and the Debates over Literature and Politics before and during the Great Depression (Illinois, 1990).

Musser, Charles, The Emergence of Cinema: The American Screen to 1907 (Scribner's, 1990)

Nachmani, Amikam, "Civil War and Foreign Intervention in Greece, 1946-49," Journal of Contemporary History, 25 (1990), 489-522.

Nadel, Stanley, Little Germany: Ethnicity, Religion, and Class in New York City, 1845-80 (Illinois, 1990).

Nazzari, Muriel, "Parents and Daughters: Change in the Practice of Dowry in Sao Paulo (1600-1770)," Hispanic American Historical Review, 70 (1990), 639-66.

Neverdon-Morton, Cynthia, Afro-American Women of the Old South and the Advancement of the Race (Tennessee, 1990).

"New Perspectives on European Marriage in the Nineteenth Century," special issue of Journal of Family History, 16:1 (1991).

Nolan, Mary, "'Housework Made Easy': The Taylorized Housewife in Weimar Germany's Rationalizaed Economy," Feminist Studies, 16 (1990), 519-48.

Offen, Karen, Ruth Roach Pierson, and Jane Rendall, eds., Writing Women's History (Indiana, 1991).

Osterud, Nancy Grey, "Rural Women during the Civil War: New York's Nanticoke Valley, 1861-1865," New York History, (Oct. '90), 357-86.

________, Bonds of Community: The Lives of Farm Women in Nineteenth-Century New York (Cornell, 1991).

Papachristou, Judith, "American Women and Foreign Policy, 1898-1905: Exploring Gender in Diplomatic History," Diplomatic History, 14 (1990), 493-510.

Perry, Elisabeth Israels, "Women's Political Choices after Suffrage: The Women's City Club of New York, 1915-1990," New York History, (Oct. '90), 417-34.

Platt, Anthony M., "Racism and Academia: Lessons from the Life of E. Franklin Frazier," Monthly Review, 42 (Sept. '90), 29-45.

"Post-Fordism: Flexible Policies in the Age of Just-in-Time Production," special section of Socialist Review, #91 (Jan.-March '91), 53-176.

Prakash, Gyan, Bonded Histories: Genealogies of Labor Servitude in Colonial India (Cambridge, 1990).

Rafael, Vicente L., "Patronage and Pornography: Ideology and Spectatorship in the Early Marcos Years," Comparative Studies in Society and History, 32 (1990), 282-304.

________, Contracting Colonialism: Translation and Christian Conversion in Tagalog Society under Early Spanish Rule (Cornell, 1988).

Rakow, Laura R., and Cheris Kramarae, eds., The Revolution in Words: Righting Women, 1868-1871 (Routledge, 1990).

Reagan, Leslie J., "'About to Meet Her Maker': Women, Doctors, Dying Declarations, and the State's Investigation of Abortion, Chicago, 1867-1940," Journal of American History, 77 (1991), 1240-64.

Robinson, Cedric, "DuBois and Black Sovereignty: The Case of Liberia," Race & Class, 32 (Oct.-Dec. '90), 39-50.

Romero, Patricia W., E. Sylvia Pankhurst: Portrait of a Radical (Yale, 1990).

Ross, Dorothy, The Origins of American Social Science (Cambridge, 1990).

Ross, Steven J., "The Transformation of Republican Ideology," Journal of the Early American Republic, 10 (1990), 323-30.

Safford, Frank, "Race, Integration, and Progress: Elite Attitudes and the Indian in Colombia, 1750-1870," Hispanic American Historical Review, 71 (1991), 1-34.

Scharff, Virginia, Taking the Wheel: Women and the Coming of the Motor Age (Free Press, 1991).

Schell, William, Jr., "American Investment in Tropical Mexico: Rubber Plantations, Fraud, and Dollar Diplomacy, 1897-1913," Business History Review, 64 (1990), 217-54.

Schneer, Jonathan, George Lansbury (Manchester Univ. Press, 1990).

Schneider, Cathy, "Mobilization at the Grassroots: Shantytowns and Resistance in Authoritarian Chile," Latin American Perspectives, 18 (Winter '91), 92-112.

Schwartz, Bernard, The New Right and the Constitution (Northeastern, 1990).

Segal, Lynne, "Whose Left? Socialism, Feminism and the Future," New Left Review, #185 (Jan.-Feb. '91), 81-91.

Sellers, Cleveland with Robert Terrill, The River of No Return: The Autobiography of a Black Militant and the Life and Death of SNCC (Mississippi, 1990).

Shanin, Teodor, "The Question of Socialism: A Development Failure or an Ethical Defeat?" History Workshop, #30 (Autumn '90), 68-74.

Shifflett, Crandall A., Coal Towns: Life, Work and Culture in Company Towns of Southern Appalachia, 1880-1960 (Tennessee, 1991).

Shoemaker, Nancy, "The Rise or Fall of Iroquois Women," Journal of Women's History, 2 (Winter '91), 39-57.

Sklar, Kathryn Kish and Thomas Dublin, eds., Women and Power in American History, 2 vols. (Prentice-Hall, 1991).

Sklar, Kathryn Kish, "'Women Who Speak for an Entire Nation': American and British Women Compared at the World Anti-Slavery Convention, London, 1840," Pacific Historical Review, 59 (1990), 453-99.

Solterer, Helen, "Figures of Female Militancy in Medieval France," Signs, 16 (1991), 522-49.

Sonenscher, Michael, Work and Wages: Natural Law, Politics and the Eighteenth-Century French Trades (Cambridge, 1990).

Spohn, Willfred, "Religion and Working-Class Formation in Imperial Germany, 1871-1914," Politics & Society, 19 (1991), 109-32.

Steinberg, Stephen, "Blacks and Jews: The Politics of Memory," New Politics, 3 (Winter '91), pp. 64-70.

Stern, Mark J., "Poverty and the Life Cycle, 1940-1960," Journal of Social History, 24 (1991), 521-40.

Stovall, Tyler, The Rise of the Paris Red Belt (California, 1990).

Stricker, Frank, "Repressing the Working Class: Individualism and the Masses in Frank Capra's Films," Labor History, 31 (1990), 454-67.

Suny, Ronald, "The Revenge of the Past: Socialism and Ethnic Conflict in Transcaucasia," New Left Review, #184 (Nov.-Dec. '90), 5-36.

Teitelbaum, Kenneth, "'Critical Lessons' from Our Past: Curricula of Socialist Sunday Schools in the United States," Curriculum Inquiry, 20 (1990), 407-36.

"That Was Then, This Is Now: 90s Radicals Confront the 60s,", special section of Socialist Review, 20 (Oct.-Dec. '90), 11-114.

Thompson, E.P., "The Ends of Cold War," and a reply by Fred Halliday, New Left Review, #182 (July-Aug. '90), 139-51.

Urdank, Albion M., "The Family and Demographic Behavior in Belgium, Germany, and Italy, 1700-1920," Historical Methods, 24 (Winter '91), 41-47.

Valenze, Deborah, "The Art of Women and the Business of Men: Women's Work and the Dairy Industry, c. 1740-1840," Past & Present, #133 (Feb. '91), 142-69.

Velie, Alan R., The Lightning Within: An Anthology of Contemporary American Indian Fiction (Nebraska, 1991).

Walker, Melissa, Down from the Mountaintop: Black Women's Novels in the Wake of the Civil Rights Movement, 1966-1989 (Yale, 1991).

Walkowitz, Daniel J., "The Making of Feminine Professional Identity: Social Workers in the 1920s," American Historical Review, 95 (1990), 1051-75.

Wallerstein, Immanuel, "Beyond Annales?" Radical History Review, #49 (Winter '91), 7-16.

Walton, Whitney, "Working Women, Gender and Industrialization in Nineteenth-Century France: The Case of Lorraine Embroidery Manufacturing," Journal of Women's History, 2 (Fall '90), 42-64.

Warskett, Rosemary, "Wage Solidarity and Equal Value: On Gender and Class in the Structuring of Workplace Hierarchies," Studies in Political Economy, #32 (Summer '90), 55-84.

Wood, Betty, "'White Society' and the 'Informal' Slave Economies of Lowcountry Georgia, c. 1763-1830," Slavery & Abolition, 11 (1990), 313-31.

Woodman, Harold, King Cotton and His Retainers: Financing and Marketing the Cotton Crop of the South, 1800-1925 (South Carolina, 1990).

"The Working Class in World War II," special section in International Labor and Working Class History, #38 (Fall '90), 3-62.

Zunz, Olivier, Making America Corporate, 1870-1920 (Chicago, 1990).

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