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

Number 80, June 1999

Abel, Emily K., "Valuing Care: Turn-of-the-Century Conflicts between Charity Workers and Women Clients," Journal of Women's History, 10:3 (Fall 1998), 32-52.

Almeida, Paul and Ruben Urbizagastegui, "Cutumay Camones: Popular Music in El Salvador's National Liberation Movement," Latin American Perspectives, 26 (March 1999), 13-42.

Ambruster-Sandoval, Ralph, "Globalization and Cross-Border Labor Organizing: The Guatemalan Maquiladora Industry and the Phillips Van Heusen Workers' Movement," Latin American Perspectives, 26 (March 1999), 108-28.

Ansell, Christopher K., and Antoine Joseph, "The Mass Production of Craft Unionism: Exploring Workers' Solidarity in Late Nineteenth-Century France and America," Politics & Society, 26 (1998), 575-602.

Asada, Sadao, "The Shock of the Atomic Bomb and Japan's Decision to Surrender--A Reconsideration," Pacific Historical Review, 67 (1998), 477-512.

Baron, Ava, "Introduction to Symposium on Eileen Boris, Home to Work," with additional contributions by Evelyn Nakano Glenn, Sybil Lipschultz, Daniel R. Ernst, Judith G. Coffin, Eileen L. McDonagh, and Eileen Boris, Labor History, 39 (1998), 407-34.

Berry, Mary Frances, The Pig Farmer's Daughter and Other Tales of American Justice: Episodes of Racism and Sexism in the Courts from 1865 to the Present (Knopf, 1999).

Bordin, Ruth, Women at Michigan: The "Dangerous Experiment," 1870s to the Present (Michigan, 1999), with a foreword by Martha Vicinus and an introduction by Kathryn Kish Sklar and Lynn Y. Weiner.

Boxer, Marilyn Jacoby, When Women Ask Questions: Creating Women's Studies in America (Johns Hopkins, 1999).

"Braverman and the Class Struggle," special issue of Monthly Review, 50:8 (Jan. 1999).

Brenner, Johanna, "On Gender and Class in U.S. Labor History," Monthly Review, 50 (Nov. 1998), 1-15.

Brock, Lisa, "Oil, the Ogoni, and Nigeria: A Conversation with Barine Yorbe TeeKate," Radical History Review, No. 74 (Spring 1999), 25-30.

Brunk, Samuel, "Remembering Emiliano Zapata: Three Moments in the Posthumous Career of the Martyr of Chinameca," Hispanic American Historical Review, 78 (1998), 457-90.

Bruno, Robert, Steelworker Alley: How Class Works in Youngstown (Cornell, 1998).

Burton, Antoinette, "From Child Bride to 'Hindoo Lady': Rukhmabai and the Debate on Sexual Responsibility in Imperial Britain," American Historical Review, 103 (1998), 1119-46.

Bystydzienski, Jill M., and Joti Sekhon, eds., Democratization and Women's Grassroots Movements (Indiana, 1998).

Calloway, Colin G., ed., After King Philip's War: Presence and Persistence in Indian New England (New England, 1998).

Chavez, John R., Eastside Landmark: A History of the East Los Angeles Community Union, 1968-1993 (Stanford, 1999).

Chomsky, Aviva, "Beyond 'Culture': Sources and Themes in Latino History," Radical Teacher, No. 54 (1999), 31-36.

Corney, Frederick C., "Rethinking a Great Event: The October Revolution as Memory Project," Social Science History, 22 (1998), 389-414.

Cott, Nancy F., "Marriage and Women's Citizenship in the United States, 1830-1934," American Historical Review, 103 (1998), 1440-74.

Craft, William, Running a Thousand Miles for Freedom: The Escape of William and Ellen Craft from Slavery (LSU Press, 1998); with a forward and biographical essay by Richard J.M. Blackett.

Crew, David F., "Gender, Media and Consumerism in Germany, 1920s-1950s," Journal of Social History, 32 (1998), 395-402.

DeCaro, Lou, Malcolm and the Cross: The Black Muslims and the White Man's Religion (Northeastern, 1998).

Deere, Carmen Diana, "Here Come the Yankees! The Rise and Decline of United States Colonies in Cuba, 1898-1930," Hispanic American Historical Review, 78 (1998), 729-66.

Dorinson, Joseph, and William Pencak, "Paul Robeson (18098-1976): A Centennial Symposium," special issue of Pennsylvania History, 66:1 (Win. 1999).

DuBois, Ellen Carol, Woman Suffrage and Women's Rights (Northeastern, 1998).

Farrell, Amy Erdman, Yours in Sisterhood: Ms. Magazine and the Promise of Popular Feminism (North Carolina, 1998).

"Feminisms and Internationalism," special issue of Gender & History, 10 (Nov. 1998).

Ferrer, Ada, "Cuba, 1898: Rethinking Race, Nation, and Empire," Radical History Review, No. 73 (Win. 1999), 22-46.

________, "Rustic Men, Civilized Nation: Race, Culture and Contention on the Eve of Cuban Independence," Hispanic American Historical Review, 78 (1998), 663-86.

Fick, Carolyn E., "Dilemmas of Emancipation: From the Saint Domingue Insurrections of 1791 to the Emerging Haitian State," History Workshop Journal, No. 46 (Fall 1998), 1-16.

Finnegan, Margaret, Selling Suffrage: Consumer Culture and Votes for Women (Columbia, 1998).

Fisher, Harry, Comrades: Tales of a Brigadista in the Spanish Civil War (Nebraska, 1998).

Flax, Jane, The American Dream in Black and White: The Clarence Thomas Hearings (Cornell, 1998).

Fones-Wolf, Elizabeth and Ken Fones-Wolf, "Conversion at Bethlehem: Religion and Union Building in Steel, 1930-1942," Labor History, 39 (1998), 381-96.

Forde-Jones, Cecily, "Mapping Racial Boundaries: Gender, Race, and Poor Relief in Barbardian Plantation Society," Journal of Women's History, 10:3 (Fall 1998), 9-31.

Franklin, John Hope and Loren Schweninger, Runaway Slaves: Rebels on the Plantation, 1790-1860 (Oxford, 1999).

Friedman, Gerald, State-Making and Labor Movements: France and the United States, 1876-1914 (Cornell, 1998).

Gabaccia, Donna and Franca Iacovetta, "Work, Women, and Protest in the Italian Diaspora: An International Research Agenda," Labour/Le Travail, No. 42 (Fall 1998), 161-82.

Games, Alison, "'The Sanctuary of our rebell negroes': The Atlantic Context of Local Resistance on Providence Island, 1630-41," Slavery & Abolition, 19:3 (1998), 1-21.

Gerlach, Christian, "The Wannsee Conference, the Fate of German Jews, and Hitler's Decision in Principle to Exterminate All European Jews," Journal of Modern History, 70 (1998), 759-812.

Gilfoyle, Timothy J., "Prostitutes in History: From Parables of Pornography to Metaphors of Modernity," American Historical Review, 104 (1999), 117-41.

Glazier, Jack, Dispersing the Ghetto: The Relocation of Jewish Immigrants across America (Cornell, 1998).

"Globalisation," special issue of Race & Class, 40 (Oct. 1998).

Gordon, Robert, "Poisons in the Fields: The United Farm Workers, Pesticides, and Environmental Politics," Pacific Historical Review, 68 (1999), 51-77.

Grada, Cormac O, Black '47 and Beyond: The Great Irish Famine (Princeton, 1999).

Grant, Hugh, "Solving the Labour Problem at Imperial Oil: Welfare Capitalism in the Canadian Petroleum Industry, 1919-1929," Labour/Le Travail, No. 41 (Spring 1998), 69-96.

Gray, Mia, Elyse Golob, Ann Markusen, and Sam Ock Park, "New Industrial Cities? The Four Faces of Silicon Valley," Review of Radical Political Economics, 30 (Dec. 1998), 1-28.

Gustafson, Melanie, Kristie Miller, and Elisabeth Israels Perry, eds., We Have Come to Stay: American Women and Political Parties, 1880-1960 (New Mexico, 1999).

Gyory, Andrew, Closing the Gate: Race, Politics, and the Chinese Exclusion Act (North Carolina, 1998).

Hamilton, Marybeth, "Sexual Politics and African-American Music; or, Placing Little Richard in History," History Workshop Journal, No. 46 (Fall 1998), 161-76.

Hausman, Bernice L., "Sex Before Gender: Charlotte Perkins Gilman and the Evolutionary Paradigms of Utopia," Feminist Studies, 24 (1998), 489-510.

Hill, Herbert, "Lichtenstein's Fictions: Meany, Reuther and the 1964 Civil Rights Act," New Politics, 7 (Summer 1998), 82-107; Lichtenstein, Nelson, "Walter Reuther in Black and White: A Rejoinder to Herbert Hill," New Politics, 7 (Winter 1999), 133-47; Hill, "Lichtenstein's Fictions Revisited: Race and the New Labor History," New Politics, 7 (Winter 1999), 148-63.

Hogan, Michael J. et al., "The American Century: A Roundtable (Part 1)," Diplomatic History, 23 (1999), 157-370; contributors include Bruce Cumings, Walter LaFeber, John Hoff, and others.

Hurtado, Albert L., "Sex, Gender, Culture, and a Great Event: the California Gold Rush," Pacific Historical Review, 68 (1999), 1-20.

"Interpreting the Declaration of Independence by Translation: A Round Table," special section of Journal of American History, 85 (1998), 1280-1460.

Isenberg, Nancy, Sex and Citizenship in Antebellum America (North Carolina, 1998).

Jensen, Joan M., "Women on the Pacific Rim: Some Thoughts on Border Crossings," Pacific Historical Review, 67 (1998), 3-40.

Kaplan, Cora, "Black Heroes/White Writers: Toussaint l'Ouverture and the Literary Imagination," History Workshop Journal, No. 46 (Fall 1998), 33-62.

Katz, Friedrich, The Life and Times of Pancho Villa (Stanford, 1999).

Katz, Michael B., and Lorrin R. Thomas, "The Invention of 'Welfare' in America," Journal of Policy History, 10 (1998), 399-418.

Kaufmann, Eric, "'Naturalizing the Nation': The Rise of Naturalistic Nationalism in the United States and Canada," Comparative Studies in Society and History, 40 (1998), 666-95.

Kelly, Brian, "Policing the 'Negro Eden': Racial Paternalism in the Alabama Coalfields, 1908-1921," Alabama Review, 51 (July 1998), 163-83 and (Oct. 1998), 243-65.

Kim, Claire Jean, "The Racial Triangulation of Asian Americans," Politics & Society, 27 (1999), 105-38.

Klein, Martin, "Slavery and French Rule in the Sahara," Slavery & Abolition, 19:2 (1998), 73-90.

Kramer, Paul, "Making Concessions: Race and Empire Revisited at the Philippine Exposition, St. Louis, 1901-1905," Radical History Review, No. 73 (Win. 1999), 74-115.

Kwon, Insook, "'The New Women's Movement' in 1920s Korea: Rethinking the Relationship Between Imperialism and Women," Gender & History, 10 (1998), 381-405.

Lasar, Matthew, "'Right Out in Public': Pacifica Radio, the Cold War, and the Political Origins of Alternative Media," Pacific Historical Review, 67 (1998), 513-42.

________, Pacifica Radio: The Rise of an Alternative Network (Temple, 1999).

Lee, Deborah A., and Warren R. Hofstra, "Race, Memory, and the Death of Robert Berkeley: 'A murder. . . of . . . horrible and savage barbarity,'" Journal of Southern History, 65 (1999), 41-76.

Luciak, Ilja A., "Gender Equality in the Salvadoran Transition," Latin American Perspectives, 26 (March 1999), 43-67.

Lundh, Christer, "Servant Migration in Sweden in the Early Nineteenth Century," Journal of Family History, 24 (1999), 53-73.

McCallum, Todd, "'Not a Sex Question'? The One Big Union and the Politics of Radical Manhood," Labour/Le Travail, No. 42 (Fall 1998), 15-54.

McClymer, John F., This High and Holy Moment: The First National Woman's Rights Convention, Worcester, 1850 (Harcourt Brace, 1999).

McDonnell, Michael A., "Popular Mobilization and Political Culture in Revolutionary Virginia: The Failure of the Minutemen and the Revolution from Below," Journal of American History, 85 (1998), 946-81.

McDonough, Terrence, "A Million of the Irish Toilers: A Marxist Approach to the Great Irish Famine," Review of Radical Political Economics, 30 (Sept. 1998), 56-63.

Melman, Billie, ed., Borderlines: Genders and Identities in War and Peace, 1870-1930 (Routledge, 1998).

Mettler, Suzanne, "The Stratification of Social Citizenship: Gender and Federalism in the Formation of Old Age Insurance and Aid to Dependent Children," Journal of Policy History, 11 (1999), 31-58.

________ Dividing Citizens: Gender and Federalism in New Deal Public Policy (Cornell, 1999).

Michel, Sonya, Children's Interests/Mothers' Rights: The Shaping of America's Child Care Policy (Yale, 1999).

Minchin, Timothy J., Hiring the Black Worker: The Racial Integration of the Southern Textile Industry, 1960-1980 (North Carolina, 1999).

Modell, Judith, A Town Without Steel: Envisioning Homestead (Pittsburgh, 1998).

Moeller, Robert G., "The 'Remasculinization' of Germany in the 1950s," special section in Signs, 24 (1998), 101-70.

Monroy, Douglas, Rebirth: Mexican Los Angeles from the Great Migration to the Great Depression (California, 1998).

Moran, Jonathan, "The Dynamics of Class Politics and National Economies in Globalisation: The Marginalisation of the Unacceptable," Capital & Class, No. 66 (Fall 1998), 53-84.

Morris, Christopher, "The Articulation of Two Worlds: The Master-Slave Relationship Reconsidered," Journal of American History, 85 (1998), 982-1007.

Moses, Wilson Jeremiah, Afrotopia: The Roots of African American Popular History (Cambridge, 1998).

Myers, Martha A., Race, Labor, and Punishment in the New South (Ohio, 1999).

Nash, Gary B., "Reverberations of Haiti in the American North: Black Saint Dominguans in Philadelphia," Pennsylvania History, 65 (1998), special supplement, 44-73.

Ngai, Mae M., "Legacies of Exclusion: Illegal Chinese Immigration during the Cold War Years," Journal of American Ethnic History, 18:1 (Fall 1998), 3-35.

Nishida, Mieko, "From Ethnicity to Race and Gender: Transformations of Black Lay Sodalities in Salvador, Brazil," Journal of Social History, 32 (1998), 329-48.

Numbers, Ronald L., Darwinism Comes to America (Harvard, 1998).

Pasture, Patrick and Johan Verberckmoes, eds., Working Class Internationalism and the Appeal of National Identity (Johns Hopkins, 1998).

Pintzuk, Ed, Reds, Racial Justice and Civil Liberties: Michigan Communists during the Cold War (MEP Publications, 1998).

Polletta, Francesca, "Legacies and Liabilities of an Insurgent Past: Remembering Martin Luther King, Jr., on the House and Senate Floor," Social Science History, 22 (1998), 479-512.

Rashid, Ismail, "'Do Dady nor Lef me Make dem Carry me': Slave Resistance and Emancipation in Sierra Leone, 1894-1928," Slavery & Abolition, 19:2 (1998), 208-31.

Restall, Matthew, Maya Conquistador (Beacon, 1998).

Riddle, David, "HUD and the Open Housing Controversy of 1970 in Warren, Michigan," The Michigan Historical Review, 24:2 (Fall 1998), 1-36.

Rodgers, Daniel T., Atlantic Crossings: Social Politics in a Progressive Age (Harvard, 1998).

Rose, James D., "The Struggle over Management Rights at US Steel, 1946-1960: A Reassessment of Section 2-B of the Collective Bargaining Contract," Business History Review, 72 (1998), 446-77.

Rosen, Louis, The South Side (Ivan Dee, 1999).

Rosen, Robyn L., "Federal Expansion, Fertility Control, and Physicians in the United States: The Politics of Maternal Welfare in the Interwar Years," Journal of Women's History, 10:3 (Fall 1998), 53-73.

Rosenzweig, Roy, "Wizards, Bureaucrats, Warriors, and Hackers: Writing the History of the Internet," American Historical Review, 103 (1998), 1530-52.

Ross, Michael A., "Justice Miller's Reconstruction: The Slaughter-House Cases, Health Codes, and Civil Rights in New Orleans, 1861-1873," Journal of Southern History, 64 (1998), 649-76.

Rossinow, Doug, The Politics of Authenticity: Liberalism, Christianity, and the New Left in America (Columbia, 1998).

Rupp, Leila J. and Verta Taylor, "Forging Feminist Identity in an International Movement: A Collective Identity Approach to Twentieth-Century Feminism," Signs, 24 (1999), 363-86.

Ryan, Mary P., "Civil Society as Democratic Practice: North American Cities during the Nineteenth Century," Journal of Interdisciplinary History, 29 (1999), 559-84.

Schwartz, Bill, "Breaking Bread with History: C.L.R. James and The Black Jacobins [interview with Stuart Hall], History Workshop Journal, No. 46 (Fall 1998), 17-32.

Scott, Rebecca J., "Race, Labor, and Citizenship in Cuba: A View from the Sugar District of Cienfuegos, 1886-1909," Hispanic American Historical Review, 78 (1998), 687-728.

Sellman, James Clyde, "Social Movements and the Symbolism of Public Demonstrations: The 1874 Women's Crusade and German Resistance in Richmond, Indiana," Journal of Social History, 32 (1999), 557-88.

Sharoni, Simona, "Gender in Conflict: The Palestinian-Israeli Conflict through Feminist Lenses," Signs, 24 (1999), 487-99.

Sheller, Mimi, "Quasheba, Mother, Queen: Black Women's Public Leadership and Political Protest in Post-emancipation Jamaica, 1834-65," Slavery & Abolition, 19:3 (1998), 90-117.

Sides, Josh, "'You Understand My Condition': The Civil Rights Congress in the Los Angeles African-American Community, 1946-1952," Pacific Historical Review, 67 (1998), 233-57.

Smith, S.D., "Sugar's Poor Relation: Coffee Planting in the British West Indies, 1720-1833," Slavery & Abolition, 19:3 (1998), 68-89.

Spalding, Hobart, "U.S. Imperialism and 1898," Monthly Review, 50 (Dec. 1998), 31-38.

Stanley, Amy Dru, From Bondage to Contract: Wage labor, Marriage, and the Market in the Age of Slave Emancipation (Cambridge, 1998).

Stern, Alexandra Minna, "Buildings, Boundaries and Blood: Medicalization and Nation-Building on the U.S.-Mexico Border, 1910-1930," Hispanic American Historical Review, 79 (1999), 41-82.

Strasser, Susan, Charles McGovern, and Matthias Judt, eds., Getting and Spending: American and European Consumer Societies in the Twentieth Century (Cambridge, 1998).

Stroud, Ellen, "Troubled Waters in Ecotopia: Environmental Racism in Portland, Oregon," Radical History Review, No. 74 (Spring 1999), 65-95.

Summers, John H., "The Future of Labor's Past: American Labor History on the World Wide Web," Labor History, 40 (1999), 69-80.

Sweet, Rosemary, "Working-Class Women and the Contest for Consumer Control in Victorian County Courts," Past & Present, No. 161 (Nov. 1998), 116-54.

"Teaching Medical History," special section of Radical History Review, No. 74 (Spring 1999), 137-96.

Thomas, Brook, "China Men, United States v. Wong Kim Ark, and the Question of Citizenship," American Quarterly, 50 (1998), 689-717.

Thompson, Heather Ann, "Rethinking the Politics of White Flight in the Postwar City: Detroit, 1945-1980," Journal of Urban History, 25 (1999), 163-98.

Topik, Steven, "The Construction of Market Society in Latin America: Natural Process or Social Engineering," Latin American Perspectives, 26 (Jan. 1999), 3-21.

Turner, Patricia R., "Hostile Participants? Working-Class Militancy, Associated Life, and the 'Distinctiveness' of the Prewar French Labor Movement," Journal of Modern History, 71 (1999), 28-55.

van der Walt, Lucien, "Trade Unions in Zimbabwe: For Democracy, Against Neo-Liberalism," Capital & Class, No. 66 (Fall 1998), 85-118.

Walkowitz, Daniel J., Working with Class: Social Workers and the Politics of Middle-Class Identity (North Carolina, 1999).

Wegren, Stephen K., "Russian Agrarian Reform and Rural Capitalism Reconsidered," Journal of Peasant Studies, 26 (1998), 82-111.

Weiner, Richard, "Competing Market Discourses in Porfirian Mexico," Latin American Perspectives, 26 (Jan. 1999), 44-64.

West, Emily, "Surviving Separation: Cross-Plantation Marriages and the Slave Trade in Antebellum South Carolina," Journal of Family History, 24 (1999), 212-31.

White, Deborah Gray, Too Heavy a Load: Black Women in Defense of Themselves, 1894-1994 (Norton, 1998).

Wolf, Eric R., Envisioning Power: Ideologies of Dominance and Crisis (California, 1998).

Woollacott, Angela, "Inventing Commonwealth and Pan-Pacific Feminisms: Australian Women's Internationalist Activism in the 1920s-30s," Gender & History, 10 (1998), 425-48.

Yates, Charlotte, "Defining the Fault Lines: New Divisions in the Working Class," Capital & Class, No. 66 (Fall 1998), 119-48.

Zamponi, Simonetta Falasca, "Of Storytellers and Master Narratives: Modernity, Memory, and History in Fascist Italy," Social Science History, 22 (1998), 415-44.


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