"Recent Books and Articles of
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Number 83, December
Abu-Lughod, Deena I., "Failed
Buyout: Land Rights for Contra Veterans in Postwar Nicaragua," Latin
American Perspectives, 27 (May `00), 32-62.
and John H. Bracey, eds., Strangers and Neighbors: Relations between
Blacks and Jews in the United States (Massachusetts, 2000).
"Africans and the Roots of Early American Culture," special
teaching section in Radical History Review, No. 77 (Spring `00),
with articles by James H. Sweet and John Thornton, 104-34.
Michael Thad, "Flexible Production in Ravensbruck Concentration Camp,"
Past & Present, No. 165 (Nov. `99), 182-217.
Dee E., The Methodists and Revolutionary America, 1760-1800
Arndt, Susan, "African Gender Trouble and
African Womanism: An Interview with Chikwenye Ogunyemi and Wanjira
Muthoni," Signs, 25 (2000), 709-26.
Arnold, Joseph L.,
"History, Profits, and Social Justice in the Old Central City," Journal
of Urban History, 26 (2000), 679-86.
forum in Studies in Political Economy, 62 (Summer `00), 5-42.
Bardsley, Sandy, "Women's Work Reconsidered: Gender and Wage
Differentiation in Late Medieval England," Past & Present, No.
165 (Nov. `99), 3-29.
Blackburn, Robin, "Cuba under the Hammer,"
New Left Review, #242 (July `00), 5-37.
"Fifty Years of Freedom: The Memory of Emancipation at the Civil War
Semicentennial, 1911-15," Slavery & Abolition, 21:2 (Aug. `00),
Bonacich, Edna and Richard Appelbaum, Behind the Label:
Inequality in the Los Angeles Apparel Industry (California, 2000).
Bond, Julian, "SNCC: What We Did," Monthly Review, 52 (Oct.
Boron, Atilio A., "Embattled Legacy: `Post-Marxism'
and the Social and Political Theory of Karl Marx," Latin American
Perspectives, 27 (July `00), 49-79.
"`Hedging Our Bets and Buying Time': John Kennedy and Racial Revolutions
in the American South and Southern African," Diplomatic History, 24
Bradbury, Bettina, "Feminist Historians and Family
History in Canada in the 1990s" (review essay)," Journal of Family
History, 25 (2000), 362-83.
Brown, Kathleen A., "The `Savagely
Fathered and Un-Mothered World' of the Communist Party, U.S.A.: Feminism,
Maternalism, and `Mother Bloor,'" Feminist Studies, 25 (1999),
Bruno, Robert, Steelworker Alley: How Class Works in
Youngstown (Cornell, 1999).
Caldeira, Teresa P.R. and James
Holston, "Democracy, Law, and Violence: Disjunctions of Brazilian
Citizenship," Comparative Studies in Society and History, 41
Carpenter, Stephanie A., "`Women Who Work in the
Field': The Changing Role of Farm and Nonfarm Women on the Farm,"
Agricultural History, 74 (2000), 465-74.
Cashin, Joan E.,
"Households, Kinfolk, and Absent Teenagers: The Demographic Transition in
the Old South," Journal of Family History, 25 (2000), 141-57.
Chomsky, Aviva, "`Barbados or Canada?': Race, Immigration, and
Nation in Early-Twentieth-Century Cuba," Hispanic American Historical
Review, 80 (2000), 415-62.
Chomsky, Noam, Rogue States: The
Rule of Force in World Affairs (South End, 2000).
Robert H., "Popular Nullification, Fries' Rebellion, and the Waning of
Radical Republicanism, 1798-1801," Pennsylvania History, 67 (2000),
Clarke, Tony, "Taking on the WTO: Lessons from the Battle
of Seattle," Studies in Political Economy, 62 (Summer `00), 7-16.
Cochran, David, America Noir: Underground Writers and
Filmmakers of the Postwar Era (Smithsonian, 2000).
Forman, "The Politics of Illegitimacy in an Age of Reform: Women,
Reproduction, and Political Economy in England's New Poor Law of 1834,"
Journal of Women's History, 11 (Winter `00), 131-56.
Raymond L., "Nativism and the End of the Mass Migration of the 1840s and
1850s," Journal of Economic History, 60 (2000), 361-83.
Collins, William J., "African-American Economic Mobility in the
1940s: A Portrait of the Palmer Survey," Journal of Economic
History, 60 (2000), 756-81.
Connelly, Matthew, "Taking Off the
Cold War Lens: Visions of North-South Conflict during the Algerian War for
Independence," American Historical Review, 105 (2000), 739-69.
Cooper, Frederick, Thomas C. Holt, and Rebecca J. Scott, Beyond
Slavery: Explorations of Race, Labor, and Citizenship in Post-Emancipation
Societies (North Carolina, 2000).
Counts, Will, A Life Is
More Than a Moment: The Desegregation of Little Rock's Central High
Cowie, Jefferson, Capital Moves: RCA's
Seventy-Year Quest for Cheap Labor (Cornell, 1999).
Cunningham, Agnes "Sis" and Gordon Friesen, Red Dust and
Broadsides: A Joint Autobiography, Ronald D. Cohen, ed.
Cunningham, Hugh, "The Decline of Child
Labour: Labour Markets and Family Economies in Europe and North America
since 1830," Economic History Review, 53 (2000), 409-28.
Curtin, Mary Ellen, "Negro `Thieves' or Enterprising Farmers?:
Markets, the Law, and African American Community Regulation in Alabama,
1866-1877," Agricultural History, 74 (2000), 19-38.
Pete, Lost Revolutions: The South in the 1950s (North Carolina,
Davin, Eric Leif, "Blue Collar Democracy: Class War and
Political Revolution in Western Pennsylvania," Pennsylvania
History, 67 (2000), 240-97.
De Almeida, Lucio and Feliz Ruiz
Sanchez, "The Landless Workers' Movement and Social Struggles against
Neoliberalism," Latin American Perspectives, 27 (Sept. `00), 11-32.
DeJong, Greta, "`With the Aid of God and the F.S.A.': The
Louisiana Farmers' Union and the African American Freedom Struggle in the
New Deal Era," Journal of Social History, 34 (2000), 105-40.
Derickson, Alan, "`Take Health from the List of Luxuries': Labor
and the Right to Health Care, 1915-1949," Labor History, 41 (2000),
Din, Gilbert C., Spaniards, Planters, and Slaves: The
Spanish Regulation of Slavery in Louisiana, 1763-1803 (Texas A&M,
Dorsey, Bruce, "A Gendered History of African Colonization
in the Antebellum United States," Journal of Social History, 34
Downs, Laura Lee, "Municipal Communism and the
Politics of Childhood: Ivry-Sur-Seine, 1925-1960," Past &
Present, No. 166 (Feb. `00), 205-41.
Eley, Geoff and Keith
Nield, "Farewell to the Working Class?" with comments by Don Kalb, Judith
Stein, Stephen Kotkin, Barbara Weinstein, Frederick Cooper, and Joan W.
Scott, International Labor and Working Class History, No. 57
(Spring `00), 1-87.
Engs, Robert Francis, Educating the
Disfranchised and Disinherited: Samuel Chapman Armstrong and Hampton
Institute, 1839-1893 (Tennessee, 1999).
Estes, Steve, "`I AM A
MAN!': Race, Masculinity, and the 1968 Memphis Sanitation Strike,"
Labor History, 41 (2000), 153-70.
Faue, Elizabeth, ed.,
"The Working Classes and Urban Public Space," special issue of Social
Science History, 24 (Spring 2000).
"Emancipation in Haiti: From Plantation Labour to Peasant Proprietorship,"
Slavery & Abolition, 21:2 (Aug. `00), 11-40.
Sandra Kuntz, "Economic Backwardness and Firm Strategy: An American
Railroad Corporation in Nineteenth-Century Mexico," Hispanic American
Historical Review, 80 (2000), 267-98.
Flett, Keith and David
Renton, eds., The Twentieth Century: A Century of War and
Rebellions (Rivers Oram, 2000).
Friedman, Gerald, "The
Political Economy of Early Southern Unionism: Race, Politics, and Labor in
the South, 1880-1953," Journal of Economic History, 50 (2000),
Frisken, Amanda, "Sex in Politics: Victoria Woodhull as
an American Public Woman," Journal of Women's History, 12 (Spring
Garcia, Ruben Vega, "Radical Unionism and the
Workers' Struggle in Spain," Latin American Perspectives, 27 (Sept.
Garfield, Seth, "Where the Earth touches the Sky:
The Xavante Indians' Struggle for Land in Brazil, 1951-1979," Hispanic
American Historical Review, 80 (2000), 537-64.
Gilje, Paul A.,
"Loyalty and Liberty: The Ambiguous Patriotism of Jack Tar in the American
Revolution," Pennsylvania History, 67 (2000), 165-93.
Goldsmith, Peter D., Making People's Music: Moe Asch and
Folkway Records (Smithsonian, 1998).
Greene, Jack P.,
"Liberty, Slavery and the Transformation of British Identity in the
Eighteenth-Century West Indies," Slavery & Abolition, 21:1
(April `00), 1-31.
Guy, Roger, "The Media, the Police, and
Southern White Migrant Identity in Chicago, 1955-1970," Journal of
Urban History, 26 (2000), 329-56.
Gyory, Andrew and Michael
Musuraca, "Race and Class Matters in U.S. Cities," Journal of Urban
History, 26 (2000), 830-42.
Hall, Jacquelyn Dowd, "`To Widen
the Reach of Our Love': Autobiography, History, and Desire," Feminist
Studies, 26 (2000), 231-47.
"Approach/Avoidance: Communists and Women in East Germany, 1945-9,"
Social History, 25 (2000), 156-82.
Helg, Aline, "Black Men,
Racial Stereotyping and Violence in the U.S. South and Cuba at the Turn of
the Century," Comparative Studies in Society and History, 42
Henkin, David, City Reading: Written Words and
Public Spaces in Antebellum New York (Columbia, 1999).
Craig, "The Labour Historian and Public History," Labour/Le
Travail, No. 45 (Spring `00), 171-98.
Heuman, Gad, "Riots and
Resistance in the Caribbean at the Moment of Freedom," Slavery &
Abolition, 21:2 (Aug. `00), 135-49.
Hoefte, Rosemarijn, In
Place of Slavery: A Social History of Indian and Javanese Laborers in
Suriname (Florida, 2000).
Honey, Maureen, ed., Bitter
Fruit: African American Women in World War II (Missouri, 2000).
Horowitz, Helen Lefkowitz, "Victoria Woodhull, Anthony Comstock,
and Conflict over Sex in the United States in the 1870s," Journal of
American History, 87 (2000), 403-34.
Howland, Douglas R.,
"Society Reified: Herbert Spencer and Political Theory in Early Meiji
Japan," Comparative Studies in Society and History, 42 (2000),
Hurtado, Albert L., Intimate Frontiers: Sex, Gender, and
Culture in Old California (New Mexico, 1999).
Matthew Frye, Barbarian Virtues: The United States Encounters Foreign
Peoples at Home and Abroad, 1876-1917 (Hill & Wang, 2000).
Jameson, Fredric, "Globalization and Strategy," New Left
Review, #242 (July `00), 49-69.
Peace Now! American Society and the Ending of the Vietnam War
Jewitt, Sarah, "Mothering Earth? Gender and
Environmental Protection in the Jharkand, India," Journal of Peasant
Studies, 27:2 (Jan. `00), 94-131.
Johnson, Walter, "The Slave
Trader, the White Slave, and the Politics of Racial Determination in the
1850s," Journal of American History, 87 (2000), 13-36.
Jones, Lu Ann, "Gender, Race, and Itinerant Commerce in the Rural
New South," Journal of Southern History, 66 (2000), 297-320.
Juravich, Tom and Kate Bronfenbrenner, Ravenswood: The
Steelworkers' Victory and the Revival of American Labor (Cornell,
Kahana, Jeffrey S., "Master and Servant in the Early
Republic, 1780-1830," Journal of the Early Republic, 20 (2000),
Kazem, Mohammed, Rizwan Raja, Biju Mathew, Kevin
Fitzpatrick, and Dominique Esser, "Reorganizing Organizing: Immigrant
Labor in North America," Amerasia Journal, 25:3 (1999/2000),
Kelley, Robin D.G., "Interview of Herbert Aptheker," with
an autobiographical note and afterword, Journal of American
History, 87 (2000), 147-71.
Khor, Diana, "Organizing for
Change: Women's Grassroots Activism in Japan," Feminist Studies, 25
Kinsman, Gary, Dieter K. Buse, and Mercedes
Steedman, eds., Whose National Security? Canadian State Surveillance
and the Creation of Enemies (Between the Lines, 2000).
Marcus, "Fighting the Sweatshop in Depression Ontario: Capital, Labour and
the Industrial Standards Act," Labour/Le Travail, No. 45 (Spring
Kraft, Michael E., "U.S. Environmental Policy and
Politics: From the 1960s to the 1990s," Journal of Policy History,
12 (2000), 17-42.
Kupperman, Karen Ordahl, Indians and English:
Facing Off in Early America (Cornell, 2000).
Lane, Kris, "The
Transition from Encomienda to Slavery in Seventeeth-Century
Barbacoas (Colombia)," Slavery & Abolition, 21:1 (April `00),
Macieski, Robert, "`The Home of the Workingman is the
Balance Wheel of Democracy': Housing Reform in Wartime Bridgeport,"
Journal of Urban History, 26 (2000), 715-39.
Zine, "Ideologies of Personhood: The Struggle for Christian Hegemony in
the Cape Colony, 1820-1918," Socialist Review, 27:3+4 (1999), 1-28.
Markowitz, Gerald and David Rosner, "`Cater to the Children': The
Role of the Lead Industry in a Public Health Tragedy, 1900-1955,"
American Journal of Public Health 90 (Jan. `00), 36-46.
Medley, J. E., "The East Asian Economic Crisis: Surging U.S.
Imperialism?" Review of Radical Political Economics, 32 (2000),
Melosi, Martin V., "Environmental Justice, Political
Agenda Setting, and the Myths of History," Journal of Policy
History, 12 (2000), 43-71.
Mercier, Laurie, "Class, Gender and
Power in the Mining Communities of the Americas," Labour/Le
Travail, No. 44 (Fall `99), 205-16.
Meyer, Stephen Grant,
As Long As They Don't Move Next Door: Segregation and Racial Conflict
in American Neighborhoods  (Rowman & Littlefield, 2000).
Michaud, Jacinthe, "The Restructuring of the Health Care System in
Quebec: Its Impact on the Women's Health Movement," Studies in
Political Economy, 61 (Spring `00), 31-48.
Monge, José Trías,
Puerto Rico: The Trials of the Oldest Colony in the World (Yale,
Mostern, Kenneth, "Postcolonialism After W.E.B. Du Bois,"
Rethinking Marxism, 12:2 (Summer `00), 61-80.
Ronaldo, "Postmodernism, Politics, and Paradigms in Latin America,"
Latin American Perspectives, 27 (July `00), 11-26.
E., "The Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 and Competing Visions of the
Living Wage," Review of Radical Political Economics, 32 (2000),
Naragon, Michael, "From Chattel to Citizen: The Transition
from Slavery to Freedom in Richmond, Virginia," Slavery &
Abolition, 21:2 (Aug. `00), 93-116.
Newman, Richard, "Not the
Only Story in `Amistad': The Fictional Joadson and the Real James Forten,"
Pennsylvania History, 67 (2000), 218-39.
"The World Turned Upside Down: Revolutionary Politics, Fries' and
Gabriel's Rebellions, and the Fears of the Federalists," Pennsylvania
History, 67 (2000), 5-20.
Niezen, Ronald, "Recognizing
Indigenism: Canadian Unity and the International Movement of Indigenous
Peoples," Comparative Studies in Society and History, 42 (2000),
Obadele-Starks, Ernest, Black Unionism in the
Industrial South (Texas A&M, 2000).
Oberdeck, Kathryn J.,
"From Model Town to Edge City: Piety, Paternalism, and the Politics of
Urban Planning in the United States," Journal of Urban History, 26
"On the Borderland of Ethnicity and Race," special
section in Journal of American History, 86 (2000), 1630-87.
Pagán, Eduardo Obregón, "Los Angeles Geopolitics and the Zoot Suit
Riot, 1943," Social Science History, 24 (Spring 2000), 223-56.
Paquette, Robert Louis and Louis A. Ferleger, eds., Slavery,
Secession, and Southern History (Virginia, 2000).
Andrew, "What's Law Got To Do With It?: The IWA and the Politics of State
Power in British Columbia, 1935-1939," Labour/Le Travail, No. 44
(Fall `99), 9-46.
Piven, Frances Fox and Richard A. Cloward,
"Power Repertoires and Globalization," Politics & Society, 28
Pollin, Robert, "Clintonomics," New Left
Review, #241 (May `00), 17-46.
Portwood, Shirley J., "`We Lift
Our Voices in Thunder Tones': African American Race Men and Race Women and
Community Agency in Southern Illinois, 1895-1910," Journal of Urban
History, 26 (2000), 740-58.
Powell, Lawrence W., Troubled
Memory: Anne Levy, the Holocaust, and David Duke's Louisiana (North
Pozzi, Pablo, "Popular Upheaval and Capitalist
Transformation in Argentina," Latin American Perspectives, 27
(Sept. `00), 63-87.
Predelli, Line Nyhagen, "Sexual Control and
the Remaking of Gender: The Attempt of Nineteenth-Century Protestant Women
to Export Western Domesticity," Journal of Women's History, 12
(Summer `00), 81-103.
Reagan, Leslie J., "Crossing the Border for
Abortions: California Activists, Mexican Clinics, and the Creation of a
Feminist Health Agency in the 1960s," Feminist Studies, 26 (2000),
Reid, Debra, "Rural African Americans and Progressive
Reform," Agricultural History, 74 (2000), 322-39.
Christopher K., "American Indians, Economic Development, and
Self-Determination in the 1960s," Pacific Historical Review, 66
Robertson, Stacey M., Parker Pillsbury: Radical
Abolitionist, Male Feminist (Cornell, 2000).
Rock, David and
Fernando Lopez-Alves, "State-Building and Political Systems in
Nineteenth-Century Argentina," Past & Present, No. 167 (May
Roper, Lyndal, "`Evil Imaginings and Fantasies':
Child-Witches and the End of the Witch Craze," Past & Present,
No. 167 (May `00), 107-39.
Schiebinger, Londa, Has Feminism
Changed Science? (Harvard, 1999).
"The End of Slavery and the End of Empire: Slave Emancipation in Cuba and
Puerto Rico," Slavery & Abolition, 21:2 (Aug. `00), 188-207.
Schoen, Johanna, "Reconceiving Abortion: Medical Practice, Women's
Access, and Feminist Politics before and after Roe v. Wade," Feminist
Studies, 26 (2000), 349-76.
Scott-Glass, Giles, "`A Radical
Democratic Political Offensive': Melvin J. Lasky, Der Monat, and
the Congress for Cultural Freedom," Journal of Contemporary
History, 35 (2000), 263-80.
Self, Robert, "`To Plan Our
Liberation': Black Power and the Politics of Place in Oakland, California,
1965-1977," Journal of Urban History, 26 (2000), 759-92.
Shaffer, Robert, "Women and International Relations: Pearl S.
Buck's Critique of the Cold War," Journal of Women's History, 11
Shufelt, Gordon H., "Jim Crow among Strangers: The
Growth of Baltimore's Little Italy and Maryland's Disfranchisement
Campaigns," Journal of American Ethnic History, 19:4 (Summer `00),
Silverblatt, Irene, "New Christians and New World Fears in
Seventeenth-Century Peru," Comparative Studies in Society and
History, 42 (2000), 524-46.
Stansell, Christine, American
Moderns: Bohemian New York and the Creation of a New Century
Steinberg, Ted, Acts of God: The
Unnatural History of Natural Disaster in America (Oxford, 2000).
________, "L.A. Exponential: The Case Against Southern California
Exceptionalism," Capitalism, Nature, Socialism, 10 (Sept. `99):
Storrs, Landon, Civilizing Capitalism: The National
Consumers' League, Women's Activism, and Labor Standards in the New Deal
Era (North Carolina, 2000).
Stradling, David and Joel A. Tarr,
"Environmental Activism, Locomotive Smoke, and the Corporate Response: The
Case of the Pennsylvania Railroad and Chicago Smoke Control," Business
History Review, 73 (1999), 677-704.
Summers, Mary, "The New
Deal Farm Programs: Looking for Reconstruction in American Agriculture,"
Agricultural History, 74 (2000), 241-57.
Honouring Marianne Debouzy," special section in Labour/Le Travail,
No. 45 (Spring `00), 217-54, with essays by Donna Kesselman, Alan Dawley,
Bruno Ramirez, Dirk Hoerder, Michel Cordillot, and James Green.
Taylor, Miles, "The 1848 Revolutions and the British Empire,"
Past & Present, No. 166 (Feb. `00), 146-80.
Ulla Y., "`Negro Women Are Great Thinkers as Well as Doers': Amy
Jacques-Garvey and Community Feminism, 1924-1927," Journal of Women's
History, 12 (Spring `00), 104-26.
"African-American Aspirations and the Settlement of Liberia," Slavery
& Abolition, 21:2 (Aug. `00), 67-92.
Tone, Andrea, "Black
Market Birth Control: Contraceptive Entrepreneurship and Criminality in
the Gilded Age," Journal of American History, 87 (2000), 435-59.
Towers, Frank, "Job Busting at Baltimore Shipyards: Racial
Violence in the Civil War-Era South," Journal of Southern History,
66 (2000), 221-56.
Trapeznik, Alexander, "Worker Unrest in Late
Nineteenth-Century Russia: Tula, a Case Study," Social History, 25
Underwood, James L. and W. Lewis Burke, eds., At
Freedom's Door: African American Founding Fathers and Lawyers in
Reconstruction South Carolina, with an introduction by Eric Foner
(South Carolina, 2000).
Wadelington, Charles W. and Richard F.
Knapp, Charlotte Hawkins Brown and the Palmer Memorial Institute: What
One Young African American Woman Could Do (North Carolina, 1999).
Walker, Melissa, "Narrative Themes in Oral Histories of Farming
Folk," Agricultural History, 74 (2000), 340-51.
Pamela J., "Interview with Dorothy Thompson," Radical History
Review, No. 77 (Spring `00), 4-19.
Waltz, Eric, "From Kumamoto
to Idaho: The Influence of Japanese Immigrants on the Agricultural
Development of the Interior West," Agricultural History, 74 (2000),
Witwer, David, "Local Rank and File Militancy: The Battle
for Teamster Reform in Philadelphia in the Early 1960s," Labor
History, 41 (2000), 263-78.
Wolff, Richard, "Marxism and
Democracy," Rethinking Marxism, 12:1 (Spring `00), 112-22.
Wong, Sau-ling C. and Jeffrey J. Santa Ana, "Gender and Sexuality
in Asian American Literature," Signs, 25 (1999), 171-226.
Woollacott, Angela, "The Colonial Flaneuse: Australian Women
Negotiating Turn-of-the-Century London," Signs, 25 (2000), 761-88.
Zipf, Karin L., "Reconstructing `Free Woman': African-American
Women, Apprenticeship, and Custody Rights during Reconstruction,"
Journal of Women's History, 12 (Spring `00), 8-31.
Michael, The Working Class Majority: America's Best Kept Secret
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