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



Number 87, December 2002

Albert, Michael, The Trajectory of Change: Activist Strategies for Social Transformation (South End, 2002).

Anbinder, Tyler, "From Famine to Five Points: Lord Lansdowne's Irish Tenants Encounter North America's Most Notorious Slum," American Historical Review, 107 (2002), 351-87.

Arana, Marie, American Chica: Two Worlds, One Childhood (Random House, 2002).

Asselin, Pierre, A Bitter Peace: Washington, Hanoi, and the Making of the Paris Agreement (North Carolina, 2002).

Bacic, R., "Dealing with the Past: Chile--Human Rights and Human Wrongs," Race & Class, 44:1 (2002), 17-32.

Battista, A., "Unions and Cold War Foreign Policy in the 1980s: The National Labor Committee, the AFL-CIO, and Central America," Diplomatic History, 26 (2002), 419-52.

Beckert, Sven, "Democracy and Its Discontents: Contesting Suffrage Rights in Gilded Age New York," Past & Present, No. 174 (2002), 116-57.

Bender, Thomas, ed., Rethinking American History in a Global Age (California, 2002).

Bernstein, M., "Identities and Politics: Toward a Historical Understanding of the Lesbian and Gay Movement," Social Science History, 26 (2002), 531-82.

Blobaum, R.E., "The 'Woman Question' in Russian Poland, 1900-1914," Journal of Social History, 35 (2002), 799-824.

Borstelmann, Thomas, The Cold War and the Color Line: American Race Relations in the Global Arena (Harvard, 2002).

Bost, Suzanna, Mulattas and Mestizas: Representing Mixed Identities in the Americas, 1850-2000 (Georgia, 2002).

Boylan, Anne M., The Origins of Women's Activism: New York and Boston, 1797-1840 (North Carolina, 2002).

Brooks, James F., ed., Confounding the Color Line: The Indian-Black Experience in North America (Nebraska, 2002).

Buhle, Paul and David Wagner, A Very Dangerous Citizen: Abraham Lincoln Polonsky and the Hollywood Left (California, 2002).

Buhle, Paul, ed., "Cultures of the U.S. Left," special issue of Monthly Review, 54 (July-Aug. 02).

Camfield, D., "Beyond Adding on Gender and Class: Revisiting Feminism and Marxism," Studies in Political Economy, 68 (2002), 37-54.

Carrington, Selwyn H.H., The Sugar Industry and the Abolition of the Slave Trade, 1775-1810 (Florida, 2002).

Chamberlain, Mary, "Small Worlds: Childhood and Empire," Journal of Family History, 27 (2002), 186-200.

Chamberlain, Charles D., Victory at Home: Manpower and Race in the American South during World War II (Georgia, 2002).

Chavez, Ernesto, "Mi Raza Primero!" (My People First) (California, 2002).

Childs, M.D., "Master-Slave Rituals of Power at a Gold Mine in Nineteenth-Century Brazil," History Workshop Journal, No. 53 (2002), 43-72.

Chin, Rita C.K., "Imagining a German Multiculturalism: Aras Ören and the Contested Meanings of the 'Guest Worker,' 1955-1980," Radical History Review, No. 83 (Spring 02), 44-74.

Cohen, Robert and Reginald E. Zelnik, eds., The Free Speech Movement: Reflections of Berkeley in the 1960s (California, 2002).

Cooper, Sandra E., "Peace as a Human Right: The Invasion of Women into the World of High International Politics," Journal of Women's History, 14 (Summer '02), 9-25.

Cowman, K., "'Incipient Toryism'? The Women's Social and Political Union and the Independent Labour Party, 1903-14," History Workshop Journal, No. 53 (2002), 129-48.

Cregan, C., "Are Things Really Getting Better: The Labour Market Experience of Black and Female Youth at the Start of the Century," Capital & Class, No. 77 (2002), 23-52.

D'Agostino, P., "Craniums, Criminals, and the 'Cursed Race': Italian Anthropology in American Racial Thought, 1861-1924," Comparative Studies in Society and History, 44 (2002), 319-43.

Daly, John Patrick, When Slavery Was Called Freedom: Evangelicalism, Proslavery, and the Causes of the Civil War (Kentucky, 2002).

De Jong, Greta, A Different Day: African American Struggles for Justice in Rural Louisiana, 1900-1970 (North Carolina, 2002).

Deegan, Mary Jo, ed., The New Woman of Color: The Collected Writings of Fannie Barrier Williams, 1893-1918 (Northern Illinois, 2002).

Delfino, Suzanna and Michele Gillespie, eds., Neither Lady nor Slave: Working Women of the Old South (North Carolina, 2002).

Derderian, Richard L., "Algeria as a lieu de mémoire: Ethnic Minority Memory and National Identity in Contemporary France," Radical History Review, No. 83 (Spring 02), 28-43.

Dialogue: Pauli Murray's Notable Connections," special section in Journal of Women's History, 14 (Summer '02), 54-87.

Downs, Laura Lee, Childhood in the Promised Land: Working-Class Movements and the Colonies de Vacances in France, 1880-1960 (Duke, 2002).

Dublin, Thomas, "Labor History on the World Wide Web: Thoughts on Jumping onto a Moving Express Train," Labor History, 43 (2002), 343-56.

Dutton, Paul V., Origins of the French Welfare State (Cambridge, 2002).

Dwyer, J.J., "Diplomatic Weapons of the Weak: Mexico Policymaking during the U.S.-Mexican Agrarian Dispute, 1934-1941," Diplomatic History, 26 (2002), 375-96.

Eick, Gretchen Cassel, Dissent in Wichita: The Civil Rights Movement in the Midwest, 1954-72 (Illinois, 2002).

Eley, Geoff, Forging Democracy: The History of The Left in Europe, 1850-2000 (Oxford, 2002).

Ferguson, Karen, Black Politics in New Deal Atlanta (North Carolina, 2002).

Fine, B., "'Economic Imperialism': A View from the Periphery," Review of Radical Political Economics, 34:2 (2002), 187-201.

Fitzsimmons, Michael P., The Night the Old Regime Ended: August 4, 1789 and the French Revolution (Penn State, 2002).

Flanagan, Maureen A., Seeing with Their Hearts: Chicago Women and the Vision of the Good City, 1871-1933 (Princeton, 2002).

Foos, Paul, A Short, Offhand, Killing Affair: Soldiers and Social Conflict during the Mexican-American War (North Carolina, 2002).

Fowler-Salamini, Heather, "Women Coffee Sorters Confront the Mill Owners and the Veracruz Revolutionary State, 1915-1918," Journal of Women's History, 14 (Spring '02), 34-63.

Fredrickson, George M., Racism: A Short History (Princeton, 2002).

Gettleman, Marvin E., "'No Varsity Teams': New York's Jefferson School of Social Science, 1943-1956," Science & Society, 66 (2002), 336-59.

Glendon, Mary Ann, A World Made New: Eleanor Roosevelt and the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (Random House, 2002).

Goldman, Wendy Z., Women at the Gates: Gender and Industry in Stalin's Russia (Cambridge, 2002).

Golin, Steve, The Newark Teacher Strikes: Hopes on the Line (Rutgers, 2002).

Gordon, Linda, "Social Movements, Leadership, and Democracy: Toward More Utopian Mistakes," Journal of Women's History, 14 (Summer '02), 102-17.

________, The Moral Property of Women: A History of Birth Control in America (Illinois, 2002).

Graham, Helen, The Spanish Republic at War, 1936-1939 (Cambridge, 2002).

Graham, Sandra Lauderdale, Caetana Says No: Women's Stories from a Brazilian Slave Society (Cambridge, 2002).

Guterl, Matthew Pratt, The Color of Race in America, 1900-1940 (Harvard, 2002).

Hamilton, D., "Whither Cuban Socialism? The Changing Political Economy of the Cuban Revolution," Latin American Perspectives, 29:3 (2002), 18-39.

Hannigan, Robert E., The New World Power: American Foreign Policy, 1898-1917 (Pennsylvania, 2002).

Harris, Leslie M., In the Shadow of Slavery: African Americans in New York City, 1626-1863 (Chicago, 2002).

Harth, Erica, ed., Last Witnesses: Reflections on the Wartime Internment of Japanese Americans (Palgrave, 2002).

Hartnett, Stephen John, Democratic Dissent and the Cultural Fictions of Antebellum America (Illinois, 2002).

Hewitt, Nancy, A Companion to American Women's History (Blackwell's, 2002).

Hoerder, Dirk, Cultures in Conflict: World Migrations in the Second Millennium (Duke, 2002).

Holloway, Jonathan Scott, Confronting the Veil: Abram Harris Jr., E. Franklin Frazier, and Ralph Bunche, 1919-1941 (North Carolina, 2002).

Holquist, Peter, Making War, Forging Revolution: Russia's Continuum of Crisis, 1914-1921 (Harvard, 2002).

Hoy, Suellen, "No Color Line at Loretto Academy: Catholic Sisters and African Americans on Chicago's East Side," Journal of Women's History, 14 (Spring '02), 8-33.

Hurt, R. Douglas, The Indian Frontier, 1763-1846 (University of New Mexico, 2002).

Hutchison, Elizabeth Quay, Labors Appropriate to Their Sex: Gender, Labor, and Politics in Urban Chile, 1900-1930 (Duke, 2002).

Inikori, Joseph E., Africans and the Industrial Revolution in England: A Study in International Trade and Economic Development (Cambridge, 2002).

Jacobs, Nancy J., Environment, Power, and Injustice: A South African History (Cambridge, 2002).

James, W., "Explaining Afro-Caribbean Social Mobility in the United States: Beyond the Sowell Thesis," Comparative Studies in Society and History, 44 (2002), 218-62.

Kerber, Linda K., "'I Was Appalled': The Invisible Antecedents of Second Wave Feminism," Journal of Women's History, 14 (Summer '02), 90-101.

Khan, Lin Shi and Tony Perez, ed. by Andrew H. Lee, Scottsboro, Alabama: A Story in Linoleum Cuts (NYU, 2002).

Kirk, John A., Redefining the Color Line: Black Activism in Little Rock, Arkansas, 1940-1970 (Florida, 2002).

Kittleson, R.A., "'Campaign All of Peace and Charity': Gender and the Politics of Abolitionism in Porto Allegre, Brazil, 1879-88," Slavery & Abolition, 22:3 (2001), 83-108.

Kolchin, Peter, "Whiteness Studies: The New History of Race in America," Journal of American History, 89 (2002), 154-73.

Krueger, R., "Brazilian Slaves Represented in Their Own Words," Slavery & Abolition, 23:2 (2002), 169-86.

LaFeber, Walter, "The Bush Doctrine," Diplomatic History, 26 (2002), 543-58.

Langford, Tom and Chris Frazer, "The Cold War and Working-Class Politics in the Coal Mining Communities of the Crowsnest Pass, 1945-1958," Labour/Le Travail, No. 49 (Spring '02), 43-82.

Lee, Erika, "Enforcing the Borders: Chinese Exclusion along the U.S. Borders with Canada and Mexico," Journal of American History, 89 (2002), 54-86.

________, "The Chinese Exclusion Example: Race, Immigration, and American Gatekeeping, 1882-1924," Journal of American Ethnic History, 21:3 (Spring '02), 36-62.

Linkon, Sherry Lee and John Russon, Steeltown U.S.A.: Work and Memory in Youngstown (Kansas, 2002).

Logan, Deborah Anna, ed., Harriet Martineau, Writings on Slavery and the American Civil War (Northern Illinois, 2002).

Maharaj, Mac, ed., Reflections in Prison: Voices from the South African Liberation Struggle (Massachusetts, 2002).

Mankowitz, Zeev W., Life between Memory and Hope: The Survivors of the Holocaust in Occupied Germany (Cambridge, 2002).

Mason, M., "The Battle of the Slaveholding Liberators: Great Britain, the United States, and Slavery in the Early Nineteenth Century," William & Mary Quarterly, 59 (2002), 665-96.

Matthews, Glenna, Silicon Valley, Women, and the California Dream (Stanford, 2002).

Mattson, Kevin, Intellectuals in Action: The Origins of the New Left and Radical Liberalism, 1945-1970 (Penn State, 2002).

McMillian, John, "History Makes Its Demands: Identity Politics, Slavery Scholarship, and the Narrative of Robert Starobin," Rethinking History, 6:2 (Summer '02), 151-71.

Menchaca, Martha, Recovering History, Constructing Race: The Indian, Black, and White Roots of Mexican Americans (Texas, 2002).

Metress, Christopher, The Lynching of Emmett Till: A Documentary Narrative (Virginia, 2002).

Meyerowitz, Joanne, How Sex Changed: A History of Transsexuality in the United States (Harvard, 2002).

Moloney, Deirdre M., American Catholic Lay Groups and Transatlantic Social Reform in the Progressive Era (North Carolina, 2002).

Morgan, Kenneth, "Slavery and the Debate over Ratification of the United States Constitution," Slavery & Abolition, 22:3 (2001), 40-65.

________, Slavery and Servitude in Colonial North America: A Short History (NYU, 2002).

Nicolaides, Becky M., My Blue Heaven: Life and Politics in the Working-Class Suburbs of Los Angeles, 1920-1965 (Chicago, 2002).

Niemann, Yolanda Flores, et al., eds., Chicana Leadership: The "Frontiers" Reader (Nebraska, 2002).

Norton, Mary Beth, In the Devil's Snare: The Salem Witchcraft Crisis of 1692 (Knopf, 2002).

Palmer, Beverly Wilson, ed., Selected Letters of Lucretia Coffin Mott (Illinois, 2002).

Pani, E., "Dreaming of a Mexican Empire: The Political Projects of the 'Imperialistas,'" Hispanic American Historical Review, 82 (2002), 1-32.

Perdue, Theda, "Mixed Blood" Indians: Racial Construction in the Early South (Georgia, 2002).

Perrow, Charles, Organizing America: Wealth, Power, and the Origins of Corporate Capitalism (Princeton, 2002).

Petras, James, "U.S. Offensive in Latin America: Coups, Retreats, and Radicalization," Monthly Review, 54 (May 02), 15-31.

Pitti, Stephen J., The Devil in Silicon Valley: Northern California, Race, and Mexican Americans (Princeton, 2002).

Podair, Jerald E., The Strike That Changed New York: Blacks, Whites, and the Ocean Hill-Brownsville Crisis (Yale, 2002).

Polenberg, Richard, ed., In the Matter of J. Robert Oppenheimer: The Security Clearance Hearing (Cornell, 2002).

Powe, Lucas A., The Warren Court and American Politics (Harvard, 2002).

Power, Margaret, Right-Wing Women in Chile: Feminine Power and the Struggle against Allende, 1964-1973 (Penn State, 2002).

Radcliff, Pamela, "Citizens and Housewives: The Problem of Female Citizenship in Spain's Transition to Democracy," Journal of Social History, 36 (2002), 77-100.

Rael, Patrick, Black Identity and Black Protest in the Antebellum North (North Carolina, 2002).

Richards, Leonard L., Shays's Rebellion: The American Revolution's Final Battle (Pennsylvania, 2002).

Richardson, Heather Cox, The Death of Reconstruction: Race, Labor, and Politics in the Post-Civil War South, 1865-1901 (Harvard, 2002).

Salmond, John A., The General Textile Strike of 1934: From Maine to Alabama (Missouri, 2002).

Scharff, Virginia, Twenty Thousand Roads: Women, Movement and the West (California, 2002).

Schloesser, Pauline, The Fair Sex: White Women and Racial Patriarchy in the Early American Republic (NYU, 2002).

Shaw, Angel Velasco and Luis H. Francia, eds., Vestiges of War: The Philippine-American War and the Aftermath of an Imperial Dream, 1899-1999 (NYU, 2002).

Sheridan, Clare, "Contested Citizenship: National Identity and the Mexican Immigration Debates of the 1920s," Journal of American Ethnic History, 21:3 (Spring '02), 3-35.

Silver-Isenstadt, Jean L., Shameless: The Visionary Life of Mary Gove Nichols (Johns Hopkins, 2002).

Smith, J. Douglas, Managing White Supremacy: Race, Politics, and Citizenship in Jim Crow Virginia (North Carolina, 2002).

Smith, Merril D, ed., Sex without Consent: Rape and Sexual Coercion in America (NYU, 2002).

Sparks, R.J., "Two Princes of Calabar: An Atlantic Odyssey from Slavery to Freedom," William & Mary Quarterly, 59 (2002), 555-84.

Spiegel, Gabrielle M., "Memory and History: Liturgical Time and Historical Time," History and Theory, 41 (2002), 149-62.

Stanton, Lucia, Free Some Day: The African-American Families of Monticello (North Carolina, 2002).

Steinberg, Theodore, "Down to Earth: Nature, Agency, and Power in History," American Historical Review, 107 (2002), 798-820.

________, Down to Earth: Nature's Role in American History (Oxford, 2002).

Stauffer, John, The Black Hearts of Men: Radical Abolitionists and the Transformation of Race (Harvard, 2002).

Taylor, Ula Yvette, The Veiled Garvey: The Life and Times of Amy Jacques Garvey (North Carolina, 2002).

Thomas, M., "Anarcho-Feminism in Late Victorian and Edwardian Britain, 1880-1914," International Review of Social History, 47 (2002), 1-32.

Vaillant, D.W., "Sounds of Whiteness: Local Radio, Racial Formation, and Public Culture in Chicago, 1921-1935," American Quarterly, 54 (2002), 25-66.

Van Voss, Lex Heerma and Marcel van der Linden, eds., Class and Other Identities: Gender, Religion and Ethnicity in the Writing of European Labour History (Berghahn, 2002).

Verdon, N., "The Rural Labour Market in the Early Nineteenth Century: Women's and Children's Employment, Family Income, and the 1834 Poor Law Report," Economic History Review, 55 (2002), 299-323.

Voglis, P., "Political Prisoners in the Greek Civil War, 1945-50: Greece in Comparative Perspective," Journal of Contemporary History, 37 (2002), 523-40.

Warren, Jonathan W., Racial Revolutions: Antiracism and Indigenous Resurgence in Brazil (Duke, 2002).

White, Shane, Stories of Freedom in Black New York (Harvard, 2002).

Wildenthal, Lora, German Women for Empire, 1884-1945 (Duke, 2002).

Wilson, T.D., "The Masculinization of the Mexican Maquiladoras," Review of Radical Political Economics, 34:1 (2002), 3-17.

"Women's History in the New Millennium: A Retrospective Analysis of Barbara Welter's 'The Cult of True Womanhood, 1820-1860,'" special section in Journal of Women's History, 14 (Spring '02), 149-73.

Wong, R. Bin, "The Search for European Differences and Domination in the Early Modern World: A View from Asia," American Historical Review, 107 (2002), 447-68.

Zhao, Xiaojhian, Remaking Chinese America: Immigration, Family, and Community, 1940-1965 (Rutgers, 2002).


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