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Ambivalent Embrace

Ambivalent Embrace

Jewish Upward Mobility in Postwar America

Rachel Kranson

American Baroque

American Baroque

Pearls and the Nature of Empire, 1492-1700

Molly A. Warsh

American Honor

American Honor

The Creation of the Nation's Ideals during the Revolutionary Era

Craig Bruce Smith

American Tropics

American Tropics

The Caribbean Roots of Biodiversity Science

Megan Raby

Archives of Dispossession

Archives of Dispossession

Recovering the Testimonios of Mexican American Herederas, 1848–1960

Karen R. Roybal

Are We Not Foreigners Here?

Are We Not Foreigners Here?

Indigenous Nationalism in the U.S.-Mexico Borderlands

Jeffrey M. Schulze

The Battle of Peach Tree Creek

The Battle of Peach Tree Creek

Hood's First Effort to Save Atlanta

Earl J. Hess

Bernardo de Gálvez

Bernardo de Gálvez

Spanish Hero of the American Revolution

Gonzalo M. Quintero Saravia

Beyond Chrismukkah

Beyond Chrismukkah

The Christian-Jewish Interfaith Family in the United States

Samira K. Mehta

Beyond the Crossroads

Beyond the Crossroads

The Devil and the Blues Tradition

Adam Gussow

Black Firefighters and the FDNY

Black Firefighters and the FDNY

The Struggle for Jobs, Justice, and Equity in New York City

David Goldberg

A Campaign of Giants--The Battle for Petersburg

A Campaign of Giants--The Battle for Petersburg

Volume 1: From the Crossing of the James to the Crater

A. Wilson Greene, Gary W. Gallagher

Children of Uncertain Fortune

Children of Uncertain Fortune

Mixed-Race Jamaicans in Britain and the Atlantic Family, 1733-1833

Daniel Livesay

Chocolate City

Chocolate City

A History of Race and Democracy in the Nation's Capital

Chris Myers Asch, George Derek Musgrove

City of Second Sight

City of Second Sight

Nineteenth-Century Boston and the Making of American Visual Culture

Justin T. Clark

Claiming Turtle Mountain's Constitution

Claiming Turtle Mountain's Constitution

The History, Legacy, and Future of a Tribal Nation's Founding Documents

Keith Richotte Jr.

Color and Character

Color and Character

West Charlotte High and the American Struggle over Educational Equality

Pamela Grundy

Common Sense and a Little Fire, Second Edition

Common Sense and a Little Fire, Second Edition

Women and Working-Class Politics in the United States, 1900-1965

Annelise Orleck

A Communion of Shadows

A Communion of Shadows

Religion and Photography in Nineteenth-Century America

Rachel McBride Lindsey

Constructing the Dynamo of Dixie

Constructing the Dynamo of Dixie

Race, Urban Planning, and Cosmopolitanism in Chattanooga, Tennessee

Courtney Elizabeth Knapp

Consuming Japan

Consuming Japan

Popular Culture and the Globalizing of 1980s America

Andrew C. McKevitt

The Criminalization of Black Children

The Criminalization of Black Children

Race, Gender, and Delinquency in Chicago’s Juvenile Justice System, 1899–1945

Tera Eva Agyepong

Cuban Revolution in America

Cuban Revolution in America

Havana and the Making of a United States Left, 1968–1992

Teishan A. Latner

Defiant Indigeneity

Defiant Indigeneity

The Politics of Hawaiian Performance

Stephanie Nohelani Teves

Devotions and Desires

Devotions and Desires

Histories of Sexuality and Religion in the Twentieth-Century United States

Gillian Frank, Bethany Moreton, Heather R. White

A Different Shade of Justice

A Different Shade of Justice

Asian American Civil Rights in the South

Stephanie Hinnershitz

Edna Lewis

Edna Lewis

At the Table with an American Original

Sara B. Franklin

The F Street Mess

The F Street Mess

How Southern Senators Rewrote the Kansas-Nebraska Act

Alice Elizabeth Malavasic

Frederick Douglass

Frederick Douglass

America's Prophet

D. H. Dilbeck

Funding Feminism

Funding Feminism

Monied Women, Philanthropy, and the Women’s Movement, 1870–1967

Joan Marie Johnson

Game of Privilege

Game of Privilege

An African American History of Golf

Lane Demas

Goat Castle

Goat Castle

A True Story of Murder, Race, and the Gothic South

Karen L. Cox

Hard, Hard Religion

Hard, Hard Religion

Interracial Faith in the Poor South

John Hayes

History Comes Alive

History Comes Alive

Public History and Popular Culture in the 1970s

M. J. Rymsza-Pawlowska

Indigenous Prosperity and American Conquest

Indigenous Prosperity and American Conquest

Indian Women of the Ohio River Valley, 1690-1792

Susan Sleeper-Smith

Jah Kingdom

Jah Kingdom

Rastafarians, Tanzania, and Pan-Africanism in the Age of Decolonization

Monique A. Bedasse

Keep the Days

Keep the Days

Reading the Civil War Diaries of Southern Women

Steven M. Stowe

Knocking on Labor’s Door

Knocking on Labor’s Door

Union Organizing in the 1970s and the Roots of a New Economic Divide

Lane Windham

Language Variety in the New South

Language Variety in the New South

Contemporary Perspectives on Change and Variation

Jeffrey Reaser, Eric Wilbanks, Karissa Wojcik, Walt Wolfram

The Legend of the Black Mecca

The Legend of the Black Mecca

Politics and Class in the Making of Modern Atlanta

Maurice J. Hobson

Liberia, South Carolina

Liberia, South Carolina

An African American Appalachian Community

John M. Coggeshall

Louis Austin and the Carolina Times

Louis Austin and the Carolina Times

A Life in the Long Black Freedom Struggle

Jerry Gershenhorn

The Loyal Republic

The Loyal Republic

Traitors, Slaves, and the Remaking of Citizenship in Civil War America

Erik Mathisen

Making a Slave State

Making a Slave State

Political Development in Early South Carolina

Ryan A. Quintana

Maternal Bodies

Maternal Bodies

Redefining Motherhood in Early America

Nora Doyle

May We Forever Stand

May We Forever Stand

A History of the Black National Anthem

Imani Perry

Medicalizing Blackness

Medicalizing Blackness

Making Racial Difference in the Atlantic World, 1780-1840

Rana A. Hogarth

The Men of Mobtown

The Men of Mobtown

Policing Baltimore in the Age of Slavery and Emancipation

Adam Malka

Migrant Longing

Migrant Longing

Letter Writing across the U.S.-Mexico Borderlands

Miroslava Chávez-García

New Voyages to Carolina

New Voyages to Carolina

Reinterpreting North Carolina History

Larry E. Tise, Jeffrey J. Crow

The New York Intellectuals, Thirtieth Anniversary Edition

The New York Intellectuals, Thirtieth Anniversary Edition

The Rise and Decline of the Anti-Stalinist Left from the 1930s to the 1980s

Alan M. Wald

Petersburg to Appomattox

Petersburg to Appomattox

The End of the War in Virginia

Caroline E. Janney

The Place of Stone

The Place of Stone

Dighton Rock and the Erasure of America's Indigenous Past

Douglas Hunter

Porous Borders

Porous Borders

Multiracial Migrations and the Law in the U.S.-Mexico Borderlands

Julian Lim

Practical Liberators

Practical Liberators

Union Officers in the Western Theater during the Civil War

Kristopher A. Teters

Print News and Raise Hell

Print News and Raise Hell

The Daily Tar Heel and the Evolution of a Modern University

Kenneth Joel Zogry

The Promise of Patriarchy

The Promise of Patriarchy

Women and the Nation of Islam

Ula Yvette Taylor

Race Over Party

Race Over Party

Black Politics and Partisanship in Late Nineteenth-Century Boston

Millington W. Bergeson-Lockwood

Racial Taxation

Racial Taxation

Schools, Segregation, and Taxpayer Citizenship, 1869–1973

Camille Walsh

Radical Friend

Radical Friend

Amy Kirby Post and Her Activist Worlds

Nancy A. Hewitt

Radical Intellect

Radical Intellect

Liberator Magazine and Black Activism in the 1960s

Christopher M. Tinson

Raising Government Children

Raising Government Children

A History of Foster Care and the American Welfare State

Catherine E. Rymph

Raza Sí, Migra No

Raza Sí, Migra No

Chicano Movement Struggles for Immigrant Rights in San Diego

Jimmy Patiño

Religious Freedom

Religious Freedom

The Contested History of an American Ideal

Tisa Wenger

Remaking Black Power

Remaking Black Power

How Black Women Transformed an Era

Ashley D. Farmer

Remaking Reality

Remaking Reality

U.S. Documentary Culture after 1945

Sara Blair, Joseph B. Entin, Franny Nudelman

Revolutionaries for the Right

Revolutionaries for the Right

Anticommunist Internationalism and Paramilitary Warfare in the Cold War

Kyle Burke

Runaway

Runaway

Gregory Bateson, the Double Bind, and the Rise of Ecological Consciousness

Anthony Chaney

Searching for Subversives

Searching for Subversives

The Story of Italian Internment in Wartime America

Mary Elizabeth Basile Chopas

The Stormy Present

The Stormy Present

Conservatism and the Problem of Slavery in Northern Politics, 1846–1865

Adam I. P. Smith

Strangers and Friends at the Welcome Table

Strangers and Friends at the Welcome Table

Contemporary Christianities in the American South

James Hudnut-Beumler

Strategic Sisterhood

Strategic Sisterhood

The National Council of Negro Women in the Black Freedom Struggle

Rebecca Tuuri

They Should Stay There

They Should Stay There

The Story of Mexican Migration and Repatriation during the Great Depression

Fernando Saúl Alanís Enciso, Russ Davidson, Mark Overmyer-Velazquez

This Grand Experiment

This Grand Experiment

When Women Entered the Federal Workforce in Civil War–Era Washington, D.C.

Jessica Ziparo

The Three Graces of Val-Kill

The Three Graces of Val-Kill

Eleanor Roosevelt, Marion Dickerman, and Nancy Cook in the Place They Made Their Own

Emily Herring Wilson

To Master the Boundless Sea

To Master the Boundless Sea

The U.S. Navy, the Marine Environment, and the Cartography of Empire

Jason W. Smith

The Trouble with Minna

The Trouble with Minna

A Case of Slavery and Emancipation in the Antebellum North

Hendrik Hartog

A Union Indivisible

A Union Indivisible

Secession and the Politics of Slavery in the Border South

Michael D. Robinson

The Virtues of Exit

The Virtues of Exit

On Resistance and Quitting Politics

Jennet Kirkpatrick

Welcome to Fairyland

Welcome to Fairyland

Queer Miami before 1940

Julio Capó Jr.

Winning Our Freedoms Together

Winning Our Freedoms Together

African Americans and Apartheid, 1945–1960

Nicholas Grant