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The best American history essays 2006

Author: Joyce Appleby; Organization of American Historians.
Publisher: New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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A collection that brings to the public ten of the best articles in American history published in the last year and selected from over 300 learned and popular journals. Topics range from the general to the specific and cover all aspects of American history, from the early days of the republic through the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. This collection highlights and showcases the questions that today's historians  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Joyce Appleby; Organization of American Historians.
ISBN: 1403968403 1403968527 9781403968401 9781403968524
OCLC Number: 61704010
Description: vi, 305 p. : ill., maps ; 25 cm.
Contents: Introduction / J. Appleby --
Joseph Ellis Inventing the Presidency From American Heritage / W. Holton --
'Divide et Impera': Federalist 10 in a Wider Sphere From The William and Mary Quarterly / L.A. Schwalm --
'Overrun with Free Negroes': Emancipation and Wartime Migration in the Upper Midwest From Civil War History / C.R. Osthaus --
The Work Ethic of Plain Folk: Labor and Religion in the Old South From The Journal of Southern History / D.L. McGuire --
'It was Like All of Us had Been Raped': Sexual Violence, Community Mobilization and the African-American Freedom Struggle From The Journal of American History / E. Avila --
Popular Culture in the Age of White Flight: Film Noir, Disneyland, and the Cold War (Sub)Urban Imaginary From the Journal of Urban History / C. Brooks --
Sing Sheng vs. Southwood: Residential Integration in Cold War California From the Pacific Historical Review / R.E. Luker --
Murder and Biblical Memory: The Legend of Vernon Johns From the Virginia Magazine of History and Biography / T.J. Sugrue --
Affirmative Action from Below: Civil Rights, the Building Trades, and the Politics of Racial Equality in the Urban North, 1945-1969 --
From The Journal of American History / M.D. Lassiter --
The Suburban Origins of 'Color-Blind' Conservatism: Middle-Class Consciousness in the Charlotte Busing Crisis From the Journal of Urban History / M.D. Lassiter.
Responsibility: edited by Joyce Appleby for the Organization of American Historians.
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