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Speaking History : Oral Histories of the American Past, 1865-Present.

Author: S Armitage; Laurie Mercier
Publisher: New York : Palgrave Macmillan US, 2010.
Series: Palgrave studies in oral history.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This oral history reader, designed to supplement texts on the second half of the U.S. history survey, features the words of ordinary people who describe how they shaped, viewed, and remembered  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Armitage, S.
Speaking History : Oral Histories of the American Past, 1865-Present.
New York : Palgrave Macmillan US, ©2010
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: S Armitage; Laurie Mercier
ISBN: 9780230104914 0230104916 9781403977830 1403977836
OCLC Number: 961064576
Notes: Shrinking Jobs in the Industrial Economy: Kenneth Hill.
Description: 1 online resource (210 pages).
Contents: Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; List of Illustrations; Series Editors' Foreword; Acknowledgments; Introduction; One 1865-1900; Race Relations; The End of Slavery: Boston Blackwell; Sharecropping and Violence: Hughsey Childes and Minnie Whitney; A California Remembers the War: Doña Angustias de la Guerra; A Wounded Knee Survivor Remembers: Dewey Beard; Work on the Western Agricultural Frontier; A Homesteader's Account: Will H. Berger; A Cowboy's Story: Richard Phillips; Immigration; A Greek Peddler: Anonymous; A Chinese Businessman: Woo Gen; Industrial War; The Homestead Strike: John Holway. Two 1900-1920Reform Movements; Women's Reform: Sylvie Thygeson and Rebecca Reyher; Race and Work in the South; Child Labor: Naomi Trammel; Growing Up with Segregation: Avery Downing; Migrations; From Russia to Chicago and Montana: Dora Rosenzweig; Beginning the Great Migration: M. Kelly Fritz; World War I; At the Front: Homer Nikirk; On the Homefront: Lola Clyde and Adin McKeown; The Influenza Epidemic: Lela Oman; Three 1920-1945; Migrations; North to the United States for "a Steady Job": Epigmenio "Manuel" Rosales; From Oklahoma Dust Bowl to California: Mildred Lenora Morris Ward. Involuntary Migration to Mexico: Emilia Castañeda de ValencianaLeisure and Culture in the 1920s and 1930s; Drinking and Leisure during Prohibition: Helen Raymond; American Renaissance: Marvel Cooke; Turn Your Radio On: John Koch; Work and Labor during the Great Depression; The New CIO and the 1937 Steel Strike: Thomas White; Working for the Civilian Conservation Corps: Marvin Whaley; Discrimination and the Depression: Rev Walter M. Cavers; World War II: Opportunities and Tragedies; Women at Work: LueRayne Culbertson; Women at War: Violet Hill Gordon; Negotiating Internment: Amy Uno Ishii. Four 1945-1965The Cold War at Home; The Left during the Cold War: Rose Leopold; The Cold War and Labor: Frank Fiorello; Migrations; Opportunities in the Industrial North: Joe Farmer; Urban Indians: Gertrude Chapoose Willie; Race and Civil Rights; Desegregating the Nation's Capital: Christine Stewart McCreary; Black Freedom Struggle in Mississippi: Unita Blackwell; Postwar Work, Family, and Community; Negotiating Career and Family in Arizona: Belen Soto Moreno; Life in the D.C. Suburbs: Valerie Vahouny; Five 1965-2000 151; Protest and Social Change. Rock 'n' Roll and Cultural Protest: Gerald Vincent "Gerry" CasaleRadical Protest-SDS and the Weatherman: Jonathan Lerner; The Gender Revolution and its Backlash; The Dawning of the Gay Rights Movement: Warren Allen Smith; The Conservative Women's Movement: Kathryn (Kay) King Regan; Cold War Warriors; Vietnam War Soldiers: Dave Taylor; The Nuclear Cold War and Its Environmental Consequences: Ian Dominic Zabarte; Cold War Migrations; "Born a Hmong Daughter": Bo Thao; Sanctuary for Central American Refugees: Ninfa Ochoa Krueger; Economic Change and New Domestic Challenges.
Series Title: Palgrave studies in oral history.

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