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Divided We Stand: American Workers and the Struggle for Black Equality

Bruce Nelson - History - 2001 - 440 pages
Divided We Stand is a study of how class and race have intersected in American society--above all, in the "making" and remaking of the American working class in the nineteenth ...
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Reproducing the State

Jacqueline Stevens - Political Science - 1999 - 307 pages
People are said to acquire their affiliations of ethnicity, race, and sex at birth. Hence, these affiliations have long been understood to be natural, independent of the ...
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Strength in Numbers?: The Political Mobilization of Racial and Ethnic Minorities

Jan E. Leighley - Political Science - 2001 - 194 pages
America's increasing racial and ethnic diversity is viewed by some as an opportunity to challenge and so reinforce the country's social fabric; by others, as a portent of ...
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On Equal Terms: The Constitutional Politics of Educational Opportunity

Douglas S. Reed - Education - 2003 - 238 pages
Since Brown v. Board of Education and the desegregation battles of the 1960s and 1970s, the legal pursuit of educational opportunity in the United States has been framed ...
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Jumpin' Jim Crow: Southern Politics from Civil War to Civil Rights

Jane Elizabeth Dailey, Glenda Elizabeth Gilmore, Bryant Simon - History - 2000 - 325 pages
White supremacy shaped all aspects of post-Civil War southern life, yet its power was never complete or total. The form of segregation and subjection nicknamed Jim Crow ...
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Achieving the Impossible Dream: How Japanese Americans Obtained Redress

Mitchell Takeshi Maki, Harry H. L. Kitano, Sarah Megan Berthold - History - 1999 - 309 pages
Nearly fifty years after being incarcerated by their own government, Japanese American concentration camp survivors succeeded in obtaining redress for the personal humiliation ...
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Slavery and the Numbers Game: A Critique of Time on the Cross

Herbert George Gutman - History - 1975 - 183 pages
Shows how the slaves labored, not because they shared values and goals with their masters, but because of the omnipresent threat of 'negative incentives, ' primarily physical ...
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The People from Heaven

John B. Sanford - Fiction - 1943 - 232 pages
An extraordinary novel told partly in verse, The People from Heaven takes place in 1943, the year it was originally published, in Warrensburg, New York, where Eli Bishop, a ...
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Burning Valley

Phillip Bonosky - Fiction - 1953 - 288 pages
Originally published in 1953, Burning Valley tells the story of Benedict Bulmanis, son of a Lithuanian immigrant steelworker in western Pennsylvania. Determined to become a ...
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