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Viva Kennedy: Mexican Americans in Search of Camelot

Ignacio M. García - 2000
For a few brief months during the presidential campaign of 1960, Mexican Americans caught a glimpse of their own Camelot in the promise of John F. Kennedy. Grassroots "Viva ...
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Texas After The Civil War: The Struggle Of Reconstruction

Carl H. Moneyhon - History - 2004 - 237 pages
The author presents a comprehensive study of post-Civil War Texas reconstruction and maintains that the state government made a smoother transition than other southern states ...
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The Unfinished Struggle: Turning Points in American Labor, 1877-present

Steve Babson - Political Science - 1999 - 205 pages
The Unfinished Struggle is one of the most concise, comprehensive, and accessible history of the modern American labor movement ever written. Labor scholar and activist Steve ...
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For Jobs and Freedom: Race and Labor in America since 1865

Robert H. Zieger - Political Science - 2014 - 312 pages
Whether as slaves or freedmen, the political and social status of African Americans has always been tied to their ability to participate in the nation's economy. Freedom in the ...
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A Working People: A History of African American Workers Since Emancipation

Steven A. Reich - History - 2013 - 250 pages
In this book, historian Steven A. Reich examines the economic, political and cultural forces that have beaten and built America’s black workforce since Emancipation. From the ...
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Victory at Home: Manpower and Race in the American South During World War II

Charles D. Chamberlain - Business & Economics - 2010 - 282 pages
Victory at Home is at once an institutional history of the federal War Manpower Commission and a social history of the southern labor force within the commission's province ...
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Black Americans and Organized Labor: A New History

Paul D. Moreno - Business & Economics - 2008 - 334 pages
In Black Americans and Organized Labor, Paul D. Moreno offers a bold reinterpretation of the role of race and racial discrimination in the American labor movement. Moreno ...
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The Texas Left: The Radical Roots of Lone Star Liberalism

David O'Donald Cullen, Kyle G. Wilkison - History - 2010 - 256 pages
The Texas Left. Some would say the phrase is an oxymoron. For most of the twentieth century, the popular perception of Texas politics has been that of dominant conservatism ...
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