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Building Filipino Hawai'i

Building Filipino Hawai'i

Roderick N. Labrador

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038808
eISBN:
9780252096761
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038808.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Drawing on ten years of interviews and ethnographic and archival research, this book delves into the ways Filipinos in Hawaiʻi have balanced their pursuit of upward mobility and mainstream acceptance ... More

Fighting for Total Person UnionismHarold Gibbons, Ernest Calloway, and Working-Class Citizenship

Fighting for Total Person Unionism: Harold Gibbons, Ernest Calloway, and Working-Class Citizenship

Robert Bussel

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039492
eISBN:
9780252097607
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039492.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

During the 1950s and 1960s, labor leaders Harold Gibbons and Ernest Calloway championed a new kind of labor movement that regarded workers as “total persons” interested in both workplace affairs and ... More

Fostering on the FarmChild Placement in the Rural Midwest

Fostering on the Farm: Child Placement in the Rural Midwest

Megan Birk

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039249
eISBN:
9780252097294
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039249.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

From 1870 until after World War I, reformers led an effort to place children from orphanages, asylums, and children's homes with farming families. The farmers received free labor in return for ... More

The Gospel of the Working ClassLabor's Southern Prophets in New Deal America

The Gospel of the Working Class: Labor's Southern Prophets in New Deal America

Erik S. Gellman and Jarod Roll

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036309
eISBN:
9780252093333
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036309.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This book, a dual biography and cultural history, traces the influence of two southern activist preachers, one black and one white, who used their ministry to organize the working class in the 1930s ... More

In Defense of JusticeJoseph Kurihara and the Japanese American Struggle for Equality

In Defense of Justice: Joseph Kurihara and the Japanese American Struggle for Equality

Eileen H. Tamura

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037788
eISBN:
9780252095061
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037788.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

As a leading dissident in the World War II concentration camps for Japanese Americans, Joseph Yoshisuke Kurihara stands out as an icon of Japanese American resistance. In this biography, Kurihara's ... More

In Pursuit of GoldChinese American Miners and Merchants in the American West

In Pursuit of Gold: Chinese American Miners and Merchants in the American West

Sue Fawn Chung

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036286
eISBN:
9780252093340
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036286.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Both a history of an overlooked community and a well-rounded reassessment of prevailing assumptions about Chinese immigrants in the American West, this book brings to life the world of ... More

Islanders in the EmpireFilipino and Puerto Rican Laborers in Hawai'i

Islanders in the Empire: Filipino and Puerto Rican Laborers in Hawai'i

JoAnna Poblete

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038297
eISBN:
9780252096471
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038297.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

In the early 1900s, workers from new U.S. colonies in the Philippines and Puerto Rico held unusual legal status. Denied citizenship, they nonetheless had the right to move freely in and out of U.S. ... More

Locomotive to AeromotiveOctave Chanute and the Transportation Revolution

Locomotive to Aeromotive: Octave Chanute and the Transportation Revolution

Simine Short

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036316
eISBN:
9780252093326
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036316.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

French-born and self-trained civil engineer Octave Chanute designed America's two largest stockyards, created innovative and influential structures such as the Kansas City Bridge over the previously ... More

Loyalty and LibertyAmerican Countersubversion from World War I to the McCarthy Era

Loyalty and Liberty: American Countersubversion from World War I to the McCarthy Era

Alex Goodall

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038037
eISBN:
9780252095313
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038037.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This book offers the first comprehensive account of the politics of countersubversion in the United States prior to the McCarthy era. The book traces the course of American countersubversion over the ... More

The Making of Working-Class Religion

The Making of Working-Class Religion

Matthew Pehl

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040429
eISBN:
9780252098840
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040429.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Religion has played a protean role in the lives of America's workers. This innovative volume focuses on Detroit to examine the religious consciousness constructed by the city's working-class ... More

Making the World Safe for WorkersLabor, the Left, and Wilsonian Internationalism

Making the World Safe for Workers: Labor, the Left, and Wilsonian Internationalism

Elizabeth McKillen

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037870
eISBN:
9780252095139
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037870.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This intellectually ambitious study explores the significance of Wilsonian internationalism for workers and the influence of American labor in both shaping and undermining the foreign policies and ... More

Manhood on the LineWorking-Class Masculinities in the American Heartland

Manhood on the Line: Working-Class Masculinities in the American Heartland

Stephen Meyer

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040054
eISBN:
9780252098253
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040054.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This book charts the complex vagaries of men reinventing manhood in twentieth-century America. Their ideas of masculinity destroyed by principles of mass production, workers created a white-dominated ... More

The Neighborhood OutfitOrganized Crime in Chicago Heights

The Neighborhood Outfit: Organized Crime in Chicago Heights

Louis Corsino

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038716
eISBN:
9780252096662
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038716.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

From the slot machine trust of the early 1900s to the prolific Prohibition era bootleggers allied with Al Capone, and for decades beyond, organized crime in Chicago Heights, Illinois, represented a ... More

No Votes for WomenThe New York State Anti-Suffrage Movement

No Votes for Women: The New York State Anti-Suffrage Movement

Susan Goodier

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037474
eISBN:
9780252094675
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037474.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This book explores the complicated history of the suffrage movement in New York State by delving into the stories of women who opposed the expansion of voting rights to women. The book makes the case ... More

Organized Crime in ChicagoBeyond the Mafia

Organized Crime in Chicago: Beyond the Mafia

Robert M. Lombardo

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037306
eISBN:
9780252094484
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037306.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This book provides a comprehensive sociological explanation for the emergence and continuation of organized crime in Chicago. Tracing the roots of political corruption that afforded protection to ... More

The Pew and the Picket LineChristianity and the American Working Class

The Pew and the Picket Line: Christianity and the American Working Class

Heath W Carter and Janine Giordano Drake (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039997
eISBN:
9780252098178
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039997.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This book collects works from a new generation of scholars working at the nexus where religious history and working-class history converge. Focusing on Christianity and its unique purchase in ... More

A Renegade UnionInterracial Organizing and Labor Radicalism

A Renegade Union: Interracial Organizing and Labor Radicalism

Lisa Phillips

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037320
eISBN:
9780252094507
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037320.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Dedicated to organizing workers from diverse racial, ethnic, and religious backgrounds, many of whom were considered “unorganizable” by other unions, the progressive New York City-based labor union ... More

The Rise of the Chicago Police DepartmentClass and Conflict, 1850-1894

The Rise of the Chicago Police Department: Class and Conflict, 1850-1894

Sam Mitrani

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038068
eISBN:
9780252095337
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038068.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This book examines the making of the Chicago Police Department at a time when the city was roiling with political and economic conflict, much of it rooted in class tensions, and its lawmakers and ... More

Spider WebThe Birth of American Anticommunism

Spider Web: The Birth of American Anticommunism

Nick Fischer

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040023
eISBN:
9780252098222
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040023.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The McCarthy-era witch hunts marked the culmination of an anticommunist crusade launched after the First World War. With Bolshevism triumphant in Russia and public discontent shaking the United ... More

Struggle for the Soul of the Postwar SouthWhite Evangelical Protestants and Operation Dixie

Struggle for the Soul of the Postwar South: White Evangelical Protestants and Operation Dixie

Elizabeth Fones-Wolf and Ken Fones-Wolf

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039034
eISBN:
9780252097003
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039034.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

In 1946, the Congress of Industrial Organizations (CIO) undertook Operation Dixie, an initiative to recruit industrial workers in the American South. This book explores the CIO's fraught encounter ... More

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