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A History of the Ozarks, Volume 3The Ozarkers

A History of the Ozarks, Volume 3: The Ozarkers

Brooks Blevins

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780252044052
eISBN:
9780252052996
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252044052.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

A History of the Ozarks, Vol. 3: The Ozarkers is the final volume of a trilogy chronicling the history of this middle-American highland region. It picks up the story where volume 2 left off, at the ... More

Death to FascismLouis Adamic's Fight for Democracy

Death to Fascism: Louis Adamic's Fight for Democracy

John P. Enyeart

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780252042508
eISBN:
9780252051357
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042508.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Death to Fascism focuses on how social justice immigrant activist Louis Adamic went from being a Slovenian peasant to leading a coalition that included black intellectuals and journalists, ... More

The World in a CityMultiethnic Radicalism in Early Twentieth-Century Los Angeles

The World in a City: Multiethnic Radicalism in Early Twentieth-Century Los Angeles

David M. Struthers

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780252042478
eISBN:
9780252051319
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042478.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This book examines interracial labor and radical organizing in Los Angeles, California, and the United States/Mexico borderlands between 1900 and 1930. Domestic and transnational migration to Los ... More

Sewing the Fabric of StatehoodGarment Unions, American Labor, and the Establishment of the State of Israel

Sewing the Fabric of Statehood: Garment Unions, American Labor, and the Establishment of the State of Israel

Adam M. Howard

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780252041464
eISBN:
9780252050060
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041464.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This book explores the untold story of how three influential garment unions worked with the American Federation of Labor (AFL) and Congress of Industrial Organizations (CIO) in support of a new ... 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

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

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 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

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

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