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The Unredeemed Captive: A Family Story from Early America
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John Demos is an historian of another age. He was trained during a time when historians were struggling to be recognized as more than mere stenographe ...more
Feb 09, 2012
Jan 18, 2012
To Serve God and Wal-Mart: The Making of Christian Free Enterprise
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The spectacular rise and astounding success of retail giant Wal-Mart has puzzled business observers for decades. How did someone who seems like nothin ...more
Apr 17, 2012
Jan 18, 2012
The Middle Ground: Indians, Empires, and Republics in the Great Lakes Region, 1650-1815 (Studies in North American Indian History)
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Much of American history presents the view of Native Americans as the conquered peoples in a linear story that begins with the landing of Columbus in ...more
Feb 16, 2012
Jan 18, 2012
The Origins of the Urban Crisis: Race and Inequality in Postwar Detroit
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With this work, Thomas J. Sugrue presented a new interpretation of the decline and fall of the American industrial city using Detroit as a case study. ...more
Apr 10, 2012
Jan 18, 2012
We Now Know: Rethinking Cold War History
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The Cold War has hung like a spectre over the latter half of the twentieth century. John Lewis Gaddis is one of the foremost historians of the Cold Wa ...more
Apr 05, 2012
Jan 18, 2012
The Fall of the House of Labor: The Workplace, the State, and American Labor Activism, 1865-1925
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David Montgomery had a unique perspective from which to write The Fall of the House of Labor. Having spent several years in the workforce and involved ...more
Mar 22, 2012
Jan 18, 2012
That Noble Dream: The 'Objectivity Question' and the American Historical Profession
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Feb 02, 2012
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