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BROWSE PRINCETON'S SERIES (by title) in Politics and Society in Twentieth-Century America

William Chafe, Gary Gerstle, Linda Gordon, and Julian Zelizer, EditorsThis wide-ranging series in twentieth-century U.S. political history presents not only works that represent the best of traditional political history but also those that integrate insights and methodologies of social and cultural history, challenge conventional periodizations, and situate the American political experience in a comparative framework.

These interpretative works focus on issues that recently have begun to alter our understanding of the twentieth century: gender and the state; labor, business, and the New Deal; race and social policy; the construction of nationhood and nationalism; the Cold War and American culture; deindustrialization and urban politics; the rise and fall of the administrative state; the changing character of American liberalism; and the history of conservative thought and conservative social movements.

The series, which includes both established and younger scholars, features exceptional works on the presidents, political institutions, reform movements, and other traditional topics in political history. It seeks to bring some coherence to the rich monographic literature that has appeared in recent years, and thereby give the remarkable American Century the history it deserves.

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bookjacketAmerican Babylon:
Race and the Struggle for Postwar Oakland.
R.O. Self.

bookjacketAmericans at the Gate:
The United States and Refugees during the Cold War.
C.J. Bon Tempo.

bookjacketBetween Citizens and the State:
The Politics of American Higher Education in the 20th Century.
C.P, Loss.

bookjacketChanging the World:
American Progressives in War and Revolution.
A. Dawley.

bookjacketCities of Knowledge:
Cold War Science and the Search for the Next Silicon Valley.
M. O'Mara.

bookjacketCivil Defense Begins at Home:
Militarization Meets Everyday Life in the Fifties.
L. McEnaney.

bookjacketCold War Civil Rights:
Race and the Image of American Democracy.
M.L. Dudziak.

bookjacketThe Color of Success:
Asian Americans and the Origins of the Model Minority.
E.D. Wu.

bookjacketDead on Arrival:
The Politics of Health Care in Twentieth-Century America.
C. Gordon.

bookjacketDebtor Nation:
The History of America in Red Ink.
L. Hyman.

bookjacketDefending America:
Military Culture and the Cold War Court-Martial.
E.L. Hillman.

bookjacketDivided We Stand:
American Workers and the Struggle for Black Equality.
B. Nelson.

bookjacketDon't Blame Us:
Suburban Liberals and the Transformation of the Democratic Party.
L. Geismer.

bookjacketFor All These Rights:
Business, Labor, and the Shaping of America's Public-Private Welfare State.
J. Klein.

bookjacketImpossible Subjects:
Illegal Aliens and the Making of Modern America.
M.M. Ngai.

bookjacketIn Search of Another Country:
Mississippi and the Conservative Counterrevolution.
J. Crespino.

bookjacketLabor Rights Are Civil Rights:
Mexican American Workers in Twentieth-Century America.
Z. Vargas.

bookjacketLittle Rock:
Race and Resistance at Central High School.
K. Anderson.

bookjacketLobbying America:
The Politics of Business from Nixon to NAFTA.
B. Waterhouse.

bookjacketThe Loneliness of the Black Republican:
Pragmatic Politics and the Pursuit of Power.
L. Wright Rigueur.

bookjacketMore Equal Than Others:
America from Nixon to the New Century.
G. Hodgson.

bookjacketMorning in America:
How Ronald Reagan Invented the 1980's.
G. Troy.

bookjacketMothers of Conservatism:
Women and the Postwar Right.
M. Nickerson.

bookjacketNo Man's Land:
Jamaican Guestworkers in America and the Global History of Deportable Labor.
C. Hahamovitch.

bookjacketThe Other Women's Movement:
Workplace Justice and Social Rights in Modern America.
D.S. Cobble.

bookjacketPhilanthropy in America:
A History.
O. Zunz.

bookjacketPhilanthropy in America:
A History.
O. Zunz.

bookjacketPhyllis Schlafly and Grassroots Conservatism:
A Woman's Crusade.
D.T. Critchlow.

bookjacketPocketbook Politics:
Economic Citizenship in Twentieth-Century America.
M. Jacobs.

bookjacketPoverty Knowledge:
Social Science, Social Policy, and the Poor in Twentieth-Century U.S. History.
A. O'Connor.

bookjacketPower Lines:
Phoenix and the Making of the Modern Southwest.
A. Needham.

bookjacketThe Radical Middle Class:
Populist Democracy and the Question of Capitalism in Progressive Era Portland, Oregon.
R.D. Johnston.

bookjacketRelentless Reformer:
Josephine Roche and Progressivism in Twentieth-Century America.
R. Muncy.

bookjacketSchool Lunch Politics:
The Surprising History of America's Favorite Welfare Program.
S. Levine.

bookjacketThe Second Red Scare and the Unmaking of the New Deal Left.
L.R.Y. Storrs.

bookjacketThe Shifting Grounds of Race:
Black and Japanese Americans in the Making of Multiethnic Los Angeles.
S. Kurashige.

bookjacketThe Silent Majority:
Suburban Politics in the Sunbelt South.
M.D. Lassiter.

bookjacketState of the Union:
A Century of American Labor.
N. Lichtenstein.

bookjacketThe Straight State:
Sexuality and Citizenship in Twentieth-Century America.
M. Canaday.

bookjacketSuburban Warriors:
The Origins of the New American Right.
L. McGirr.

bookjacketTaken Hostage:
The Iran Hostage Crisis and America's First Encounter with Radical Islam.
D. Farber.

bookjacketTroubling the Waters:
Black-Jewish Relations in the American Century.
C.L. Greenberg.

bookjacketTrucking Country:
The Road to America's Wal-Mart Economy.
S. Hamilton.

bookjacketWhite Flight:
Atlanta and the Making of Modern Conservatism.
K.M. Kruse.

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