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Major problems in American history, 1920-1945 : documents and essays, edited by Colin Gordon

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Major problems in American history, 1920-1945 : documents and essays
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Major problems in American history, 1920-1945
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documents and essays
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edited by Colin Gordon
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973.91
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illustrations
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E784
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.M315 2011
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non fiction
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bibliography
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1962-
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Gordon, Colin
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Major problems in American history series
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Major problems in American history, 1920-1945 : documents and essays, edited by Colin Gordon
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Contents
1. American politics and society between the wars. The modern temper / Lynn Dumenil ; American liberalism and the struggle for justice between the wars / Alan Dawley -- 2. Reform and reaction: public policy in the republican era. Attorney General Palmer's case against the "reds, ", 1920 / Cartoon: "We can't digest the scum, " 1919 ; Herbert Hoover on American individualism, 1922 ; Trade association in the auto industry, 1924 ; A business analyst explains why trade associations don't work, 1933 ; "Babbitt" sketches "our ideal citizen, " 1922 ; Alva Belmont urges women not to vote, 1920 ; Florence Kelley and Elsie Hill debate equal rights for women, 1922 ; A mother's plea to the Children's Bureau, 1916 ; Herbert Hoover and the "associational" state / Ellis Hawley ; Maternalism, feminism, and the politics of reform in the 1920s / Molly Ladd-Taylor -- 3. Labor and welfare capitalism in the 1920s. The Interchurch World Movement investigates the steel strike, 1920 ; Ralph Chaplin recalls the clampdown of the "red scare" of the 1920s ; Black workers ask, "What do unions do?, " 1923 ; The employer's case for welfare capitalism, 1925 ; Labor's case against welfare capitalism, 1927 ; The National Association of Manufacturers defends the "open shop, " 1921 ; The AFL ignores women, 1927 ; The Women's Bureau exposes the myths about women's work, 1924 ; Welfare capitalism in the packinghouses / Rick Halpern ; The uneasy relationship between labor and women / Alice Kessler-Harris -- 4. The politics and culture of consumption. A critic sees advertising as a narcotic, 1934 ; An enthusiast applauds advertising, 1928 ; Two magazine advertisements, 1929 and 1930 ; Radio, a blessing or a curse?, 1919 ; Doubts about auto financing, 1926 ; The automobile comes to Middletown, 1929 ; The American Federation of Labor on the "living wage, " 1919 ; Bruce Barton sees Jesus as an advertising man, 1925 ; The politics of consumption in the 1920s / Lawrence B Glickman ; The culture of advertising / Roland Marchand -- 5. Intellectual and cultural currents. Claude McKay, "If I must die, " 1919 ; Langston Hughes, Two poems of the 1920s ; F. Scott Fitzgerald on the Jazz Age, 1931 ; The educational promise of radio, 1930 ; Granville Hicks on writers in the 1930s ; Two WPA posters, 1935 and 1938 ; A magazine cover comments on public art, 1941 ; An artist remembers the WPA, 1935-1993 ; The battle for the airwaves / Robert McChesney ; A New Deal for art / Jane De Hart Mathews -- 6. "100 percent Americanism": race and ethnicity between the wars. W.E.B. Du Bois on the meaning of the war for African-Americans, 1919 ; The governor of California on the Asian problem, 1920 ; Congress debates immigration restriction, 1921 ; Cartoon, "Seeking more freedom, " 1921 ; The Ku Klux Klan defines Americanism, 1926 ; Walter White documents a lynching, 1925 ; St Louis realtors and homeowners bar Negro occupancy, 1923 ; Marcus Garvey makes a case for Black nationalism, 1925 ; Carey McWilliams accuses California of "getting rid of the Mexicans, " 1933 ; Nationalism and immigration in the 1920s / Mae M Ngai ; The class anxieties of the Ku Klux Klan / Nancy MacLean ; The Mexican problem / David Montejano -- 7. Responding to the Crash. Herbert Hoover reassures the nation, 1931 ; A business leader responds (hopefully) to the Crash, 1929 ; Henry Ford on unemployment and self help, 1932 ; A participant recalls the Ford Hunger March of 1932 ; A participant recalls the Bonus Army March of 1932 ; Leading retailers propose a solution, 1934 ; Understanding the Depression / Robert Himmelberg ; Organizing the unemployed / Roy Rosenzweig -- 8. The dilemmas of liberal internationalism: foreign policy between the wars. President Woodrow Wilson defends the League o Nations, 1919 ; President Calvin Coolidge on the business of foreign policy, 1927 ; A citizen's committee warns of a foreign policy "dangerous to our own democracy, " 1926 ; A State Department official on the benefits of disarmament, 1931 ; President Herbert Hoover on the world depression, 1932 ; Former Secretary of State Frank Kellogg on avoiding war, 1935 ; Secretary of State Cordell Hull promotes reciprocal trade, 1936 ; Standard Oil v. Mexico, 1938-1940 ; Foreign policy and cultural expansion / Frank Costigliola ; The dilemmas of interwar foreign policy / Emily Rosenberg -- 9. Hard times and harder times: agriculture between the wars. Conditions in rural America, 1932 ; Tenant farmers recall the conditions of sharecropping in the 1930s ; From a dust bowl diary, 1934 ; A farmer recalls a "penny sale" of the 1930s ; Milo Reno suggests "what the farmer wants, " 1934 ; The Agricultural Adjustment Act, 1935 ; Depression and New Deal both hit Black farmers, 1937 ; John Steinbeck on migrant labor in California, 1938 ; A New Deal for agriculture / Paul Conkin ; The Share Croppers' Union / Robin D.G. Kelley -- 10. Private lives in hard times. I was a burden, 1933 ; A working-class woman on "making do" in the 1930s ; Dr. Hilda Standish recalls efforts to control reproduction in the 1930s ; Children recall the 1930s ; The plight of the unemployed in the 1930s ; An ordinary American appeals to her government, 1935 ; Women's work in hard times / Ruth Milkman ; Reproductive practices and politics / Leslie Reagan ; The campaign against homosexuality / George Chauncey -- 11. Shaping the New Deal: recovery and reform politics. Roosevelt's first Inaugural Address, 1934 ; A business cynic on the NRA codes, 1934 ; The National Urban League documents discrimination under the NRA, 1934 ; The Negro and the New Deal, 1936 ; President Roosevelt outlines Social Security for Congress, 1935 ; An architect of Social Security recalls the Southern concession, 1935 ; Social Security advisors consider male and female pensioners, 1938 ; What the New Deal did / David Kennedy ; When Affirmative Action was white / Ira Katznelson ; Men, women, and the assumptions of American social provision / Linda Gordon -- 12. Race, gender, and the rise of the CIO. The National Labor Relations Act, 1935 ; A recollection of the Flint sit-down strike of 1936 ; Stella Nowicki recalls organizing the packinghouses in the 1930s ; A Congressional committee documents violence against labor, 1937 ; The Chicago Defender sees the CIO as a civil rights organization, 1939 ; The Negro, friend or foe of organized labor?, 1935 ; A Southerner recalls the limits of labor's rights, ca. 1938 ; Organizing the packinghouses / Roger Horowitz ; Gender and community in the Minneapolis labor movement / Elizabeth Faue ; Race and unionism: the CIO in the South / Michael Honey -- 13. Contesting the New Deal. Communists lament the futility of the New Deal, 1934 ; The Communist Party argues for a "popular front, " 1938 ; Upton Sinclair's twelve principles to "end poverty in California, " 1936 ; Huey Long and the Share Our Wealth Society, 1935 ; Father Coughlin lectures on social justice, 1935 ; W.P. Kiplinger argues "why businessmen fear Washington, " 1934 ; What the Liberty League believes, 1935-1936 ; Herbert Hoover comments on the New Deal, 1936 ; Southern Democrats erode the New Deal coalition, 1938 ; Dissidents and demagogues / Alan Brinkley ; Business vs. the New Deal / Colin Gordon -- 14. The social impact of World War II. President Franklin Roosevelt identifies the "four freedoms" at stake in the war, 1941 ; A woman worker reflects on the "good war: at home during the 1940s ; Ethel Gorham advises "how to write a letter to your man overseas, " 1942 ; An anxious letter home from the Western Front, 1944 ; A. Philip Randolph argues for a march on Washington, 1942 ; An African-American soldier notes the "strange paradox" of the war, 1944 ; A Japanese-American questions the four freedoms, 1942 ; Fighting for the family / Robert Westbrook ; Redefining women's work / Ruth Milkman -- 15. The political economy of World War II. Charles Lindbergh on the perils of war, 1939 ; Dr. Seuss on the perils of neutrality, 1941 ; The Atlantic Charter, 1941 ; Debating the Bretton Woods Agreement, 1945 ; Postwar hopes for full employment, 1942 ; Vice President Henry Wallace on postwar prospects, 1944 ; War Bond ad, 1944 ; I.F. Stone on Washington's anxieties about the peace, 1945 ; Mobilization and militarization / Michael Sherry ; World War II and American liberalism / Alan Brinkley ; A New Deal for the world / Elizabeth Borgwardt
Control code
ocn437306989
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
xv, 491 p.
Isbn
9780547149059
Isbn Type
(student ed. : pbk.)
Lccn
2010930784
Other physical details
ill.
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  • (Sirsi) 1377224
  • (OCoLC)437306989
Label
Major problems in American history, 1920-1945 : documents and essays, edited by Colin Gordon
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Contents
1. American politics and society between the wars. The modern temper / Lynn Dumenil ; American liberalism and the struggle for justice between the wars / Alan Dawley -- 2. Reform and reaction: public policy in the republican era. Attorney General Palmer's case against the "reds, ", 1920 / Cartoon: "We can't digest the scum, " 1919 ; Herbert Hoover on American individualism, 1922 ; Trade association in the auto industry, 1924 ; A business analyst explains why trade associations don't work, 1933 ; "Babbitt" sketches "our ideal citizen, " 1922 ; Alva Belmont urges women not to vote, 1920 ; Florence Kelley and Elsie Hill debate equal rights for women, 1922 ; A mother's plea to the Children's Bureau, 1916 ; Herbert Hoover and the "associational" state / Ellis Hawley ; Maternalism, feminism, and the politics of reform in the 1920s / Molly Ladd-Taylor -- 3. Labor and welfare capitalism in the 1920s. The Interchurch World Movement investigates the steel strike, 1920 ; Ralph Chaplin recalls the clampdown of the "red scare" of the 1920s ; Black workers ask, "What do unions do?, " 1923 ; The employer's case for welfare capitalism, 1925 ; Labor's case against welfare capitalism, 1927 ; The National Association of Manufacturers defends the "open shop, " 1921 ; The AFL ignores women, 1927 ; The Women's Bureau exposes the myths about women's work, 1924 ; Welfare capitalism in the packinghouses / Rick Halpern ; The uneasy relationship between labor and women / Alice Kessler-Harris -- 4. The politics and culture of consumption. A critic sees advertising as a narcotic, 1934 ; An enthusiast applauds advertising, 1928 ; Two magazine advertisements, 1929 and 1930 ; Radio, a blessing or a curse?, 1919 ; Doubts about auto financing, 1926 ; The automobile comes to Middletown, 1929 ; The American Federation of Labor on the "living wage, " 1919 ; Bruce Barton sees Jesus as an advertising man, 1925 ; The politics of consumption in the 1920s / Lawrence B Glickman ; The culture of advertising / Roland Marchand -- 5. Intellectual and cultural currents. Claude McKay, "If I must die, " 1919 ; Langston Hughes, Two poems of the 1920s ; F. Scott Fitzgerald on the Jazz Age, 1931 ; The educational promise of radio, 1930 ; Granville Hicks on writers in the 1930s ; Two WPA posters, 1935 and 1938 ; A magazine cover comments on public art, 1941 ; An artist remembers the WPA, 1935-1993 ; The battle for the airwaves / Robert McChesney ; A New Deal for art / Jane De Hart Mathews -- 6. "100 percent Americanism": race and ethnicity between the wars. W.E.B. Du Bois on the meaning of the war for African-Americans, 1919 ; The governor of California on the Asian problem, 1920 ; Congress debates immigration restriction, 1921 ; Cartoon, "Seeking more freedom, " 1921 ; The Ku Klux Klan defines Americanism, 1926 ; Walter White documents a lynching, 1925 ; St Louis realtors and homeowners bar Negro occupancy, 1923 ; Marcus Garvey makes a case for Black nationalism, 1925 ; Carey McWilliams accuses California of "getting rid of the Mexicans, " 1933 ; Nationalism and immigration in the 1920s / Mae M Ngai ; The class anxieties of the Ku Klux Klan / Nancy MacLean ; The Mexican problem / David Montejano -- 7. Responding to the Crash. Herbert Hoover reassures the nation, 1931 ; A business leader responds (hopefully) to the Crash, 1929 ; Henry Ford on unemployment and self help, 1932 ; A participant recalls the Ford Hunger March of 1932 ; A participant recalls the Bonus Army March of 1932 ; Leading retailers propose a solution, 1934 ; Understanding the Depression / Robert Himmelberg ; Organizing the unemployed / Roy Rosenzweig -- 8. The dilemmas of liberal internationalism: foreign policy between the wars. President Woodrow Wilson defends the League o Nations, 1919 ; President Calvin Coolidge on the business of foreign policy, 1927 ; A citizen's committee warns of a foreign policy "dangerous to our own democracy, " 1926 ; A State Department official on the benefits of disarmament, 1931 ; President Herbert Hoover on the world depression, 1932 ; Former Secretary of State Frank Kellogg on avoiding war, 1935 ; Secretary of State Cordell Hull promotes reciprocal trade, 1936 ; Standard Oil v. Mexico, 1938-1940 ; Foreign policy and cultural expansion / Frank Costigliola ; The dilemmas of interwar foreign policy / Emily Rosenberg -- 9. Hard times and harder times: agriculture between the wars. Conditions in rural America, 1932 ; Tenant farmers recall the conditions of sharecropping in the 1930s ; From a dust bowl diary, 1934 ; A farmer recalls a "penny sale" of the 1930s ; Milo Reno suggests "what the farmer wants, " 1934 ; The Agricultural Adjustment Act, 1935 ; Depression and New Deal both hit Black farmers, 1937 ; John Steinbeck on migrant labor in California, 1938 ; A New Deal for agriculture / Paul Conkin ; The Share Croppers' Union / Robin D.G. Kelley -- 10. Private lives in hard times. I was a burden, 1933 ; A working-class woman on "making do" in the 1930s ; Dr. Hilda Standish recalls efforts to control reproduction in the 1930s ; Children recall the 1930s ; The plight of the unemployed in the 1930s ; An ordinary American appeals to her government, 1935 ; Women's work in hard times / Ruth Milkman ; Reproductive practices and politics / Leslie Reagan ; The campaign against homosexuality / George Chauncey -- 11. Shaping the New Deal: recovery and reform politics. Roosevelt's first Inaugural Address, 1934 ; A business cynic on the NRA codes, 1934 ; The National Urban League documents discrimination under the NRA, 1934 ; The Negro and the New Deal, 1936 ; President Roosevelt outlines Social Security for Congress, 1935 ; An architect of Social Security recalls the Southern concession, 1935 ; Social Security advisors consider male and female pensioners, 1938 ; What the New Deal did / David Kennedy ; When Affirmative Action was white / Ira Katznelson ; Men, women, and the assumptions of American social provision / Linda Gordon -- 12. Race, gender, and the rise of the CIO. The National Labor Relations Act, 1935 ; A recollection of the Flint sit-down strike of 1936 ; Stella Nowicki recalls organizing the packinghouses in the 1930s ; A Congressional committee documents violence against labor, 1937 ; The Chicago Defender sees the CIO as a civil rights organization, 1939 ; The Negro, friend or foe of organized labor?, 1935 ; A Southerner recalls the limits of labor's rights, ca. 1938 ; Organizing the packinghouses / Roger Horowitz ; Gender and community in the Minneapolis labor movement / Elizabeth Faue ; Race and unionism: the CIO in the South / Michael Honey -- 13. Contesting the New Deal. Communists lament the futility of the New Deal, 1934 ; The Communist Party argues for a "popular front, " 1938 ; Upton Sinclair's twelve principles to "end poverty in California, " 1936 ; Huey Long and the Share Our Wealth Society, 1935 ; Father Coughlin lectures on social justice, 1935 ; W.P. Kiplinger argues "why businessmen fear Washington, " 1934 ; What the Liberty League believes, 1935-1936 ; Herbert Hoover comments on the New Deal, 1936 ; Southern Democrats erode the New Deal coalition, 1938 ; Dissidents and demagogues / Alan Brinkley ; Business vs. the New Deal / Colin Gordon -- 14. The social impact of World War II. President Franklin Roosevelt identifies the "four freedoms" at stake in the war, 1941 ; A woman worker reflects on the "good war: at home during the 1940s ; Ethel Gorham advises "how to write a letter to your man overseas, " 1942 ; An anxious letter home from the Western Front, 1944 ; A. Philip Randolph argues for a march on Washington, 1942 ; An African-American soldier notes the "strange paradox" of the war, 1944 ; A Japanese-American questions the four freedoms, 1942 ; Fighting for the family / Robert Westbrook ; Redefining women's work / Ruth Milkman -- 15. The political economy of World War II. Charles Lindbergh on the perils of war, 1939 ; Dr. Seuss on the perils of neutrality, 1941 ; The Atlantic Charter, 1941 ; Debating the Bretton Woods Agreement, 1945 ; Postwar hopes for full employment, 1942 ; Vice President Henry Wallace on postwar prospects, 1944 ; War Bond ad, 1944 ; I.F. Stone on Washington's anxieties about the peace, 1945 ; Mobilization and militarization / Michael Sherry ; World War II and American liberalism / Alan Brinkley ; A New Deal for the world / Elizabeth Borgwardt
Control code
ocn437306989
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
xv, 491 p.
Isbn
9780547149059
Isbn Type
(student ed. : pbk.)
Lccn
2010930784
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1377224
  • (OCoLC)437306989

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