Books and Articles
The Second Coming of the KKK: The Ku Klux Klan of the 1920s and the American Political Tradition
By legitimizing and intensifying bigotry, and insisting that only white Protestants could be “true Americans,” a revived and mainstream Klan in the 1920s left a troubling legacy that demands a reexamination today.
The Great Arizona Orphan Abduction
When Irish orphans were placed in Mexican-American homes in Arizona in 1904, Anglos responded by kidnapping them.
Heroes of Their Own Lives: The Politics and History of Family Violence
How public and private institutions attempted to copy with child abuse and violence against women.
The Moral Property of Women: The History of Birth Control Politics in America
Reproduction control has been controversial in the US for 150 years, and this book explains why.
Dorothea Lange: A Life Beyond Limits
The life of the great photographer Dorothea Lange
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