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Threat of Dissent A History of Ideological Exclusion and Deportation in the United States
ISBN: HB: 9780674976061, Harvard University Press, July 2020
288 pp., 23.5x15.5 cm, 16 photos
Beginning with the Alien Friends Act of 1798, the United States passed laws in the name of national security to bar or expel foreigners based on their beliefs and associations – although these laws sometimes conflict with First Amendment protections...
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Urban Legends The South Bronx in Representation and Ruin
ISBN: HB: 9780674238077, Harvard University Press, July 2020
288 pp., 23.5x15.5 cm, 32 Photos
For decades, the South Bronx was America's "inner city". Synonymous with civic neglect, crime, and metropolitan decay, the Bronx became the preeminent symbol used to proclaim the failings of urban places and the communities of color who lived in them...
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Undocumented Lives The Untold Story of Mexican Migration
ISBN: PB: 9780674244832, ISBN: HB: 9780674737037, Harvard University Press, May 2020
336 pp., 20.9x13.9 cm, 6 photos, 5 maps, 3 graphs, 3 tables
In the 1970s the Mexican government acted to alleviate rural unemployment by supporting the migration of able-bodied men. Millions crossed into the United States to find work that would help them survive as well as sustain their families in Mexico. T...
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Cabinet George Washington and the Creation of an American Institution
ISBN: HB: 9780674986480, Harvard University Press, April 2020
368 pp., 20.9x13.9 cm, 11 photos
On November 26, 1791, George Washington convened his department secretaries – Alexander Hamilton, Thomas Jefferson, Henry Knox, and Edmund Randolph – for the first cabinet meeting. Why did he wait two and a half years into his presidency to call his...
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Christian The Politics of a Word in America
ISBN: PB: 9780674244917, ISBN: HB: 9780674737631, Harvard University Press, April 2020
320 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm
Religious diversity has long been a defining feature of the United States. But what may be even more remarkable than the sheer range of faiths is the diversity of political visions embedded in those religious traditions. Matthew Bowman delves into th...
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Dead March A History of the Mexican-American War
ISBN: PB: 9780674244740, ISBN: HB: 9780674972346, Harvard University Press, April 2020
512 pp., 23.5x15.5 cm, 11 photos, 13 maps
By focusing on the experiences of ordinary Mexicans and Americans, "The Dead March" offers a clearer historical picture than we have ever had of the brief, bloody war that redrew the map of North America. Peter Guardino invites skepticism about the...
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In Their Own Best Interest A History of the U.S. Effort to Improve Latin Americans
ISBN: PB: 9780674244924, ISBN: HB: 9780674984141, Harvard University Press, April 2020
400 pp., 23.5x15.5 cm, 1 illus.
For over a century, the United States has sought to improve the behavior of the peoples of Latin America. Perceiving their neighbors to the south as underdeveloped and unable to govern themselves, U.S. policy makers have promoted everything from repr...
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Injustice Never Leaves You Anti-Mexican Violence in Texas
ISBN: PB: 9780674244825, ISBN: HB: 9780674976436, Harvard University Press, April 2020
400 pp., 23.5x15.5 cm, 25 photos, 1 map
A moving account of a little-known period of state-sponsored racial terror inflicted on ethnic Mexicans in the Texas-Mexico borderlands. Between 1910 and 1920, vigilantes and law enforcement – including the renowned Texas Rangers – killed Mexican re...
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Civilizing Torture An American Tradition
ISBN: PB: 9780674244702, ISBN: HB: 9780674737662, Harvard University Press, March 2020
416 pp., 20.9x13.9 cm, 16 photos
Most Americans believe that a civilized state does not resort to torture, and yet, as W. Fitzhugh Brundage reveals in this essential and disturbing study, there is a long American tradition of excusing as well as decrying its use. The pilgrims and m...
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Known Citizen A History of Privacy in Modern America
ISBN: PB: 9780674244795, ISBN: HB: 9780674737501, Harvard University Press, March 2020
592 pp., 20.9x13.9 cm, 20 photos
Every day, Americans make decisions about their privacy: what to share and when, how much to expose and to whom. Securing the boundary between one's private affairs and public identity has become a central task of citizenship. How did privacy come to...
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