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Co-conspirator for Justice

Co-conspirator for Justice

The Revolutionary Life of Dr. Alan Berkman

Susan M. Reverby

City of Inmates

City of Inmates

Conquest, Rebellion, and the Rise of Human Caging in Los Angeles, 1771–1965

Kelly Lytle Hernández

Unwanted

Unwanted

Italian and Jewish Mobilization against Restrictive Immigration Laws, 1882–1965

Maddalena Marinari

Food Fights

Food Fights

How History Matters to Contemporary Food Debates

Charles C. Ludington, Matthew Morse Booker

Stirrings

Stirrings

How Activist New Yorkers Ignited a Movement for Food Justice

Lana Dee Povitz

Drug War Pathologies

Drug War Pathologies

Embedded Corporatism and U.S. Drug Enforcement in the Americas

Horace A. Bartilow

Ghosts of Sheridan Circle

Ghosts of Sheridan Circle

How a Washington Assassination Brought Pinochet's Terror State to Justice

Alan McPherson

This We'll Defend

This We'll Defend

A Noncombat Veteran on War and Its Aftermath

Paul Crenshaw

Imperial Metropolis

Imperial Metropolis

Los Angeles, Mexico, and the Borderlands of American Empire, 1865–1941

Jessica M. Kim

The Virgin Vote

The Virgin Vote

How Young Americans Made Democracy Social, Politics Personal, and Voting Popular in the Nineteenth Century

Jon Grinspan

New World Cities

New World Cities

Challenges of Urbanization and Globalization in the Americas

John Tutino, Martin V. Melosi

Lethal State

Lethal State

A History of the Death Penalty in North Carolina

Seth Kotch

Armageddon Insurance

Armageddon Insurance

Civil Defense in the United States and Soviet Union, 1945–1991

Edward M. Geist

Biomedicalization and the Practice of Culture

Biomedicalization and the Practice of Culture

Globalization and Type 2 Diabetes in the United States and Japan

Mari Armstrong-Hough

Liberalism Is Not Enough

Liberalism Is Not Enough

Race and Poverty in Postwar Political Thought

Robin Marie Averbeck

Working in Hollywood

Working in Hollywood

How the Studio System Turned Creativity into Labor

Ronny Regev

A Political Education

A Political Education

Black Politics and Education Reform in Chicago since the 1960s

Elizabeth Todd-Breland

From Asylum to Prison

From Asylum to Prison

Deinstitutionalization and the Rise of Mass Incarceration after 1945

Anne E. Parsons

Right Moves

Right Moves

The Conservative Think Tank in American Political Culture since 1945

Jason Stahl