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America’s Cultural Revolution in Transnational Perspective  

Leora Auslander

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Dec 2012
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Dec 2012
Through their successfully waged war and also by their novel political strategies, eighteenth-century North Americans seeking home rule made history. By systematically organizing around a ... More

Asian American Education History  

Eileen H. Tamura

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Apr 2016
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Mar 2016
Because of the small field of educational history, the relatively small population of Asian American youths who grew up before 1970, and the nature of education being part of a larger ... More

Asian Immigration  

Madeline Hsu

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Aug 2016
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Oct 2013
Global patterns of labor markets, trade, international relations, and war have contributed to the complicated heterogeneity of Asian American populations and history. Although often coded ... More

Assimilation in the Past and Present  

Richard Alba

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Aug 2016
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Aug 2014
The notion of assimilation by immigrant groups remains beset by conceptual confusion. An examination of the way that assimilation developed in the American past, especially in the period ... More

The Atlantic Northeast  

Neal Salisbury

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May 2016
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Apr 2016
The Atlantic Northeast emerged as a distinctive region between the eleventh and fifteenth centuries. Its largest tribal groupings were the Abenaki, Mi’kmaq, Penobscot, and other Wabanaki ... More

Ethnicity, Race, and Religion beyond Protestant, Catholic, and Jewish Whites  

R. Stephen Warner

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Aug 2016
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Sep 2014
As argued by Will Herberg in the 1950s, religion remains a key to the incorporation of minority groups in America, notwithstanding—indeed, precisely because of—the fact that post-1965 ... More

Gender, Sexuality, and Family History: Naynaabeak’s Fishing Net  

Brenda Child

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May 2016
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Apr 2016
In 1939, an Ojibwe woman named Naynaabeak was involved in a conflict that shows some of the complexities that American Indians experienced throughout the history of settler colonialism in ... More

History of Sport and Religion in the United States and Britain  

Amy Koehlinger

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May 2017
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May 2017
This chapter surveys scholarly writing about the intersection of religion and sport in the United States and Britain. It reviews the dominant historiography of works on religion and ... More

Immigration, Medical Regulation, and Eugenics  

Wendy Kline

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Aug 2016
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Aug 2014
In the late nineteenth century, as fears of contamination latched onto eugenic anxieties about racial degeneration, the medical regulation of foreigners attempting to enter the United ... More

Immigration, Race, and Ethnicity in American Film  

Steven Carr

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Aug 2016
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Oct 2014
The rise of the American motion picture corresponds to the influx of immigrants from Eastern and Southern Europe. Just as many of these immigrants initially settled in East Coast and ... More

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