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Rustic WarriorsWarfare and the Provincial Soldier on the New England Frontier, 1689-1748

Rustic Warriors: Warfare and the Provincial Soldier on the New England Frontier, 1689-1748

Steven Eames

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814722701
eISBN:
9780814722718
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814722701.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

The early French Wars (1689–1748) in North America saw provincial soldiers, or British white settlers, in Massachusetts and New Hampshire fight against New France and her Native American allies with ... More

Satisfaction Not GuaranteedDilemmas of Progress in Modern Society

Satisfaction Not Guaranteed: Dilemmas of Progress in Modern Society

Peter N. Stearns

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814783627
eISBN:
9780814783634
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814783627.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

In the twentieth and twenty-first centuries, modern urban, industrial, affluent societies have made great strides towards fixing some of the problems that plagued other societies for centuries: food ... More

Slavery before RaceEuropeans, Africans, and Indians at Long Island's Sylvester Manor Plantation, 1651-1884

Slavery before Race: Europeans, Africans, and Indians at Long Island's Sylvester Manor Plantation, 1651-1884

Katherine Howlett Hayes

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814785775
eISBN:
9780814724699
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814785775.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

The study of slavery in the Americas generally assumes a basic racial hierarchy: Africans or those of African descent are usually the slaves, and white people usually the slaveholders. This book ... More

Soft Soil, Black GrapesThe Birth of Italian Winemaking in California

Soft Soil, Black Grapes: The Birth of Italian Winemaking in California

Simone Cinotto

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814717387
eISBN:
9780814717394
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814717387.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

From Ernest and Julio Gallo to Francis Ford Coppola, Italians have shaped the history of California wine. More than any other group, Italian immigrants and their families have made California ... More

Steel BarrioThe Great Mexican Migration to South Chicago, 1915-1940

Steel Barrio: The Great Mexican Migration to South Chicago, 1915-1940

Michael Innis-Jiménez

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814785850
eISBN:
9780814760437
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814785850.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Since the early twentieth century, thousands of Mexican Americans have lived, worked, and formed communities in Chicago's steel mill neighborhoods. This book tells the story of a vibrant, active ... More

The Struggles of John Brown RusswurmThe Life and Writings of a Pan-Africanist Pioneer, 1799-1851

The Struggles of John Brown Russwurm: The Life and Writings of a Pan-Africanist Pioneer, 1799-1851

Winston James

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814742891
eISBN:
9780814743720
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814742891.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

John Brown Russwurm (1799–1851) is almost completely missing from the annals of the Pan-African movement, despite the pioneering role he played. Russwurm's life is one of “firsts”: first African ... More

Taming Passion for the Public GoodPolicing Sex in the Early Republic

Taming Passion for the Public Good: Policing Sex in the Early Republic

Mark E. Kann

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814770191
eISBN:
9780814759462
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814770191.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

The American Revolution was fought in the name of liberty. In popular imagination, the Revolution stands for the triumph of populism and the death of patriarchal elites. But this is not the case, ... More

Those Damned ImmigrantsAmerica's Hysteria over Undocumented Immigration

Those Damned Immigrants: America's Hysteria over Undocumented Immigration

Ediberto Román and Michael A. Olivas

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814776575
eISBN:
9780814776582
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814776575.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

The election of Barack Obama prompted people around the world to herald the dawning of a new, postracial era in America. Yet a scant one month after Obama's election, Jose Oswaldo Sucuzhanay, a ... More

Transpacific AntiracismAfro-Asian Solidarity in 20th-Century Black America, Japan, and Okinawa

Transpacific Antiracism: Afro-Asian Solidarity in 20th-Century Black America, Japan, and Okinawa

Yuichiro Onishi

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814762646
eISBN:
9780814762653
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814762646.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This book introduces the dynamic process out of which social movements in black America, Japan, and Okinawa formed Afro-Asian solidarities against the practice of white supremacy in the twentieth ... More

Under the Shadow of NapoleonFrench Influence on the American Way of Warfare from Independence to the Eve of World War II

Under the Shadow of Napoleon: French Influence on the American Way of Warfare from Independence to the Eve of World War II

Michael Bonura

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814709429
eISBN:
9780814723173
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814709429.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

The way an army thinks about and understands warfare has a tremendous impact on its organization, training, and operations. The central ideas of that understanding form a nation's way of warfare that ... More

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