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The Fierce Life of Grace Holmes CarlsonCatholic, Socialist, Feminist

The Fierce Life of Grace Holmes Carlson: Catholic, Socialist, Feminist

Donna T. Haverty-Stacke

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781479802180
eISBN:
9781479892006
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479802180.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

On December 8, 1941, Grace Holmes Carlson, the only female defendant among eighteen Trotskyists convicted under the Smith Act, was sentenced to sixteen months in federal prison for advocating the ... More

GallatinAmerica's Swiss Founding Father

Gallatin: America's Swiss Founding Father

Nicholas Dungan

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814721117
eISBN:
9780814785393
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814721117.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

Former statesman Albert Gallatin's story (1761–1849) is the opposite of the classic American immigrant tale. Gallatin made contributions to America throughout his career that far outweighed any ... 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

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