Twentieth Century United States

Progressive Era

Bernstein, Irving, The Lean Years: A History of the American Worker, 1920-1933
Buhle, Mari Jo, Women and American Socialism
Connelly, Mark Thomas, The Response to Prostitution in the Progressive Era
Cott, Nancy, The Grounding of Modern Feminism
Frank, Dana, Purchasing Power: Consumer Organizing, Gender, and the Seattle Labor Movement
Gerstle, Gary, American Crucible
Gilmore, Glenda, Gender and Jim Crow
Gordon, Linda, Pitied But Not Enttitled: Single Mothers and the History of Welfare
Hanchett, Thomas, Sorting Out the New South City
Higham, John, Strangers in the Land
Kennedy, David M. Over Here: The First World War and American Society
Leach, William, Land of Desire
Lears, T.J., Fables of Abundance
Lears, T.J., No Place of Grace: Antimodernism and the Transformation of American Culture, 1880-1920
Sanders, Elizabeth, Roots of Reform: Farmers, Workers and the American State, 1877-1917
Tuttle, William M., Race Riot: Chicago in the Red Summer of 1919
Weinstein, James, The Corporate Ideal in the Liberal State, 1900-1918
Wiebe, Robert, The Search for Order, 1877-1920

Great Depression and New Deal

Brinkley, Alan. The End of Reform: New Deal Liberalism in Recession and War
Brinkley, Alan. Voices of Protest.
Cohen, Elizabeth. Making a New Deal.
Daniel, Pete, Breaking the Land: The Transformation of Cotton, Tobacco, and Rice Cultures Since 1880
Denning, Michael, The Cultural Front
Fraser & Gerstle, Rise and Fall of the New Deal Order.
Gerstle, Gary. American Crucible.
Gordon, Linda, Pitied but Not Entitled: Single Mothers and the History of Welfare
Hofstadter, Richard. The Age of Reform.
Kennedy, David. Freedom From Fear.
Kelley, Robin D.G. Hammer and Hoe: Alabama Communists During the Great Depression.
Leffler, Melvyn, The Specter of Communism

Politics of Postwar Prosperity

Boyer, Paul. By the Bomb’s Early Light
Dionne, E.J., Why Americans Hate Politics
Fones-Wolf, Elizabeth A., Selling Free Enterprise: The Business Assault on Labor, 1945-1960
Gibson, James William, The Perfect War: The War We Couldn’t Lose and How We Did
Himmelstein, Jerome L., To the Right: The Transformation of American Conservatism
Hirsch, Arnold, Making the Second Ghetto: Race and Housing in Chicago, 1940-1960
Hoff, Joan, Nixon Reconsidered
Jackson, Kenneth. Crabgrass Frontier
Katz, Michael, The Undeserving Poor: From the War on Poverty to the War on Welfare
Lemann, Nicholas. The Promised Land: The Great Migration and How It Changed America
May, Elaine Tyler. Homeward Bound: American Families in the Cold War Era
Navasky, Victor. Naming Names
Nicolaides, Becky M., My Blue Heaven: Life and Politics in the Working Class Suburbs of Los Angeles
Paterson, Thomas, The Origins of the Cold War
Rome, Adam, Bulldozer in the Countryside
Schulman, Bruce, The Seventies
Self, Robert, American Babylon: Race and the Struggle for Postwar Oakland
Sugrue, Thomas. The Origins of the Urban Crisis
Woodward, C. Vann. The Strange Career of Jim Crow
Young, Marilyn, The Vietnam Wars

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