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La Merica

Images of Italian Greenhorn Experience

Michael A. La Sorte

A powerful, moving picture painted by the narratives of first generation Italian Americans

224 pages | 5.5 x 8.25


La Raza Unida Party

A Chicano Challenge to the U.S. Two-Party Dictatorship

Armando Navarro

A comprehensive study of an ethnic political movement

384 pages | 7 x 10 | 5 tables, 16 halftones


Labor of Fire

The Ontology of Labor between Economy and Culture

Bruno Gullì

Can work exist outside of capitalism?

232 pages | 6 x 9


Labor's Story in the United States

Philip Nicholson

A comprehensive, readable history of work in America

376 pages | 7 x 10 | 7 figs., 8 halftones


Labor's Time

Shorter Hours, the UAW, and the Struggle for American Unionism

Jonathan Cutler

What ever happened to labor's fight for a shorter workweek?

256 pages | 5.5 x 8.25


Labor's War at Home

The CIO in World War II

Nelson Lichtenstein

A new edition of a classic book on how World War II changed the face of labor in the US

352 pages | 6 x 9 | 4 tables, 1 figs.


Laboring for Rights

Unions and Sexual Diversity Across Nations

Edited by Gerald Hunt

A global look at labor unions and sexual minorities

328 pages | 7 x 10 | 4 tables, 1 figs.


Ladies and Gents

Public Toilets and Gender

Edited by Olga Gershenson and Barbara Penner

Talking about toilets—in all their material, social, symbolic and discursive complexity

262 pages | 6 x 9 | 1 figure, 32 halftones


Land of the Giants

New York's Polo Grounds

Stew Thornley

A rich history of one of the most hallowed of former baseball parks

192 pages | 7 x 10 | 6 tables, 1 figs., 39 halftones


The Language of Political Incorporation

Chinese Migrants in Europe

Amy H. Liu

How the language of migrant networks affects political incorporation

228 pages | 6 x 9 | 38 tables, 28 figures, 11 halftones


Language Policy and Identity Politics in the United States

Ronald Schmidt Sr.

An engaging discussion about the use of English and other languages in the United States

296 pages | 6 x 9 | 14 tables


Laotian Daughters

Working toward Community, Belonging, and Environmental Justice

Bindi Shah

How environmental activism in youth shapes political engagement and citizenship for Laotian American women

216 pages | 6 x 9 | 1 table


Larry Kane's Philadelphia

Larry Kane

A first-hand look at Philadelphia's important events and people

280 pages | 6 x 9 | 52 halftones


Las Hermanas

Chicana/Latina Religious-Political Activism in the U.S. Catholic Church

Lara Medina

The history of a feminist religious movement that mobilized the Chicana/Latina community

232 pages | 5.5 x 8.25 | 10 halftones


Latina Politics, Latino Politics

Gender, Culture, and Political Participation in Boston

Carol Hardy-Fanta

Political organizing by men and women in Boston's Latino community

272 pages | 6 x 9 | 2 figs.