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One-Eyed Science

Occupational Health and Women Workers

Karen Messing

A provocative look at why researchers are blind to the health problems of women workers

264 pages | 5.5 x 8.2 | 18 tables, 1 figs.


Opera Muliebria

Women and Work in Medieval Europe

David Herlihy

Vividly demonstrates that the subordination of women within a household economy was specifically the product of the late Middle Ages

159 pages | 13 tables, 8 figs.


Oral History and Public Memories

Edited by Linda Shopes and Paula Hamilton

Understanding how individual perspectives on history build collective memory

320 pages | 6 x 9 | 15 halftones


Ordinary Lives

Platoon 1005 and the Vietnam War

W. D. Ehrhart

A poet's search for his 1966 Marine platoon

344 pages | 6 x 9


Ordinary Poverty

A Little Food and Cold Storage

William DiFazio

A biting chronicle of the life of the working poor in the wake of welfare reform

232 pages | 6 x 9


Organizing Access to Capital

Advocacy and the Democratization of Financial Institutions

Edited by Gregory D. Squires

Gaining financial equality through community activism

248 pages | 7 x 10 | 1 figure, 1-2 maps


Organizing Asian American Labor

The Pacific Coast Canned-Salmon Industry, 1870-1942

Chris Friday

Asian and Asian American workers resist oppression and shape their own lives

296 pages | 6 x 9 | 6 tables, 6 halftones


Organizing In Hard Times

Labor and Neighborhoods In Hartford

Louise B. Simmons

One of America's poorest cities copes with economic restructuring

200 pages | 5.5 x 8.25 | 1 figs.



Asian Americans in Popular Culture

Robert G. Lee

A compelling study of how the label "oriental" came into being

288 pages | 6 x 9


The Origins of Capitalism and the "Rise of the West"

Eric H. Mielants

The origins of capitalism can be found in the Middle Ages

256 pages | 6 x 9


The Origins of Southern Sharecropping

Edward Royce

Revised perspective on sharecropping

288 pages | 5.5 x 8.25


"Other Sheep I Have"

The Autobiography of Father Paul M. Washington

Paul M. Washington with David Mcl. Gracie

An inner-city Episcopal priest shares a lifetime of fighting for civil and women's rights

280 pages | 5.5 x 8.25 | 29 halftones


Out in the South

Edited by Carlos L. Dews, and Carolyn Leste Law

An absorbing collection of writings about gay and lesbian life in the South

256 pages | 7 x 10


Out in the Union

A Labor History of Queer America

Miriam Frank

A groundbreaking history of queer activists who advanced the causes of labor organizing and LGBT rights

240 pages | 6 x 9


Out of the Jungle

Jimmy Hoffa and the Remaking of the American Working Class

Thaddeus Russell

A provocative and controversial account of the rise of Jimmy Hoffa

296 pages | 6 x 9 | 15 halftones