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Red AppleCommunism and McCarthyism in Cold War New York

Red Apple: Communism and McCarthyism in Cold War New York

Phillip Deery

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780823253685
eISBN:
9780823261246
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823253685.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Set against a backdrop of mounting anticommunism, Red Apple documents the personal, physical, and psychological effects of McCarthyism on six political activists with ties to New York City. From the ... More

The Retreats of ReconstructionRace, Leisure, and the Politics of Segregation at the New Jersey Shore, 1865-1920

The Retreats of Reconstruction: Race, Leisure, and the Politics of Segregation at the New Jersey Shore, 1865-1920

David E. Goldberg

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780823272716
eISBN:
9780823272761
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823272716.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This study examines how the history of de facto segregation at the New Jersey shore—as both a policy and an idea—was connected to competing ideas about the rights of consumers and the economic and ... More

The Routes Not TakenA Trip Through New York City's Unbuilt Subway System

The Routes Not Taken: A Trip Through New York City's Unbuilt Subway System

Joseph B. Raskin

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780823253692
eISBN:
9780823261109
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823253692.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The Routes Not Built discusses the unrealized plans to extend New York City’s subway and commuter rail system beyond the limits of the system as it now exists. It examines the reasons why the transit ... More

Scraping the BarrelThe Military Use of Substandard Manpower, 1860–1960

Scraping the Barrel: The Military Use of Substandard Manpower, 1860–1960

Sanders Marble (ed.)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780823239771
eISBN:
9780823239818
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823239771.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

This book looks at the boundary of military history and disability history. Rather than looking at veterans, it looks at case studies of how armies have defined standard and substandard, and have ... More

So Conceived and So DedicatedIntellectual Life in the Civil War Era North

So Conceived and So Dedicated: Intellectual Life in the Civil War Era North

Lorien Foote and Kanisorn Wongsrichanalai (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780823264476
eISBN:
9780823266609
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823264476.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This edited collection of essays brings together the work of senior and junior scholars to demonstrate how social and cultural tools complement intellectual history. George Fredrickson’s pioneering ... More

Summers with LincolnLooking for the Man in the Monuments

Summers with Lincoln: Looking for the Man in the Monuments

James A. Percoco

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823228959
eISBN:
9780823234981
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823228959.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Across the country, in the middle of busy city squares and hidden on quiet streets, there are nearly 200 statues erected in memory of Abraham Lincoln. No other American has ever been ... More

Süssen Is Now Free of JewsWorld War II, the Holocaust, and Rural Judaism

Süssen Is Now Free of Jews: World War II, the Holocaust, and Rural Judaism

Gilya Gerda Schmidt

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780823243297
eISBN:
9780823243334
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823243297.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Süssen is Now Free of Jews offers a close look at the legacy of two Jewish families in the village of Süssen, Württemberg, from 1902 to 1941. Coincidentally, two very different Jewish men, cattle ... More

This Distracted and Anarchical PeopleNew Answers for Old Questions about the Civil War-Era North

This Distracted and Anarchical People: New Answers for Old Questions about the Civil War-Era North

Andrew L. Slap and Michael Thomas Smith (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780823245680
eISBN:
9780823252664
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823245680.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

While most of the fighting took place in the South, the Civil War profoundly affected the North. As farm boys became soldiers and marched off to battle, social, economic and political changes ... More

Too Great a Burden to BearThe Struggle and Failure of the Freedmen's Bureau in Texas

Too Great a Burden to Bear: The Struggle and Failure of the Freedmen's Bureau in Texas

Christopher B. Bean

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780823268757
eISBN:
9780823271771
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823268757.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

In its brief seven-year existence, the Freedmen’s Bureau became the epicenter of the debate about Reconstruction. Cognizant of its responsibilities, partisans fiercely debated its necessity. ... More

The Twenty-Fifth AmendmentIts Complete History and Application

The Twenty-Fifth Amendment: Its Complete History and Application

John D. Feerick

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780823252008
eISBN:
9780823252879
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823252008.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

This book focuses on the Twenty-Fifth Amendment - its meaning, legislative history, and applications. The Amendment has been criticized as vague and undemocratic. It has been praised for making ... More

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