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Angels of MercyWhite Women and the History of New York's Colored Orphan Asylum

Angels of Mercy: White Women and the History of New York's Colored Orphan Asylum

William Seraile

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823234196
eISBN:
9780823240838
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823234196.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

This book uncovers the history of the Colored Orphan Asylum, founded in New York City in 1836 as the nation's first orphanage for African American children — a remarkable institution that is still in ... More

As Bad as They Say?Three Decades of Teaching in the Bronx

As Bad as They Say?: Three Decades of Teaching in the Bronx

Janet Grossbach Mayer

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823234165
eISBN:
9780823240814
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823234165.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

Rundown, vermin-infested buildings; rigid, slow-to-react bureaucratic systems; children from broken homes and declining communities. How can a teacher succeed? How does a student not only survive but ... More

Chancellorsville and the GermansNativism, Ethnicity, and Civil War Memory

Chancellorsville and the Germans: Nativism, Ethnicity, and Civil War Memory

Christian B. Keller

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823226504
eISBN:
9780823234899
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823226504.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

Often called Lee's greatest triumph, the battle of Chancellorsville decimated the Union Eleventh Corps, composed of large numbers of German-speaking volunteers. Poorly deployed, the ... More

Civil Rights in New York CityFrom World War II to the Giuliani Era

Civil Rights in New York City: From World War II to the Giuliani Era

Clarence Taylor (ed.)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823232895
eISBN:
9780823240876
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823232895.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

Since the 1960s, most U.S. history has been written as if the civil rights movement were primarily or entirely a Southern history. This book joins a growing body of scholarship that demonstrates the ... More

Confederate PhoenixRebel Children and Their Families in South Carolina

Confederate Phoenix: Rebel Children and Their Families in South Carolina

Edmund L. Drago

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823229376
eISBN:
9780823234912
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823229376.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

This book tells a story of white children and their families in the most militant Southern state in the United States (the state where the Civil War erupted). Drawing on a rich array of sources, many ... More

The Diary of Prisoner 17326A Boy's Life in a Japanese Labor Camp

The Diary of Prisoner 17326: A Boy's Life in a Japanese Labor Camp

John K. Stutterheim

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780823231508
eISBN:
9780823250745
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823231508.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

In this moving memoir a young man comes of age in an age of violence, brutality, and war. Recounting his experiences during the Japanese occupation of the Dutch East Indies, this account brings to ... More

Fifth Avenue FamousThe Extraordinary Story of Music at St. Patrick's Cathedral

Fifth Avenue Famous: The Extraordinary Story of Music at St. Patrick's Cathedral

Salvatore Basile

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823231874
eISBN:
9780823234929
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823231874.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

Since its inception more than 125 years ago, the Cathedral Choir of St. Patrick's Cathedral has been considered the gold standard of liturgical music—an example of artistic excellence ... More

Fordham University School of LawA History

Fordham University School of Law: A History

Robert J. Kaczorowski

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780823239559
eISBN:
9780823239597
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823239559.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

In this engaging, erudite new book, Robert J. Kaczorowski, Director of the Condon Institute of Legal History, immerses readers in the story of Fordham Law School from the day it opened its doors in ... More

Freedwomen and the Freedmen's BureauRace, Gender, and Public Policy in the Age of Emancipation

Freedwomen and the Freedmen's Bureau: Race, Gender, and Public Policy in the Age of Emancipation

Mary J. Farmer-Kaiser

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823232116
eISBN:
9780823234943
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823232116.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

Established by Congress in early 1865, the Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands—more commonly known as “the Freedmen's Bureau”—assumed the Herculean task of overseeing ... More

In the Name of ItalyNation, Family, and Patriotism in a Fascist Court

In the Name of Italy: Nation, Family, and Patriotism in a Fascist Court

Maura Hametz

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780823243396
eISBN:
9780823243433
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823243396.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

Through the lens of the court case of Luigia Paulovich, a legal appeal filed with Administrative Court of the Council of State against the Prefect of Trieste in 1931, In the Name of Italy: Nation, ... More

Italian Women and International Cold War Politics, 1944-1968

Italian Women and International Cold War Politics, 1944-1968

Wendy Pojmann

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780823245604
eISBN:
9780823252688
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823245604.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

The women of the Socialist/Communist Unione Donne Italiane and the lay Catholic Centro Italiano Femminile are the protagonists in this study that examines the relationship between national Italian ... More

Miracle on High StreetThe Rise, Fall and Resurrection of St. Benedict's Prep in Newark,
            N.J.

Miracle on High Street: The Rise, Fall and Resurrection of St. Benedict's Prep in Newark, N.J.

Thomas A. McCabe

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823233106
eISBN:
9780823234950
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823233106.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

Just outside downtown Newark, New Jersey, sits an abbey and school. For more than 150 years Benedictine monks have lived, worked, and prayed on High Street, a once-grand thoroughfare ... More

Raised by the ChurchGrowing up in New York City's Catholic Orphanages

Raised by the Church: Growing up in New York City's Catholic Orphanages

Edward Rohs

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780823240227
eISBN:
9780823240265
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823240227.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

This book chronicles the extraordinary life of Ed Rohs, a bright, mischievous boy who was raised in five institutions of the Catholic orphanage system in postwar Brooklyn, New York, from infancy in ... More

The Rat That Got AwayA Bronx Memoir

The Rat That Got Away: A Bronx Memoir

Allen Jones

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823231027
eISBN:
9780823240821
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823231027.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

This is the story of Allen Jones and his odyssey from the streets of the Bronx to a life as a professional athlete and banker in Europe, but it is also provides a unique vantage point on the history ... More

War in WorcesterYouth and the Apartheid State

War in Worcester: Youth and the Apartheid State

Pamela Reynolds

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780823243099
eISBN:
9780823250790
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823243099.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

The book is about youth fighting for freedom and a state's retaliation. It is about the young not consenting to the kind of adulthood on offer under a particular political dispensation. It is about ... More

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