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ArchitectsPortraits of a Practice

Architects: Portraits of a Practice

Thomas Yarrow

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781501738494
eISBN:
9781501738500
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501738494.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

In a large room, on the third floor of an old woollen mill in the South West of England, nine architects spend most of their working lives, designing buildings and overseeing their construction. ... More

City of Big ShouldersA History of Chicago

City of Big Shoulders: A History of Chicago

Robert G. Spinney

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781501749599
eISBN:
9781501748356
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501749599.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This book links key events in Chicago's development, from its marshy origins in the 1600s to today's robust metropolis. The book presents Chicago in terms of the people whose lives made the city–from ... More

Clearing the AirThe Rise and Fall of Smoking in the Workplace

Clearing the Air: The Rise and Fall of Smoking in the Workplace

Gregory Wood

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781501704826
eISBN:
9781501706349
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501704826.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This book examines smoking's importance to the social and cultural history of working people in twentieth-century United States. Now that most workplaces in the United States are smoke-free, it may ... More

Confessions of a Free Speech LawyerCharlottesville and the Politics of Hate

Confessions of a Free Speech Lawyer: Charlottesville and the Politics of Hate

Rodney A. Smolla

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781501749650
eISBN:
9781501749674
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501749650.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This personal and frank book offers an insider's view on the violent confrontations in Charlottesville during the “summer of hate.” Blending memoir, courtroom drama, and a consideration of the ... More

Contingent CitizensShifting Perceptions of Latter-day Saints in American Political Culture

Contingent Citizens: Shifting Perceptions of Latter-day Saints in American Political Culture

Spencer W. McBride, Brent M. Rogers, and Keith A. Erekson (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781501716737
eISBN:
9781501716744
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501716737.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This book features fourteen chapters that track changes in the ways Americans have perceived the Latter-day Saints since the 1830s. From presidential politics, to political violence, to the ... More

The Greek Orthodox Church in AmericaA Modern History

The Greek Orthodox Church in America: A Modern History

Alexander Kitroeff

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781501749438
eISBN:
9781501749452
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501749438.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This sweeping history shows how the Greek Orthodox Church in America has functioned as much more than a religious institution, becoming the focal point in the lives of the country's million-plus ... More

The Imperial ChurchCatholic Founding Fathers and United States Empire

The Imperial Church: Catholic Founding Fathers and United States Empire

Katherine D. Moran

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781501748813
eISBN:
9781501748837
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501748813.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Through a fascinating discussion of religion's role in the rhetoric of American civilizing empire, this book undertakes an exploration of how Catholic mission histories served as a useful reference ... More

The Racial Politics of DivisionInterethnic Struggles for Legitimacy in Multicultural Miami

The Racial Politics of Division: Interethnic Struggles for Legitimacy in Multicultural Miami

Monika Gosin

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781501738234
eISBN:
9781501738258
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501738234.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

The Politics of Division deconstructs antagonistic discourses that circulated in local Miami press between African-Americans, “white” Cubans, and “black” Cubans during the 1980 Mariel Boatlift and ... More

Robber Barons and Wretched RefuseEthnic and Class Dynamics during the Era of American Industrialization

Robber Barons and Wretched Refuse: Ethnic and Class Dynamics during the Era of American Industrialization

Robert F. Zeidel

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781501748318
eISBN:
9781501748332
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501748318.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This book explores the connection between the so-called robber barons who led American big businesses during the Gilded Age and Progressive Era and the immigrants who composed many of their ... More

Undermining Racial JusticeHow One University Embraced Inclusion and Inequality

Undermining Racial Justice: How One University Embraced Inclusion and Inequality

Matthew Johnson

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781501748585
eISBN:
9781501748592
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501748585.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Over the last sixty years, administrators on college campuses nationwide have responded to black campus activists by making racial inclusion and inequality compatible. This bold argument is at the ... More

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