ISBN-10:
0321101383
ISBN-13:
9780321101389
Pub. Date:
07/31/2002
Publisher:
Longman
Retracing the Past: Readings in the History of the American People, Volume II (Since 1865) / Edition 5

Retracing the Past: Readings in the History of the American People, Volume II (Since 1865) / Edition 5

by Gary B. Nash, Ronald Schultz

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Overview

Retracing the Past is an engaging collection of both primary and secondary sources that emphasizes social history and cultural diversity.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780321101389
Publisher: Longman
Publication date: 07/31/2002
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 304
Product dimensions: 7.52(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.20(d)

Table of Contents

Preface.

 

Acknowledgments.

 

Introduction: Sources and Interpretations.

 

Part I.

1. Past Traces:  Jourdon Anderson, “To My Old Master…” (1865).

Reading:  Eric Foner, African Americans in Public Office During the Era of Reconstruction.

Glossary.

Implications.

2. Past Traces:  Lee Chew, Life of a Chinese Immigrant (1903).

Reading:  Jack Chen, The Chinese Link an Continent and a Nation.

Glossary.

Implications.

3. Past Traces:  The Omaha Platform of the People’s Party (1892).

Reading:  Bruce Palmer, The Southern Populist Critique of American Capitalism.

Glossary.

Implications.

4. *Past Traces: Rose Gollop Cohen: A Young Immigrant in New York City (1918).

*Reading: Elizabeth Ewen, “First Encounters: Immigrant Women in the City.”

Glossary.

Implications.

5. *Past Traces: Richard K. Fox, Coney Island Frolics (1883).

*Reading: David Nasaw, “Talking and Singing Machines, Parlors, and Peep Shows: Popular Amusements in Turn-of-the-Century America.”

Glossary.

Implications.

6. Past Traces:  Red Cloud (1890) and Flying Hawk (1936) on Wounded Knee.

Reading:  Laura Jane Moore, Lozen: An Apache Woman Warrior.

Glossary.

Implications.

Part II.

1. Past Traces:  James T. Rapier, The Agricultural Labor Force in the South (1880).

Reading: Jacqueline Jones, A Bridge of Bent Backs and Laboring Muscles: The Rural South, 1880-1915.

Glossary.

Implications.

2. Past Traces:  John Muir, MountRitter (1911).

Reading:  Peter Wild, John Muir: The Mysteries of Mountains.

Glossary.

Implications.

3. *Past Traces:  The Chinese Exclusion Act (1882).

*Reading:  Judy Yung, “Unbound Feet: Chinese Immigrant Women in Early Twentieth-Century San Francisco.”

Glossary.

Implications.

4. Past Traces:  Advertisements (1925/1927).

Reading:  Mary Murphy, Messenger of the New Age: Station KGIR in Butte.

Glossary.

Implications.

5. Past Traces:  Meridel LeSueur, “The Despair of Unemployed Women” (1932).

Reading: Edward R. Ellis, What the Depression Did to People.

Glossary.

Implications.

6. *Past Traces:  Benny Goodman, “Explaining Swing” (1939).

*Reading:  Lewis A. Erenberg, “The Crowd Goes Wild: The Youth Culture of Swing.”

Glossary.

Implications.

Part III. 

1. Past Traces:  Students for a Democratic Society, Port Huron Statement (1962).

*Reading:  Maurice Isserman/Michael Kazin, “The Making of the 1960s Youth Culture.”

Glossary.

Implications.

2. *Past Traces:  Enriqueta Longeaux y Vásquez, A Chicana Critique of the Chicano Movement (1969).

*Reading: Vicki Ruiz, “Claiming Public Space: Mexican Women in Twentieth-Century America.”

Glossary.

Implications.

3. Past Traces:  Restrictions at Levittown (Late 1940s).

Reading: Kenneth T. Jackson, The Drive-In Culture of Contemporary America.

Glossary.

Implications.

4. Past Traces:  Lyndon B. Johnson, Commencement Address at HowardUniversity (1965).

Reading: Allan J. Matusow, The Vietnam War, the Liberals, and the Overthrow of LBJ.

Glossary.

Implications.

5. Past Traces:  Ione Malloy, Southie Won’t Go (1975).

Reading:  Robin D. G. Kelley, After Civil Rights: The African American Working and Middle Classes.

Glossary.

Implications.

6. Past Traces:  Patricia Morrisroe, Yuppies–the New Class (1985).

Reading: Juliet B. Schor, The Insidious Cycle of Work and Spend.

Glossary.

Implications.

 

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