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After the VoteFeminist Politics in La Guardia's New York

After the Vote: Feminist Politics in La Guardia's New York

Elisabeth Israels Perry

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780199341849
eISBN:
9780190948542
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199341849.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, Political History

Soon after his first inauguration in 1934, New York City mayor Fiorello La Guardia began appointing women into his administration. By the end of his three terms he had installed almost a hundred ... More

Beyond the Cold WarLyndon Johnson and the New Global Challenges of the 1960s

Beyond the Cold War: Lyndon Johnson and the New Global Challenges of the 1960s

Francis J. Gavin and Mark Atwood Lawrence (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199790692
eISBN:
9780199395521
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199790692.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, Political History

In writing about international affairs in the 1960s, historians have naturally focused on the Cold War. Only recently have scholars begun to realize that there is another history of international ... More

Camelot and CanadaCanadian-American Relations in the Kennedy Era

Camelot and Canada: Canadian-American Relations in the Kennedy Era

Asa McKercher

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780190605056
eISBN:
9780190605087
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190605056.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, Political History

John F. Kennedy’s thousand days as president coincided not only with the crisis years of the Cold War, but also with the most fractious period in the Canada–United States relationship since the War ... More

The Four FreedomsFranklin D. Roosevelt and the Evolution of an American Idea

The Four Freedoms: Franklin D. Roosevelt and the Evolution of an American Idea

Jeffrey A. Engel (ed.)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780199376216
eISBN:
9780190459192
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199376216.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, Political History

This book is a new look at one of the most influential presidential addresses ever delivered, and explores how each of Roosevelt’s freedoms evolved over time, for Americans and for the wider world. ... More

Great Power RisingTheodore Roosevelt and the Politics of U.S. Foreign Policy

Great Power Rising: Theodore Roosevelt and the Politics of U.S. Foreign Policy

John M. Thompson

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780190859954
eISBN:
9780190935351
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190859954.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, Political History

This book examines the relationship between domestic politics and Theodore Roosevelt’s foreign policy. It argues that, in spite of the complicated nature of the US system, with its overlapping ... More

A House in the SunModern Architecture and Solar Energy in the Cold War

A House in the Sun: Modern Architecture and Solar Energy in the Cold War

Daniel Barber

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780199394012
eISBN:
9780190274467
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199394012.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, Political History

A House in the Sun describes experiments in solar house heating in American architectural, engineering, political, economic, and corporate contexts from the beginning of World War II until the late ... More

Making the American CenturyEssays on the Political Culture of Twentieth Century America

Making the American Century: Essays on the Political Culture of Twentieth Century America

Bruce J. Schulman (ed.)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199845392
eISBN:
9780199365104
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199845392.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, Political History

In this book, a collection of distinguished historians revisit and revise many of the settled verities of American political history. Blurring the boundaries between political, cultural, and economic ... More

The Other Rights RevolutionConservative Lawyers and the Remaking of American Government

The Other Rights Revolution: Conservative Lawyers and the Remaking of American Government

Jefferson Decker

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780190467302
eISBN:
9780190600587
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190467302.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, Political History

In the mid-1970s, a group of politically conservative lawyers formed a network of nonprofit, public-interest law firms and began to challenge liberal government in the courts. These attorneys tried ... More

Politics of the PantryHousewives, Food, and Consumer Protest in Twentieth-Century America

Politics of the Pantry: Housewives, Food, and Consumer Protest in Twentieth-Century America

Emily E. LB. Twarog

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780190685591
eISBN:
9780190685621
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190685591.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, Political History

This book examines the rise and fall of the American housewife as a political constituency group and explores the relationship between the domestic sphere and the formation of political identity. ... More

A Superpower TransformedThe Remaking of American Foreign Relations in the 1970s

A Superpower Transformed: The Remaking of American Foreign Relations in the 1970s

Daniel J. Sargent

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780195395471
eISBN:
9780199393633
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195395471.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, Political History

During the 1970s, new forces-especially globalization and the rise of a transnational movement for human rights-transformed the postwar international order. This book explains how American ... More

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