Vagrant Nation

Author: Risa Goluboff
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0190262273
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As Goluboff links the human stories of those arrested to the great controversies of the time, she makes coherent an era that often seems chaotic.

Vagrant Nation

Author: Risa Goluboff
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199768447
Size: 79.45 MB
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"People out of Place reshapes our understanding of the 1960s by telling a previously unknown story about often overlooked criminal laws prohibiting vagrancy.

Vagrant Nation

Author: Risa Goluboff
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0190262265
Size: 25.79 MB
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As Goluboff links the human stories of those arrested to the great controversies of the time, she makes coherent an era that often seems chaotic.

States Of Dependency

Author: Karen M. Tani
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1107076846
Size: 44.61 MB
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This book recounts the transformation of American poor relief in the decades spanning the New Deal and the War on Poverty.

Shantytown Usa

Author: Lisa Goff
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 0674660455
Size: 58.27 MB
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Shantytowns once occupied a central place in America’s urban landscape. Lisa Goff shows how these resourceful dwellings were not merely the byproducts of hardship but potent assertions of self-reliance.

The Workplace Constitution From The New Deal To The New Right

Author: Sophia Z. Lee
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1316061191
Size: 14.62 MB
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Today, most Americans lack constitutional rights on the job. Instead of enjoying free speech or privacy, they can be fired for almost any reason or no reason at all. This book uses history to explain why.

Democracy And The Origins Of The American Regulatory State

Author: Samuel DeCanio
Publisher: Yale University Press
ISBN: 0300216319
Size: 67.77 MB
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Political scientist Samuel DeCanio examines how political elites used high levels of voter ignorance to create a new type of regulatory state with lasting implications for American politics.

American Law

Author: Lawrence M. Friedman
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0190460598
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This book provides an introduction to the American legal system for a broad readership. Its focus is on law in practice, on the role of the law in American society; and how the social context affects the living law of the United States.

A Confederacy Of Dunces

Author: John Kennedy Toole
Publisher: Grove/Atlantic, Inc.
ISBN: 9780802197627
Size: 13.28 MB
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A Confederacy of Dunces is an American comic masterpiece. John Kennedy Toole's hero, one Ignatius J. Reilly, is "huge, obese, fractious, fastidious, a latter-day Gargantua, a Don Quixote of the French Quarter.

Parameters Of Slavic Morphosyntax

Author: Steven Franks
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780195358261
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The book will serve admirably as an introduction to GB theory for Slavic linguists as well as to the range of problems posed by Slavic for general syntacticians.