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Until the Fires Stopped Burning9/11 and New York City in the Words and Experiences of Survivors and Witnesses

Until the Fires Stopped Burning: 9/11 and New York City in the Words and Experiences of Survivors and Witnesses

Charles Strozier

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231158985
eISBN:
9780231529921
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231158985.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

The author's college lost sixty-eight alumni in the tragedy of 9/11, and the many courses the author has taught on terrorism and related topics since have attracted dozens of survivors and family ... More

Upsetting the Apple CartBlack-Latino Coalitions in New York City from Protest to Public Office

Upsetting the Apple Cart: Black-Latino Coalitions in New York City from Protest to Public Office

Frederick Opie

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231149402
eISBN:
9780231520355
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231149402.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

The book surveys the history of black-Latino coalitions in New York City from 1959 to 1989. In those years, African American and Latino Progressives organized, mobilized, and transformed ... More

Voices from IraqA People's History, 2003-2009

Voices from Iraq: A People's History, 2003-2009

Mark Kukis

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231156929
eISBN:
9780231527569
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231156929.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

Featuring the testimony of close to seventy Iraqis from all walks of life, this book builds a chronological history unmatched for its insight and revelations. Here is a history of the war in Iraq as ... More

Winnebago NationThe RV in American Culture

Winnebago Nation: The RV in American Culture

James Twitchell

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231167789
eISBN:
9780231537650
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231167789.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This book takes a light-hearted look at the culture and industry behind the yearning to spend the night in one's car. For the young the roadtrip is a coming-of-age ceremony; for those later in life ... More

Wiring the WorldThe Social and Cultural Creation of Global Telegraph Networks

Wiring the World: The Social and Cultural Creation of Global Telegraph Networks

Simone M. Müller

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780231174329
eISBN:
9780231540261
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231174329.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

The successful laying of a transatlantic cable in 1866 remade world communications. A message could travel across the ocean in minutes, shrinking the space between continents, cultures, and nations. ... More

Women in IraqPast Meets Present

Women in Iraq: Past Meets Present

Noga Efrati

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231158145
eISBN:
9780231530248
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231158145.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This book outlines the first social and political history of women in Iraq during the periods of British occupation and the British-backed Hashemite monarchy (1917–1958). It traces the harsh and ... More

Workers, Unions, and Global CapitalismLessons from India

Workers, Unions, and Global Capitalism: Lessons from India

Rohini Hensman

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231148009
eISBN:
9780231519564
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231148009.001.0001
Subject:
History, Indian History

While it's easy to blame globalization for shrinking job opportunities, dangerous declines in labor standards, and a host of related discontents, the “flattening” of the world has also created ... More

Writing the Mughal WorldStudies on Culture and Politics

Writing the Mughal World: Studies on Culture and Politics

Sanjay Subrahmanyam and Muzaffar Alam

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231158114
eISBN:
9780231527903
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231158114.001.0001
Subject:
History, Indian History

Between the mid-sixteenth and early nineteenth century, the Mughal Empire was an Indo-Islamic dynasty that ruled as far as Bengal in the east and Kabul in the west, as high as Kashmir in the north ... More

Your Friend Forever, A. LincolnThe Enduring Friendship of Abraham Lincoln and Joshua Speed

Your Friend Forever, A. Lincoln: The Enduring Friendship of Abraham Lincoln and Joshua Speed

Charles B. Strozier

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780231171328
eISBN:
9780231541305
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231171328.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

On April 15, 1837, a “long, gawky” Abraham Lincoln walked into Joshua Speed’s dry-goods store in Springfield, Illinois, and asked what it would cost to buy the materials for a bed. Speed said ... More

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