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Guardians of the Black Working Class: Labor and Racial Politics in Postwar San Francisco
“Guardians of the Black Working Class” tells two intersecting stories of postwar urban America. First and foremost, it examines the impact of the “Second Great Migration” on San Francisco and in particular the way in which ...
Colonial Logics: Agricultural, Commercial, & Moral Experiments in the Making of French Senegal, 1763-1870
This dissertation examines the development of French colonial practices in northern Senegambia between 1763 and 1870 to explain the colony of Senegal’s transition from a series of small trading posts to a territory brought ...
A New Deal Everyday: Civic Authority and Federal Policy in Chicago and Los Angeles,1930-1940
This dissertation is a comparative history of local politics in Chicago and Los Angeles during the Great Depression. The project shows how New Deal agencies such as the Federal Emergency Relief Administration, National ...
Carl McIntire, the American Council of Christian Churches, and the Politics of Protestant Fundamentalism
This dissertation explores the intersection between religious belief and public action among Protestant fundamentalists associated with the American Council of Christian Churches (ACCC) during the middle decades of the ...