The inequalities that persist in America have deep historical roots. Evelyn Nakano Glenn untangles this complex history in a unique comparative regional study from the end of Reconstruction to the eve of World War II. During this era the country experienced enormous social and economic changes with the abolition of slavery, rapid territorial expansion, and massive immigration, and struggled over the meaning of free labor and the essence of citizenship as people who previously had been excluded sought the promise of economic freedom and full political rights.
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(235mm x 155mm x 21mm)
Harvard University Press
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Author Biography - Evelyn Glenn
Evelyn Nakano Glenn is Professor of Women's Studies and Ethnic Studies at the University of California, Berkeley.