American Worlds 

Caribbean New Orleans

Combining Atlantic and imperial perspectives, Caribbean New Orleans offers a lively portrait of the city and a probing investigation of the French colonists who established racial slavery there as well as the African slaves who were forced...

The Experts' War on Poverty

In the critically acclaimed La Fin de la Pauverté?, Romain D. Huret identifies a network of experts who were dedicated to the post-World War II battle against poverty in the United States. John Angell's translation of Huret's work brings to...

Invertir en lo sagrado

El equipo de investigación Investir dans le sacré/Invertir en lo sagrado se propone indagar sobre la intervención de los seglares en la fundación, el financiamiento y la gestión de instituciones religiosas. El objetivo es compensar una carencia de...

First Americans

A forgotten history that explores how army veterans returning to reservation life after World War I transformed Native American identity.Drawing from archival sources and oral histories, Thomas Grillot demonstrates how the relationship between...

Gold and Freedom

Historians have long treated Reconstruction primarily as a southern concern isolated from broader national political developments. Yet at its core, Reconstruction was a battle for the legacy of the Civil War that would determine the political fate...