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New and Notable—National Museum of American History Library

The Libraries would like to highlight some recent new and diverse titles that have come into the National Museum of American History Library.

Guadalupe in New York: devotion and the struggle for citizenship rights among Mexican immigrants. Alyshia Gálvez. New York University Press, c2010.

On citizenship, membership, and the right to have rights — Los Comit's Guadalupanos and Asociación Tepeyac: their formation and context — Our Lady of Guadalupe: the image and its circulation — El viacrucis del inmigrante and other public processions — La antorcha Guadalupana/the Guadalupan torch run: messengers for a people divided by the border — Conclusion: Citizenship for immigrants — Appendix: A note on methodology and the use of pseudonyms.

Subject: Mary, Blessed Virgin, Saint — Devotion to — New York — New York. Mexican Americans — New York — New York — Religion. Guadalupe, Our Lady of. Citizenship — United States. Civil rights — United States. Emigration and immigration — Religious aspects — Christianity. United States — Emigration and immigration. BR563.M49 G35 2010

Hispanic reflections on the American landscape: identifying and interpreting Hispanic heritage = Reflejos hispanos en el paisaje americano: identificación e interpretación de la herencia hispana. Brian D. Joyner. U.S. Dept. of the Interior, 2009.

Issued tête-bêche, each part with separate t.p. One side of book is the 99 page text in English, the other side is the 113 page text in Spanish.

Subject: Historic sites — United States. Hispanic Americans. United States — Civilization — Hispanic influences. E184.S75 J69 2009

Minority victory: gilded age politics and the front porch campaign of 1888. Charles W. Calhoun. University Press of Kansas, c2008.

Table of contents

Subject: Harrison, Benjamin, 1833-1901. Cleveland, Grover, 1837-1908. Presidents — United States — Election — 1888. Political campaigns — United States — History — 19th century. Rhetoric — Political aspects — United States — History — 19th century. Tariff — United States — History — 19th century. Protectionism — United States — History — 19th century. United States — Politics and government — 1885-1889. United States — Commercial policy — History — 19th century. E700 .C35 2008

The nature of New York: an environmental history of the Empire State. David Stradling. Cornell University Press, 2010.

This comes of settling a country: European colonization and the market's arrival — This wilderness becomes a fertile plain: engineering the Empire State — We are still in Eden: romanticism, tourism, and the power of culture — Tainted and unwholesome atmospheres: urban environments, government, and reform — A sound conservation program: Theodore Roosevelt, Franklin Roosevelt, and the power of individuals — Tracing man's progress in making the planet uninhabitable: environmental interest groups and postwar threats — We live in this filth: the urban crisis, environmental justice, and threats from beyond — Epilogue: finding places in history.

Subject: Human ecology — New York (State) — History. Environmentalism — New York (State) — History. New York (State) — Environmental conditions. GF504.N7 S77 2010


Eating, drinking, and visiting in the South: an informal history. Joe Gray Taylor; with a new introduction by John Egerton. Louisiana State University Press, 2008

Subject: Food habits — Southern States — History. Drinking customs — Southern States — History. Dinners and dining — Southern States — History. Southern States — Social life and customs. GT2853.U5 T39 2008


Corporate wasteland: the landscape and memory of deindustrialization. Steven High & David W. Lewis. IRL Press, 2007.

Table of contents

Subject: Deindustrialization — United States. Deindustrialization — Canada. Plant shutdowns — United States. Plant shutdowns — Canada. Industrial sites — United States. Industrial sites — Canada. Industrial buildings — United States. Industrial buildings — Canada. HD5708.55.U6 H54 2007

At the altar of the bottom line: the degradation of work in the 21st century. Tom Juravich. University of Massachusetts Press, c2009.

Stressed: customer service representatives at Verizon — Exploited: cutting fish in New Bedford — Exhausted: nursing at Boston Medical — Abandoned: the closing of Jones Beloit.

Subject: Labor — Social aspects — United States. Working class — United States. Quality of work life — United States. Work environment — United States. Industrial sociology — United States. HD8072.5 .J87 2009

Imaginary lines: border enforcement and the origins of undocumented immigration, 1882-1930. Patrick Ettinger. University of Texas Press, 2009.

The menaces without: immigrant aliens and the origins of immigration restrictions — Diverted streams: discovering a permeable border, 1882-1891 — Drawing the lines: blueprints for immigration enforcement on the borders, 1891-1910 — Erasing the lines: immigrant ingenuity on the U.S.-Mexico border, 1895-1910 — Northward bound: Mexican immigrants, migrants, and refugees at the border, 1900-1921 — The sisyphean task: origins of the modern border — An imaginary line: change and continuity on the U.S.-Mexico border. Subject: Immigration enforcement — United States — History — 19th century. Illegal aliens — United States — History — 19th century. Illegal aliens — Government policy — United States. United States — Emigration and immigration — History — 19th century. United States — Emigration and immigration — Government policy. Mexico — Emigration and immigration — History — 19th century. Mexican-American Border Region — Emigration and immigration — History — 19th century. JV6453 .E88 2009

Artifice and design: art and technology in human experience. Barry Allen. Cornell University Press, 2008.

Introduction: Art and technology in human experience — The human — The technical — The aesthetic — Technology — Art.

Subject: Art and technology — Philosophy. Technology — Aesthetics. Technology — Philosophy. Art — Philosophy. Bridges — Design and construction. N72.T4 A46 2008

Baltimore's alley houses: homes for working people since the 1780s. Mary Ellen Hayward. Johns Hopkins University Press, 2008.

Publisher description Antebellum free blacks — The Irish — German Baltimore — The Bohemians — African-American neighborhoods of 1880s Baltimore — The reformers.

Subject: Row houses — Maryland — Baltimore. Architecture, Domestic — Maryland — Baltimore. Working class — Dwellings — Maryland — Baltimore. Alleys — Maryland — Baltimore. Baltimore (Md.) — Buildings, structures, etc. NA7238.B3 H39 2008

Engineering play: a cultural history of children's software. Mizuko Ito. MIT Press, c2009.

Academics — Entertainment — Construction — Conclusion.

Subject: Children's software — Development — History — United States. Computer-assisted instruction — United States. Computers and children — United States. Entertainment computing — United States. QA76.76.C54 I86 2009

The alchemy of air: a Jewish genius, a doomed tycoon, and the scientific discovery that fed the world but fueled the rise of Hitler. Thomas Hager. Harmony Books, c2008.

Subject: Haber, Fritz, 1868-1934. Bosch, Carl, 1874-1940. Chemists — Germany — Biography. Nitrogen fertilizers — History — 20th century. Technological innovations — History — 20th century. QD21 .H26 2008

Death in a small package: a short history of anthrax. Susan D. Jones. Johns Hopkins University Press, 2010.

Infectivity and fear: charbon and the cursed fields — Availability: understanding the germ of anthrax — Transmission: anthrax enters the factory — Casualty effectiveness: war and anthrax — Resistance: anthrax, the modern laboratory, and the environment — Detection and verification: the weapon and the disease — Epilogue stories about anthrax.

Subject: Anthrax — History. Biological weapons — History. QR201.A6 J66 2010

Ditch of dreams: the Cross Florida Barge Canal and the struggle for Florida's future. Steven Noll and David Tegeder; foreword by Raymond Arsenault and Gary R. Mormino. University Press of Florida, c2009.

Subject: Carr, Marjorie Harris. Canals — Florida — Design and construction — History. Environmentalism — Florida — History. Marjorie Harris Carr Cross Florida Greenway (Fla.) — History. Florida — Economic conditions. Oklawaha River (Fla.) — Environmental conditions. Florida — Environmental conditions. Florida — Politics and government — 1865-1950. Florida — Politics and government — 1951. TC624.F6 N65 2009

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