Summary: "At a time when print media reigned supreme and newspapers were legion, Dorothy Thompson, John Gunther, Vincent Sheean, and Rayna Raphaelson Prohme impulsively left their homes to reinvent themselves as international journalists and adopt the power of thepress as their own. In Fighting Words, acclaimed historian Nancy Cott follows these four largely unknown young Americans to reveal how foreign...
Publisher / Publication Date: Basic Books 2020
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 070.922 COT
Contents: The tried and the true: Native American women confronting colonization / John Demos -- The colonial mosaic: 1600-1760 / Jane Kamensky -- The limits of independence: 1760-1800 / Marylynn Salmon -- Breaking new ground: 1800-1848 / Michael Goldberg -- An unfinished battle: 1848-1865 / Harriet Sigerman -- Laborers for liberty: 1865-1890 / Harriet Sigerman -- New paths to power: 1890-1920 / Karen...
Publisher / Publication Date: Oxford University Press 2000