Facing the New Millennium
The books, articles, films, and websites in this section will enhance the materials included on our website for this era of American history. Many of the books are by the historians whose essays and lectures you have read and listened to here and offer in-depth studies of the topics that have caught your interest. The websites and other resources open new ways to explore American history and take advantage of new interpretations and new technologies to enhance classroom or at-home learning.
Tushnet, Mark V. A Court Divided: The Rehnquist Court and the Future of Constitutional Law. New York: Norton, 2005.
Rubenstein, James M. Making and Selling Cars: Innovation and Change in the U.S. Automotive Industry. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2001.
Pemberton, Cynthia Lee A. More Than a Game: One Woman’s Fight for Gender Equity in Sport. Boston: Northeastern University Press, 2002.
Foner, Nancy, ed. New Immigrants in New York. New York: Columbia University Press, 2001.
Reimers, David M. Still the Golden Door: The Third World Comes to America. 2nd ed. New York: Columbia University Press, 1992.
Maynard, Micheline. The End of Detroit: How the Big Three Lost Their Grip on the American Car Market. New York: Currency/Doubleday, 2003.
Klein, Joe. The Natural: The Misunderstood Presidency of Bill Clinton. New York: Doubleday, 2002.
Yarbrough, Tinsley E. The Rehnquist Court and the Constitution. New York: Oxford University Press, 2000.
Halberstam, David. War in a Time of Peace: Bush, Clinton, and the Generals. New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons, 2001.
Recommended Resources from Other Sub-Eras
Brown, Ruth Murray. For a “Christian America”: A History of the Religious Right. Amherst, NY: Prometheus Books, 2002.
Maveety, Nancy. Justice Sandra Day O’Connor: Strategist on the Supreme Court. Lanham, MD: Rowman and Littlefield, 1996.
Clift, Eleanor, and Tom Brazaitis. Madam President: Women Blazing the Leadership Trail. New York: Routledge, 2003.
Hauser, Thomas. Muhammad Ali in Perspective. San Francisoco: HarperCollins, 1996.
Rosenberg, Norman L. Protecting the Best Men: An Interpretive History of the Law of Libel. Chapel Hill: The University of North Carolina Press, 1986.
Biskupic, Joan. Sandra Day O’Connor: How the First Woman on the Supreme Court Became Its Most Influential Justice. New York: ECCO, 2005.
McFeatters, Ann Carey. Sandra Day O’Connor: Justice in the Balance. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 2005.
Garrow, David J. “The Helms Attack on King.” Southern Exposure 12, no. 2 (1984): 12–15.
Delbanco, Andrew. The Real American Dream: A Meditation on Hope. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1999.