Hochschild, Adam

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American Midnight: The Great War, a Violent Peace, and Democracy’s Forgotten Crisis

During the United States’ current tumultuous times, it is important to remember and revisit the forgotten injustices of the previous century. Hochschild succinctly does so here.

Rebel Cinderella: Rose Pastor Stokes: Sweatshop Immigrant, Aristocrat’s Wife, Socialist Crusader

Lucidly written and painstakingly researched, this is a joy to read, cementing Pastor in her rightful place with other progressive figures of the time.

Lessons from a Dark Time and Other Essays

A necessary look at a past that feels uncomfortably familiar. One is left to wonder how future essayists in Hochschild's circle will view the world we currently inhabit.

Spain in Our Hearts: Americans in the Spanish Civil War, 1936–1939

The author's focus on the experiences of U.S. compatriots will pique readers' attention. Even those who have read other books on the Spanish Civil War will find much that is new in this fine history. [See Prepub Alert, 9/28/15.]

To End All Wars

This book shares a similar thesis with David Stevenson's Cataclysm: The First World War as Political Tragedy and will be appreciated by anyone interested in the history of World War I or the stories of war dissenters.

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