The Human Machinery of War

The Human Machinery of War: Disability on the Front Lines and the Factory Floor, 1941-1945
Further Reading

Anderson, Karen.  Wartime Women: Sex Roles, Family Relations, and the Status of Women during World War II.  Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press, 1981.

Adams, Michael C. C. The Best War Ever: America and World War II.  Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1994.

Berkowitz, Edward D. Disabled Policy: America’s Programs for the Handicapped.  Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1987.

______.  “Growth of the U.S. Social Welfare System in the Post-World II Era: The UMW, Rehabilitation, and The Federal Government.”  Research in Economic History 5 (1980): 233-247.

______.  Rehabilitation: The Federal Government’s Response to Disability, 1935-1954.  New York: Arno Press, 1980.

Blum, John Morton. V Was for Victory: Politics and American Culture During World War II. New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1976.

Buchanan, Robert M. Illusions of Equality: Deaf Americans in School and Factory, 1850-1950. Washington, D. C.: Gallaudet University Press, 1999.

Burch, Susan.  Signs of Resistance: American Deaf Cultural History, 1900 to World War II. New York: New York University Press, 2002.

Cobble, Dorothy Sue.  The Other Women’s Movement: Workplace Justice and Social Rights in Modern America.  Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2004.

Cowdrey, Albert E.  Fighting for Life: American Military Medicine in World War II.  New York: The Free Press, 1994.

Derickson, Alan.  Black Lung: Anatomy of a Public Health Disaster.  Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1998. 

Dubofsky, Melvyn, and Warren Van Tine.  John L. Lewis: A Biography.  New York:             Quadrangle, 1977.

Gerber, David A, ed.  Disabled Veterans in History. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2000.

Hartmann, Susan M.  The Home Front and Beyond: American Women in the 1940s.  Boston: Twayne Publishers, 1982.

Hartmann, Susan M.  “Prescriptions for Penelope: Literature on women’s obligations to returning World War II veterans.”  Women’s Studies 5 (1978): 223-239

Jefferson, Robert F.  “Enabled Courage”: Race, Disability, and Black World War II Veterans in Postwar America.  The Historian 65 (September 2003): 1102-1124.

Kennedy, David M.  Freedom from Fear: The American People in Depression and War, 1929-1945. New York: Oxford University Press, 1999.

Kersten, Andrew E. Labor’s Home Front: The American Federation of Labor during
World War II.  New York: New York University Press, 2006.

Kessler-Harris, Alice.  Out to Work: A History of Wage-Earning Women in the United States.  Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1982.

Lichtenstein, Nelson. Labor's War At Home: The CIO in World War II. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1982.

Longmore, Paul K.   Why I Burned My Book and Other Essays on Disability.  Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 2003.

Longmore, Paul K., and Lauri Umansky, eds.  The New Disability History: American
Perspectives.  New York: New York University Press, 2001.

Mulcahy, Richard P.  A Social Contract for the Coal Fields: The Rise and Fall of the United Mine Workers of America Welfare and Retirement Fund.  Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press, 2000.

O’Brien, Ruth.  Crippled Justice: The History of Modern Disability Policy in the Workplace. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2001.

Patterson, James T. Grand Expectations: The United States, 1945-1974. New York: Oxford University Press, 1996.

Rivas-Rodriguez, Maggie, ed. Mexican Americans & World War II. Austin: University of Texas Press, 2005.

Rosner, David, and Gerald Markowitz.  Deadly Dust: Silicosis and the Politics of Occupational Disease in Twentieth-Century America.  Princeton, New Jersey: Princeton University Press, 1991.
Rosner, David, and Gerald Markowitz , eds.  Dying for Work: Workers’ Safety and Health in Twentieth-Century America.  Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1987.

Takaki, Ronald.  Double Victory: A Multicultural History of America in World War II. Boston: Little, Brown, 2000. 

Townsend, Kenneth William.  World War II and the American Indian.  Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 2000.

Witt, John Fabian.  The Accidental Republic: Crippled Workingmen, Destitute Widows, and the Remaking of American Law. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2004.