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Linda Gordon, history professor at New York University, recalls the life of documentary photographer ...

Linda Gordon

Linda Gordon, winner of two Bancroft Prizes and the Los Angeles Times Book Prize, is the author of The Second Coming of the KKK, Dorothea Lange and Impounded, and the coauthor of Feminism Unfinished. She is the Florence Kelley Professor of History at New York University and lives in New York and Madison, Wisconsin.

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  1. Book CoverAmerica's Working Women: A Documentary History, 1600 to the Present


    “I am stunned by the scope and breadth of this splendid new collection of sources. It includes memories, stories, letters, poems and more, gathered from the pens and the hearts of women who lived and worked in these United States. . . . The selections are spell-binding, the introductory material illuminating, and the whole a lesson in how the multicultural and multiracial experience of work in America has been profoundly affected by gender.” —Alice Kessler-Harris, author of Out to WorkMore

  2. Book CoverDorothea Lange: A Life Beyond Limits


    Winner of the 2010 Bancroft Prize and finalist for the 2009 Los Angeles Times Book Prize in Biography: The definitive biography of a heroic chronicler of America's Depression and one of the twentieth century's greatest photographers.More

  3. Book CoverFeminism Unfinished: A Short, Surprising History of American Women's Movements


    Reframing feminism for the twenty-first century, this bold and essential history stands up against "bland corporate manifestos" (Sarah Leonard).More

  4. Book CoverImpounded: Dorothea Lange and the Censored Images of Japanese American Internment


    "Unflinchingly illustrates the reality of life during this extraordinary moment in American history."—Dinitia Smith, The New York TimesMore