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Linda Gordon

Linda Gordon is the Florence Kelley Professor of History at New York University. She is the author of numerous books including Dorothea Lange and Impounded, and won the Bancroft Prize for The Great Arizona Orphan Abduction. She lives in New York.

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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


    The American women’s movement has been shrouded in myths, argue three leading scholars in this bold and revisionist history.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