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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


    A landmark work when it appeared in 1976, America's Working Women helped form the field of women's studies and transform labor history. Now the authors have enlarged the dimensions of this important anthology; more than half the selections and all the introductory...More

  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