Winner of the 1998 Bancroft Prize in American HistoryWinner of the 1997 Philip Taft Prize in Labor HistoryWinner of the 1996 President's Book Award, Social Science History AssociationWinner of the 1997 Best Book in North American Urban History Award, Urban History AssociationOne of Choice's Outstanding Academic Titles for 1997
Praise for Princeton's previous edition:"[Sugrue's] disciplined historical engagement with a complex, often inglorious, past offers a compelling model for understanding how race and the Rust Belt converged to create the current impasse."--America
Praise for Princeton's previous edition: "A splendid book that does no less than transform our understanding of United States history after 1940."--Labor History
About the Author
Thomas J. Sugrue is Edmund J. and Louise W. Kahn Professor of History and Sociology at the University of Pennsylvania.