James Barrett

Contact Information

304A Gregory Hall
Professor Emeritus
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Selected Publications

Books

Barrett, James R The Irish Way: Becoming American in the Multi-Ethnic City New York Penguin Press 2012.
William Z. Foster and the Tragedy of American Radicalism Urbana U of Illinois Press 2000.
Hapgood, Hutchins The Spirit of Labor edited by James Barrett. Edited by James Barrett, Urbana University of Illinois Press 2004.

Journal Articles

Barrett, James R "Was the Personal Political? Reading the Autobiography of American Communism" International Review of Social History 2009.
"Rethinking the Popular Front" Rethinking Marxism 2009.

Book Contributions

Barrett, James R "The Blessed Virgin Made Me a Socialist Historian: An Experiment in Autobiography and the Historiography of Race and Class" Faith in History "The Blessed Virgin Made Me a Socialist Historian: An Experiment in Autobiography and the Historiography of Race and Class" Urbana University of Illinois Press 2007.
Barrett, James R “The Heritage of Social Class and Class Conflict on Chicago’s South Side” On Location: Historic Cities and Sites edited by R. Ruggles. “The Heritage of Social Class and Class Conflict on Chicago’s South Side” Edited by R. Ruggles, Geneva Springer 2011.