James R Barrett

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Contact Information

304A Gregory Hall

Additional Campus Affiliations

Professor Emeritus, History

Recent Publications

Barrett, J. R. (2018). Gatekeepers and "Americanizers": Irish Americans and the Creation of a Multicultural Labor Movement in the United States, 1880s-1920s. In G. Patmore, & S. Stromquist (Eds.), Frontiers of Labor: Comparative Histories of the United States and Australia (The Working Class in American History). Urbana, IL: University of Illinois Press.

Barrett, J. R. (2018). What Went Wrong? The Communist Party, the US, and the Comintern. American Communist History, 17(2), 176-184. https://doi.org/10.1080/14743892.2018.1463743

Barrett, J. R. (2017). Affordable Higher Education. In F. E. Hoxie (Ed.), The University of Illinois: Engine of Innovation (pp. 87-91). Urbana, IL: University of Illinois Press.

Barrett, J. R. (2017). History from the Bottom Up and the Inside Out: Ethnicity, Race, and Identity in Working-Class History. Durham, NC: Duke University Press. https://doi.org/10.1215/9780822372851

Barrett, J. R. (2017). Review: T. B. Neary's Crossing Parish Boundaries: Race, Sports, and Catholic Youth in Chicago, 1914–1954. Journal of American History, 104(3), 800-801. https://doi.org/10.1093/jahist/jax387

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