Dr. Heather Mayer teaches history at Portland Community College and Southern New Hampshire University. In this episode, Dr. Mayer discusses her new book, Beyond the Rebel Girl: Women and the Industrial Workers of the World in the Pacific Northwest, 1905-1924 and her recent article in the Washington Post.
This episode’s recommendations: Heather Mayer, Beyond the Rebel Girl: Women and the Industrial Workers of the World in the Pacific Northwest, 1905-1924 (Corvallis: Oregon State University Press, 2018): http://osupress.oregonstate.edu/book/beyond-rebel-girl Heather Mayer, “The Alt-Right Manipulates Free-Speech Rights. We Should Defend Those Rights Anyway,” The Washington Post, August 21, 2018: https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/made-by-history/wp/2018/08/21/the-alt-right-manipulates-free-speech-rights-we-should-defend-those-rights-anyway/?utm_term=.a296321ab1b9 #Twitterstorians’ Twitter feeds: Kevin Kruse (@kevinmkruse), Heather Ann Thompson (@hthompsn) Project Recover: https://projectrecover.org/blog/2018/08/15/project-recover-discovers-stern-of-world-war-ii-u-s-destroyer-off-remote-alaskan-island-in-noaa-supported-mission/ Laura Alice Watt, The Paradox of Preservation: Wilderness and Working Landscapes at Point Reyes National Seashore (Berkeley: University of California Press, 2017): https://www.ucpress.edu/book/9780520277083/the-paradox-of-preservation Rob’s review of The Paradox of Preservation: https://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=51931
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