Publications of Robert Korstad    :chronological  alphabetical  combined  bibtex listing:

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  1. Korstad, RR; Leloudis, JL. To right these wrongs: The North Carolina Fund and the battle to end poverty and inequality in 1960s America. January, 2010. 1-436 pp. [available here]  [abs]
  2. Korstad, RR. Civil Rights Unionism: Tobacco Workers and the Struggle for Democracy in the Mid-Twentieth-Century South. Univ of North Carolina Press, 2003. 556 pages pp. [available here]  [abs]
  3. Chafe, WH; Gavins, R; Korstad, R. Remembering Jim Crow: African Americans Talk About Life in the Segregated South. Edited by William Chafe, Raymond Gavins, and Robert Korstad. New Press, January, 2001. 346 pages pp. [html]  [abs]
  4. Korstad, R; Jones, LA. Like a Family: The Making of a Southern Cotton Mill World. Univ of North Carolina Press, 2000. 500 pages pp.  [abs]
  5. Korstad, RR. Dreaming of a Time: The School of Public Health, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1940-1990. Chapel Hill: The School of Public Health, 1990. 192 pages pp.
  6. with Jacquelyn Dowd Hall, James Leloudis, Mary Murphy, LuAnn Jones, Christopher B. Daly. Like A Family: The Making of a Southern Cotton Mill World. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1987. (W. W. Norton paperback, 1989; anniversary edition with new afterword by the authors and preface by Michael Frisch (UNC Press, 2000)) [available here]

Journal Articles

  1. Korstad, R. "Reformers to Radicals: The Appalachian Volunteers and the War on Poverty." Journal of Southern History 76.3 (August, 2010): 789-790. [Gateway.cgi]
  2. Korstad, RR. "Civil Rights Unionism and the Black Freedom Struggle." American Communist History 8.2 (December, 2008): 255-258.
  3. Korstad, RR. "Child Labor." Tar Heel Junior Historian 39 (Fall, 1999): 28-30.
  4. with James Leloudis, . "Citizen Soldiers: The North Carolina Volunteers and the War on Poverty." Law and Contemporary Problems 62 (1999): 177-197. (Reprinted in The New Deal and Beyond (University of Georgia Press, 2003)
  5. with Griffin, LJ; Korstad, RR. "Historical inference and event-structure analysis." International Review of Social History 43.6 (December, 1998): 145-165. [doi]
  6. with Griffin, LJ. "Class as Race and Gender: Making and Breaking a Labor Union in the Jim Crow South." Social Science History 19 (Winter, 1995): 425-454.
  7. Korstad, RR. "Documentary projects for refugee and displaced children in Southern Africa." Journal of Social Development in Africa 8.2 (January, 1993): 61-72.  [abs]
  8. R.R. Korstad. "Louise 'Mama' Harris." Black Women in America: An Historical Encyclopedia (1993): 538.
  9. KORSTAD, R. "THE POSSIBILITIES FOR RACIAL EGALITARIANISM, CONTEXT MATTERS." International Labor and Working Class History 44.44 (Fall, 1993): 41-44. [Gateway.cgi]
  10. Fee, E; Korstad, RR. "Women health workers: Past and present." American Journal of Public Health 82.2 (1992): 165-166.
  11. Fee, E; Korstad, RR. "Understanding history to shape the future - The new editors' vision." American Journal of Public Health 81.6 (January, 1991): 781-782. [doi]
  12. R.R. Korstad. "R. J. Reynolds Tobacco Company Strike of 1947." Encyclopedia of Labor Conflict (1990): 431-3.
  13. Korstad, RR. "Fighting for Our Lives: The School of Public Health Marks 50 Years of Change and Challenge." Carolina Alumni Review 78 (Fall, 1989): 50-57.
  14. R.R. Korstad. "Food, Tobacco, Agricultural, and Allied Workers." Encyclopedia of the American Left (1989): 234-35.
  15. with Korstad, R; Lichtenstein, N. "Opportunities Found and Lost: Labor, Radicals, and the Early Civil Rights Movement." The Journal of American History 75.3 (December, 1988): 786-786. (Reprinted in Major Problems in the History of American Workers, eds. Eileen Boris and Nelson Lichtenstein (Lexington, Mass.: D.C. Heath, 1991); Civil Rights Since 1787: A Reader on the Black Struggle, eds. Jonathan Birnbaum and Clarence Taylor (New York: New York University Press, 2000); U. S. Labor in the Twentieth Century: Studies in Working-Class Struggles and Insurgencies, eds. John Hinshaw and Paul Le Blanc (New York: Humanity Books, 2000)) [Gateway.cgi], [doi]
  16. with Hall, JD; Korstad, R; Leloudis, J. "Cotton Mill People: Work, Community, and Protest in the Textile South, 1880-1940." American Historical Review 91.2 (April, 1986): 245-245. (Reprinted in Major Problems in the History of the American South, eds. Paul D. Escott and David Goldfield (Lexington, Mass.: D.C. Heath, 1990); Major Problems in the Gilded Age and the Progressive Era, ed. Leon Fink (Lexington, Mass.: D.C. Heath, 1992); Taking Sides: Clashing Views on Controversial Issues in American History, Vol. II., eds. Larry Madaras and James M. SoRelle (New York, McGraw-Hill/Duskin, 2001)) [Gateway.cgi], [doi]
  17. R.R. Korstad. "Those Who Were Not Afraid." Working Lives (1980): 184-199.

Chapters in Books

  1. Korstad, R. "Curing my historical schizophrenia." Becoming Southern Writers: Essays in Honor of Charles Joyner. January, 2016: 135-138.
  2. Korstad, R. "Could History Repeat Itself? The Prospects for a Second Reconstruction in Post-World War II South Carolina,." Toward the Meeting of the Waters: Currents in the Civil Rights Movement of South Carolina during the Twentieth Century. University of South Carolina Press, 2008

Book Reviews

  1. Korstad, R. The color of work: The struggle for civil rights in the Southern paper industry, 1945-1980.  Journal of Southern History 69.1 (February, 2003): 226-227. [Gateway.cgi]
  2. Jane Webb Smith. Smoke Signals: Cigarettes, Advertising, and the American Way of Life.  Journal of American History 78 (December, 1991): 1018-23.
  3. Korstad, R. A medical investigation..  Science (New York, N.Y.) 251.5000 (March, 1991): 1507-1508. [17779445], [doi]
  4. Nannie M. Tilley. The R. J. Reynolds Tobacco Company.  Technology and Culture 27 (July, 1986): 639-40.
  5. KORSTAD, R. THE RJ-REYNOLDS-TOBACCO-COMPANY - TILLEY,NM.  Technology and Culture 27.3 (July, 1986): 639-640. [Gateway.cgi], [doi]

Book Chapter

  1. R.R. Korstad. "Louise 'Mama' Harris." Black Women in America: An Historical Encyclopedia. Ed. Darlene Clark Hine, Elsa Barkley Brown, and Roselyn Terborg-Penn New York: Garland Publishing, 1993: 538.
  2. R.R. Korstad. "R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company Strike or 1947." Encyclopedia of Labor Conflict. Ed. Ronald Filpelli New York: Garland Publishing, 1990: 431-3.
  3. R.R. Korstad. "Food, Tobacco, Agricultural, and Allied Workers." Encyclopedia of the American Left. Ed. Mary Jo Buhle, Paul Buhle, and Dan Gerogakas New York: Garland Publishing, 1989: 234-35.

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