Humanities and Arts
Salisbury Laboratories, 028
James P. Hanlan
- Professor, Humanities & Arts
- Affiliated with:
- Executive Secretary, New England Historical Association
James Hanlan teaches courses in American urban history, American labor history, and the American History survey sequence. His book-length publications include a study of 19th-century textile workers in Manchester, NH; a two-volume encyclopedia of American labor history; and a study of a 20th-century printing firm. Professor Hanlan serves as executive secretary of the New England Historical Association, a professional society with approximately 700 members. He also serves on the board of the Northeast Popular Culture/American Culture Association and the Friends of the Goddard Library at Clark University.
- American Social and Urban History
- New England Regional History
- American Labor History
- AB, College of the Holy Cross, 1967
- MA, Clark University, 1971
- PhD, Clark University, 1979
- "The Political Machine," part of The Columbia Companion to American History on Film, Peter C. Rollins, general editor, Columbia University Press, 2003.
- "The New West and the New Western," part of The Columbia Companion to American History on Film, Peter C. Rollins, general editor, Columbia University Press, 2003.
- Encyclopedia of American Labor History, with Robert Weir, eds. Greenwood Press, 2003.
- "Do Unto Others: The Golden Rule Fund and Organized Labor in Worcester, Massachusetts, 1955-1965," with Bruce Cohen, in Historical Journal of Massachusetts (vol. XXVII, Winter, 1999, pp. 46-74).
- The Working Population of Manchester, New Hampshire, 1840-1886, UMI Research Press, Ann Arbor, Michigan, 1981.
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