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Peggy Seeger

A Life of Music, Love, and Politics

Jean R. Freedman

Local Vino

The Winery Boom in the Heartland

James R. Pennell

Of G-Men and Eggheads

The FBI and the New York Intellectuals

John Rodden

The University of Illinois

Engine of Innovation

Edited by Frederick E. Hoxie

Cristi Puiu

Monica Filimon

Media Localism

The Policies of Place

Christopher Ali

Framing the Black Panthers

The Spectacular Rise of a Black Power Icon

Jane Rhodes

Bloomer Girls

Women Baseball Pioneers

Debra A. Shattuck

Networking China

The Digital Transformation of the Chinese Economy

Yu Hong

The Red and the Black

American Film Noir in the 1950s

Robert Miklitsch

The Elocutionists

Women, Music, and the Spoken Word

Marian Wilson Kimber

The Loyal West

Civil War and Reunion in Middle America

Matthew E. Stanley

From Gluttony to Enlightenment

The World of Taste in Early Modern Europe

Viktoria von Hoffmann

Six Minutes in Berlin

Broadcast Spectacle and Rowing Gold at the Nazi Olympics

Michael J. Socolow

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