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Cultural Melancholy

Readings of Race, Impossible Mourning, and African American Ritual

Jermaine Singleton

The Mormon Church and Blacks

A Documentary History

Edited by Matthew L. Harris and Newell G. Bringhurst

Reinventing Chinese Tradition

The Cultural Politics of Late Socialism

Ka-ming Wu


The Making of a Sports Media Empire

Travis Vogan

Smokestacks in the Hills

Rural-Industrial Workers in West Virginia

Lou Martin

This Book Is an Action

Feminist Print Culture and Activist Aesthetics

Edited by Jaime Harker and Cecilia Konchar Farr

The Man That Got Away

The Life and Songs of Harold Arlen

Walter Rimler

Franklin D. Roosevelt

Road to the New Deal, 1882-1939

Roger Daniels

Cybersonic Arts

Adventures in American New Music

Gordon Mumma Edited with Commentary by Michelle Fillion

Blues Unlimited

Essential Interviews from the Original Blues Magazine

Edited by Bill Greensmith, Mike Rowe, and Mark Camarigg

From Scratch

Writings in Music Theory

James Tenney Edited by Larry Polansky, Lauren Pratt, Robert Wannamaker, and Michael Winter

An Imperfect Occupation

Enduring the South African War

John Boje

Funk the Erotic

Transaesthetics and Black Sexual Cultures

L. H. Stallings

Women and Power in Zimbabwe

Promises of Feminism

Carolyn Martin Shaw

Fighting for Total Person Unionism

Harold Gibbons, Ernest Calloway, and Working-Class Citizenship

Robert Bussel

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Alan Guebert at McLean County Museum of History, Bloomington, IL Sat, 28 Nov 2015 10:00:00 CST — Book Signing
Alan Guebert at Young Farmers Conference, Pocantico Hills, NY Thu, 03 Dec 2015 09:00:00 CST — Book Signing
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Alan Guebert at Jimmy's No. 43, New York, NY Mon, 07 Dec 2015 19:00:00 CST — Book Signing
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