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link to catalog page, Japanese American Midwives

Japanese American Midwives

Culture, Community, and Health Politics, 1880-1950

Author: Susan L. Smith
Pub Date: October 2005

The separate but unequal politics of health affecting American minority women   learn more...
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link to catalog page BERTRAND, Race, Rock, and Elvis Author: Michael T. Bertrand
Pub Date: 2005

How a white take on black sounds revolutionized race relations   learn more...
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link to catalog page PLECK, Domestic Tyranny

Domestic Tyranny

The Making of American Social Policy against Family Violence from Colonial Times to the Present

Author: Elizabeth Pleck
Pub Date: March 2004

Chronicling the rise and demise of legal, feminist, and medical campaigns against domestic violence from colonial times to the present   learn more...
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link to catalog page AGNEW, From Charity to Social Work

From Charity to Social Work

Mary E. Richmond and the Creation of an American Profession

Author: Elizabeth N. Agnew
Pub Date: January 2004

Examination of the development of modern social work from its roots in late 19th Century charity through the 1920’s, focusing on the life and leadership of Mary E. Richmond. Highlights the important role of charity organization philosophy in the transformation from voluntary charity to professional social work.   learn more...
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link to catalog page, High Mountains Rising

High Mountains Rising

Appalachia in Time and Place

Author: Edited by Richard A. Straw and H. Tyler Blethen
Pub Date: May 2004

A collection of 14 original essays covering the major issues in Appalachian history and culture   learn more...
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link to catalog page HUGHES, Myths America Lives By Author: Richard T. Hughes
Pub Date: 2004

Exploring the history of the myths that define American identity, the ways many Americans have absolutized those myths, and the ways African Americans and other dissenters have exposed those myths for their discriminatory dimensions   learn more...
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link to catalog page CARROLL, Red Grange and the Rise of Modern Football Author: John M. Carroll
Pub Date: Cloth: 1999; Paper: 2004

To understand the forces that helped create the modern superstar athlete, begin with Red Grange   learn more...
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link to catalog page HEWITT, Southern Discomfort

Southern Discomfort

Women's Activism in Tampa, Florida, 1880s-1920s

Author: Nancy A. Hewitt
Pub Date: Cloth: 2001; Paper: 2004

A historical examination of multiracial women’s activism in the cigar factories of Tampa Florida   learn more...
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link to catalog page CEPLAIR, The Inquisition in Hollywood

The Inquisition in Hollywood

Politics in the Film Community, 1930-60

Author: Larry Ceplair and Steven Englund
Pub Date: August 2003

The definitive work on the Hollywood blacklist era   learn more...
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link to catalog page CHA-JUA, America's First Black Town

America's First Black Town

Brooklyn, Illinois, 1830-1915

Author: Sundiata Keita Cha-Jua
Pub Date: 2002

The courageous story of the first all-Black free town in the United States   learn more...
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