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History, Am.: 20th C.



link to catalog page, Daughter of the Empire State

Daughter of the Empire State

The Life of Judge Jane Bolin

Author: Jacqueline A. McLeod
Pub Date: Cloth: 2011; Paper: August 2016

The trailblazing work of the first African American woman judge   learn more...

link to catalog page, Franklin D. Roosevelt

Franklin D. Roosevelt

The War Years, 1939-1945

Author: Roger Daniels
Pub Date: April 2016

Volume Two: Reexamining how FDR twice re-won the presidency while managing diplomacy and military strategy during World War II   learn more...

link to catalog page, Making the News Popular

Making the News Popular

Mobilizing U.S. News Audiences

Author: Anthony M. Nadler
Pub Date: July 2016

The peril and promise of giving 'em what they want   learn more...

link to catalog page, Mister Pulitzer and the Spider

Mister Pulitzer and the Spider

Modern News from Realism to the Digital

Author: Kevin G. Barnhurst
Pub Date: August 2016

Changes in news ideology from nineteenth-century realism to digital society   learn more...

link to catalog page, Music in the Age of Anxiety

Music in the Age of Anxiety

American Music in the Fifties

Author: James Wierzbicki
Pub Date: March 2016

Rocking around the doomsday clock in 1950s America   learn more...

link to catalog page, Taste of the Nation

Taste of the Nation

The New Deal Search for America's Food

Author: Camille Bégin
Pub Date: May 2016

The role of taste in a culinary transformation   learn more...

link to catalog page, Team Chemistry

Team Chemistry

The History of Drugs and Alcohol in Major League Baseball

Author: Nathan Michael Corzine
Pub Date: February 2016

The hard realities of a game as American as red juice, white lines, and Vida Blue   learn more...

link to catalog page, Wounded Lions

Wounded Lions

Joe Paterno, Jerry Sandusky, and the Crises in Penn State Athletics

Author: Ronald A. Smith
Pub Date: February 2016

A rogue program, an iconic coach, and an unspeakable tragedy   learn more...

link to catalog page, Acid Hype

Acid Hype

American News Media and the Psychedelic Experience

Author: Stephen Siff
Pub Date: June 2015

LSD's trip from multi-colored miracle to mind-melting menace   learn more...

link to catalog page, A City Called Heaven

A City Called Heaven

Chicago and the Birth of Gospel Music

Author: Robert M. Marovich
Pub Date: April 2015

The music that helped free a people and lift a nation   learn more...

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