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History, Am.: 20th C.



link to catalog page RODDEN, Of G-Men and Eggheads

Of G-Men and Eggheads

The FBI and the New York Intellectuals

Author: John Rodden
Pub Date: February 2017

A forgotten Cold War witch hunt   learn more...

link to catalog page GOYENS, Radical Gotham

Radical Gotham

Anarchism in New York City from Schwab's Saloon to Occupy Wall Street

Author: Edited by Tom Goyens
Pub Date: July 2017

The intersection of anarchy and over 150 years of city history   learn more...

link to catalog page FLOOD, Rape in Chicago

Rape in Chicago

Race, Myth, and the Courts

Author: Dawn Rae Flood
Pub Date: Cloth: 2012; Paper: 2017

Evolving strategies against rape in Chicago courts   learn more...

link to catalog page MIKLITSCH, The Red and the Black

The Red and the Black

American Film Noir in the 1950s

Author: Robert Miklitsch
Pub Date: January 2017

A tour-de-force look at noir's forgotten decade   learn more...

link to catalog page HORNE, The Rise and Fall of the Associated Negro Press

The Rise and Fall of the Associated Negro Press

Claude Barnett’s Pan-African News and the Jim Crow Paradox

Author: Gerald Horne
Pub Date: August 2017

Publisher, diplomat, activist--the astonishing story of the first African American press baron   learn more...

link to catalog page STEARNS, Shame

Shame

A Brief History

Author: Peter N. Stearns
Pub Date: October 2017

A bold look at a humbling emotion   learn more...

link to catalog page HAUGEBERG, Women against Abortion

Women against Abortion

Inside the Largest Moral Reform Movement of the Twentieth Century

Author: Karissa Haugeberg
Pub Date: May 2017

A balanced and overdue portrait of the foot soldiers behind a potent American cause   learn more...

link to catalog page JOSEPHSON, Cafe Society

Cafe Society

The wrong place for the Right people

Author: Barney Josephson with Terry Trilling-Josephson
Pub Date: Cloth: 2009; Paper: February 2016

The story of the night club impresario whose wildly successful interracial club, Cafe Society, changed the American artistic landscape forever   learn more...

link to catalog page CHUDACOFF, Changing the Playbook

Changing the Playbook

How Power, Profit, and Politics Transformed College Sports

Author: Howard P. Chudacoff
Pub Date: January 2016

Turning points in the history of college athletics since 1950   learn more...

link to catalog page GUZMAN, Civil Rights in the Texas Borderlands

Civil Rights in the Texas Borderlands

Dr. Lawrence A. Nixon and Black Activism

Author: Will Guzmán
Pub Date: Cloth: 2015; Paper: August 2016

The struggle against racial injustice in the American Southwest   learn more...

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