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History, Am.: 20th C.



link to catalog page SMITH, 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 SIFF, 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 MAROVICH, 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...

link to catalog page SCHLOSSER, Cold War on the Airwaves

Cold War on the Airwaves

The Radio Propaganda War against East Germany

Author: Nicholas J. Schlosser
Pub Date: November 2015

Battling for hearts and minds across the Iron Curtain   learn more...

link to catalog page CAHN, Coming On Strong

Coming On Strong

Gender and Sexuality in Women's Sport

Author: Susan K. Cahn
Pub Date: 2015

An updated edition of the pioneering study with a new chapter on the Title IX era's accomplishments and failures   learn more...

link to catalog page DANIELS, Franklin D. Roosevelt

Franklin D. Roosevelt

Road to the New Deal, 1882-1939

Author: Roger Daniels
Pub Date: October 2015

Volume One: Reappraising the rise of a political titan and his impact on the country he remade   learn more...

link to catalog page ROBOLIN, Grounds of Engagement

Grounds of Engagement

Apartheid-Era African American and South African Writing

Author: Stéphane Robolin
Pub Date: September 2015

The interplay between space, place, and race   learn more...

link to catalog page HARRIS, The Mormon Church and Blacks

The Mormon Church and Blacks

A Documentary History

Author: Edited by Matthew L. Harris and Newell G. Bringhurst
Pub Date: December 2015

Assembling the record of a Mormon controversy   learn more...

link to catalog page WHITMIRE, Regina Anderson Andrews, Harlem Renaissance Librarian Author: Ethelene Whitmire
Pub Date: Cloth: 2014; Paper: August 2015

The life of a groundbreaking librarian and Harlem Renaissance figure   learn more...

link to catalog page MACK, Sensing Chicago

Sensing Chicago

Noisemakers, Strikebreakers, and Muckrakers

Author: Adam Mack
Pub Date: June 2015

Urban history from amidst the oleaginous perfume, greasy exudations, and black froth of a growing metropolis   learn more...

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