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The Huawei Model

The Rise of China's Technology Giant

Yun Wen

Starring Women

Celebrity, Patriarchy, and American Theater, 1790-1850

Sara E. Lampert

Queering the Global Filipina Body

Contested Nationalisms in the Filipina/o Diaspora

Gina K. Velasco

George Frederick Bristow

Katherine K. Preston

Laughing to Keep from Dying

African American Satire in the Twenty-First Century

Danielle Fuentes Morgan

Black Queer Freedom

Spaces of Injury and Paths of Desire

GerShun Avilez

Remaking Muslim Lives

Everyday Islam in Postwar Bosnia and Herzegovina

David Henig

When Sunday Comes

Gospel Music in the Soul and Hip-Hop Eras

Claudrena N. Harold

Soul on Soul

The Life and Music of Mary Lou Williams

Tammy L. Kernodle

Film and the Anarchist Imagination

Expanded Second Edition

Richard Porton

Sweet Greeks

First-Generation Immigrant Confectioners in the Heartland

Ann Flesor Beck

Queer and Trans Migrations

Dynamics of Illegalization, Detention, and Deportation

Edited by Eithne Luibhéid and Karma R. Chávez

Unlikely Angel

The Songs of Dolly Parton

Lydia R. Hamessley

Madam C. J. Walker’s Gospel of Giving

Black Women’s Philanthropy during Jim Crow

Tyrone McKinley Freeman

Upon the Altar of Work

Child Labor and the Rise of a New American Sectionalism

Betsy Wood

From Slave Cabins to the White House

Homemade Citizenship in African American Culture

Koritha Mitchell

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Traveling with Service Animals Honored with Silver in Society of American Travel Writers Foundation Lowell Thomas Competition

We are pleased to announce Traveling with Service Animals: By Air, Road, Rail, and Ship across North America by Henry Kisor and Chris Goodier won Silver (second place) in the 2019-2020 Society of American Travel Writers Foundation Lowell Thomas Competition … Continue reading

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Q&A With Tyrone McKinley Freeman, Author of Madam C. J. Walker’s Gospel of Giving

Author of Madam C.J. Walker’s Gospel of Giving: Black Women’s Philanthropy During Jim Crow, Tyrone McKinley Freeman, answers questions about his inspirations, motivations and what he wants readers to know about his book. Q: Why did you decide to write … Continue reading

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