History, Am.: 20th C.



link to catalog page THUMA, All Our Trials

All Our Trials

Prisons, Policing, and the Feminist Fight to End Violence

Author: Emily L. Thuma
Pub Date: February 2019

A grassroots history of resistance to gender violence and the carceral state   learn more...
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link to catalog page FAIN, Black Huntington

Black Huntington

An Appalachian Story

Author: Cicero M. Fain III
Pub Date: May 2019

How African Americans thrived in a West Virginia city   learn more...
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Building the Black Arts Movement

Hoyt Fuller and the Cultural Politics of the 1960s

Author: Jonathan Fenderson
Pub Date: April 2019

A revolution in African American culture and the figure who helped bring it to fruition   learn more...
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link to catalog page WOOD & RING, EDS., Crime and Punishment in the Jim Crow South Author: Edited by Amy Louise Wood and Natalie J. Ring
Pub Date: April 2019

The history of white supremacy and criminal justice   learn more...
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link to catalog page ENYEART, Death to Fascism

Death to Fascism

Louis Adamic's Fight for Democracy

Author: John P. Enyeart
Pub Date: July 2019

Reclaiming the life of a progressive visionary   learn more...
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link to catalog page HOLMES, A Hero on Mount St. Helens

A Hero on Mount St. Helens

The Life and Legacy of David A. Johnston

Author: Melanie Holmes
Pub Date: May 2019

A geologist, a volcano, and a historic disaster   learn more...
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link to catalog page CAMPNEY, Hostile Heartland

Hostile Heartland

Racism, Repression, and Resistance in the Midwest

Author: Brent M. S. Campney
Pub Date: July 2019

Retracing the contours of racist violence beyond the South   learn more...
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link to catalog page STONER, The Journalist of Castro Street

The Journalist of Castro Street

The Life of Randy Shilts

Author: Andrew E. Stoner
Pub Date: May 2019

The new biography of an iconic and controversial figure   learn more...
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link to catalog page HIGBIE, Labor’s Mind

Labor’s Mind

A History of Working-Class Intellectual Life

Author: Tobias Higbie
Pub Date: January 2019

Stoking the fires of inquiry and activism   learn more...
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link to catalog page MARINARI, A Nation of Immigrants Reconsidered

A Nation of Immigrants Reconsidered

US Society in an Age of Restriction, 1924-1965

Author: Edited by Maddalena Marinari, Madeline Y. Hsu, and Maria Cristina Garcia
Pub Date: January 2019

Shedding light on a decades-long drama of immigration reform   learn more...
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