History, Am.: 20th C.



link to catalog page WENN & BARNEY, The Gold in the Rings

The Gold in the Rings

The People and Events That Transformed the Olympic Games

Author: Stephen R. Wenn and Robert K. Barney
Pub Date: February 2020

The fascinating financial history of selling the Olympics   learn more...
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link to catalog page DURANTE, COMP., 100 Years of Women's Suffrage

100 Years of Women's Suffrage

A University of Illinois Press Anthology

Author: Compiled by Dawn Durante
Pub Date: November 2019

Celebrating the work that women did and do to secure equal voting rights   learn more...
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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: March 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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link to catalog page FENDERSON, Building the Black Arts Movement

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 WELLS, The Enforcers

The Enforcers

How Little-Known Trade Reporters Exposed the Keating Five and Advanced Business Journalism

Author: Rob Wells with a foreword by David Cay Johnston
Pub Date: November 2019

Lessons from the past and business journalism's bold future   learn more...
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link to catalog page DANIELS (WAR / VOL. 2), Franklin D. Roosevelt

Franklin D. Roosevelt

The War Years, 1939-1945

Author: Roger Daniels
Pub Date: Cloth: 2016; Paper: March 2019

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