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American Cultural History



link to catalog page MALNIG, Ballroom, Boogie, Shimmy Sham, Shake

Ballroom, Boogie, Shimmy Sham, Shake

A Social and Popular Dance Reader

Author: Edited by Julie Malnig
Pub Date: November 2008

Examining social and popular dance forms from a variety of critical and cultural perspectives   learn more...
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link to catalog page, Beyond the Gibson Girl

Beyond the Gibson Girl

Reimagining the American New Woman, 1895-1915

Author: Martha H. Patterson
Pub Date: Cloth: 2005; Paper: 2008

The social, ethnic, literary, and iconographic history of the contested American New Woman   learn more...
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link to catalog page, Embodying American Slavery in Contemporary Culture Author: Lisa Woolfork
Pub Date: December 2008

A unique study of slavery reenactments and performances in African American literature and culture   learn more...
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link to catalog page JULES-ROSETTE, Josephine Baker in Art and Life

Josephine Baker in Art and Life

The Icon and the Image

Author: Bennetta Jules-Rosette
Pub Date: March 2007

Beyond biography: a legendary performer’s legacy of imagery and symbolism   learn more...
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link to catalog page PERPENER, African-American Concert Dance

African-American Concert Dance

The Harlem Renaissance and Beyond

Author: John O. Perpener III
Pub Date: 2005

Restores primary African-American dance pioneers to their proper place in the history of American Dance innovation   learn more...
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link to catalog page, Saying It's So

Saying It's So

A Cultural History of the Black Sox Scandal

Author: Daniel A. Nathan
Pub Date: September 2005

How meaning was manufactured following the national pastime's darkest hour   learn more...
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link to catalog page HUGHES, Myths America Lives By Author: Richard T. Hughes
Pub Date: 2004

Exploring the history of the myths that define American identity, the ways many Americans have absolutized those myths, and the ways African Americans and other dissenters have exposed those myths for their discriminatory dimensions   learn more...
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link to catalog page ADDAMS, The Long Road of Woman's Memory Author: Jane Addams
Pub Date: November 2001

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link to catalog page ADDAMS, Twenty Years at Hull-House Author: Jane Addams
Pub Date: 1990

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