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History, Am.: 20th C.



link to catalog page CARRIGAN, The Making of a Lynching Culture

The Making of a Lynching Culture

Violence and Vigilantism in Central Texas, 1836-1916

Author: William D. Carrigan
Pub Date: 2006

How a culture of violence legitimized lynching among ordinary people   learn more...
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link to catalog page, Prologue to a Farce

Prologue to a Farce

Communication and Democracy in America

Author: Mark Lloyd
Pub Date: February 2006

The cure for an American media where market interests have usurped democratic participation   learn more...
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link to catalog page, Queering Gay and Lesbian Studies Author: Thomas Piontek
Pub Date: January 2006

How gay and lesbian studies and politics must change to thrive in the twenty-first century   learn more...
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link to catalog page PFEIFER, Rough Justice

Rough Justice

Lynching and American Society, 1874-1947

Author: Michael J. Pfeifer
Pub Date: 2006

The history of lynching’s transformation from collective, popular violence to state-sanctioned, sanitized execution   learn more...
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link to catalog page SALVATORE, Singing in a Strange Land

Singing in a Strange Land

C. L. Franklin, the Black Church, and the Transformation of America

Author: Nick Salvatore
Pub Date: July 2006

The remarkable biography of a magnetic leader, a very human man, and the father of “the Queen of Soul”   learn more...
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link to catalog page FONES-WOLF, Waves of Opposition

Waves of Opposition

Labor and the Struggle for Democratic Radio

Author: Elizabeth Fones-Wolf
Pub Date: October 2006

A riveting look at the rise of labor radio   learn more...
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link to catalog page, White Slave Crusades

White Slave Crusades

Race, Gender, and Anti-vice Activism, 1887-1917

Author: Brian Donovan
Pub Date: December 2006

Forced prostitution, moralism, and the narratives of prejudice   learn more...
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link to catalog page JELKS, African Americans in the Furniture City

African Americans in the Furniture City

The Struggle for Civil Rights in Grand Rapids

Author: Randal Maurice Jelks
Pub Date: March 2005

The formation of a northern African American community and its struggle for civil rights   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 COLBURN, African-American Mayors

African-American Mayors

Race, Politics, and the American City

Author: Edited by David R. Colburn and Jeffrey S. Adler
Pub Date: 2005

How African-American mayors of major cities from Los Angeles to New York and Detroit to New Orleans met the post-election challenges of decaying inner cities, white flight, entrenched local power structures, and multiple demands from their diverse constituencies.   learn more...
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