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History, Am.: 20th C.



link to catalog page, Team Chemistry

Team Chemistry

The History of Drugs and Alcohol in Major League Baseball

Author: Nathan Michael Corzine
Pub Date: February 2016

The hard realities of a game as American as red juice, white lines, and Vida Blue   learn more...
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link to catalog page, Wounded Lions

Wounded Lions

Joe Paterno, Jerry Sandusky, and the Crises in Penn State Athletics

Author: Ronald A. Smith
Pub Date: February 2016

A rogue program, an iconic coach, and an unspeakable tragedy   learn more...
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link to catalog page, A City Called Heaven

A City Called Heaven

Chicago and the Birth of Gospel Music

Author: Robert M. Marovich
Pub Date: April 2015

The music that helped free a people and lift a nation   learn more...
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link to catalog page, Cold War on the Airwaves

Cold War on the Airwaves

The Radio Propaganda War against East Germany

Author: Nicholas J. Schlosser
Pub Date: November 2015

Battling for hearts and minds across the Iron Curtain   learn more...
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link to catalog page, Coming On Strong

Coming On Strong

Gender and Sexuality in Women's Sport

Author: Susan K. Cahn
Pub Date: 2015

An updated edition of the pioneering study with a new chapter on the Title IX era's accomplishments and failures   learn more...
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link to catalog page, The Mormon Church and Blacks

The Mormon Church and Blacks

A Documentary History

Author: Edited by Matthew L. Harris and Newell G. Bringhurst
Pub Date: December 2015

Assembling the record of a Mormon controversy   learn more...
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link to catalog page MULLEN, Popular Fronts

Popular Fronts

Chicago and African-American Cultural Politics, 1935-46

Author: Bill V. Mullen
Pub Date: September 2015

The classic study of the Black Renaissance, with a new preface   learn more...
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link to catalog page, Regina Anderson Andrews, Harlem Renaissance Librarian Author: Ethelene Whitmire
Pub Date: Cloth: 2014; Paper: August 2015

The life of a groundbreaking librarian and Harlem Renaissance figure   learn more...
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link to catalog page, Spatializing Blackness

Spatializing Blackness

Architectures of Confinement and Black Masculinity in Chicago

Author: Rashad Shabazz
Pub Date: September 2015

The ubiquity of carceral forms within society and the consequences for black communities and black men   learn more...
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link to catalog page, Anna Howard Shaw

Anna Howard Shaw

The Work of Woman Suffrage

Author: Trisha Franzen
Pub Date: March 2014

A biography of a daughter of the frontier and a lifelong working woman who headed an "alternative family" and supported universal suffrage as the head of the NAWSA   learn more...
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