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link to catalog page, Passing the Baton

Passing the Baton

Black Women Track Stars and American Identity

Author: Cat M. Ariail
Pub Date: November 2020

How African American women athletes tested a nation's image of itself   learn more...

link to catalog page, Black Queer Freedom

Black Queer Freedom

Spaces of Injury and Paths of Desire

Author: GerShun Avilez
Pub Date: November 2020

Mapping a geography of black queer life through art   learn more...

link to catalog page, Industrial Strength Bluegrass

Industrial Strength Bluegrass

Southwestern Ohio's Musical Legacy

Author: Edited by Fred Bartenstein and Curtis W. Ellison
Pub Date: January 2021

High lonesome in the heartland   learn more...

link to catalog page, Sweet Greeks

Sweet Greeks

First-Generation Immigrant Confectioners in the Heartland

Author: Ann Flesor Beck
Pub Date: October 2020

Making candy--and a new life--in the Midwest   learn more...

link to catalog page, Mayor Harold Washington

Mayor Harold Washington

Champion of Race and Reform in Chicago

Author: Roger Biles
Pub Date: Cloth: June 2018; Paper: August 2020

The provocative new biography of the man who fought to transform a city   learn more...

link to catalog page, A History of the Ozarks, Volume 1 Author: Brooks Blevins
Pub Date: Cloth: July 2018; Paper: September 2020

The Ozarks before they were the Ozarks   learn more...

link to catalog page, Emotional Landscapes

Emotional Landscapes

Love, Gender, and Migration

Author: Edited by Marcelo J. Borges, Sonia Cancian, and Linda Reeder
Pub Date: January 2021

Love and the human side of migration   learn more...

link to catalog page, Bach Perspectives, Volume 13 Author: Edited by Laura Buch
Pub Date: December 2020

Parody, transcription, adaptation   learn more...

link to catalog page, Union Renegades

Union Renegades

Miners, Capitalism, and Organizing in the Gilded Age

Author: Dana M. Caldemeyer
Pub Date: January 2021

The self-interest behind joining, or not joining, a union   learn more...

link to catalog page, American Gamelan and the Ethnomusicological Imagination Author: Elizabeth A. Clendinning
Pub Date: September 2020

Gamelan history, education, and practice in the United States   learn more...

link to catalog page, NFL Football

NFL Football

A History of America's New National Pastime

Author: Richard C. Crepeau
Pub Date: September 2020

The evolution of an American passion   learn more...

link to catalog page, The Lady Swings

The Lady Swings

Memoirs of a Jazz Drummer

Author: Dottie Dodgion and Wayne Enstice
Pub Date: March 2021

Scenes from a jazz life   learn more...

link to catalog page, Ray Bradbury Unbound Author: Jonathan R. Eller
Pub Date: Cloth:September 2014; Paper: August 2020

The second volume of the authoritative biography   learn more...

link to catalog page, Bradbury Beyond Apollo Author: Jonathan R. Eller
Pub Date: August 2020

The conclusion to the trilogy that began with Becoming Ray Bradbury and Ray Bradbury Unbound   learn more...

link to catalog page, Mobilizing Black Germany

Mobilizing Black Germany

Afro-German Women and the Making of a Transnational Movement

Author: Tiffany N. Florvil
Pub Date: December 2020

The women and groups behind Black German thought and resistance of the late twentieth and twenty-first centuries   learn more...

link to catalog page, Madam C. J. Walker’s Gospel of Giving

Madam C. J. Walker’s Gospel of Giving

Black Women’s Philanthropy during Jim Crow

Author: Tyrone McKinley Freeman
Pub Date: October 2020

The iconic businesswoman's life of generosity and inspiration   learn more...

link to catalog page, Unlikely Angel

Unlikely Angel

The Songs of Dolly Parton

Author: Lydia R. Hamessley
Pub Date: October 2020

The creative process of a great American songwriter   learn more...

link to catalog page, Visions of the Press in Britain, 1850-1950 Author: Mark Hampton
Pub Date: October 2004

The cultural and intellectual history of the British press   learn more...

link to catalog page, When Sunday Comes

When Sunday Comes

Gospel Music in the Soul and Hip-Hop Eras

Author: Claudrena N. Harold
Pub Date: November 2020

Gospel music after the Golden Age   learn more...

link to catalog page, Storytelling in Siberia

Storytelling in Siberia

The Olonkho Epic in a Changing World

Author: Robin P. Harris
Pub Date: Cloth: November 2017; Paper: September 2020

How the Sakha revived a near-extinct art form   learn more...

link to catalog page, Remaking Muslim Lives

Remaking Muslim Lives

Everyday Islam in Postwar Bosnia and Herzegovina

Author: David Henig
Pub Date: October 2020

The emergence of meaning from faith and history   learn more...

link to catalog page, West of Jim Crow

West of Jim Crow

The Fight against California's Color Line

Author: Lynn M. Hudson
Pub Date: September 2020

African American resistance to white supremacy from California statehood to the 1950s   learn more...

link to catalog page, Soul on Soul

Soul on Soul

The Life and Music of Mary Lou Williams

Author: Tammy L. Kernodle
Pub Date: October 2020

A jazz woman in a jazzman's world, with a new preface by the author   learn more...

link to catalog page, Starring Women

Starring Women

Celebrity, Patriarchy, and American Theater, 1790-1850

Author: Sara E. Lampert
Pub Date: November 2020

Women pushing the limits of public life in antebellum America   learn more...

link to catalog page, Queer and Trans Migrations

Queer and Trans Migrations

Dynamics of Illegalization, Detention, and Deportation

Author: Edited by Eithne Luibhéid and Karma R. Chávez
Pub Date: October 2020

Centering the experiences of LGBTQ migrants and communities resisting   learn more...

link to catalog page, Disruptive Archives

Disruptive Archives

Feminist Memories of Resistance in Latin America's Dirty Wars

Author: Viviana Beatriz MacManus
Pub Date: December 2020

Gender-based violence and historical memory in Mexico and Argentina   learn more...

link to catalog page, I Died a Million Times

I Died a Million Times

Gangster Noir in Midcentury America

Author: Robert Miklitsch
Pub Date: January 2021

The mob bosses, rogue cops, and heist gangs of a film era   learn more...

link to catalog page, Chen Yi Author: Leta E. Miller and J. Michele Edwards
Pub Date: December 2020

A user-friendly guide to the composer's rich and engaging music   learn more...

link to catalog page, From Slave Cabins to the White House

From Slave Cabins to the White House

Homemade Citizenship in African American Culture

Author: Koritha Mitchell
Pub Date: August 2020

African American mothers and wives navigating double standards   learn more...

link to catalog page, Laughing to Keep from Dying

Laughing to Keep from Dying

African American Satire in the Twenty-First Century

Author: Danielle Fuentes Morgan
Pub Date: November 2020

How African Americans have infused satire with a potent new dimension   learn more...

link to catalog page, Lucretia Mott Speaks

Lucretia Mott Speaks

The Essential Speeches and Sermons

Author: Lucretia Mott Edited by Christopher Densmore, Carol Faulkner, Nancy Hewitt, and Beverly Wilson Palmer
Pub Date: Cloth: April 2017; Paper: September 2020

An invaluable collection of the iconic reformer's words and works   learn more...

link to catalog page, Television and the Afghan Culture Wars

Television and the Afghan Culture Wars

Brought to You by Foreigners, Warlords, and Activists

Author: Wazhmah Osman
Pub Date: December 2020

Analyzing television's place in today's Afghanistan   learn more...

link to catalog page, Are We There Yet?

Are We There Yet?

The Myths and Realities of Autonomous Vehicles

Author: Edited by Michael A. Pagano
Pub Date: December 2020

Shaping a future for self-driving vehicles   learn more...

link to catalog page, Making an Antislavery Nation

Making an Antislavery Nation

Lincoln, Douglas, and the Battle over Freedom

Author: Graham A. Peck
Pub Date: Cloth: October 2017; Paper: September 2020

How the politics and political stakes surrounding slavery transformed the country   learn more...

link to catalog page, Film and the Anarchist Imagination

Film and the Anarchist Imagination

Expanded Second Edition

Author: Richard Porton
Pub Date: October 2020

Anarchism's images, ideas, and influence in cinema   learn more...

link to catalog page, George Frederick Bristow Author: Katherine K. Preston
Pub Date: November 2020

A biography of the nineteenth-century composer and musician   learn more...

link to catalog page, Workers against the City

Workers against the City

The Fight for Free Speech in Hague v. CIO

Author: Donald W. Rogers
Pub Date: September 2020

Labor organizing, machine politics, and a turning point in constitutional law   learn more...

link to catalog page, Serving Genius

Serving Genius

Carlo Maria Giulini

Author: Thomas D. Saler
Pub Date: Cloth: February 2010; Paper: September 2020

The life of a masterful conductor who directed from the heart   learn more...

link to catalog page, The Labor Board Crew

The Labor Board Crew

Remaking Worker-Employer Relations from Pearl Harbor to the Reagan Era

Author: Ronald W. Schatz
Pub Date: January 2021

Members of the National War Labor Board and the world they made   learn more...

link to catalog page, Black Flag Boricuas

Black Flag Boricuas

Anarchism, Antiauthoritarianism, and the Left in Puerto Rico, 1897-1921

Author: Kirwin R. Shaffer
Pub Date: Cloth: June 2013; Paper: September 2020

Transnational networks of radicalism in the Caribbean   learn more...

link to catalog page, Ethnic Dissent and Empowerment

Ethnic Dissent and Empowerment

Economic Migration between Vietnam and Malaysia

Author: Angie Ng c Tr n
Pub Date: February 2021

The lives of migrant workers from Vietnam and the systems that use them   learn more...

link to catalog page, Arts Education in Action

Arts Education in Action

Collaborative Pedagogies for Social Justice

Author: Edited by Sarah Travis, Jody Stokes-Casey, and Seoyeon Kim
Pub Date: November 2020

A guide to hands-on engagement with topics of social justice in art education classrooms   learn more...

link to catalog page, Queering the Global Filipina Body

Queering the Global Filipina Body

Contested Nationalisms in the Filipina/o Diaspora

Author: Gina K. Velasco
Pub Date: November 2020

Globalization, work, and the images of Filipinas in the media   learn more...

link to catalog page, The Huawei Model

The Huawei Model

The Rise of China's Technology Giant

Author: Yun Wen
Pub Date: November 2020

Understanding Huawei's march onto the global scene   learn more...

link to catalog page, Community-Centered Journalism

Community-Centered Journalism

Engaging People, Exploring Solutions, and Building Trust

Author: Andrea Wenzel
Pub Date: August 2020

Fulfilling a vision of trust-centered local journalism   learn more...

link to catalog page, Herndon's Informants

Herndon's Informants

Letters, Interviews, and Statements about Abraham Lincoln

Author: Edited by Douglas L. Wilson and Rodney O. Davis
Pub Date: Cloth: 1998; Paper: October 2020

The collected, annotated accounts of Lincoln's early life   learn more...

link to catalog page, Upon the Altar of Work

Upon the Altar of Work

Child Labor and the Rise of a New American Sectionalism

Author: Betsy Wood
Pub Date: September 2020

The North-South divide over child labor, 1850–1939   learn more...

link to catalog page, Defending Their Own in the Cold

Defending Their Own in the Cold

The Cultural Turns of U.S. Puerto Ricans

Author: Marc Zimmerman
Pub Date: Cloth: November 2011; Paper: September 2020

A visual and textual journey through the cultural contributions of Puerto Rican artists in the United States   learn more...