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History, Am.: 20th C.



American Unemployment

Past, Present, and Future

Author: Frank Stricker
Pub Date: June 2020

Lies your economists told you—and the truths that can change the nation   learn more...

Before March Madness

The Wars for the Soul of College Basketball

Author: Kurt Edward Kemper
Pub Date: August 2020

Idealism, power, and the campaign to monetize college hoops   learn more...

Disability Rights and Religious Liberty in Education

The Story behind Zobrest v. Catalina Foothills School District

Author: Bruce J. Dierenfield and David A. Gerber
Pub Date: July 2020

An important case at the crossroads of disability rights and church-state separation   learn more...

link to catalog page WEST, Ebony Magazine and Lerone Bennett Jr.

Ebony Magazine and Lerone Bennett Jr.

Popular Black History in Postwar America

Author: E. James West
Pub Date: February 2020

How Ebony educated African Americans about their own history   learn more...

Fighting Fascist Spain

Worker Protest from the Printing Press

Author: Montse Feu
Pub Date: May 2020

Publishing a vision of freedom and democracy   learn more...

link to catalog page STEINER, Front Pages, Front Lines

Front Pages, Front Lines

Media and the Fight for Women's Suffrage

Author: Edited by Linda Steiner, Carolyn Kitch, and Brooke Kroeger
Pub Date: March 2020

The press, women, and the long road to the Nineteenth Amendment   learn more...

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...

link to catalog page FRISKEN, Graphic News

Graphic News

How Sensational Images Transformed Nineteenth-Century Journalism

Author: Amanda Frisken
Pub Date: March 2020

Pictures, profits, and peril in the yellow journalism era   learn more...

Hillbilly Maidens, Okies, and Cowgirls

Women’s Country Music, 1930-1960

Author: Stephanie Vander Wel
Pub Date: March 2020

Pioneering women and their soundtrack of searching in country music   learn more...

link to catalog page WEEMS, The Merchant Prince of Black Chicago

The Merchant Prince of Black Chicago

Anthony Overton and the Building of a Financial Empire

Author: Robert E. Weems Jr.
Pub Date: March 2020

The booms and busts of the celebrated African American entrepreneur   learn more...

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