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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 Schools 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...

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

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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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