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History, Am.: 20th C.



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 DURANTE, COMP., 100 Years of Women's Suffrage

100 Years of Women's Suffrage

A University of Illinois Press Anthology

Author: Compiled by Dawn Durante
Pub Date: November 2019

Celebrating the work that women did and do to secure equal voting rights   learn more...

link to catalog page, All Our Trials

All Our Trials

Prisons, Policing, and the Feminist Fight to End Violence

Author: Emily L. Thuma
Pub Date: March 2019

A grassroots history of resistance to gender violence and the carceral state   learn more...

link to catalog page, Black Huntington

Black Huntington

An Appalachian Story

Author: Cicero M. Fain III
Pub Date: May 2019

How African Americans thrived in a West Virginia city   learn more...

link to catalog page, Building the Black Arts Movement

Building the Black Arts Movement

Hoyt Fuller and the Cultural Politics of the 1960s

Author: Jonathan Fenderson
Pub Date: April 2019

A revolution in African American culture and the figure who helped bring it to fruition   learn more...

link to catalog page, Clear It with Sid!

Clear It with Sid!

Sidney R. Yates and Fifty Years of Presidents, Pragmatism, and Public Service

Author: Michael C. Dorf and George Van Dusen
Pub Date: May 2019

Ten presidents, eight Speakers, one political powerhouse   learn more...

link to catalog page, Crime and Punishment in the Jim Crow South Author: Edited by Amy Louise Wood and Natalie J. Ring
Pub Date: April 2019

The history of white supremacy and criminal justice   learn more...

link to catalog page ENYEART, Death to Fascism

Death to Fascism

Louis Adamic's Fight for Democracy

Author: John P. Enyeart
Pub Date: July 2019

Reclaiming the life of a progressive visionary   learn more...

link to catalog page WELLS, The Enforcers

The Enforcers

How Little-Known Trade Reporters Exposed the Keating Five and Advanced Business Journalism

Author: Rob Wells with a foreword by David Cay Johnston
Pub Date: November 2019

Lessons from the past and business journalism's bold future   learn more...

link to catalog page, Franklin D. Roosevelt

Franklin D. Roosevelt

The War Years, 1939-1945

Author: Roger Daniels
Pub Date: Cloth: 2016; Paper: March 2019

Volume Two: Reexamining how FDR twice re-won the presidency while managing diplomacy and military strategy during World War II   learn more...

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