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American Cultural History



link to catalog page BOISSEAU, Gendering the Fair

Gendering the Fair

Histories of Women and Gender at World's Fairs

Author: Edited by TJ Boisseau and Abigail M. Markwyn
Pub Date: November 2010

Interrogating the gendered nature of world's fairs throughout history   learn more...

link to catalog page, Screening Cuba

Screening Cuba

Film Criticism as Political Performance during the Cold War

Author: Hector Amaya
Pub Date: October 2010

A sophisticated comparison of U.S. and Cuban reactions to Cuban revolutionary films   learn more...

link to catalog page EKBERG, Stealing Indian Women

Stealing Indian Women

Native Slavery in the Illinois Country

Author: Carl J. Ekberg
Pub Date: 2010

The first history of Indian slavery in the Mississippi Valley during the colonial era   learn more...

link to catalog page, Divas on Screen

Divas on Screen

Black Women in American Film

Author: Mia Mask
Pub Date: July 2009

Accessible, theoretical readings of popular African American women film icons   learn more...

link to catalog page, The Legacy of Edward W. Said Author: William V. Spanos
Pub Date: January 2009

Preserving and honoring the intellectual voice that spoke with the urgency, generosity, and grace of the best of humanity   learn more...

link to catalog page PULIDO, Moving Beyond Borders

Moving Beyond Borders

Julian Samora and the Establishment of Latino Studies

Author: Edited by Alberto López Pulido, Barbara Driscoll de Alvarado, and Carmen Samora
Pub Date: October 2009

The lifework of a pioneering scholar and leader in Latino studies   learn more...

link to catalog page ANDERSON, Perspectives on Milwaukee's Past Author: Edited by Margo Anderson and Victor Greene
Pub Date: 2009

A stimulating variety of approaches to the history of a distinctive Midwestern city   learn more...

link to catalog page WARREN, The Shawnees and Their Neighbors, 1795-1870 Author: Stephen Warren
Pub Date: January 2009

Looking past the rhetoric to expose the forces that shaped Shawnee nationalism   learn more...

link to catalog page DOWLING, Slumming in New York

Slumming in New York

From the Waterfront to Mythic Harlem

Author: Robert M. Dowling
Pub Date: Cloth: 2007; Paper: 2009

A penetrating study of the literary writings that transformed New York City's moral threats into cultural treasures   learn more...

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"Baad Bitches" and Sassy Supermamas

Black Power Action Films

Author: Stephane Dunn
Pub Date: August 2008

An incisive analysis of gender and race in classic blaxploitation films   learn more...

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