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American Cultural History



link to catalog page SUAREZ, Pop Modernism

Pop Modernism

Noise and the Reinvention of the Everyday

Author: Juan A. Suárez
Pub Date: March 2007

Understanding the artistic bounty of modernist tensions over everyday life.   learn more...

link to catalog page HAMILL, Going Indian Author: James Hamill
Pub Date: April 2006

Learning from the Oklahoma Indians' own stories about the forces shaping their ethnic identity   learn more...

link to catalog page, A Staggering Revolution

A Staggering Revolution

A Cultural History of Thirties Photography

Author: John Raeburn
Pub Date: April 2006

A comprehensive cultural and artistic history of photography in its most dynamic decade   learn more...

link to catalog page PERPENER, African-American Concert Dance

African-American Concert Dance

The Harlem Renaissance and Beyond

Author: John O. Perpener III
Pub Date: 2005

Restores primary African-American dance pioneers to their proper place in the history of American Dance innovation   learn more...

link to catalog page, Investigated Reporting

Investigated Reporting

Muckrakers, Regulators, and the Struggle over Television Documentary

Author: Chad Raphael
Pub Date: October 2005

Unearthing the close collaboration between government television's early muckrakers   learn more...

link to catalog page, Saying It's So

Saying It's So

A Cultural History of the Black Sox Scandal

Author: Daniel A. Nathan
Pub Date: September 2005

How meaning was manufactured following the national pastime's darkest hour   learn more...

link to catalog page DALEY, Cultural Politics and the Mass Media Author: Patrick J. Daley and Beverly A. James
Pub Date: August 2004

Case studies in Alaskan Native political resistance using the media   learn more...

link to catalog page HUGHES, Myths America Lives By Author: Richard T. Hughes
Pub Date: 2004

Exploring the history of the myths that define American identity, the ways many Americans have absolutized those myths, and the ways African Americans and other dissenters have exposed those myths for their discriminatory dimensions   learn more...

link to catalog page GANZ, Pots of Promise

Pots of Promise

Mexicans and Pottery at Hull-House, 1920-40

Author: Edited by Cheryl R. Ganz and Margaret Strobel
Pub Date: May 2004

Presenting the Mexican artisans of Hull House and the history of its kilns and pottery   learn more...

link to catalog page SCHROEDER, Robert Johnson, Mythmaking, and Contemporary American Culture Author: Patricia R. Schroeder
Pub Date: July 2004

An examination of the culture of myth making by looking at the myths surrounding Robert Johnson and how they were used by various writers and artists   learn more...

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