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History, Am.: 20th C.



link to catalog page SLOTTEN, Radio's Hidden Voice

Radio's Hidden Voice

The Origins of Public Broadcasting in the United States

Author: Hugh Richard Slotten
Pub Date: July 2009

A detailed study of American public radio's early history   learn more...

link to catalog page STORCH, Red Chicago

Red Chicago

American Communism at Its Grassroots, 1928-35

Author: Randi Storch
Pub Date: January 2009

Realities of the street-level American Communist experience during the worst years of the Depression   learn more...

link to catalog page BURTON, Remembering Brown at Fifty

Remembering Brown at Fifty

The University of Illinois Commemorates Brown v. Board of Education

Author: Edited by Orville Vernon Burton and David O’Brien
Pub Date: December 2009

Original interpretations of Brown v. Board of Education's impact, fifty years later   learn more...

link to catalog page JACK, Science on the Home Front

Science on the Home Front

American Women Scientists in World War II

Author: Jordynn Jack
Pub Date: November 2009

A critical assay of the rhetorical and cultural obstacles faced by women scientists   learn more...

link to catalog page SKLAR, The Selected Letters of Florence Kelley, 1869-1931 Author: Edited by Kathryn Kish Sklar and Beverly Wilson Palmer
Pub Date: May 2009

First-hand accounts of one woman's fight to improve working conditions for Americans in the early twentieth century   learn more...

link to catalog page WITWER, Shadow of the Racketeer

Shadow of the Racketeer

Scandal in Organized Labor

Author: David Witwer
Pub Date: 2009

A detailed account of labor corruption in the 1930s and the zealous journalist who railed against it   learn more...

link to catalog page HAMINGTON, The Social Philosophy of Jane Addams Author: Maurice Hamington
Pub Date: November 2009

A sustained analysis of how Addams gave American pragmatism a radical, revolutionary edge   learn more...

link to catalog page, Sports in Zion

Sports in Zion

Mormon Recreation, 1890-1940

Author: Richard Ian Kimball
Pub Date: January 2009

A unique look at the Latter-day Saints' recreational efforts intended to "Mormonize" a rising generation of young men and women   learn more...

link to catalog page, The Turkey

The Turkey

An American Story

Author: Andrew F. Smith
Pub Date: October 2009

"Talking turkey" about the bird you thought you knew   learn more...

link to catalog page BLEWETT, The Yankee Yorkshireman

The Yankee Yorkshireman

Migration Lived and Imagined

Author: Mary H. Blewett
Pub Date: April 2009

Understanding migration through the lives and fiction of migrant workers in New England   learn more...

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