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Popular Culture

link to catalog page, Lost Sounds

Lost Sounds

Blacks and the Birth of the Recording Industry, 1890-1919

Author: Tim Brooks
Pub Date: Cloth: 2004; Paper: 2005

Biographies of the first African-American recording stars, and how they succeeded against tremendous odds   learn more...

link to catalog page BERTRAND, Race, Rock, and Elvis Author: Michael T. Bertrand
Pub Date: 2005

How a white take on black sounds revolutionized race relations   learn more...

link to catalog page GLINSKY, Theremin


Ether Music and Espionage

Author: Albert Glinsky
Pub Date: 2005

The riveting story of an eccentric musician-scientist turned Soviet spook   learn more...

link to catalog page TUSAN, Women Making News

Women Making News

Gender and Journalism in Modern Britain

Author: Michelle Elizabeth Tusan
Pub Date: November 2005

Women creating the space for their own political voices in the press   learn more...

link to catalog page ZINGG, Harry Hooper

Harry Hooper

An American Baseball Life

Author: Paul J. Zingg
Pub Date: 2004

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link to catalog page CRESAP, Pop Trickster Fool

Pop Trickster Fool

Warhol Performs Naivete

Author: Kelly M. Cresap
Pub Date: August 2004

Analyzing Warhol's persona as revolutionary performance art   learn more...

link to catalog page KEYES, Rap Music and Street Consciousness Author: Cheryl L. Keyes
Pub Date: 2004

Rap from its earliest roots to the present day   learn more...

link to catalog page LEAP, Speaking in Queer Tongues

Speaking in Queer Tongues

Globalization and Gay Language

Author: Edited by William L. Leap and Tom Boellstorff
Pub Date: December 2004

Traces the emergence of new Western influenced global language of same-sex culture   learn more...

link to catalog page CRAY, American Datelines

American Datelines

Major News Stories from Colonial Times to the Present

Author: Edited by Ed Cray, Jonathan Kotler, and Miles Beller
Pub Date: February 2003

A vivid eyewitness account of the events--war, politics, the arts, sports, and human interest--that have most influenced American political and popular culture during the last three centuries   learn more...

link to catalog page HICKS, Mormonism and Music Author: Michael Hicks
Pub Date: September 2003

A history of the Mormon faith and people as they use the art of music to define and re-define their religious identity   learn more...

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