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History, Am.: 20th C.



link to catalog page GAINES, Pink-Slipped

Pink-Slipped

What Happened to Women in the Silent Film Industries?

Author: Jane M. Gaines
Pub Date: March 2018

Film history's most baffling fade to black   learn more...

link to catalog page FLOOD, Rape in Chicago

Rape in Chicago

Race, Myth, and the Courts

Author: Dawn Rae Flood
Pub Date: Cloth: 2012; Paper: February 2018

Evolving strategies against rape in Chicago courts   learn more...

link to catalog page GOUGH, Sounds of the New Deal

Sounds of the New Deal

The Federal Music Project in the West

Author: Peter Gough
Pub Date: Cloth: 2015; Paper: February 2018

How the music of the people--all people--triumphed and reshaped America   learn more...

link to catalog page CAMPNEY, This Is Not Dixie

This Is Not Dixie

Racist Violence in Kansas, 1861-1927

Author: Brent M. S. Campney
Pub Date: Cloth: 2015; Paper: 2018

Imposing, enforcing, and resisting white supremacy in the Midwest   learn more...

link to catalog page VAILLANT, Across the Waves

Across the Waves

How the United States and France Shaped the International Age of Radio

Author: Derek W. Vaillant
Pub Date: November 2017

The static-filled history of a pioneering radio partnership between two nations   learn more...

link to catalog page SCHLABACH, Along the Streets of Bronzeville

Along the Streets of Bronzeville

Black Chicago's Literary Landscape

Author: Elizabeth Schroeder Schlabach
Pub Date: Cloth: 2013; Paper: February 2017

A street-level panorama of the Black Chicago Renaissance   learn more...

link to catalog page FORMISANO, American Oligarchy

American Oligarchy

The Permanent Political Class

Author: Ron Formisano
Pub Date: October 2017

The new American Way of bribery, corruption, and self-aggrandizement   learn more...

link to catalog page CIVITELLO, Baking Powder Wars

Baking Powder Wars

The Cutthroat Food Fight that Revolutionized Cooking

Author: Linda Civitello
Pub Date: June 2017

A microhistory of America's main ingredient   learn more...

link to catalog page HAMILTON, Booker T. Washington in American Memory Author: Kenneth M. Hamilton
Pub Date: February 2017

The death and commemoration of an iconic figure   learn more...

link to catalog page WEEMS, Building the Black Metropolis

Building the Black Metropolis

African American Entrepreneurship in Chicago

Author: Edited by Robert E. Weems Jr. and Jason P. Chambers
Pub Date: September 2017

How African Americans took care of business in a new city   learn more...

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