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History, Am.: 20th C.



link to catalog page KIMBALL, 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 SMITH, 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 ADAMS, Alice Paul and the American Suffrage Campaign Author: Katherine H. Adams and Michael L. Keene
Pub Date: January 2008

The first analysis of suffragist Alice Paul's controversial rhetorical strategies   learn more...

link to catalog page RADER, Baseball

Baseball

A History of America's Game

Author: Benjamin G. Rader
Pub Date: May 2008

A succinct history of baseball, newly revised and updated   learn more...

link to catalog page SCOTT, Blues Empress in Black Chattanooga

Blues Empress in Black Chattanooga

Bessie Smith and the Emerging Urban South

Author: Michelle R. Scott
Pub Date: August 2008

The cultural and industrial reconstruction of the South, explored through a major figure in early black music   learn more...

link to catalog page MCANDREWS, The Era of Education

The Era of Education

The Presidents and the Schools, 1965-2001

Author: Lawrence J. McAndrews
Pub Date: Cloth: 2006; Paper: 2008

The first comprehensive study of the politics and policies of public and nonpublic school aid and desegregation at the end of the twentieth century   learn more...

link to catalog page EPHRAIM, Escape to Manila

Escape to Manila

From Nazi Tyranny to Japanese Terror

Author: Frank Ephraim
Pub Date: Cloth: 2003; Paper: 2008

A harrowing account of Jewish refugees in the Philippines   learn more...

link to catalog page WELKY, Everything Was Better in America

Everything Was Better in America

Print Culture in the Great Depression

Author: David Welky
Pub Date: May 2008

American mass culture's conservative response to the Great Depression and the coming of World War II   learn more...

link to catalog page UNDERWOOD, From Yahweh to Yahoo!

From Yahweh to Yahoo!

The Religious Roots of the Secular Press

Author: Doug Underwood
Pub Date: 2008

A comprehensive historical examination of the relationship between the journalistic and religious traditions in the United States   learn more...

link to catalog page ZACHER, The Scripps Newspapers Go to War, 1914-18 Author: Dale E. Zacher
Pub Date: July 2008

A telling look at the inner workings of one of the nation's most dominant news outlets during wartime   learn more...

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