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History, Am.: 20th C.



link to catalog page BARNHURST, Mister Pulitzer and the Spider

Mister Pulitzer and the Spider

Modern News from Realism to the Digital

Author: Kevin G. Barnhurst
Pub Date: August 2016

Changes in news ideology from nineteenth-century realism to digital society   learn more...

link to catalog page WIERZBICKI, Music in the Age of Anxiety

Music in the Age of Anxiety

American Music in the Fifties

Author: James Wierzbicki
Pub Date: March 2016

Rocking around the doomsday clock in 1950s America   learn more...

link to catalog page BEGIN, Taste of the Nation

Taste of the Nation

The New Deal Search for America's Food

Author: Camille Bégin
Pub Date: May 2016

The role of taste in a culinary transformation   learn more...

link to catalog page CORZINE, Team Chemistry

Team Chemistry

The History of Drugs and Alcohol in Major League Baseball

Author: Nathan Michael Corzine
Pub Date: February 2016

The hard realities of a game as American as red juice, white lines, and Vida Blue   learn more...

link to catalog page SMITH, Wounded Lions

Wounded Lions

Joe Paterno, Jerry Sandusky, and the Crises in Penn State Athletics

Author: Ronald A. Smith
Pub Date: February 2016

A rogue program, an iconic coach, and an unspeakable tragedy   learn more...

link to catalog page SIFF, Acid Hype

Acid Hype

American News Media and the Psychedelic Experience

Author: Stephen Siff
Pub Date: June 2015

LSD's trip from multi-colored miracle to mind-melting menace   learn more...

link to catalog page MAROVICH, A City Called Heaven

A City Called Heaven

Chicago and the Birth of Gospel Music

Author: Robert M. Marovich
Pub Date: April 2015

The music that helped free a people and lift a nation   learn more...

link to catalog page SCHLOSSER, Cold War on the Airwaves

Cold War on the Airwaves

The Radio Propaganda War against East Germany

Author: Nicholas J. Schlosser
Pub Date: November 2015

Battling for hearts and minds across the Iron Curtain   learn more...

link to catalog page CAHN, Coming On Strong

Coming On Strong

Gender and Sexuality in Women's Sport

Author: Susan K. Cahn
Pub Date: 2015

An updated edition of the pioneering study with a new chapter on the Title IX era's accomplishments and failures   learn more...

link to catalog page DANIELS, Franklin D. Roosevelt

Franklin D. Roosevelt

Road to the New Deal, 1882-1939

Author: Roger Daniels
Pub Date: October 2015

Volume One: Reappraising the rise of a political titan and his impact on the country he remade   learn more...

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