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History, Am.: 20th C.



link to catalog page JOSEPHSON, Cafe Society

Cafe Society

The wrong place for the Right people

Author: Barney Josephson with Terry Trilling-Josephson
Pub Date: Cloth: 2009; Paper: February 2016

The story of the night club impresario whose wildly successful interracial club, Cafe Society, changed the American artistic landscape forever   learn more...

link to catalog page CHUDACOFF, Changing the Playbook

Changing the Playbook

How Power, Profit, and Politics Transformed College Sports

Author: Howard P. Chudacoff
Pub Date: January 2016

Turning points in the history of college athletics since 1950   learn more...

link to catalog page GUZMAN, Civil Rights in the Texas Borderlands

Civil Rights in the Texas Borderlands

Dr. Lawrence A. Nixon and Black Activism

Author: Will Guzmán
Pub Date: Cloth: 2015; Paper: August 2016

The struggle against racial injustice in the American Southwest   learn more...

link to catalog page RIDER, Cold War Games

Cold War Games

Propaganda, the Olympics, and U.S. Foreign Policy

Author: Toby C. Rider
Pub Date: May 2016

The United States and the Soviet Union vie for the five rings to rule them all   learn more...

link to catalog page BRIER, Connexions

Connexions

Histories of Race and Sex in North America

Author: Edited by Jennifer Brier, Jim Downs, and Jennifer L. Morgan
Pub Date: October 2016

New ways of viewing the tableau of history   learn more...

link to catalog page CONNELL, Conservative Counterrevolution

Conservative Counterrevolution

Challenging Liberalism in 1950s Milwaukee

Author: Tula A. Connell
Pub Date: April 2016

A forceful account of right-wing opposition to the postwar New Deal   learn more...

link to catalog page MCLEOD, Daughter of the Empire State

Daughter of the Empire State

The Life of Judge Jane Bolin

Author: Jacqueline A. McLeod
Pub Date: Cloth: 2011; Paper: August 2016

The trailblazing work of the first African American woman judge   learn more...

link to catalog page NADLER, Making the News Popular

Making the News Popular

Mobilizing U.S. News Audiences

Author: Anthony M. Nadler
Pub Date: July 2016

The peril and promise of giving 'em what they want   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...

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