Category Archives: eBooks

August’s free ebook is here! We’re giving away The Enforcers: How Little-known Trade Reporters Exposed The Keating Five and Advanced Business Journalism by Rob Wells! Charles H. Keating had long used the courts to muzzle critical reporting of his business … Continue reading

July’s free ebook is here! We’re giving away Rocking the Closet: How Little Richard, Johnnie Ray, Liberace, and Johnny Mathis Queered Pop Music by Vincent L. Stephens! The all-embracing, “whaddya got?” nature of rebellion in Fifties America included pop music’s … Continue reading

 May’s free ebook is here! We’re giving away Muncie India(na): Middletown and Asian America by Himanee Gupta-Carlson! Muncie, Indiana, remains the epitome of an American town. Yet scholars built the image of so-called typical communities across the United States on … Continue reading

March’s free ebook has arrived! We’re giving away In Search of Belonging: Latinas, Media, and Citizenship by Jillian M. Báez. In Search of Belonging explores the ways Latina/o audiences in general, and women in particular, make sense of and engage … Continue reading

Celebrate Black History Month with February’s free ebook Black Post-Blackness: The Black Arts Movement and Twenty First Century Aesthetics by Margo Natalie Crawford! Black Post-Blackness compares the Black avant-garde of the 1960s and 1970s Black Arts Movement with the most … Continue reading

November’s free ebook is here! We’re giving away Afro-Paradise: Blackness, Violence, and Performance in Brazil by Christen A. Smith. Tourists exult in Bahia, Brazil, as a tropical paradise infused with the black population’s one-of-a-kind vitality. Interpreting the violence as both … Continue reading

October’s free ebook is here! We’re giving away Voices of Drought: The Politics of Music and The Environment in Northwestern Brazil by Michael B. Silvers. Michael B. Silvers proposes a scholarship focused on environmental justice to understand key questions in … Continue reading

September’s free e-book is here! We’re giving away To Turn The Whole World Over: Black Women and Internationalism edited by Keisha N. Blain and Tiffany M. Gill with contributions by Nicole Anae, Keisha N. Blain, Brandon R. Byrd, Stephanie Beck … Continue reading

August’s free e-book is here! To celebrate the 100th anniversary of the passage of the 19th Amendment, we are giving away copies of 100 Years of Women’s Suffrage. Compiled by Dawn Durante, this anthology includes essential scholarship on the women’s … Continue reading

July’s free ebook is here! For this entire month we are giving away Hands on the Freedom Plow: Personal Accounts by Women in SNCC edited by Faith S. Holsaert, Martha Prescod Norman Noonan, Judy Richardson, Betty Garman Robinson, Jean Smith … Continue reading