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1. Cover image for 'Uniform Feelings'
Scenes from the Psychic Life of Policing
Jessi Lee Jackson
Sheds light on the emotional dynamics behind policing with an eye toward its abolition.
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1. Cover image for 'Uniform Feelings'
Scenes from the Psychic Life of Policing
Jessi Lee Jackson
Sheds light on the emotional dynamics behind policing with an eye toward its abolition.
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1. Cover image for 'Uniform Feelings'
Scenes from the Psychic Life of Policing
Jessi Lee Jackson
Sheds light on the emotional dynamics behind policing with an eye toward its abolition.
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2. Cover image for 'My Body Politic'
A Memoir
Simi Linton
An irreverent memoir of one woman's personal and political journey from 1960s counterculture to disability activism
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2. Cover image for 'My Body Politic'
A Memoir
Simi Linton
An irreverent memoir of one woman's personal and political journey from 1960s counterculture to disability activism
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2. Cover image for 'My Body Politic'
A Memoir
Simi Linton
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2. Cover image for 'My Body Politic'
A Memoir
Simi Linton
An irreverent memoir of one woman's personal and political journey from 1960s counterculture to disability activism
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3. Cover image for 'Good Vibrations'
Brian Wilson and the Beach Boys in Critical Perspective
Philip Lambert, Editor
An international, interdisciplinary exploration of the band that helped define 1960s America

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Web 2020 Open Access Available Read Online
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Brian Wilson and the Beach Boys in Critical Perspective
Philip Lambert, Editor
An international, interdisciplinary exploration of the band that helped define 1960s America

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Web 2020 Open Access Available Read Online
4. Cover image for 'Jean Paton and the Struggle to Reform American Adoption'
E. Wayne Carp

One woman’s tireless crusade for better understanding and social justice for adopted people

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4. Cover image for 'Jean Paton and the Struggle to Reform American Adoption'
E. Wayne Carp

One woman’s tireless crusade for better understanding and social justice for adopted people

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5. Cover image for 'The American Stravinsky'
The Style and Aesthetics of Copland's New American Music, the Early Works, 1921-1938
Gayle Murchison
The first study to show Copland's style development from his early works through his first widely accessible ballet
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The Style and Aesthetics of Copland's New American Music, the Early Works, 1921-1938
Gayle Murchison
The first study to show Copland's style development from his early works through his first widely accessible ballet
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5. Cover image for 'The American Stravinsky'
The Style and Aesthetics of Copland's New American Music, the Early Works, 1921-1938
Gayle Murchison
The first study to show Copland's style development from his early works through his first widely accessible ballet
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Web 2012 Open Access Available Read Online
6. Cover image for 'Living the Faith'
A Life of Tom Monaghan
James Leonard
A balanced biography of one of America's most fascinating and controversial business and religious figures
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A Life of Tom Monaghan
James Leonard
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7. Cover image for 'Music Is My Life'
Louis Armstrong, Autobiography, and American Jazz
Daniel Stein
A groundbreaking study of Louis Armstrong’s autobiographical practices
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Louis Armstrong, Autobiography, and American Jazz
Daniel Stein
A groundbreaking study of Louis Armstrong’s autobiographical practices
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7. Cover image for 'Music Is My Life'
Louis Armstrong, Autobiography, and American Jazz
Daniel Stein
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8. Cover image for 'Paul Robeson and the Cold War Performance Complex'
Race, Madness, Activism
Tony Perucci
Two key performances by Paul Robeson shed light on the Cold War era
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Race, Madness, Activism
Tony Perucci
Two key performances by Paul Robeson shed light on the Cold War era
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9. Cover image for 'Hazel Scott'
The Pioneering Journey of a Jazz Pianist, from Café Society to Hollywood to HUAC
Karen Chilton
The first biography of an important but overlooked African American pianist, singer, actor, and civil-rights advocate
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9. Cover image for 'Hazel Scott'
The Pioneering Journey of a Jazz Pianist, from Café Society to Hollywood to HUAC
Karen Chilton
The first biography of an important but overlooked African American pianist, singer, actor, and civil-rights advocate
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10. Cover image for 'Olof the Eskimo Lady'
A Biography of an Icelandic Dwarf in America
Inga Dóra Björnsdóttir
The story of an Icelandic dwarf who made a living in 19th-century America posing as an Eskimo
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Hardcover 2010 $34.95 Available Add Hardcover for "Olof the Eskimo Lady" to Cart
11. Cover image for 'An Angle of Vision'
Women Writers on Their Poor and Working-Class Roots
Lorraine M. López

Uncommon perspectives by prominent women writers on class, money, family, and home

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Women Writers on Their Poor and Working-Class Roots
Edited by Lorraine M. López

Uncommon perspectives by prominent women writers on class, money, family, and home

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12. Cover image for 'Moisture of the Earth'
Mary Robinson, Civil Rights and Textile Union Activist
Fran Leeper Buss, Editor

A voice from the margins that refuses to be silenced

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12. Cover image for 'Moisture of the Earth'
Mary Robinson, Civil Rights and Textile Union Activist
Fran Leeper Buss, Editor

A voice from the margins that refuses to be silenced

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13. Cover image for 'Let Me Live'
Angelo Herndon
The passionate prison autobiography of Angelo Herndon, Communist union organizer of the 1930s
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Paper 2006 $29.95 Available Add Paper for "Let Me Live" to Cart
14. Cover image for 'American Prophet'
The Life and Work of Carey McWilliams
Peter Richardson
American Prophet is the long-overdue biography on the brilliant life and career of a great American thinker and writer—Carey McWilliams
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14. Cover image for 'American Prophet'
The Life and Work of Carey McWilliams
Peter Richardson
American Prophet is the long-overdue biography on the brilliant life and career of a great American thinker and writer--Carey McWilliams
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Hardcover 2005 $45.00 Available Add Hardcover for "American Prophet" to Cart
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15. Cover image for 'A Story Teller's Story'
The tale of an American writer's journey through his own imaginative world and through the world of facts, with many of his experiences and impressions among other writers--told in many notes--in four books--and an Epilogue
Sherwood Anderson
A memoir of Midwestern life and culture from the author of Winesburg, Ohio
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16. Cover image for 'Asian American X'
An Intersection of Twenty-First Century Asian American Voices
Arar Han and John Y. Hsu, Editors
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16. Cover image for 'Asian American X'
An Intersection of Twenty-First Century Asian American Voices
Arar Han and John Y. Hsu, Editors
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