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1. Cover image for 'Middle Class Union'
Organizing the ‘Consuming Public’ in Post-World War I America
Mark W. Robbins
Examines the birth of the American middle class as white-collar workers used their growing consumer identity to organize politically

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Organizing the ‘Consuming Public’ in Post-World War I America
Mark W. Robbins
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2. Cover image for 'America's Japan and Japan's Performing Arts'
Cultural Mobility and Exchange in New York, 1952-2011
Barbara E. Thornbury
Tracing Japanese art and culture as they begin arriving on American shores in the postwar period

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2. Cover image for 'America's Japan and Japan's Performing Arts'
Cultural Mobility and Exchange in New York, 1952-2011
Barbara E. Thornbury
Tracing Japanese art and culture as they begin arriving on American shores in the postwar period

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2. Cover image for 'America's Japan and Japan's Performing Arts'
Cultural Mobility and Exchange in New York, 1952-2011
Barbara E. Thornbury
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3. Cover image for 'Black America in the Shadow of the Sixties'
Notes on the Civil Rights Movement, Neoliberalism, and Politics
Clarence Lang
A spirited argument for moving beyond the legacy of the Civil Rights era to best understand the current situation of African Americans
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Notes on the Civil Rights Movement, Neoliberalism, and Politics
Clarence Lang
A spirited argument for moving beyond the legacy of the Civil Rights era to best understand the current situation of African Americans
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Notes on the Civil Rights Movement, Neoliberalism, and Politics
Clarence Lang
 A spirited argument for moving beyond the legacy of the Civil Rights era to best understand the current situation of African Americans
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4. Cover image for 'The Black Musician and the White City'
Race and Music in Chicago, 1900-1967
Amy Absher
An exploration of the history of African American musicians in Chicago during the mid-20th century
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Race and Music in Chicago, 1900-1967
Amy Absher
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5. Cover image for 'Concordance'
Black Lawmaking in the U.S. Congress from Carter to Obama
Katherine Tate

As black leaders have turned from political activism to formal politics, they have moved closer to the political center

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Black Lawmaking in the U.S. Congress from Carter to Obama
Katherine Tate
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6. Cover image for 'Idlewild'
The Rise, Decline, and Rebirth of a Unique African American Resort Town
Ronald J. Stephens
An in-depth study of an important African American resort town and the intersections among race, class, tourism, entertainment, and historic preservation in the United States
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The Rise, Decline, and Rebirth of a Unique African American Resort Town
Ronald J. Stephens
An in-depth study of an important African American resort town and the intersections among race, class, tourism, entertainment, and historic preservation in the United States
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The Rise, Decline, and Rebirth of a Unique African American Resort Town
Ronald J. Stephens
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7. Cover image for 'Counterculture Kaleidoscope'
Musical and Cultural Perspectives on Late Sixties San Francisco
Nadya Zimmerman
A bold reconsideration of the meaning of 1960s San Francisco counterculture
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Musical and Cultural Perspectives on Late Sixties San Francisco
Nadya Zimmerman
A bold reconsideration of the meaning of 1960s San Francisco counterculture
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Musical and Cultural Perspectives on Late Sixties San Francisco
Nadya Zimmerman
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8. Cover image for 'James Baldwin'
America and Beyond
Bill Schwarz and Cora Kaplan, editors
An interdisciplinary discussion of Baldwin by leading writers from several fields
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America and Beyond
Edited by Cora Kaplan and Bill Schwarz
An interdisciplinary discussion of Baldwin by leading writers from several fields
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America and Beyond
Edited by Bill Schwarz and Cora Kaplan
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9. Cover image for 'Right in Michigan's Grassroots'
From the KKK to the Michigan Militia
JoEllen McNergney Vinyard
An unsettling look at the history of right-wing political movements in Michigan
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From the KKK to the Michigan Militia
JoEllen McNergney Vinyard
An unsettling look at the history of right-wing political movements in Michigan
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10. Cover image for 'Envisioning Asia'
On Location, Travel, and the Cinematic Geography of U.S. Orientalism
Jeanette Roan
Film provides a window into American culture and its attitudes toward Asia of the first half of the 20th century
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On Location, Travel, and the Cinematic Geography of U.S. Orientalism
Jeanette Roan
Film provides a window into American culture and its attitudes toward Asia of the first half of the 20th century
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10. Cover image for 'Envisioning Asia'
On Location, Travel, and the Cinematic Geography of U.S. Orientalism
Jeanette Roan
Film provides a window into American culture and its attitudes toward Asia of the first half of the 20th century
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11. Cover image for 'Culture Wars and Enduring American Dilemmas'
Irene Taviss Thomson
Research showing America's politics may be more based on personal choice than party or cultural divisions
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Irene Taviss Thomson
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12. Cover image for 'Martin Luther King'
Godfrey Hodgson
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Godfrey Hodgson
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13. Cover image for 'Grassroots at the Gateway'
Class Politics and Black Freedom Struggle in St. Louis, 1936-75
Clarence Lang

Offers a new conceptualization of black workingclass participation in the civil rights movement

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Class Politics and Black Freedom Struggle in St. Louis, 1936-75
Clarence Lang

Offers a new conceptualization of black workingclass participation in the civil rights movement

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14. 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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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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15. Cover image for 'New Orleans Style and the Writing of American Jazz History'
Bruce Boyd Raeburn

A fascinating and insightful study of the development of New Orleans jazz and its effect on jazz history

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15. Cover image for 'New Orleans Style and the Writing of American Jazz History'
Bruce Boyd Raeburn

A fascinating and insightful study of the development of New Orleans jazz and its effect on jazz history

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16. Cover image for 'Ellery's Protest'
How One Young Man Defied Tradition and Sparked the Battle over School Prayer
Stephen D. Solomon
An engrossing story of one of the landmark cases in First Amendment history
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16. Cover image for 'Ellery's Protest'
How One Young Man Defied Tradition and Sparked the Battle over School Prayer
Stephen D. Solomon
An engrossing story of one of the landmark cases in First Amendment history
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17. Cover image for 'America Beyond Black and White'
How Immigrants and Fusions Are Helping Us Overcome the Racial Divide
Ronald Fernandez

An impassioned argument for reassessing America's understanding of race and ethnicity

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How Immigrants and Fusions Are Helping Us Overcome the Racial Divide
Ronald Fernandez
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18. Cover image for 'Billy Durant'
Creator of General Motors
Lawrence R. Gustin
A new edition of the classic book on the flamboyant genius who helped lead America into the automobile age
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Creator of General Motors
Lawrence R. Gustin
A new edition of the classic book on the flamboyant genius who helped lead America into the automobile age
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19. Cover image for 'Jackie Ormes'
The First African American Woman Cartoonist
Nancy Goldstein
A richly illustrated biography of a pioneering woman artist and the characters she created
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20. Cover image for 'Racial Union'
Law, Intimacy, and the White State in Alabama, 1865-1954
Julie Novkov

A stunning exploration of America's attitudes on interracial marriage

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Law, Intimacy, and the White State in Alabama, 1865-1954
Julie Novkov

A stunning exploration of America's attitudes on interracial marriage

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21. Cover image for 'Student Bodies'
The Influence of Student Health Services in American Society and Medicine
Heather Munro Prescott

Explores the fascinating connections between university health centers and the evolution of American health and medicine

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22. Cover image for 'Category 5'
The Story of Camille, Lessons Unlearned from America's Most Violent Hurricane
Ernest Zebrowski and Judith A. Howard
The epic story of the real victims of a perfect storm—overwhelmingly the poor—left behind in the aftermath of a deadly hurricane
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The Story of Camille, Lessons Unlearned from America's Most Violent Hurricane
Ernest Zebrowski & Judith A. Howard
The epic story of the real victims of a perfect storm—overwhelmingly the poor—left behind in the aftermath of a deadly hurricane
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The Story of Camille, Lessons Unlearned from America's Most Violent Hurricane
Ernest Zebrowski and Judith A. Howard
The epic story of the real victims of a perfect storm—overwhelmingly the poor—left behind in the aftermath of a deadly hurricane
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23. Cover image for 'Faith in the City'
Preaching Radical Social Change in Detroit
Angela D. Dillard
A milestone study of religion's place in Detroit's protest communities, from the 1930s to the 1960s
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Preaching Radical Social Change in Detroit
Angela D. Dillard
A milestone study of religion's place in Detroit's protest communities, from the 1930s to the 1960s
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24. 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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25. Cover image for 'Black Detroit and the Rise of the UAW'
New Edition
August Meier and Elliott Rudwick
A classic of labor history, with a new foreword by one of the leading figures in urban studies
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