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1. Cover image for 'Contingent Encounters'
Improvisation in Music and Everyday Life
Dan DiPiero
Investigates the relationship between improvisation in music and in everyday life
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Ebook Forthcoming View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Contingent Encounters"
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Yellowface During the Exclusion Era
Esther Kim Lee
Why and how Asian characters have been represented by non-Asian actorson stage and screen
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Ebook Forthcoming View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Made-Up Asians"
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Ethnography, Difference, and the Challenge to Scientific Racism
Janice M. Irvine
How twentieth-century ethnographers captured the diverse social worlds of outsiders
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Web Open Access Forthcoming
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The Life and Work of Poet H.D.
Donna Krolik Hollenberg

A fresh look at the life and work of modernist poet H.D.

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Ebook Forthcoming View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Winged Words"
5. Cover image for 'Collecting Lives'
Critical Data Narrative as Modernist Aesthetic in Early Twentieth-Century US Literatures
Elizabeth Rodrigues
How a group of modernist writers used their training as empiricists to create a data-driven aesthetic
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Web Open Access Forthcoming
6. 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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Ebook Forthcoming View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Uniform Feelings"
7. Cover image for 'For the Culture'
Hip-Hop and the Fight for Social Justice
Lakeyta M. Bonnette-Bailey and Adolphus G. Belk, Jr., Editors
Examines the relationship between social justice, Hip-Hop culture, and resistance
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Ebook Forthcoming View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "For the Culture"
8. Cover image for 'Feeling the Future at Christian End-Time Performances'
Jill Stevenson
How Christian depictions of the End allow spectators to experience—and feel—their place within the future history of humankind
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Ebook Forthcoming View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Feeling the Future at Christian End-Time Performances"
9. Cover image for 'Democracy Moving'
Bill T. Jones, Contemporary American Performance, and the Racial Past
Ariel Nereson

Explores the potential of movement to create and revise historical narratives of race and nation

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Ebook Forthcoming View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Democracy Moving"
10. Cover image for 'Being Human during COVID'
Kristin Ann Hass, Editor
What the humanities can teach us about COVID-19
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Web Open Access Forthcoming
11. Cover image for 'Listening to the Lomax Archive'
The Sonic Rhetorics of African American Folksong in the 1930s
Jonathan W. Stone
Exploring the rhetoric and cultural significance of African American folk music during the Great Depression
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Web Open Access Forthcoming
12. Cover image for 'Sampling and Remixing Blackness in Hip-hop Theater and Performance'
Nicole Hodges Persley
Explores expressions of blackness in Hip-hop performance by non-African American artists in the U.S. and Britain ?
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Ebook Forthcoming View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Sampling and Remixing Blackness in Hip-hop Theater and Performance"
13. Cover image for 'Land of Opportunity'
One Family's Quest for the American Dream in the Age of Crack
William M. Adler
The story of the Chambers brothers’ crack cocaine empire and the city that made them
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Ebook 2021 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Land of Opportunity"
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Contemporary Performance and the Global Pacific
Diana Looser
A pathbreaking exploration of the international and intercultural connections within Oceanian performance
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Ebook 2021 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Moving Islands"
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A Cultural History and Ethnography of Technical Theater Labor
Christin Essin
Places backstage workers in the spotlight to acknowledge their essential roles in creating Broadway magic
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Ebook 2021 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Working Backstage"
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Picturing the United States in the Long Nineteenth Century
Sandra Tomc
The colorful relationship between ethnic nationalism and gaudy dress in the early 19th-century United States
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Ebook 2021 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Fashion Nation"
17. Cover image for 'A Change Is Gonna Come'
Music, Race & the Soul of America
Revised Edition
Craig Werner
The new edition of the groundbreaking chronicle of forty years of black music in America
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Ebook 2021 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "A Change Is Gonna Come"
18. Cover image for 'Queer Nightlife'
Kemi Adeyemi, Kareem Khubchandani, Ramón H. Rivera-Servera, Editors
Evocative essays and interviews that celebrate the expressive possibilities of a world after dark
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Ebook 2021 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Queer Nightlife"
19. Cover image for 'Translocas'
The Politics of Puerto Rican Drag and Trans Performance
Lawrence La Fountain-Stokes
Argues for the political potential of drag and trans performance in Puerto Rico and its diaspora
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Ebook 2021 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Translocas"
20. Cover image for 'Anti-Imperialist Modernism'
Race and Transnational Radical Culture from the Great Depression to the Cold War
Benjamin Balthaser
A unique excavation of how U.S. cross-border, anti-imperialist movements shaped cultural modernism

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Web 2015 Open Access Available Read Online
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Performing Musical Persona
Phillip Auslander
Examining how performers engage and delight their audience through persona, appearance, and spectacle
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Ebook 2021 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "In Concert"
22. Cover image for 'A Question of Voice'
Philosophy and the Search for Legitimacy
Ron Scapp
Philosophy in an age of multiculturalism
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Ebook Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "A Question of Voice"
23. Cover image for 'Singing Out'
GALA Choruses and Social Change
Heather MacLachlan
Examines whether LGBT choruses can change the hearts and minds of their audiences
Format Publication year Price Status Purchasing option
Ebook 2020 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Singing Out"
24. Cover image for 'Sit-Down'
The General Motors Strike of 1936-1937
With a New Foreword by Kim Moody
Sidney Fine
Studies the most significant American labor conflict of the 20th century
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Ebook 2020 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Sit-Down"
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platform and cultures
Allison McCracken, Alexander Cho, Louisa Stein, and Indira Neill Hoch, editors
Indispensable guide to the social media platform that shaped a generation’s politics and culture
Format Publication year Price Status Purchasing option
Web 2020 Open Access Available Read Online
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The University of Michigan Press offers many titles as electronic books in EPUB, PDF, Kindle, and Audiobook formats.

Our EPUB and PDFs may be read using free Adobe Digital Editions software. Digital Editions is available for PC, Mac, major mobile platforms, and many e-reader devices. Visit the Adobe Digital Editions Supported Ebook Devices page for a complete list of e-reader devices that are compatible with the software and their FAQ page for other questions about the software.

Available Ebook reading systems vary widely in their support for accessibility features. For EPUB, visit EPUB Test for accessibility support information for specific platforms. Contact us if you have a question about the best reading system for your needs at umpress.accessibility@umich.edu.

Our Ebooks are currently offered under a single-user license, which means that your Ebook can be accessed by using one Adobe ID. Any computer authorized to this Adobe ID will be able to open the file. Learn more at the Adobe ID and Membership FAQ page.

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