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126. Cover image for 'Striving to Save'
Creating Policies for Financial Security of Low-Income Families
Margaret Sherrard Sherraden and Amanda Moore McBride

The struggles of low-income families trying to build savings accounts

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Creating Policies for Financial Security of Low-Income Families
Margaret Sherrard Sherraden and Amanda Moore McBride
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127. Cover image for 'Newcomers, Outsiders, and Insiders'
Immigrants and American Racial Politics in the Early Twenty-first Century
Ronald Schmidt Sr., Yvette M. Alex-Assensoh, Andrew L. Aoki, and Rodney E. Hero

How has the arrival of new racial and ethnic groups affected the political gains of long-standing minorities in the United States?

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Immigrants and American Racial Politics in the Early Twenty-first Century
Ronald Schmidt Sr., Yvette M. Alex-Assensoh, Andrew L. Aoki, and Rodney E. Hero
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128. Cover image for 'The Theater Will Rock'
A History of the Rock Musical, from Hair to Hedwig
Elizabeth L. Wollman

Chronicles the rock musical's artistic and financial blockbusters—and bombs—from 1960 to the present

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128. Cover image for 'The Theater Will Rock'
A History of the Rock Musical, from Hair to Hedwig
Elizabeth L. Wollman

Chronicles the rock musical's artistic and financial blockbusters---and bombs---from 1960 to the present

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129. Cover image for 'Cross Purposes'
Pierce v. Society of Sisters and the Struggle over Compulsory Public Education
Paula Abrams

Do parents have the right to determine how their children should be educated?

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Pierce v. Society of Sisters and the Struggle over Compulsory Public Education
Paula Abrams
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130. Cover image for 'The President Electric'
Ronald Reagan and the Politics of Performance
Timothy Raphael

How Reagan's immersion in an electronic media culture of performance shaped his political career

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130. Cover image for 'The President Electric'
Ronald Reagan and the Politics of Performance

How Reagan's immersion in an electronic media culture of performance shaped his political career

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131. 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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131. 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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132. Cover image for 'The Cultural Politics of Slam Poetry'
Race, Identity, and the Performance of Popular Verse in America
Susan B. A. Somers-Willett

How do slam poets and their audiences reflect the politics of difference?

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132. Cover image for 'The Cultural Politics of Slam Poetry'
Race, Identity, and the Performance of Popular Verse in America
Susan B. A. Somers-Willett

How do slam poets and their audiences reflect the politics of difference?

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132. Cover image for 'The Cultural Politics of Slam Poetry'
Race, Identity, and the Performance of Popular Verse in America
Susan B. A. Somers-Willett

How do slam poets and their audiences reflect the politics of difference?

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133. Cover image for 'The U.S. Army Stability Operations Field Manual'
U.S. Army Field Manual No. 3-07
The University of Michigan Press Edition
The United States Army
A milestone in Army doctrine
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133. Cover image for 'The U.S. Army Stability Operations Field Manual'
U.S. Army Field Manual No. 3-07
The University of Michigan Press Edition
The United States Army
A milestone in Army doctrine
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134. Cover image for 'America at Risk'
Threats to Liberal Self-Government in an Age of Uncertainty
Robert Faulkner and Susan Shell, Editors

A group of eminent thinkers and writers address the question, what are some of the greatest dangers facing America today?

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134. Cover image for 'America at Risk'
Threats to Liberal Self-Government in an Age of Uncertainty
Robert Faulkner and Susan Shell, Editors

A group of eminent thinkers and writers address the question, what are some of the greatest dangers facing America today?

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135. 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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135. 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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136. 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

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

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136. Cover image for 'America Beyond Black and White'
How Immigrants and Fusions Are Helping Us Overcome the Racial Divide
Ronald Fernandez
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137. Cover image for 'American Jewish Identity Politics'
Deborah Dash Moore, editor

Explores changes among American Jews in their self-understanding during the last half of the twentieth century

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137. Cover image for 'American Jewish Identity Politics'
Deborah Dash Moore, editor

Explores changes among American Jews in their self-understanding during the last half of the twentieth century

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137. Cover image for 'American Jewish Identity Politics'
Deborah Dash Moore, editor

Explores changes among American Jews in their self-understanding during the last half of the twentieth century

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138. Cover image for 'Mirage'
Florida and the Vanishing Water of the Eastern U.S.
Cynthia Barnett

Can we save our greatest natural resource before it disappears forever?

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Florida and the Vanishing Water of the Eastern U.S.
Cynthia Barnett

Can we save our greatest natural resource before it disappears forever?

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139. Cover image for 'Mark One or More'
Civil Rights in Multiracial America
Kim M. Williams
The little-known story of the struggle to include a multiracial category on the U.S. census, and the profound changes it wrought in the American political landscape
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139. Cover image for 'Mark One or More'
Civil Rights in Multiracial America
Kim M. Williams
The little-known story of the struggle to include a multiracial category on the U.S. census, and the profound changes it wrought in the American political landscape
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140. 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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140. 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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141. Cover image for 'Chic Ironic Bitterness'
R. Jay Magill, Jr.
A brilliant and timely reflection on irony in contemporary American culture
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141. Cover image for 'Chic Ironic Bitterness'
R. Jay Magill, Jr.
A brilliant and timely reflection on irony in contemporary American culture
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142. Cover image for 'These Days of Large Things'
The Culture of Size in America, 1865-1930
Michael Tavel Clarke
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142. Cover image for 'These Days of Large Things'
The Culture of Size in America, 1865-1930
Michael Tavel Clarke
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143. Cover image for 'Commerce in Color'
Race, Consumer Culture, and American Literature, 1893-1933
James C. Davis
Examines the critical role that race played in the birth of U.S. consumer culture 
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143. Cover image for 'Commerce in Color'
Race, Consumer Culture, and American Literature, 1893-1933
James C. Davis
Examines the critical role that race played in the birth of U.S. consumer culture 
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144. 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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144. Cover image for 'Category 5'
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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144. 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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145. 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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145. 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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146. Cover image for 'It'
Joseph Roach
A witty and engaging exploration of the elusive quality of charm, animal magnetism, or charisma possessed by extraordinarily interesting people through the ages
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146. Cover image for 'It'
Joseph Roach
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147. Cover image for 'The Americanist'
Daniel Aaron
From one of the founders of American Studies, vivid recollections and keen observations on the political, literary, and social life of the nation
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Daniel Aaron
From one of the founders of American Studies, vivid recollections and keen observations on the political, literary, and social life of the nation
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148. Cover image for 'Vanishing Moments'
Class and American Literature
Eric Schocket
Explores how the effects of class permeated American culture in nearly a century of literary writing
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148. Cover image for 'Vanishing Moments'
Class and American Literature
Eric Schocket
Explores how the effects of class permeated American culture in nearly a century of literary writing
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149. Cover image for 'Playing Underground'
A Critical History of the 1960s Off-Off-Broadway Movement
Stephen J. Bottoms
The first comprehensive history of Off-Off Broadway
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149. Cover image for 'Playing Underground'
A Critical History of the 1960s Off-Off-Broadway Movement
Stephen J. Bottoms
The first comprehensive history of Off-Off Broadway
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150. Cover image for 'The Past as Present in the Drama of August Wilson'
Harry J. Elam, Jr.
An indispensable guide to the dramatic work of one of America's most important contemporary playwrights
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150. Cover image for 'The Past as Present in the Drama of August Wilson'
Harry J. Elam, Jr.
An indispensable guide to the dramatic work of one of America's most important contemporary playwrights
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150. Cover image for 'The Past as Present in the Drama of August Wilson'
Harry J. Elam, Jr.
An indispensable guide to the dramatic work of one of America's most important contemporary playwrights
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