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151. 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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151. 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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151. 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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152. 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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153. 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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Joseph Roach
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154. Cover image for 'Stories as Equipment for Living'
Last Talks and Tales of Barbara Myerhoff
Barbara Myerhoff
Takes us deeper into Barbara Myerhoff's examination of the place of narrative in human life, providing a treasury of reflection, experience, and wisdom as colorful as any collection of tales
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His Life in Music
Eunmi Shim
The first biography of one of the most influential but unheralded musicians in jazz history
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156. 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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157. 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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158. Cover image for 'The Future of Class in History'
What's Left of the Social?
Geoff Eley and Keith Nield
In the struggle between "social" and "cultural" thinking, the refusal to choose sides can be a radical and vital move
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159. 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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159. 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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159. Cover image for 'My Body Politic'
A Memoir
Simi Linton
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160. Cover image for 'Workin' on the Chain Gang'
Shaking Off the Dead Hand of History
Walter Mosley
A passionate examination of the social and economic injustices that continue to shackle the American people
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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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161. 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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161. 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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Twelve Plays and Selected Writings
Ed Bullins
Collecting works by one of the most influential playwrights of the Black Arts Movement of the 60s and 70s
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Literature, Culture, and Geography in Antebellum America
Anne Baker
Examines how a young nation responded to constantly expanding boundaries, as witnessed in its literature, public documents, schoolbooks, and art
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Literature, Culture, and Geography in Antebellum America
Anne Baker
Examines how a young nation responded to constantly expanding boundaries, as witnessed in its literature, public documents, schoolbooks, and art
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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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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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165. Cover image for 'The Syntax of Class'
Writing Inequality in Nineteenth-Century America
Amy Schrager Lang
Explores the literary expression of the crisis of social class in the U.S. throughout the second half of the nineteenth century
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166. Cover image for 'Seeing the Big Picture, Revised Edition'
A Cinematic Approach to Understanding Cultures in America
Revised Edition
Ellen Summerfield and Sandra Lee
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Queer Lives in Theater
Edited by Robin Bernstein
Memoirs that explore the intertwined connections between theater and queer culture, sexuality, and history
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Queer Lives in Theater
Edited by Robin Bernstein
Memoirs that explore the intertwined connections between theater and queer culture, sexuality, and history
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168. 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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Harry J. Elam, Jr.
An indispensable guide to the dramatic work of one of America's most important contemporary playwrights
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168. 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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169. Cover image for 'Mr. Democrat'
Jim Farley, the New Deal and the Making of Modern American Politics
Daniel Scroop
The story of the 20th-century's most successful national party boss and one of the driving forces behind the New Deal
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Jim Farley, the New Deal and the Making of Modern American Politics
Daniel Scroop
The story of the 20th-century's most successful national party boss and one of the driving forces behind the New Deal
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170. Cover image for 'TV Land--Detroit'
Gordon Castelnero
A reminiscence and recreation of the golden years of Detroit TV, based on interviews with and comments from the people who were there and made it happen
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Fear and Citizenship in American Public Education
William Lyons and Julie Drew
How a zero-tolerance political culture impacts America's students
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171. Cover image for 'Punishing Schools'
Fear and Citizenship in American Public Education
William Lyons and Julie Drew
How a zero-tolerance political culture impacts America's students
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172. Cover image for 'An American Girl, and Her Four Years in a Boys' College'
Olive San Louie Anderson
A historical novel about a young woman's challenges as a member of the first coeducational class at a major university
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172. Cover image for 'An American Girl, and Her Four Years in a Boys' College'
Olive San Louie Anderson
A historical novel about a young woman's challenges as a member of the first coeducational class at a major university
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173. 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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174. Cover image for 'Harlem Calling'
The Collected Stories of George Wylie Henderson
George Wylie Henderson
The collected stories of George Wylie Henderson, an Alabama writer of the Harlem Renaissance
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175. Cover image for 'Black Cultural Traffic'
Crossroads in Global Performance and Popular Culture
Edited by Harry J. Elam, Jr. and Kennell Jackson
Fresh takes on key questions in black performance and black popular culture, by leading artists, academics, and critics
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175. Cover image for 'Black Cultural Traffic'
Crossroads in Global Performance and Popular Culture
Edited by Harry J. Elam, Jr. and Kennell Jackson
Fresh takes on key questions in black performance and black popular culture, by leading artists, academics, and critics
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175. Cover image for 'Black Cultural Traffic'
Crossroads in Global Performance and Popular Culture
Edited by Harry J. Elam, Jr. and Kennell Jackson
Fresh takes on key questions in black performance and black popular culture, by leading artists, academics, and critics
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American Studies Subject Catalog

American Studies 2019 Catalog















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