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Blacks in Niagara Falls
Blacks in Niagara Falls (August 2021)
Leaders and Community Development, 1849-1985
Michael B. Boston - Author

 
 
An Unfinished Revolution
An Unfinished Revolution (June 2021)
Edna Buckman Kearns and the Struggle for Women's Rights
Marguerite Kearns - Author

 
 
Dutch and Indigenous Communities in Seventeenth-Century Northeastern North America
Dutch and Indigenous Communities in Seventeenth-Century Northeastern North America (May 2021)
What Archaeology, History, and Indigenous Oral Traditions Teach Us about Their Intercultural Relationships
Lucianne Lavin - Editor

Examines the significant impact of Dutch traders and settlers on the early history of Northeastern North America, and their relationships with its Indigenous peoples.

This volume of essays by historians and archaeologists offers an introduction to the significant impact of Dutch traders and settlers on the early history of Northeastern North America, as well as their extensive and ...(Read More)
 
 
"Our Relations…the Mixed Bloods" (April 2021)
Indigenous Transformation and Dispossession in the Western Great Lakes
Larry Nesper - Author
Michael S. Wiggins Jr. - With a Foreword by

 
 
Imagining the Fed
Imagining the Fed (April 2021)
The Struggle for the Heart of the Federal Reserve, 1913-1970
Nicolas Thompson - Author

Traces the six-decade struggle for power within the Federal Reserve System from the perspective of the central bankers who shaped the Fed.

Imagining the Fed traces a six-decade struggle to shape the Federal Reserve’s policymaking organs, the Washington-based Board and the Federal Open Market Committee. Conventional wisdom holds that Congress ended the system’s strugg...(Read More)
 
 
More Than Our Pain
More Than Our Pain (April 2021)
Affect and Emotion in the Era of Black Lives Matter
Beth Hinderliter - Editor
Steve Peraza - Editor

Covering rage and grief, as well as joy and fatigue, examines how Black Lives Matter activists, and the artists inspired by them, have mobilized for social justice.

Confronted by a crisis in black American leadership, state-sanctioned violence against black communities, and colorblind laws that trap black Americans in a racial caste system, Black Lives Matter activists and the art...(Read More)
 
 
From the Bayou to the Bay
From the Bayou to the Bay (March 2021)
The Autobiography of a Black Liberation Scholar
Robert C. Smith - Author

The intellectual autobiography of a leading scholar in the field of African American Studies.

In this refreshingly candid intellectual autobiography, Robert C. Smith traces the evolution of his consciousness and identity from his early days in rural Louisiana to his emergence as one of the nation’s leading scholars of African American politics. He interweaves this personal narrativ...(Read More)
 
 
Leadership and Legacy
Leadership and Legacy (March 2021)
Presidency of Barack Obama, The
Tom Lansford - Editor
Douglas M. Brattebo - Editor
Robert P. Watson - Editor
Casey Maugh Funderburk - Editor

 
 
Michael Gold
Michael Gold (December 2020)
The People's Writer
Patrick Chura - Author

An authoritative biography of the dean of American proletarian writers during the interwar years.

Jewish American Communist writer and cultural figure Michael Gold (1893–1967) was a key progressive author of his generation, yet today his work is too often forgotten. A novelist, essayist, playwright, poet, journalist, and editor, Gold was the leading advocate of leftist, proletarian...(Read More)
 
 
The Hebrew Orient
The Hebrew Orient (December 2020)
Palestine in Jewish American Visual Culture, 1901-1938
Jessica L. Carr - Author

Examines the role that images of Palestine played in the construction of prewar Jewish American identity.

In the decades before the establishment of the State of Israel, striking images of Palestine circulated widely among Jewish Americans. These images visualized “the Orient” for American viewers, creating the possibility for Jewish Americans to understand themselves through imagining “Oriental” counterp...(Read More)
 
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