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Break Beats in the Bronx

Break Beats in the Bronx

Rediscovering Hip-Hop's Early Years

Joseph C. Ewoodzie Jr.

The Dying City

The Dying City

Postwar New York and the Ideology of Fear

Brian L. Tochterman

Black for a Day

Black for a Day

White Fantasies of Race and Empathy

Alisha Gaines

Talking Guitar

Talking Guitar

Conversations with Musicians Who Shaped Twentieth-Century American Music

Jas Obrecht

Dangerous Grounds

Dangerous Grounds

Antiwar Coffeehouses and Military Dissent in the Vietnam Era

David L. Parsons

After Aquarius Dawned

After Aquarius Dawned

How the Revolutions of the Sixties Became the Popular Culture of the Seventies

Judy Kutulas

City of Inmates

City of Inmates

Conquest, Rebellion, and the Rise of Human Caging in Los Angeles, 1771–1965

Kelly Lytle Hernández

No Right to Be Idle

No Right to Be Idle

The Invention of Disability, 1840s–1930s

Sarah F. Rose

From Goodwill to Grunge

From Goodwill to Grunge

A History of Secondhand Styles and Alternative Economies

Jennifer Le Zotte

The Sound of Navajo Country

The Sound of Navajo Country

Music, Language, and Diné Belonging

Kristina M. Jacobsen

Civil Rights, Culture Wars

Civil Rights, Culture Wars

The Fight over a Mississippi Textbook

Charles W. Eagles

Sex and the Civil War

Sex and the Civil War

Soldiers, Pornography, and the Making of American Morality

Judith Giesberg

Country Soul

Country Soul

Making Music and Making Race in the American South

Charles L. Hughes

Curating America

Curating America

Journeys through Storyscapes of the American Past

Richard Rabinowitz, Richard T. Hoyen

Innocent Experiments

Innocent Experiments

Childhood and the Culture of Popular Science in the United States

Rebecca Onion

No More Work

No More Work

Why Full Employment Is a Bad Idea

James Livingston

A More Civil War

A More Civil War

How the Union Waged a Just War

D. H. Dilbeck

Pressed for All Time

Pressed for All Time

Producing the Great Jazz Albums from Louis Armstrong and Billie Holiday to Miles Davis and Diana Krall

Michael Jarrett

Isles of Noise

Isles of Noise

Sonic Media in the Caribbean

Alejandra Bronfman

American Child Bride

American Child Bride

A History of Minors and Marriage in the United States

Nicholas L. Syrett

Depression Folk

Depression Folk

Grassroots Music and Left-Wing Politics in 1930s America

Ronald D. Cohen

American Studies Encounters the Middle East

American Studies Encounters the Middle East

Alex Lubin, Marwan M. Kraidy

The South in Color

The South in Color

A Visual Journal

William Ferris, Tom Rankin

Family of Earth

Family of Earth

A Southern Mountain Childhood

Wilma Dykeman, Robert Morgan

Defiant Braceros

Defiant Braceros

How Migrant Workers Fought for Racial, Sexual, and Political Freedom

Mireya Loza

A Crisis of Community

A Crisis of Community

The Trials and Transformation of a New England Town, 1815-1848

Mary Babson Fuhrer

Dress Casual

Dress Casual

How College Students Redefined American Style

Deirdre Clemente