American Studies

Accent on Privilege

English Identities and Anglophilia in the U.S.

Katharine W. Jones

What happens when immigration, privilege, and Anglophilia collide?

304 pages | 6 x 9

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Acres of Diamonds

Russell H. Conwell

A new edition of the classic inspirational speech

102 pages | 5 x 7 | 1 halftone

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The African American Jeremiad

Appeals for Justice in America

David Howard-Pitney

An enduring verbal tradition links African American leaders from Frederick Douglass to Malcolm X to Alan Keyes

288 pages | 5.5 x 8.25

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African American Writing

A Literary Approach

Werner Sollors

Essays that honor the achievement of African American writers from the Enlightenment to the present

296 pages | 6 x 9 | 4 color photos, 1 line drawing, 8 halftones

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AFSCME's Philadelphia Story

Municipal Workers and Urban Power in the Twentieth Century

Francis Ryan

A history of the largest union in the AFL-CIO and its growth in a major American city

320 pages | 6 x 9 | 2 figures, 30 halftones

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All Talk

The Talkshow in Media Culture

Wayne Munson

The postmodern phenomenon of the talkshow and its place in American culture

288 pages | 6 x 9

America's First Adventure in China

Trade, Treaties, Opium, and Salvation

John R. Haddad

A lively account of the brash men who chased their American Dreams all the way to China

296 pages | 6 x 9 | 10 halftones

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The American Diary of a Japanese Girl

An Annotated Edition

Yone Noguchi, Laura E. Franey, and Edward Marx

A ground-breaking work of Asian-American fiction in a brand new edition

224 pages | 6 x 9 | 1 figure, 11 halftones

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The American Dream in the 21st Century

Edited by Sandra L. Hanson, and John K. White

A multidisciplinary conversation on the state of the American Dream

168 pages | 5.5 x 8.25 | 7 tables, 7 figures

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American Dunkirk

The Waterborne Evacuation of Manhattan on 9/11

James Kendra and Tricia Wachtendorf

How an unplanned maritime response to the 9/11 disaster showed creativity, improvisation, and the power of community-based resources

196 pages | 5.5 x 8.25 | 12 halftones, 1 map

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The Americanization of Social Science

Intellectuals and Public Responsibility in the Postwar United States

David Paul Haney

A controversial explanation for sociology's isolation from American society

296 pages | 6 x 9

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Americans First

Chinese Americans and the Second World War

K. Scott Wong

The Second World War’s role in bringing Chinese Americans into the mainstream of American society

268 pages | 5.5 x 8.25

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The Archival Turn in Feminism

Outrage in Order

Kate Eichhorn

A window into the preservation of contemporary feminist documents and artifacts, and how this archival activism has advanced intergenerational political alliance

208 pages | 5.5 x 8.5 | 1 figure, 4 halftones

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Arsenio Rodríguez and the Transnational Flows of Latin Popular Music

David F. García

The life and times of one of Cuba's most important musicians

224 pages | 6 x 9 | 5 tables, 18 figures, 12 halftones

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Art in Cinema

Documents Toward a History of the Film Society

Scott MacDonald

Fascinating documentation of one of the most important film societies in American history

320 pages | 7 x 10 | 12 figures, 27 halftones

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