American History

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Forgotten Veterans, Invisible Memorials

How American Women Commemorated the Great War, 1917–1945

University of Alabama Press

Investigates the groundbreaking role American women played in commemorating those who served and sacrificed in World War I.

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I Believe I'll Go Back Home

Roots and Revival in New England Folk Music

University of Massachusetts Press
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Ballad of an American

A Graphic Biography of Paul Robeson

Rutgers University Press
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Fixing Niagara Falls

Environment, Energy, and Engineers at the World’s Most Famous Waterfall

UBC Press

Long considered a natural wonder, the world’s most famous waterfall is anything but. Fixing Niagara Falls reveals the engineering and politics behind the transformation of Niagara Falls.

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He Thinks He's Down

White Appropriations of Black Masculinities in the Civil Rights Era

UBC Press

Offering fresh insights and raising important questions, this historical exploration of appropriation traces the ways in which gender and race were negotiated through the popular culture of the Civil Rights Era.

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Voices from Bears Ears

Seeking Common Ground on Sacred Land

By Rebecca Robinson; By (photographer) Stephen Strom
The University of Arizona Press

This stunning book captures the passion and history embedded in local conversations about public lands.

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A Deadly Wind

The 1962 Columbus Day Storm

Oregon State University Press

Veteran journalist John Dodge tell stories of tragedy and heroism, loss and resilience, in the aftermath of the 1962 Columbus Day Storm, which plowed a path of destruction from the San Francisco Bay Area to British Columbia.

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Blue Desert

Desert Monologues

The University of Arizona Press

A classic work of new journalism by a revered voice of the Southwest.

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Beyond the Rebel Girl

Women and the Industrial Workers of the World in the Pacific Northwest, 1905-1924

Oregon State University Press
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Blood, Sweat, and Fear

Violence at Work in the North American Auto Industry, 1960–80

UBC Press

The first full-length historical exploration of individual violence in the automotive industry, Blood, Sweat, and Fear taps the class, race, and gendered roots of the workplace as battleground.

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