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Boston 1945 - 2015

by Russ Lopez

Against all oddes Boston revived itself to become one of the leading centers of the global economy. This book captures how rogue politicians, passionate neighborhood activists, new immigrants, and old time...


The Dying City

by Brian L. Tochterman

In this eye-opening cultural history, Brian Tochterman examines competing narratives that shaped post–World War II New York City. As a sense of crisis rose in American cities during the 1960s and 1970s, a...


The Bohemian South

by Shawn Chandler Bingham & Lindsey A. Freeman

From the southern influence on nineteenth-century New York to the musical legacy of late-twentieth-century Athens, Georgia, to the cutting-edge cuisines of twenty-first-century Asheville, North Carolina, the...


Congo Love Song

by Ira Dworkin

In his 1903 hit "Congo Love Song," James Weldon Johnson recounts a sweet if seemingly generic romance between two young Africans. While the song's title may appear consistent with that narrative, it also invokes...


The Many Deaths of Jew Suss

by Yair Mintzker

Joseph Süss Oppenheimer—"Jew Süss"—is one of the most iconic figures in the history of anti-Semitism. In 1733, Oppenheimer became the "court Jew" of Carl Alexander, the duke of the small German state of...


I Hear My People Singing

by Kathryn Watterson & Cornel West

I Hear My People Singing shines a light on a small but historic black neighborhood at the heart of one of the most elite and world-renowned Ivy-League towns—Princeton, New Jersey. The vivid first-person accounts...


In the Woods of Memory

by Shun Medoruma, Takuma Sminkey & Kyle Ikeda

The novel focuses on two incidents during the Battle of Okinawa, 1945: the rape of Sayoko, 17, by four US soldiers and Seiji’s stabbing revenge. Narrations through nine points of view, Japanese and American,...


Paisanos Chinos

by Fredy González

Paisanos Chinos tracks Chinese Mexican transnational political activities in the wake of the anti-Chinese campaigns that crossed Mexico in 1931. Threatened by violence, Chinese Mexicans strengthened their ties...


Listening for the Secret

by Ulf Olsson

Listening for the Secret is a critical assessment of the Grateful Dead and the distinct culture that grew out of the group’s music, politics, and performance. With roots in popular music traditions, improvisation,...


Chosen Nation

by Benjamin W. Goossen

During the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, the global Mennonite church developed an uneasy relationship with Germany. Despite the religion's origins in the Swiss and Dutch Reformation, as well as its longstanding...


Freud's Trip to Orvieto

by Nicholas Fox Weber

“Freud’s Trip to Orvieto is at once profound and wonderfully diverse, and as gripping as any detective story. Nicholas Fox Weber mixes psychoanalysis, art history, and the personal with an intricacy and spiritedness...


Arab Patriotism

by Adam Mestyan

Arab Patriotism presents the essential backstory to the formation of the modern nation-state and mass nationalism in the Middle East. While standard histories claim that the roots of Arab nationalism emerged...


Terror in France

by Antoine Jardin & Gilles Kepel

In November 2015, ISIS terrorists massacred scores of people in Paris with coordinated attacks on the Bataclan concert hall, cafés and restaurants, and the national sports stadium. On Bastille Day in 2016,...


Is Canada Even Real?

by J.C. Villamere

  • A quirky, lowbrow look at all the things we Canadians secretly cherish and/or furiously deny
  • Addresses Canada’s international reputation as a country that’s just a little too good to be true
  • Author also...


The Mariposa Folk Festival

by Michael Hill

A history of the Mariposa Folk Festival, from its humble roots in Orillia in 1961 to international acclaim and legendary status as a premier folk-music gathering.

Mariposa began in the heyday of the early sixties...


Building an American Empire

by Paul Frymer

Westward expansion of the United States is most conventionally remembered for rugged individualism, geographic isolationism, and a fair amount of luck. Yet the establishment of the forty-eight contiguous states...


Getting Tough

by Julilly Kohler-Hausmann

In 1970s America, politicians began "getting tough" on drugs, crime, and welfare. These campaigns helped expand the nation's penal system, discredit welfare programs, and cast blame for the era's social upheaval...


Visions of Empire

by Krishan Kumar

The empires of the past were far-flung experiments in multinationalism and multiculturalism, and have much to teach us about navigating our own increasingly globalized and interconnected world. Until now, most...


The Collapse of Apartheid and the Dawn of Democracy in South Africa, 1993

by John C. Eby & Fred Morton

This game situates students in the Multiparty Negotiating Process taking place at the World Trade Center in Kempton Park in 1993. South Africa is facing tremendous social anxiety and violence. The object of...


From the Hill to the Horizon

by Montgomery Bell Academy

From the Hill to the Horizon explores 150 years of MBA from the perspective of students, alumni, teachers, and headmasters. Established in 1867 as part of the University of Nashville from a generous gift from...