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At Home With Ursula Le Guin
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At Home With Ursula Le Guin; Her novels featured dragons and wizards, but they were also deeply grounded in indigenous American ways of thought.

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New American History
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Breen, Benjamin
Date Added:
08/06/2018
The Drunkard’s Progress
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The Drunkard’s Progress; Two hundred years ago, it was hard for Americans to miss the message that they had a serious drinking problem.

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New American History
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Breen, Benjamin
Date Added:
08/06/2019
Encountering the Plantation Myth Where You'd Least Expect It
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Encountering the Plantation Myth Where You'd Least Expect It; Well off Savannah's tourist trail, there's a replica of an antebellum plantation home in the middle of a public housing project.

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New American History
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Levin, Kevin M.
Date Added:
08/06/2018
The Future of our Confederate Monuments Rests With the Kids
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The Future of our Confederate Monuments Rests With the Kids; The perspectives of older Americans have dominated the debate. It's time we pay more attention to what younger people have to say.

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American History
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New American History
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Levin, Kevin M.
Date Added:
08/06/2017
The Greatest American Historian You've Never Heard Of
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The Greatest American Historian You've Never Heard Of; An appreciation of Alfred Crosby, who coined the term "Columbian exchange."

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American History
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New American History
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Author:
Breen, Benjamin
Date Added:
08/06/2018
How America Thought About Refugees 70 Years Ago
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How America Thought About Refugees 70 Years Ago; And other gleanings from the 1949 run of the Saturday Evening Post.

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New American History
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Bunk
Author:
Breen, Benjamin
Date Added:
08/06/2019
How We Learned to Love the Bill the Rights
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How We Learned to Love the Bill the Rights; A new book argues that the fetishization of the first ten amendments is a recent thing – and that it comes at a cost.

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New American History
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Author:
Mayeux,Sara
Date Added:
08/06/2018
Infrastructure is Good for Business
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Infrastructure is Good for Business; During the Depression, business leaders knew that public works funding was key to economic growth. Why have we forgotten that lesson?

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New American History
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Author:
Brent Cebul
Date Added:
08/06/2018
Law & Order, Philadelphia Style
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Law & Order, Philadelphia Style; The city that just elected a civil rights lawyer as D.A. is the same city presided over for years by "Mayor Cop" Frank Rizzo.

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New American History
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Author:
Mayeux, Sara
Date Added:
08/06/2017
Legends and Lore
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Legends and Lore; A roadside marker program in New York State embraces the gray area between official history and local lore.

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New American History
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Author:
Meier, Allison C.
Date Added:
08/06/2018
Mum’s the Word
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Mum’s the Word; In the height of the Cold War, the NSA created a series of posters to keep its secrets from leaking. They're both wonderful and creepy.

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New American History
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Author:
Breen, Benjamin
Date Added:
08/06/2018
The Other End of the Telescope
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The Other End of the Telescope; Considering astronomy's history from the shadow of the Arecibo Observatory reveals the discipline's intimate ties to imperialism.

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New American History
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Author:
Singerman, David
Date Added:
08/06/2017
Paying for Climate Change
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Paying for Climate Change; Despite his extreme rhetoric, Trump is merely the latest in a long line of U.S. leaders unwilling to pony up for global environmental accords.

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American History
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New American History
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Author:
Macekura, Stephen
Date Added:
08/06/2018
Podcasting the Past
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Podcasting the Past; Why historians should stop worrying and embrace the rise of history podcasts by non-scholars.

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American History
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Social Sciences
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New American History
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Author:
Breen, Benjamin
Date Added:
08/06/2018
The Problem with "Reagan Democrats"
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The Problem with "Reagan Democrats;" Does the trope obscure more than it illuminates about the 2016 election?

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New American History
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Author:
Cebul, Brent
Wright Rigueur, Leah
Date Added:
08/06/2017
A Refugee in Puerto Rico, 1942
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A Refugee in Puerto Rico, 1942; Claude Lévi-Strauss and the burden of our personal archives.

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American History
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Teaching/Learning Strategy
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Provider:
New American History
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Author:
Breen, Benjamin
Date Added:
08/06/2017
Resurrection City, 2.0
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Resurrection City, 2.0; A generation ago, historians dismissed the Poor People’s Campaign of 1968. On the eve of a reboot, we can see it in a different light.

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American History
Geography
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New American History
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Author:
Marisa Chappell
Date Added:
08/06/2018