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Girls' History and Culture Reader: The Nineteenth Century

by Miriam Forman-Brunell and Leslie Paris University of Illinois Press
Pub Date:
12/2010
ISBN:
9780252077654
Format:
Pb+ 352 pages

The Girls' History and Culture Reader: The Nineteenth Century addresses topics ranging from diary writing and toys to prostitution...

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Girls' History and Culture Reader: The Twentieth Century

by Miriam Forman-Brunell and Leslie Paris University of Illinois Press
Pub Date:
12/2010
ISBN:
9780252077685
Format:
Pb+ 352 pages

The Girls' History and Culture Reader: The Twentieth Century illustrates girls' centrality to major twentieth-century forces such...

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Primitive Passions: Men, Women, and the Quest for Ecstasy

by Marianna Torgovnick University of Chicago Press
Pub Date:
01/1997
ISBN:
9780226808376
Format:
Pbk 280 pages

Marianna Torgovnick's Primitive Passions investigates Westerners' profound attraction to cultures that we call ''primitive.''...

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Black Camelot: African-American Culture Heroes in Their Times, 1960-1980

by William L. Van Deburg University of Chicago Press
Pub Date:
01/1997
ISBN:
9780226847177
Format:
Pb+ 310 pages

In the wake of the Kennedy era, a new kind of ethnic hero emerged within African-American popular culture. Uniquely suited to...

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Birth Quake: The Baby Boom and Its Aftershocks

by Diane J. Macunovich University of Chicago Press
Pub Date:
01/2002
ISBN:
9780226500836
Format:
Hbk 314 pages

Between 1965 and 1985, the Western world and the United States in particular experienced a staggering amount of social and economic...

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Technoscientific Imaginaries: Conversations, Profiles, and Memoirs

by George E. Marcus University of Chicago Press
Pub Date:
01/1994
ISBN:
9780226504445
Format:
Pb+ 570 pages

What is it like to be a scientist at the end of the twentieth century? How have shifts in power and in assumptions about knowledge...

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Reason's Muse: Sexual Difference and the Birth of Democracy

by Genevive Fraisse University of Chicago Press
Pub Date:
01/1994
ISBN:
9780226259703
Format:
Pb+ 226 pages

The French Revolution proclaimed the equality of all human beings, yet women remained less than equal in the new society. The...

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Around the World in Eighty Years

by Stephen Fischer-Galati Columbia University Press
Pub Date:
07/2010
ISBN:
9780880336123
Format:
Hbk 200 pages

This autobiography provides readers with a personal perspective of the cultural, political, and social changes in Romania since...

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Reading the Global: Troubling Perspectives on Britain's Empire in Asia

by Sanjay Krishnan Columbia University Press
Pub Date:
06/2007
ISBN:
9780231140706
Format:
Hbk 256 pages

British writings of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries maintain a troubling perspective: a ''global'' vision that groups...

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Continental Drift: From National Characters to Virtual Subjects

by Emily Apter University of Chicago Press
Pub Date:
01/1999
ISBN:
9780226023502
Format:
Pb+ 302 pages

From xenophobic appropriations of Joan of Arc to Afro-futurism and cyberpunk, the ''national'' characters of the colonial era...

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Blues, Ideology, and Afro-American Literature: A Vernacular Theory (POD)

by Houston A. Baker, Jr. University of Chicago Press
Pub Date:
01/1984
ISBN:
9780226035383
Format:
Pbk 295 pages

Relating the blues to American social and literary history and to Afro-American expressive culture, Houston A. Baker, Jr., offers...

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Journey Back

by Houston A. Baker, Jr. University of Chicago Press
Pub Date:
01/1980
ISBN:
9780226035352
Format:
Pbk 216 pages

'Professor Baker offers the richest analysis we have of black literature in its full cultural context. A superb literary critic,...

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Modernism and the Harlem Renaissance

by Houston A. Baker, Jr. University of Chicago Press
Pub Date:
01/1987
ISBN:
9780226035253
Format:
Pbk 132 pages

''Mr. Baker perceives the harlem Renaissance as a crucial moment in a movement, predating the 's, when Afro-Americans embraced...

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Place on the Corner

by Elijah Anderson University of Chicago Press
Pub Date:
01/1978
ISBN:
9780226019543
Format:
Pbk 248 pages

''Anderson's mix of the language of sociology and the more colorful street idiom makes a complex social phenomenon accessible...

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Freaks Talk Back: Tabloid Talk Shows and Sexual Nonconformity

by Joshua Gamson University of Chicago Press
Pub Date:
01/1998
ISBN:
9780226280653
Format:
Pb+ 304 pages

Using extensive interviews, hundreds of transcripts, focus-group discussions with viewers, and his own experiences as an audience...

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