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Lynskey, Dorian.

Summary: A history of protest music embodied in 33 songs since the 1930s.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ecco 2011

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 782.42 LYN

Krist, Gary.

Summary: "From bestselling author Gary Krist, a vibrant and immersive account of New Orleans' other civil war, at a time when commercialized vice, jazz culture, and endemic crime defined the battlegrounds of the Crescent City. Empire of Sin re-creates the remarkable story of New Orleans' thirty-years war against itself, pitting the city's elite 'better half' against its powerful and long-entrenched...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 976 KRI

Roberts, Blain.

Contents: Introduction -- Making up white Southern womanhood : the democratization of the Southern lady -- Shop talk : ritual and space in the Southern black beauty parlor -- Homegrown royalty : white beauty contests in the rural South -- Thrones of their own : body and beauty contests among Southern black women -- Bodies politic : beauty and racial crisis in the civil rights era -- Conclusion.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Univ of North Carolina Pr 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 323.1196 ROB

Summary: To a growing number of Mexicans and Latinos in the Americas, narco-traffickers have become icons, glorified by musicians who praise their fame and success. In this new constituency, they represent a pathway out of the ghetto, nurturing a new American dream fueled by money, drugs, and violence. The film is an explosive look at the drug cartels' pop culture influence on both sides of the border...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC NAR

Beam, Alex.

Summary: Explores the Great Books mania, in an entertaining and strangely poignant portrait of American popular culture on the threshold of the television age.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: PublicAffairs 2008

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 973.91 BEA

Zeitz, Joshua.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown Publishers 2006

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 813.52 ZEI

Frank, Thomas

Summary: A look at why the worst economy since the 1930s has brought about the revival of conservatism.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Metropolitan Books/Henry Holt 2012

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 973.932 FRA

Herman, Barbara.

Summary: "An intriguing look at vintage perfume's powerful past, including reviews of more than 300 scents, with stunning period advertisements throughout"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Globe Pequot Pr 2013

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 391.63 HER

Summary: While rival drug cartels warred in the streets, the Columbian national soccer team took a rapid rise to glory, with Andres Escobar its inspirational captain. Meanwhile the infamous drug baron, Pablo Escobar, pioneered "Narco-soccer". After a mistake by Andres led to a loss at the 1994 World Cup, less than ten days later he was gunned down outside a bar, a tragedy documented in this thriller...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: ESPN Home Entertainment 2010

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Mintz, Sidney W. (Sidney Wilfred)

Summary: In this book the author shows how Europeans and Americans transformed sugar from a rare foreign luxury to a commonplace necessity of modern life, and how it changed the history of capitalism and industry. He discusses the production and consumption of sugar, and reveals how closely interwoven are sugar's origins as a "slave" crop grown in Europe's tropical colonies with its use first as an...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Books 1986

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Kurlansky, Mark.

Summary: Traces the meteoric popularity of the iconic song by Marvin Gaye, Mickey Stevenson, and Ivy Jo Hunter against a backdrop of the Mississippi Freedom Summer of 1964, exploring how the song's multiple meanings rendered it an activist anthem.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Riverhead Books 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 323.1196 KUR

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 323.1196 Kurlansky 2013

Berger, Martin A.

Summary: Photographers shot millions of pictures of the black civil rights struggle between the close of World War II and the early 1970s, yet most Americans today can recall just a handful of images that look remarkably similar. In the popular imagination, the civil rights movement is remembered in dramatic photographs of protestors attacked with police dogs and fire hoses, firebombs and shotguns, tear...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University Of California 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 323.119 FRE

Summary: Zeitgeist: A highly controversial documentary in three parts. The first part dissects the origins of Christianity, the second gives an overview of numerous questionable aspects of 9/11 and the third explores the Federal Reserve Bank and its ability to control the economy.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: G.M.P. LLC 2007

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC ZEI

Contents: Angelus domini ; Vide domine / Leone Leoni -- Gloria / Johann RosenmFuller -- Sanctus-Osanna-Benedictus-Osanna ; Agnus dei / Heinrich Ignaz Franz Biber -- Der Herr ist mein Hirt / Heinrich SchFutz -- Es haben mir die HoffFartigen / Sebastian KnFupfer -- Magnificat primi toni a 8 / Johann Stadlmayr -- Wo der Herr das Haus nicht bauet, SWV 473 / Heinrich SchFutz.

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: DHM/BMG Classics 1998

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD CL CEN

Prins, Nomi.

Summary: "All The Presidents' Bankers is a compelling narrative of how a small group of private bankers and their financial institutions shaped America's economy and its global position since the start of the twentieth century. Through personal, political and professional networks, these bankers strategically exercised, and continue to exercise, disproportionate control over the destiny of billions of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Perseus Books Group 2013

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 332.1 PRI

Rodriguez, Deborah.

Summary: American hairdresser Deborah Rodriguez opens a beauty school in the middle of Kabul, the first modern beauty school and training salon in Afghanistan.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: [Blackstone Audio] 2007

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 305.48 ROD

Summary: Profiles baseball legends from the early years, fabulous fifties, and the modern era.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MM & V 2000

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV GRE

Pasternak, Judy

Summary: "Yellow Dirt offers readers a window into a dark chapter of modern history that still reverberates today. From the 1940s into the early twenty-first century, the United States knowingly used and discarded an entire tribe for the sake of atomic bombs. Secretly, during the days of the Manhattan Project and then in a frenzy during the Cold War, the government bought up all the uranium that could...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Free Press 2010

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 979.1004 PAS

Ulrich, Laurel.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Knopf 2001

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 974 ULR

Bailey, Catherine

Summary: "From the New York Times bestselling author of The Secret Rooms, the extraordinary true story of the downfall of one of England's wealthiest families. Fans of Downton Abbey now have a go-to resource for fascinating, real-life stories of the spectacular lives led by England's aristocrats. With the novelistic flair and knack for historical detail Catherine Bailey displayed in her New York Times...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Books 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 942 BAI

Summary: Examines the history of modern youth culture and the evolution of the idea of the "teenager", from the late 19th century to the beginning of the post-War period. Consists of archival film footage, diary entries, and dramatic recreations.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC TEE

McGinty, Alice B.

Summary: Documents the 1930 Satyagraha protest movement, describing how Gandhi led a twenty-four-day march to the sea to demonstrate against Great Britain's salt tax while offering insight into his beliefs about non-violent civil disobedience.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Amazon Children's Pub. 2013

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 GAN

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JB GANDHI MCC

Wolff, Daniel J.

Summary: A tour de force of storytelling years in the making: a dual biography of two of the greatest songwriters, Bob Dylan and Woody Guthrie, that is also a murder mystery and a history of labor relations and socialism, big business and greed in twentieth-century America—woven together in one epic saga that holds meaning for all working Americans today.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper 2017

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Emerson, Ken.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 1997

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 780 EME