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From Gluttony to Enlightenment

The World of Taste in Early Modern Europe

Viktoria von Hoffmann

Neoliberal Chicago

Edited by Larry Bennett, Roberta Garner, and Euan Hague

The Age of Noise in Britain

Hearing Modernity

James G. Mansell

The Red and the Black

American Film Noir in the 1950s

Robert Miklitsch

Octavia E. Butler

Gerry Canavan

Slavery at Sea

Terror, Sex, and Sickness in the Middle Passage

Sowande' M. Mustakeem

Goodbye iSlave

A Manifesto for Digital Abolition

Jack Linchuan Qiu

Six Minutes in Berlin

Broadcast Spectacle and Rowing Gold at the Nazi Olympics

Michael J. Socolow

Interactive Journalism

Hackers, Data, and Code

Nikki Usher

Bill Clifton

America's Bluegrass Ambassador to the World

Bill C. Malone

Reverend Addie Wyatt

Faith and the Fight for Labor, Gender, and Racial Equality

Marcia Walker-McWilliams

Civic Labors

Scholar Activism and Working-Class Studies

Edited by Dennis Deslippe, Eric Fure-Slocum, and John W. McKerley

The Third Sector

Community Organizations, NGOs, and Nonprofits

Meghan Elizabeth Kallman and Terry Nichols Clark

Ecological Borderlands

Body, Nature, and Spirit in Chicana Feminism

Christina Holmes

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