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Taste of the Nation

The New Deal Search for America's Food

Camille Bégin

Sex Workers, Psychics, and Numbers Runners

Black Women in New York City's Underground Economy

LaShawn Harris

Sex Testing

Gender Policing in Women's Sports

Lindsay Parks Pieper

Manhood on the Line

Working-Class Masculinities in the American Heartland

Stephen Meyer

The Minor Intimacies of Race

Asian Publics in North America

Christine Kim

Bach Perspectives, Volume 10

Bach and the Organ

Edited by Matthew Dirst

Chicana/o and Latina/o Fiction

The New Memory of Latinidad

Ylce Irizarry

Against Citizenship

The Violence of the Normative

Amy L. Brandzel

New Korean Wave

Transnational Cultural Power in the Age of Social Media

Dal Yong Jin

Last Outpost on the Zulu Frontiers

Fort Napier and the British Imperial Garrison

Graham Dominy

Vita Sexualis

Karl Ulrichs and the Origins of Sexual Science

Ralph M. Leck

Conservative Counterrevolution

Challenging Liberalism in 1950s Milwaukee

Tula A. Connell

Franklin D. Roosevelt

The War Years, 1939-1945

Roger Daniels

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Richa Nagar at University of Oxford, Oxford, UK Tue, 10 May 2016 18:30:00 CDT — Lecture
Book Expo America Wed, 11 May 2016 13:00:00 CDT
Book Expo America Thu, 12 May 2016 09:00:00 CDT
Alan Harper at BookExpo America, Chicago, IL Thu, 12 May 2016 11:00:00 CDT — Book Signing
Richa Nagar at University of Aberystwyth, Aberystwyth, UK Thu, 12 May 2016 16:30:00 CDT — Presentation
Lou Martin at Taylor Books, Charleston, WV Thu, 12 May 2016 18:00:00 CDT — Lecture/Signing
Christen Smith at Monkey Wrench Books, Austin, TX Thu, 12 May 2016 18:30:00 CDT — Lecture/Signing
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