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Imagining Iran : Orientalism and the construction of security development in American foreign policy
Whooley, Jonathan, 1982- author
New York, NY : Peter Lang Publishing, Inc., [2018]
Merging History and Security -- Foreign Policy and Ideational Construction within the Johnson Administration -- Foreign Policy and Ideational Construction within the Nixon Administration -- Foreign Policy and Ideational Construction within the Ford Administration -- Foreign Policy and Ideational Construction within the Carter Administration -- Foreign Policy and Ideational Construction within the Reagan Administration -- Conclusion : the "Good Oriental" and American Foreign Policy Toward Iran.

This book constructs and assembles American foreign policy through the use of Critical Security Studies discourse analysis and Orientalist descriptions of key actors within the Presidential administrations of Lyndon Baines Johnson through Ronald Reagan (1965-1989). The shah of Iran, Reza Pahlavi, and Iran as a nation served as a Orientalist construction for these administrations. In a sense, the shah was the 'good Oriental' : he modernized, he secularized, he kept his people pliable, if not free, and was in general sensitive and willing to take on the foreign policy goals of the United States. This book is a vital read for those that are interested in learning about how foreign policy making is conducted, how theories directly affect the process of foreign policy making, and finally, it directly addresses the questions many readers have about how the shah and Iran served US interests and the larger question of why the US uses autocratic proxies to pursue its nominally human rights and democracy-based goals. Students of foreign policy, Middle East studies, Critical Security Studies, and Iran experts alike can benefit from a historical deep dive on policy making. The internal conversations, diary entries, and previously classified documents and briefings, tell the story of how the US imagined Iran and why that ideational construction proved to be such a dominant and pernicious image for 26 years, the reverberations of which are still felt today in our modern conception of what Iran is and what Iranians can do through the lens of American foreign policy.
Baker Berry E183.8.I55 W48 2018

Immigrant experiences : why immigrants come to the United States and what they find when they get here
Ewing, Walter A., author
Lanham, Maryland : Rowman & Littlefield, [2018]
Living in fear -- Hand to mouth -- The ladder of success -- Pieces of paper -- Fearing the unknown -- Warmer welcomes -- The bottom line -- Generation gaps -- New identities.

"Immigrant Experiences weaves together the varied strands of the immigrant experience using detailed historical and contemporary examples that move beyond hackneyed stereotypes about immigrants to give readers a fact-based understanding of immigration to the United States"--
Baker Berry E184.A1 E93 2018

Faking the news : what rhetoric can teach us about Donald J. Trump
edited by Ryan Skinnell
Exeter : Imprint Academic, 2018
Baker Berry E913.3 F355 2018

Black Lives Matter : from a moment to a movement
Hillstrom, Laurie Collier, 1965- author
Santa Barbara, California : Greenwood, an imprint of ABC-CLIO, LLC, [2018]
Historical roots of the movement -- The origin of #BlackLivesMatter -- From social media to the streets of Ferguson -- The movement gains force -- The role of social media -- Criticism and backlash -- Racial injustice in America.
Baker Berry E185.615 .H518 2018

Young Washington : how wilderness and war forged America's founding father
Stark, Peter, 1954- author
New York, NY : Ecco, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, [2018]
A new, brash, and unexpected view of the president we thought we knew, from the bestselling author of Astoria. Two decades before he led America to independence, George Washington was a flailing young soldier serving the British Empire in the vast wilderness of the Ohio Valley. Naive and self-absorbed, the twenty-two-year-old officer accidentally ignited the French and Indian War--a conflict that opened colonists to the possibility of an American Revolution. With powerful narrative drive and vivid writing, Young Washington recounts the wilderness trials, controversial battles, and emotional entanglements that transformed Washington from a temperamental striver into a mature leader. Enduring terrifying summer storms and subzero winters imparted resilience and self-reliance, helping prepare him for what he would one day face at Valley Forge. Leading the Virginia troops into battle taught him to set aside his own relentless ambitions and stand in solidarity with those who looked to him for leadership. Negotiating military strategy with British and colonial allies honed his diplomatic skills. And thwarted in his obsessive, youthful love for one woman, he grew to cultivate deeper, enduring relationships. By weaving together Washington's harrowing wilderness adventures and a broader historical context, Young Washington offers new insights into the dramatic years that shaped the man who shaped a nation.
Baker Berry E312.2 .S79 2018

If I survive : Frederick Douglass and family in the Walter O. Evans collection : a 200 year anniversary
Bernier, Celeste-Marie, author
Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, 2018
Baker Berry E449.D75 B47 2018

How to be less stupid about race : on racism, White supremacy, and the racial divide
Fleming, Crystal Marie, 1981- author
Boston, Massachusetts : Beacon Press, [2018]
Introduction: The origins of racial stupidity -- The idiot's guide to critical race theory -- Listen to Black women -- On racial stupidity in the Obama era -- Trump country -- Fake racial news -- Interracial love 101 -- Becoming racially literate.

"How to Be Less Stupid About Race is your essential guide to breaking through the half-truths and ridiculous misconceptions that have thoroughly corrupted the way race is represented in the classroom, pop culture, media, and politics. Centuries after our nation was founded on genocide, settler colonialism, and slavery, many Americans are kinda-sorta-maybe waking up to the reality that our racial politics are (still) garbage. But in the midst of this reckoning, widespread denial and misunderstandings about race persist, even as white supremacy and racial injustice are more visible than ever before. Combining no-holds-barred social critique, humorous personal anecdotes, and analysis of the latest interdisciplinary scholarship on systemic racism, sociologist Crystal M. Fleming provides a fresh, accessible, and irreverent take on everything that's wrong with our "national conversation about race." Drawing upon critical race theory, as well as her own experiences as a queer black millennial college professor and researcher, Fleming unveils how systemic racism exposes us all to racial ignorance--and provides a road map for transforming our knowledge into concrete social change. Searing, sobering, and urgently needed, How to Be Less Stupid About Race is a truth bomb and call to action for everyone who wants to challenge white supremacy and intersectional oppression. If you like Issa Rae, Justin Simien, Angela Davis, and Morgan Jerkins, then this deeply relevant, bold, and incisive book is for you."--
Baker Berry E184.A1 F576 2018

Monopoly and king mob
edited by Anthony Comegna
Washington : Cato Institute, [2018]
Baker Berry E173 .M693 2018

Brazil and the United States during World War II and its aftermath : negotiating alliance and balancing giants
McCann, Frank D., author
Cham, Switzerland : Palgrave Macmillan, [2018]
Baker Berry E183.8.B7 M33 2018

Санкт-Петербург--Соединенные Штаты Америки : 200 лет российско-американских дипломатических отношений / [редакционная коллегия Е.Н. Кальщиков and others]
Санкт-Петербург : Европейский Дом, 2009
Baker Berry E183.8.R9 S375 2009

Latinx : the new force in American politics and culture
Morales, Ed, 1956- author
London ; Verso, 2018
The Spanish triangle -- Mestizaje vs. the hypo-American dream -- The second conquista: mestizaje on the down-low -- Raza interrupted: new hybrid nationalism -- Border thinking 101: can la raza speak? -- Our raza, ourselves: a racial reenvisioning of twenty-first-century latinx -- Towards a new raza politics: class awareness and hemispheric vision -- Media, marketing and the invisible soul of latinidad -- The Latinx urban space identity -- Dismantling the master's house: the Latinx imaginary and neoliberal multiculturalism.

"The Latinx revolution in US culture, society, and politics "Latinx" (pronounced "La-teen-ex") is the gender-neutral term that covers the largest racial minority in the United States, 17 percent of the country. This is the fastest-growing sector of American society, containing the most immigrants. It is the poorest ethnic group in the country, whose political empowerment is altering the balance of forces in a growing number of states. And yet, Latins barely figure in America's racial conversation--the US census does not even have a category for "Latino." In this groundbreaking discussion, Ed Morales explains how Latin political identities are tied to a long Latin American history of mestizaje, translatable as "mixedness" or "hybridity", and that this border thinking is both a key to understanding bilingual, bicultural Latin cultures and politics and a challenge to America's infamously black/white racial regime. This searching and long-overdue exploration of a crucial development in American life updates Cornel West's bestselling Race Matters with a Latin inflection"--
Baker Berry E184.S75 M666 2018

Go show the world : a celebration of Indigenous heroes
Kinew, Wab, 1981- author
Toronto, Ontario : Tundra Books, [2018]
Sacagawea -- Jim Thorpe -- Dr. Susan LaFlesche Picotte -- Beatrice Culleton Mosionier -- Francis Pegahmagabow -- Te-Wau-Zee -- Dr. Evan Adams -- John Herrington -- Carey Price -- Waneek Horn-Miller -- Tecumseh -- Crazy Horse -- Net-no-kiwa.

Using rhyming lyrics from a previously written rap song, Midewin author, Manitoba politician, and creator Kinew tells the stories of diverse Indigenous heroes both historical and contemporary from the U.S. and Canada.
Baker Berry E89 .K55 2018

Black flags, blue waters : the epic history of America's most notorious pirates
Dolin, Eric Jay, author
New York : Liveright Publishing Corporation, a division of W.W. Norton & Company, [2018]
Small beginnings -- Welcomed with open arms -- "Where the money was as plenty as stones and sand" -- Crackdown -- War's reprieve -- Interlude, or a pirate classification -- Treasure and the tempest -- The gentleman pirate and Blackbeard -- Fading away -- Epilogue: "yo-ho-ho and a bottle of rum!"

"Set against the backdrop of the Age of Exploration, Black Flags, Blue Waters reveals the dramatic and surprising history of American piracy's 'Golden Age'--spanning the late 1600s through the early 1700s--when lawless pirates plied the coastal waters of North America and beyond"--
Baker Berry E188 .D66 2018

Justifying revolution : law, virtue, and violence in the American War of Independence
edited by Glenn A. Moots and Phillip Hamilton
Norman : University of Oklahoma Press, [2018]
Just war theory in the image of Emer de Vattel / Andreas Harald Aure -- Just revolution: Protestant precedents for resistance and rebellion / Glenn A. Moots and Valerie Ona Morkevičius -- Emer de Vattel's Law of nations in America's independence / Theodore Christov -- Justifying fratricidal war: the American Revolution as a case study / Jack P. Greene -- "Where the power of law ceases, there war begins": the British army's implementation of martial law in Boston, 1768-1776 / John D. Roche -- "A contest of virtue with vice": Henry Knox's just and honorable war for independence / Phillip Hamilton -- Liberty or death!: jus in bello and existential warfare in the American revolution / Mark Edward Lender and James Kirby Martin -- "Disreputable among civilized nations": destroying homes during the Revolutionary War / Benjamin L. Carp -- "To annoy rebels, or other enemies in arms against us": the limits of legitimate violence against civilians during the American revolution / William P. Tatum III -- "Elated with victory and reeking with revenge": the Yorktown prisoners and the laws of war in revolutionary America / T. Cole Jones -- "The cause of God, of human nature and posterity": John Jay and justice in the American revolution / Jonathan Den Hartog -- An end to empire?: British strategy in the American revolution and in making peace with the United States / William Anthony Hay -- Neutrality, race, and wars of extermination: native Americans in the aftermath of the American revolution / Daniel R. Brunstetter.

"The American imagination still exalts the "Founding Fathers" as the prime movers of the Revolution, and the War of Independence has become the stuff of legend. But America is not simply the invention of great men or the outcome of an inevitable political or social movement. The nation was the product of a hard, bloody, and destructive war. Justifying Revolution explores how the American Revolution's opposing sides wrestled with thorny moral and legal questions. How could revolutionaries justify provoking a civil war, how should their opponents subdue the uprising, and how did military commanders restrain the ensuing violence? Drawing from a variety of disciplines and specialties, the authors assembled here examine the Revolutionary War in terms of just war theory: jus ad bellum, jus in bello, and jus post bellum--right or justice in going to, conducting, and concluding war. The chapters situate the Revolution in the context of early modern international relations, moral philosophy, military ethics, jurisprudence, and theology. The authors invite readers to reconsider the war with an eye to the justice and legality of entering armed conflict; the choices made by officers and soldiers in combat; and attempts to arrive at defensible terms of peace. Together, the contributions form the first sustained exploration of Americans' and Britons' use of just war theory as they battled over American independence. Justifying Revolution raises important questions about the political, legal, military, religious, philosophical, and diplomatic ramifications of eighteenth-century warfare--questions essential for understanding America's origins.--
Baker Berry E209 .J87 2018

To Obama : with love, joy, anger, and hope
Laskas, Jeanne Marie, 1958- author
New York : Random House, [2018]
Samples, 2008-2009. The letters -- Bobby Ingram, Oxford, Mississippi -- Samples, 2009-2010. The mailroom -- Thomas and Joann Meehan, Toms River, New Jersey -- The idea -- Samples, 2010-2012. Bill Oliver, undisclosed location -- Fiona picks the 10LADs -- Marnie Hazelton, Freeport, New York -- Samples, 2013-2014. Barack Obama, the White House -- Marjorie McKinney, Boone, North Carolina -- Red dot -- Samples, 2015. Friends of the mail -- Shane Darby, Killen, Alabama -- Samples, 2015-2016. The writing team -- Donna Coltharp and Billy Ennis, El Paso, Texas -- Election day -- Samples, 2016. Vicki Shearer, Renton, Washington -- Obama in jeans -- Samples, 2016-2017 -- Epilogue.

"Every evening for 8 years, at his request, President Obama received a binder containing ten handpicked letters from ordinary American citizens--the unfiltered voice of a nation--from his Office of Presidential Correspondence. He was the first President to save constituent mail, and this is the story of how those letters affected not only the President and his policies, but also the deeply committed people who were tasked with opening the millions of pleas, rants, thank yous, and apologies that landed in the White House mailroom. Based on the popular New York Times article, To Obama, Laskas now interviews the letter writers themselves and the White House staff who sifted through the powerful, moving, and incredibly intimate narrative of America during the Obama years emerges: There is Kelli, who saw her grandfathers finally marry--legally--after 35 years together; Bill, a lifelong Republican whose attitude toward immigration reform was transformed when he met a boy escaping M-16 gang leaders in El Salvador; Heba, a Syrian refugee who wants to forget the day the tanks rolled into her village; Marjorie, who grappled with disturbing feelings of racial bias lurking within her during the George Zimmerman trial; and Vicki, whose family was torn apart by those who voted for Trump and those who did not. They wrote to Obama out of gratitude and desperation, in their darkest times of need, in search of connection. They wrote with anger and respect. And together, this chorus of voices achieves a kind of beautiful harmony: here is a diary of a nation. To Obama is an intimate look at one man's relationship to the American people, and the intersection of politics and empathy in the White House"--
Baker Berry E907 .L35 2018

The field of blood : violence in Congress and the road to civil war
Freeman, Joanne B., 1962- author
New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, [2018]
The Union incarnate for better and worse : the United States Congress -- The mix of men in Congress : meeting place of north and south -- The pull and power of violence : the Cilley-Graves duel (1838) -- Rules of order and the rule of force : dangerous words and the Gag rule debate (1836-44) -- Fighting for the Union : the Compromise of 1850 and the Benton-Foote scuffle (1850) -- A tale of two conspiracies : the power of the press and the battle over Kansas (1854-55) -- Republicans meet the slave power : Charles Sumner and beyond (1855-61)

The previously untold story of the violence in Congress that helped spark the Civil War. In The Field of Blood, Joanne B. Freeman recovers the long-lost story of physical violence on the floor of the U.S. Congress. Drawing on an extraordinary range of sources, she shows that the Capitol was rife with conflict in the decades before the Civil War. Legislative sessions were often punctuated by mortal threats, canings, flipped desks, and all-out slugfests. When debate broke down, congressmen drew pistols and waved Bowie knives. One representative even killed another in a duel. Many were beaten and bullied in an attempt to intimidate them into compliance, particularly on the issue of slavery. These fights didn't happen in a vacuum. Freeman's dramatic accounts of brawls and thrashings tell a larger story of how fisticuffs and journalism, and the powerful emotions they elicited, raised tensions between North and South and led toward war. In the process, she brings the antebellum Congress to life, revealing its rough realities--the feel, sense, and sound of it--as well as its nation-shaping import. Funny, tragic, and rivetingly told, The Field of Blood offers a front-row view of congressional mayhem and sheds new light on the careers of John Quincy Adams, Henry Clay, and other luminaries, as well as introducing a host of lesser-known but no less fascinating men. The result is a fresh understanding of the workings of American democracy and the bonds of Union on the eve of their greatest peril.
Baker Berry E338 .F735 2018

Long road to Harper's Ferry : the rise of the first American left
Lause, Mark A., author
London : Pluto Press, 2018
Baker Berry E302.1 .L38 2018

A sea of love : the Atlantic correspondence of Francis and Mathilde Lieber, 1839-1845
edited by Claudia Schnurmann
Leiden ; Brill, [2018]
"A Sea of Love presents 95 letters exchanged between Hamburg and Antebellum USA by the famous Berlin born scholar, encyclopedist, and knowledge broker Francis Lieber (1798-1872) and his wife, Hamburg born Mathilde in 1839-1845. Their letters offer rare insights in the privacy of marriage and family life, self perceptions, notions of surroundings, as well as mental settings of the spouses. Beyond genuine individual phenomena of their Atlantic emotions their epistles show ways and methods of international communication and networking. Their writings reflect general notions and ideas shared by well-educated citizens of an Atlantic Republic of Letters connected by culture, interests, and emotions"--
Baker Berry E415.9.L7 S43 2018

Islamophobia and anti-Muslim sentiment : picturing the enemy
Gottschalk, Peter, 1963- author
Lanham, Maryland : Rowman & Littlefield, [2019]
How cartoons work and why images matter -- Overview of western engagements with Muslims -- Symbols of Islam, symbols of difference -- Stereotyping Muslims and establishing the American norm -- Extreme Muslims and the American middle ground -- Moments: 1950-2006 -- Since 2006: the emotions of resurgent nativism and liberal empathy -- Moving images: the trope of "Islamic terrorism" -- Conclusion: common denominators versus essential difference.

In the minds of many Americans, Islam is synonymous with the Middle East, Muslim men with violence, and Muslim women with oppression. A clash of civilizations appears to be increasingly manifest and the war on terror seems a struggle against Islam. These are all symptoms of Islamophobia. Meanwhile, the current surge in nativist bias reveals the racism of anti-Muslim sentiment. This book explores these anxieties through political cartoons and film--media with immediate and important impact. After providing a background on Islamic traditions and their history with America, it graphically shows how political cartoons and films reveal Americans' casual demeaning and demonizing of Muslims and Islam--a phenomenon common among both liberals and conservatives. Islamophobia and Anti-Muslim Sentiment offers both fascinating insights into our culture's ways of "picturing the enemy" as Muslim, and ways of moving beyond antagonism.
Baker Berry E184.M88 G68 2019

The loyalist conscience : principled opposition to the American Revolution
Rosenberg, Chaim M., author
Jefferson, North Carolina : McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, [2018]
George Washington -- John Adams and Abigail Adams -- Thomas Jefferson and John Randolph -- Benjamin Franklin and William Franklin -- The Collapse of the Colonial Government -- Punishing Loyalists -- First Families to First Exiles -- John Jay, Peter Van Schaack, Gouverneur Morris and Alexander Hamilton of New York -- Pennsylvania -- Convinced by Love -- Schools and Colleges -- William Hooper and His Brothers -- Loyalist Warriors -- John Singleton Copley -- Exiled to England -- The Envy of the American States -- Returning Home -- Enemies of the American People?

"Freedom of speech was restricted during the Revolutionary War. In the struggle for independence, those who remained loyal to the British crown were persecuted. Loyalist Americans from all walks of life were branded as traitors and enemies. By the end of the war, 80,000 had fled their homeland to face a dismal exile from which few returned"--
Baker Berry E277 .R67 2018

Moving against the system : the 1968 Congress of Black Writers and the making of global consciousness
edited and with an introduction by David Austin
London : Pluto Press, 2018
Baker Berry E29.N3 M68 2018

Indigenous innovations in higher education : local knowledge and critical research
edited by Elizabeth Sumida Huaman and Bryan McKinley Jones Brayboy, Arizona State University, USA
Rotterdam : Sense Publishers, 2017
This edited volume is the result of a collaborative project of Indigenous graduate education training and higher education-tribal institution partnerships in the southwestern United States. We feature the work of interdisciplinary scholars writing about local peoples, issues, and knowledges that demonstrate rich linkages between universities and Indigenous communities. Collectively, as Indigenous peoples writing, this work takes the opportunity to explore why and how Indigenous peoples are working to reframe dominant limits of our power and to shift educational efforts from the colonial back to an Indigenous center. These efforts reflect a conscientious practice to maintain Indigenous worldviews through diverse yet unified approaches aimed at serving Indigenous peoples and places.
Baker Berry E97.5 .I546 2017

Lincoln : the ambiguous icon
Johnston, Steven, author
Lanham, Maryland : Rowman & Littlefield, [2018]
Introduction : Lincoln's ambiguity -- Lincoln's decisionism and the politics of elimination -- Democratic ironies of Lincoln's cinematic exceptionalism -- A "humble offering" : the (first) Lincoln Memorial -- Lincoln's persistent racial ambivalence : colonization -- What to the Indian is the Gettysburg Address? -- American exceptionalism or American narcissism? The second inaugural -- Conclusion : Lincoln's tragic revenge.

In Lincoln: The Ambiguous Icon, Steven Johnston interrogates Lincoln's political thought and practice, reinterpreting the Gettysburg Address and Second Inaugural, Lincoln's exercise of sovereign power and commitment to colonization, and some of the more popular depictions of Lincoln in film, monuments, and memorials that both conceal and reveal the terrible ambiguity of this marginally understood American figure--back cover.
Baker Berry E457.2 .J64 2018

West Wingers : stories from the dream chasers, change makers, and hope creators inside the Obama White House
edited by Gautam Raghavan
New York, New York : Penguin Books, An imprint of Penguin Random House LLC, [2018]
Evolution / Gautam Raghavan -- Becoming a man / Michael Strautmanis -- Imagine Joey Lucas / Leah Katz-Hernandez -- Laughing between two ferns / Brad Jenkins -- Amazing grace / Heather Foster -- Worth it / Cecilia Muñoz -- Go toward the good / Hope Hall -- Big f'ing deal / Michael J. Robertson -- Alaska / Raina Thiele -- A call to action / Lynn Rosenthal -- Behind the mahogany doors / Bill Yosses -- Full circle / Darienne Page Rakestraw -- Imposter / Deesha Dyer -- September 12 / Ned Price -- Si se puede / Julie Chavez Rodriguez -- Right where we belong / Rumana Ahmed -- Fiery Latinas / Stephanie Valencia -- Before we were us / Aneesh Raman.

"The Obama White House staff invites us behind-the-scenes of history for a deeply personal and moving look at the presidency and how a president's staff can change the nation"--
Baker Berry E907 .W39 2018

Go and be reconciled : Alabama Methodists confront racial injustice, 1954-1974
Nicholas, William E., author
Montgomery, AL : NewSouth Books, [2018]
Baker Berry E185.93.A3 N53 2018

Indigenous rhetoric and survival in the nineteenth century : a Yurok woman speaks out
Lowry, Elizabeth Schleber, 1972- author
Cham, Switzerland : Palgrave Macmillan, [2019]
Baker Berry E99.Y97 T4735 2019

Trump on the couch : inside the mind of the president
Frank, Justin A., author
New York : Avery, an imprint of Penguin Random House, [2018]
Introduction -- Part one: Origins. Mother -- Father -- Brother -- Rivals -- Part two: Pathologies. The psychology of lying -- The psychology of narcissism -- The psychology of destructiveness -- The psychology of racism -- The psychology of sexism and misogyny -- The language of Donald Trump -- The end of the beginning.

No president in the history of the United States has inspired more alarm and confusion than Donald Trump. As questions and concerns about his decisions, behavior, and qualifications for office have multiplied, they point to one primary question: Does he pose a genuine threat to our country? The American Psychiatric Association's Goldwater Rule constrains psychiatrists from offering diagnoses on public figures who are not patients and who have not endorsed such statements. But in Trump on the Couch Clinical Professor of Psychiatry Justin A Frank invokes the moral responsibility that compels him to speak out and present a full portrait of a man who presents us with a clear and present danger... With our country itself at stake, Dr. Frank calls attention to the underlying narcissism, misogyny, deception, and racism that drive the President who endangers it. A penetrating examination of how we as a nation got here and, more important, where we are going, Trump on the Couch sounds a call to action that we cannot ignore.
Baker Berry E913.3 .F73 2018

A hard rain : America in the 1960s, our decade of hope, possibility, and innocence lost
Gaillard, Frye, 1946- author
Montgomery, AL : NewSouth Books, [2018]
Part I: Possibilities. The movement ; The voices ; JFK ; The Pill and other changes ; Out with the old ; Reality check ; The wall ; Sixty-one dingers ; The words of change ; The rainbow sign ; Ole Miss ; The missiles and the making of JFK ; Setting the stage ; A line in the dust ; Murder and dreams ; Women's voices ; Birmingham and Dallas ; The Warren Commission -- Part II: Inspiration/loss. LBJ ; The British invasion ; Freedom summer ; Cynicism and free speech ; Landslide ; Keepers of the dream ; The blood of Malcolm ; Marches and martyrs ; Billy Graham speaks ; Vietnam ; Rebellion in California ; Grapes of wrath ; The sounds of music ; A nation at war ; RFK ; Black power ; Music in Alabama ; "In cold blood" ; "Is God dead?" ; "You have the right" ; "We are all Mississippians" ; Measures of progress ; Dispatches ; The road to Riverside ; Rockwell and the power of art ; "Burn, baby, burn" ; Long, hot summer of 1967 ; Summer of Love ; Joplin and Ronstadt ; Mr. Justice Marshall ; Jonathan Kozol and Mister Rogers ; The war at home ; A Philadelphia story ; The movies ; Dump Johnson ; The last campaigns ; Grief and rage ; Indiana ; "Is everybody okay?" ; The shadow of death ; Chicago ; A southern strategy ; The global sixties ; Earthrise -- Part III: The unfinished story. President Nixon ; After black power, women's liberation ; The specter of busing ; The burning river ; Stonewall ; Dylan, Woodstock, and Cash ; "One small step" ; Toward a bloody ending ; Homecoming ; Redemption.

"Frye Gaillard has given us a deeply personal history, bringing his keen storyteller's eye to this pivotal time in American life. He explores the competing story arcs of tragedy and hope through the political and social movements of the times - civil rights, black power, women's liberation, the Vietnam War and the protests against it. But he also examines the cultural manifestations of change--music, literature, art, religion, and science--and so we meet not only the Brothers Kennedy, Martin Luther King Jr., and Malcolm X, but also Gloria Steinem, Janis Joplin, Jimi Hendrix, Johnny Cash, Harper Lee, Mister Rogers, Rachel Carson, James Baldwin, Andy Warhol, Billy Graham, Thomas Merton, George Wallace, Richard Nixon, Angela Davis, Barry Goldwater, the Beatles, Bob Dylan, and the Berrigan Brothers. "There are many different ways to remember the sixties," Gaillard writes, "and this is mine. There was in these years the sense of a steady unfolding of time, as if history were on a forced march, and the changes spread to every corner of our lives. As future generations debate the meaning (and I seek to do some of that here), I hope to offer a sense of how it felt. I have tried provide within these pages one writer's reconstruction and remembrance of a transcendent era--one that, for better or worse, lives with us still."--Provided by publisher.
Baker Berry E839 .G35 2018

Song in a weary throat : memoir of an American pilgrimage
Murray, Pauli, 1910-1985, author
New York : Liveright Publishing Corporation, a division of W.W. Norton & Company, [2018]
"A prophetic memoir by the activist who "articulated the intellectual foundations" (The New Yorker) of the civil rights and women's rights movements. Poet, memoirist, labor organizer, and Episcopal priest, Pauli Murray helped transform the law of the land. Arrested in 1940 for sitting in the whites-only section of a Virginia bus, Murray propelled that life-defining event into a Howard law degree and a fight against "Jane Crow" sexism. Her legal brilliance was pivotal to the overturning of Plessy v. Ferguson, the success of Brown v. Board of Education, and the Supreme Court's recognition that the equal protection clause applies to women; it also connected her with such progressive leaders as Eleanor Roosevelt, Thurgood Marshall, Betty Friedan, and Ruth Bader Ginsberg. Now Murray is finally getting long-deserved recognition: the first African American woman to receive a doctorate of law at Yale, her name graces one of the university's new colleges. Handsomely republished with a new introduction, Murray's remarkable memoir takes its rightful place among the great civil rights autobiographies of the twentieth century."--Provided by publisher.
Baker Berry E185.97.M95 A3 2018

Michelle Obama's impact on African American women and girls
Michelle Duster, Paula Marie Seniors, Rose C. Thevenin, editors
Cham, Switzerland : Palgrave Macmillan, [2018]
Contents, Part I. Power: Queen of grace and power / Rhonda Gray -- Power / Stenetta Anthony -- Michelle Obama as an administrator : reflections / Barbara J. Edwards -- First Ladies/First Wives, first women presidents : sexuality, leadership and power in the African Diaspora / Carole Boyce Davies -- Michelle Obama and black women as alchemists / Ruby Mendenhall -- Michelle Obama : flight vs. fight / Yasmine Huggins -- When and where I enter / Jasmine J. Wyatt.
Baker Berry E185.86 .M52 2018

Political pioneer of the press : Ida B. Wells-Barnett and her transnational crusade for social justice
edited by Lori Amber Roessner and Jodi L. Rightler-McDaniels
Lanham, Maryland : Lexington Books, [2018]
Pt. I. Ida B. Wells & "The Strange Career" of a Political Pioneer of the Press: Communicating a Social Justice Crusade -- 1. Training the Pen: Ida B. Wells' Journalistic Efforts to Combat Emerging Jim Crow Laws in Transportation / Norma Fay Green -- 2. "A Hearing in the Press": Ida B. Wells' Lecture Tour of 1893-1894 / Joe Hayden -- 3. Communicating an Anti-Lynching Crusade: The Voice, the Writings, and the Power of Ida B. Wells-Barnett's Public Relations Campaign / Jinx Coleman Broussard -- 4. "The Modern Joan [of] Arc": Press Coverage of Ida B. Wells-Barnett's Campaign for Woman's Suffrage / Lori Amber Roessner -- 5. The Life of a Political Agitator: Ida B. Wells-Barnett's Transition from a National Activist to a Local Reformer / Kris DuRocher -- pt. II. Mightier than the Sword: Discourse on the Life & Legacy of Ida B. Wells-Barnett -- 6. Constructing Monuments to the Memory of Ida B. Wells-Barnett: Institutionalization of Reputation, Memory Distortion, and Cultural Amnesia / Lori Amber Roessner -- 7. Ida B. Wells-Barnett and the Carceral State / Patricia A. Schechter -- 8. Pioneering Advocacy Journalism: What Today's Journalists Can Learn from Ida B. Wells-Barnett's Methodology / R. J. Vogt -- 9. What Would Ida Do? Considering the Relevancy of Ida B. Wells-Barnett's Legacy to Journalism Students at an HBCU / Chandra D. Snell Clark.

"Until the 1970s, Ida B. Wells-Barnett (1862-1931)--like so many prominent women in journalism and politics--was a forgotten figure in American culture. This edited volume takes a fresh look at this daring African-American woman who tirelessly advocated for the rights of women, minorities, and members of the working class" -- iPage.
Baker Berry E185.97.W55 P655 2018

Dark fantasy : regressive movements and the search for meaning in politics
Levine, David P., author
London : Karnac Books, 2018
Complexity -- Civil society -- Norm and institutions -- Past, present, and future -- Change -- Creativity and destruction -- Legitimacy -- Annihilation anxiety -- The search for meaning -- Making lives matter.
Baker Berry E912 .L48 2018

Black rights in the reconstruction era
Holloway, Vanessa A., author
Lanham, Maryland : Hamilton Books, 2018
Introduction: unwelcome changes -- Initial legal barriers to racial equality, 1865-1868 -- Other legislative and constitutional issues, 1870-1876 -- Appendix I: Reconstruction era congresses and U.S. presidents -- Appendix II: Federal constitutional amendments, acts, and cases
Baker Berry E185.6 .H693 2018

Under the crescent moon with the XI Corps in the Civil War
Pula, James S., 1946- author
El Dorado Hills, California : Savas Beatie, 2017-2018
v. 1. From the defenses of Washington to Chancellorsville, 1862-1863 -- v. 2. From Gettysburg to victory, 1863-1865.
Baker Berry E493.1 11th .P85 2017

The specter of peace : rethinking violence and power in the Colonial Atlantic
edited by Michael Goode, John Smolenski
Leiden ; Brill, [2018]
Imperial peace and restraints in the Dutch-Iberian wars for Brazil, 1624-1654 30 / Mark Meuwese -- "In peace with all, or at least in warre with none": tributary subjects and the negotiation of political subordination in Greater Virginia, 1676-1730 64 / Dylan Ruediger -- Violent restraint: keeping peace in British America and India / Brendan Gillis -- Peace, imperial war, and revolution in the eighteenth-century Atlantic World / Geoffrey Plank -- Nonviolence, positive peace, and American pre-revolutionary protest, 1765-1775 / Micah Alpaugh -- "Avoiding the fate of Haiti": negotiating peace in late-colonial Venezuela / Cristina Soriano -- The lessons of Loo Choo: the historical vision of American peace reformers, 1815-1837 / Margot Minardivi.

Specter of Peace' advances a novel historical conceptualization of peace as a process of "right ordering" that involved the careful regulation of violence, the legitimation of colonial authority, and the creation of racial and gendered hierarchies. The volume highlights the many paths of peacemaking that otherwise have hitherto gone unexplored in early American and Atlantic World scholarship and challenges historians to take peace as seriously as violence. Early American peacemaking was a productive discourse of moral ordering fundamentally concerned with regulating violence. The historicization of peace, the authors argue, can sharpen our understanding of violence, empire, and the early modern struggle for order and harmony in the colonial Americas and Atlantic World.
Baker Berry E18.82 .S64 2018

The genesis of America : US foreign policy and the formation of national identity, 1793-1815
Trautsch, Jasper M., author
Cambridge, United Kingdom ; Cambridge University Press, 2018
Political Ideologies and American Identity in the Era of the French Revolution -- Foreign Policies of Unneutrality and the Jay Treaty -- Federalists and the Origins of the Quasi-War -- Disentangling America from France -- Republicans and the Origins of the War of 1812 -- Disentangling America from Great Britain.

"The Genesis of America investigates the ways in which US foreign policy contributed to the formation of an American national consciousness. Interpreting American nationalism as a process of external demarcation, Jasper M. Trautsch argues that, for a sense of national self to emerge, the US needed to be disentangled from its most important European reference points: Great Britain and France. As he shows, foreign-policy makers could therefore promote American nationalism by provoking foreign crises and wars with these countries, hereby creating external threats that would bind the fragile union together. By reconstructing how foreign policy was thus used as a nation-building instrument, Trautsch provides an answer to the puzzling question of how Americans - lacking a shared history and culture of their own and justifying their claim for independent nationhood by appeals to universal rights - could develop a sense of particularity after the conclusion of the Revolutionary War"--
Baker Berry E310.7 .T73 2018

What the hell do you have to lose? : Trump's war on civil rights
Williams, Juan, author
New York : PublicAffairs, 2018
Voting rights -- Education -- Public accommodations -- Black voices -- Employment -- Housing.

"In this powerful and timely book, civil rights historian and political analyst Juan Williams denounces Donald Trump for intentionally twisting history to fuel racial tensions for his political advantage. In Williams's lifetime, crusaders for civil rights have braved hatred, violence, and imprisonment, and in so doing made life immeasurably better for African Americans and other marginalized groups. Remarkably, all this progress suddenly seems to have been forgotten--or worse, undone. The stirring history of hard-fought and heroic battles for voting rights, integrated schools, and more is under direct threat from an administration dedicated to restricting these basic freedoms. Williams pulls the fire alarm on the Trump administration's policies, which pose a threat to civil rights without precedent in modern America. [This book] makes a searing case for the enduring value of our historic accomplishments and what happens if they are lost" --
Baker Berry E185.615 .W49157 2018

Leadership in turbulent times
Goodwin, Doris Kearns, author
New York, NY : Simon & Schuster, [2018]
Part 1. Ambition and the recognition of leadership -- Abraham: "Every man is said to have his peculiar ambition" -- Theodore: "I rose like a rocket" -- Franklin: "No, call me Franklin" -- Lyndon: "A steam engine in pants" -- Part 2. Adversity and growth -- Abraham Lincoln: "I must die or be better" -- Theodore Roosevelt: "The light has gone out of my life" -- Franklin Roosevelt: "Above all, try something" -- Lyndon Johnson: "The most miserable period of my life" -- Part 3. The leader and the times: how they led -- Transformational leadership: Lincoln and the Emancipation Proclamation -- Crisis management: Theodore Roosevelt and the Coal Strike -- Turnaround leadership: Franklin Roosevelt and the Hundred Days -- Visionary leadership: Lyndon Johnson and Civil Rights -- Epilogue: Of death and remembrance.

Are leaders born or made? Where does ambition come from? How does adversity affect the growth of leadership? Does the leader make the times or do the times make the leader? Historian Doris Kearns Goodwin draws upon the four presidents she has studied most closely -- Abraham Lincoln, Theodore Roosevelt, Franklin D. Roosevelt, and Lyndon B. Johnson (in civil rights) -- to show how they recognized leadership qualities within themselves and were recognized as leaders by others. By looking back to their first entries into public life, we encounter them at a time when their paths were filled with confusion, fear, and hope. They all collided with dramatic reversals that disrupted their lives and threatened to shatter forever their ambitions. Nonetheless, they all emerged fitted to confront the contours and dilemmas of their times. No common pattern describes the trajectory of leadership. Although set apart in background, abilities, and temperament, these men shared a fierce ambition and a deep-seated resilience that enabled them to surmount uncommon hardships. At their best, all four were guided by a sense of moral purpose. At moments of great challenge, they were able to summon their talents to enlarge the opportunities and lives of others.
Baker Berry E176.1 .G65 2018

Black feminist politics from Kennedy to Trump
Harris, Duchess, author
Cham, Switzerland : Palgrave Macmillan, [2019]
Introduction: the departure of Michelle Obama from the White House and the need for Black feminism -- A history of Black American feminism -- Black women's relationships with party politics -- The '90s in context: a history of black women in American politics -- Doubting the Democrats: current disenchantment and political futures -- The state of Black women in politics under the first Black president -- Your president is (a) White (supremacist): post Obama and Black feminist politics -- Conclusion: reclaiming our time -- Black feminist politics in the Trump era.

"... Following on the success of Black Feminist Politics from Kennedy to Clinton and Black Feminist Politics from Kennedy to Obama, this volume incorporates the black women leaders of Black Lives Matter; contemporary black feminist political stars like Rep. Maxine Waters and Senator Kamala Harris; and the transformative influence of black feminist political strategy and principles in mainstream U.S. politics, especially in the 2016 U.S. election. The text also deepens earlier editions' consideration of sexuality and gender identity in black feminist politics and explores the role of digital organizing and social media in setting the terms of contemporary political struggles..."--
Baker Berry E185.86 .H363 2019

Zinnophobia : the battle over history in education, politics, and scholarship
Detmer, David, 1958- author
Winchester, UK ; Zero Books, 2018
"Zinnophobia offers an extended defense of the work of radical historian Howard Zinn, author of the bestselling A People's History of the United States, against his many critics. It includes a discussion of the attempt to ban Zinn's book from Indiana classrooms; a brief summary of Zinn's life and work; an analysis of Zinn's theorizing about bias and objectivity in history; and a detailed response to twenty-five of Zinn's most hostile critics, many of whom are (or were) eminent historians." - provided by publisher
Baker Berry E175.5.Z56 D48 2018

Frederick Douglass and Ireland : in his own words
Douglass, Frederick, 1818-1895, author
Abingdon, Oxon ; Routledge, 2018
Baker Berry E449.D75 A25 2018

Whispering out loud : voices of Africana
edited by Michael T. Tillotson
Trenton, New Jersey : Africa World Press, [2018]
"This book contains a collection of articles written by Africana Studies scholars: Kaila Story, De Reef Jamison, Karanja Carrol, Dawn Elissa Fischer, Serie Mc Dougal, Justin Gammage, Marquita Gammage, and Michael Tillotson. Kaila Story examines the dire consequences of young Feminists of color engaging with and adopting a framework that has been repackaged for their racial and class complacency. De Reef Jamison looks at the contributions of African-centered psychologist Bobby Wright through the lens of critical race consciousness, mainstream psychological theory and mentacide. Karanja Carrol examines the work of Cheikh Anta Diops "Two Cradle Theory" as an explanatory basis for the differences in worldview between African and European peoples. Dawn Elissa Fischer explores the wide vistas of the pioneering work of Black and/or Africana-identified anthropologists and how their work relates to the founding philosophies of Black/Africana Studies. Serie Mc Dougal investigates the enduring role and function of theories and paradigms in human inquiry and their specific functions in the discipline of Africana Studies. Justin Gammage interrogates and assesses the economic state of the African American community in Philadelphia and brings forth a solution set for practical application. Marquita Gammage addresses the criticality of illuminating how women of African descent perceive the images of themselves in popular rap music. Michael Tillotson explores the critical necessity of an egalitarian hermeneutic to investigate the lived realities of people of African descent"--Back cover.
Baker Berry E185.86 .W438686 2018

Frederick Douglass : prophet of freedom
Blight, David W., author
New York : Simon & Schuster, 2018
First things -- A childhood of extremes -- The silver trump of knowledge -- Baltimore dreams -- Now for mischief! -- Living a new life -- This Douglass! -- Garrisonian in mind and body -- The thought of writing for a book! -- Send back the money! -- Demagogue in black -- My faithful friend Julia -- By the rivers of Babylon -- My voice, my pen, or my vote -- John Brown could die for the slave -- Secession : taught by events -- The kindling spirit of his battle cry -- The anthem of the redeemed -- Men of color to arms! -- Abolition war, abolition peace -- Sacred efforts -- Othello's occupation was gone -- All the leeches that feed on you -- Ventures -- What will peace among the whites bring? -- An important and lucrative office -- Joys and sorrows at Cedar Hill -- Watchman, what of the night? -- Born traveler -- Haiti : servant between two masters -- If American conscience were only half-alive -- Epilogue: Then Douglass passed.

"The definitive, dramatic biography of the most important African-American of the nineteenth century: Frederick Douglass, the escaped slave who became the greatest orator of his day and one of the leading abolitionists and writers of the era. As a young man Frederick Douglass (1818-1895) escaped from slavery in Baltimore, Maryland. He was fortunate to have been taught to read by his slave owner mistress, and he would go on to become one of the major literary figures of his time. He wrote three versions of his autobiography over the course of his lifetime and published his own newspaper. His very existence gave the lie to slave owners: with dignity and great intelligence he bore witness to the brutality of slavery. Initially mentored by William Lloyd Garrison, Douglass spoke widely, often to large crowds, using his own story to condemn slavery. He broke with Garrison to become a political abolitionist, a Republican, and eventually a Lincoln supporter. By the Civil War and during Reconstruction, Douglass became the most famed and widely traveled orator in the nation. He denounced the premature end of Reconstruction and the emerging Jim Crow era. In his unique and eloquent voice, written and spoken, Douglass was a fierce critic of the United States as well as a radical patriot. He sometimes argued politically with younger African-Americans, but he never forsook either the Republican party or the cause of black civil and political rights. In this remarkable biography, David Blight has drawn on new information held in a private collection that few other historian have consulted, as well as recently discovered issues of Douglass's newspapers. Blight tells the fascinating story of Douglass's two marriages and his complex extended family. Douglass was not only an astonishing man of words, but a thinker steeped in Biblical story and theology. There has not been a major biography of Douglass in a quarter century. David Blight's Frederick Douglass affords this important American the distinguished biography he deserves"--
Baker Berry E449.D75 B557 2018

Middle Atlantic prehistory : foundations and practice
edited by Heather A. Wholey and Carole L. Nash
Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield, [2018]
Introduction / Carole L. Nash and Heather A. Wholey -- Part I: Archaeological practice in the Middle Atlantic. A chronicle of prehistoric archaeology in the Middle Atlantic region / Dennis C. Curry ; CRM in the Mid-Atlantic : not quite like anywhere else / Christopher Espenshade ; Public archaeology and outreach in the Middle Atlantic region / Elizabeth A. Crowell ; The research potential of museum collections and their influence on archaeology in the Middle Atlantic / Gregory D. Lattanzi and Jessie C. Cohen ; Not just bells and whistles : changes in technological applications to Middle Atlantic archaeology / Bernard K. Means ; Ethnohistoric studies : documentary evidence for variation in late prehistoric cultures across the Middle Atlantic region / Marshall J. Becker ; Experimental research in Middle Atlantic archaeology / Bill Schindler -- Part II: Topics in Middle Atlantic prehistory. The use, misuse, and abuse of typology / Roger Moeller ; The contributions and practice of culture history in the Middle Atlantic region / Daniel R. Griffith ; Peopling of the Middle Atlantic region : a review of Paleoindian research / Kurt W. Carr -- Zoological perspectives in Middle Atlantic subsistence studies with an emphasis on Virginia / Michael B. Barber ; Middle Atlantic region settlement pattern studies: a review / Robert D. Wall ; Prehistory and population in Middle Atlantic archaeology / Heather A. Wholey ; A postcolonial perspective on contact period archaeology / Jay F. Custer ; In defense of region: Middle Atlantica / Richard J. Dent.
Baker Berry E78.M65 M53 2018

The United States, India and the global nuclear order : narrative identity and representation
Pate, Tanvi, author
Abingdon, Oxon ; Routledge, 2018
Reconceptualising theory and methodology of foreign policy : narrative, state identity and action from a critical constructivist-postcolonial viewpoint -- Creating American nuclear subjectivity : "atoms for peace" in the campaign for a new global nuclear order -- Is India a capable nuclear power? : the changing characteristics of India as the "other" (1947-1992) -- Establishing a post-cold war global nuclear order : the Bill Clinton administration's conflicting images of India as the "other" (1993-2001) -- Nuclear America in a post-9/11 world : India as the "other" in the narratives of George W. Bush administration (2001-2009) -- America as the leader of non-proliferation : the continuation of US-India nuclear partnership during Barack Obama administration (2009-2017) -- Understanding the complexity of identity/difference : analysing great power narratives of Bill Clinton, George W. Bush and Barack Obama administrations from a postcolonial viewpoint.
Baker Berry E183.8.I4 P37 2018

Liberal child welfare policy and its destruction of black lives
Dwyer, James G., 1961- author
Abingdon, Oxon ; Routledge, an imprint of the Taylor & Francis Group, 2018
"This ground-breaking and controversial book is the first to provide a child-centered perspective on the subject by combining a wealth of social science information with sophisticated normative analysis to support novel reforms--to child protection law and practice, family law, and zoning--that would quickly end that cycle."--Provided by publisher.
Baker Berry E185.86 .D899 2018

We are dancing for you : native feminisms and the revitalization of women's coming-of-age ceremonies
Risling Baldy, Cutcha, author
Seattle : University of Washington Press, [2018]
Cutcha Risling Baldy's deeply personal account of the revitalization of the women's coming-of-age ceremony for the Hoopa Valley Tribe--Provided by publisher.
Baker Berry E99.H8 R57 2018

Jacqueline Kennedy and the architecture of First Lady diplomacy
Natalle, Elizabeth J. 1955- author
New York : Peter Lang Publishing, Inc., [2018]
American First Ladies and diplomacy -- Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy's international education -- Canada and fashion diplomacy -- France, Austria, and England : personalities and Cold War threat -- Venezuela, Colombia, and Mexico: the southern hemisphere and the Alliance for Progress -- India and Pakistan : negotiating in twos -- Cultural diplomacy -- The Mona Lisa and Abu Simbel -- Orchestration of the state funeral and the JFK international legacy.

"This unique rhetorical analysis of First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy's communication uncovers five forms of soft diplomacy that catapult her to the top of all American first ladies as a model of international influence. Her use of interpersonal, fashion, language, cultural, and state diplomatic strategies constitute an architectural plan of smart power. Breaking away from the stereotype of Mrs. Kennedy as a style icon, the evidence in this monograph supports her astute awareness of how to support the Kennedy Administration's foreign policy during the Cold War era by engaging state visits to Europe and South America, receiving heads of state at the White House, creating cultural ideals of freedom through art and preservation, and using French and Spanish to speak directly to the people of other countries. Her persuasive tactics set the stage for future first ladies to excel in a role that requires creativity and sound judgment. Students in communication, political science, history, rhetoric, and women's studies will benefit from this book in their own study of first ladies, the presidency, foreign policy, and Cold War history. Written in an engaging style, Jacqueline Kennedy and the Architecture of First Lady Diplomacy will appeal to a range of scholarly interests across disciplines"--
Baker Berry E843.K4 N37 2018

Changed forever : American Indian boarding-school literature
Krupat, Arnold, author
Albany, NY : State University of New York Press, [2018]-
Volume 1: Part I. Hopi boarding-school autobiographies. Edmund Nequatewa's Born a chief -- Albert Yava's Big falling snow -- Don Talalyesva's Sun chief -- Polingaysi Qoyawayma's No turning back -- Helen Sekaquaptewa's Me and mine -- Fred Kabotie's Hopi Indian artist -- Part II. Navajo boarding-school autobiographies. Frank Mitchell's Navajo Blessingway singer -- Irene Stewart's A voice in her tribe -- Kay Bennett's Kaibah -- Stories of traditional Navajo life and culture -- George P. Lee's silent courage -- Appendix A. The Orayvi split -- Appendix B. The Navajo autobiographical canon -- Appendix C. Apache boarding-school autobiographies.
Baker Berry E97.5 .K78 2018

Saving spaces : historic land conservation in the United States
Sprinkle, John H., author
New York : Routledge, 2019
From period rooms to large landscapes -- Valuing vision -- San Francisco surplus -- Open space for urban America -- The recreation movement -- A crisis of need, time, and money -- Preservation and enhancement of the cultural environment.

"Saving Spaces offers an historical overview of the struggle to conserve both individual parcels of land and entire landscapes from destruction in the United States. John Sprinkle, Jr. Identifies the ways in which the identification, evaluation, and stewardship of selected buildings and landscapes reflect contemporary American cultural values. Detailed case studies bring the text to life, highlighting various conservation strategies and suggesting the opportunities, challenges, and consequences of each. Balancing close analyses with a broader introduction to some of the key issues of the field, Saving Spaces is ideal for students and instructors of historic preservation"--
Baker Berry E159 .S697 2019

President Donald Trump and his political discourse : ramifications of rhetoric via Twitter
edited by Michele Lockhart
New York, NY : Routledge, 2019
Introduction / Michele Lockhart -- The campaign, the twittersphere, and the "new age" of rhetoric: truth versus reality. Francisco Seoane Pérez, Irene Asiaín Román, Javier Lorenzo Rodríguez: Seizing the populist rhetorical toolkit: a comparative analysis of Trump and Clinton's discourse on Twitter during the 2016 U.S. presidential campaign -- Dawn F. Colley: Of Twit-storms and demagogues: Trump, illusory truths of patriotism, and the language of the twittersphere -- Lance Cummings: The dark alchemy of Donald Trump: re-inventing presidential rhetorics through Christian and "New Age" discourses -- Power and abuse abroad and at home: foreign policy via twitterverse, "bullshit", & "nut job". Anish Dave: President tweets on the Middle East, North Korea, and Russia: the constructive and the unconstructive -- Christopher Carter: The paradox of dissent: bullshit and the Twitter presidency -- Sarah Smith-Frigerio, J. Brian Houston: Crazy, Insane, nut job, wacko, basket case, and psycho: Donald Trump's tweets surrounding mental health issues and attacks on media personalities -- Erec Smith: Habitat for inhumanity: how trolls set the stage for @realDonaldTrump -- Fake news and madness: read, re-tweet, and teach all about it. Dorian Hunter Davis, Aram Sinnreich: Tweet the press: effects of Donald Trump's "fake news!" epithet on civics and popular culture -- Rod Carveth: Setting the "fake news" agenda: Trump's use of Twitter and the agenda-building effect -- Bryan A. Lutz: Digital sophistry: Trump, Twitter, and teaching about fake news -- Conclusion.
Baker Berry E913.3 .P74 2019

Rethinking the struggle for Puerto Rican rights
Thomas, Lorrin, author
New York : Routledge, 2019
Mass migration and new migrant communities in the postwar decade, 1945-1955 -- "The struggle for Puerto Rican rights" 1955-1965 -- Mass mobilizations for social justice, 1966-1973 -- Rights in the activist decade, 1974-1980 -- Dispersion and momentum since 1980.

"Rethinking the Struggle for Puerto Rican Rights offers a reexamination of the history of Puerto Ricans' political and social activism in the United States in the twentieth century. Authors Lorrin Thomas and Aldo A. Lauria Santiago survey the ways in which Puerto Ricans worked within the United States to create communities for themselves and their compatriots in times and places where dark-skinned or 'foreign' Americans were often unwelcome. The authors argue that the energetic Puerto Rican rights movement which rose to prominence in the late 1960s was built on a foundation of civil rights activism beginning much earlier in the century. The text contextualizes Puerto Rican activism within the broader context of twentieth-century civil rights movements, while emphasizing the characteristics and goals unique to the Puerto Rican experience. Lucid and insightful, Rethinking the Struggle for Puerto Rican Rights provides a much-needed introduction to a lesser-known but critically important social and political movement"--
Baker Berry E184.P85 T47 2019

Truth and reconciliation in Canadian schools
Toulouse, Pamela Rose, author
Winnipeg, Manitoba : Portage & Main Press, [2018]
Introduction / PART 1: Program Foundations -- Chapter 1: Residential schools legacy -- Chapter 2: Indigenous Peoples of Canada -- Chapter 3: Treaties of Canada -- Chapter 4: Contributions of Indigenous Peoples -- Chapter 5: Sacred Circle Teachings / Part 2: Truth and Reconciliation Lesson Plans by Grade.

"In this book, author Pamela Toulouse provides current information, personal insights, authentic resources, interactive strategies and lesson plans that support Indigenous and non-Indigenous learners in the classroom. This book is for all teachers that are looking for ways to respectfully infuse residential school history, treaty education, Indigenous contributions, First Nation/Métis/Inuit perspectives and sacred circle teachings into their subjects and courses. The author presents a culturally relevant and holistic approach that facilitates relationship building and promotes ways to engage in reconciliation activities."--
Baker Berry E96.2 .T68 2018

The improbable Wendell Willkie : the businessman who saved the Republican Party and his country, and conceived a new world order
Lewis, David Levering, 1936- author
New York, NY : Liveright Publishing Corporation, a Division of W.W. Norton & Company, [2018]
Elwood, August 17, 1940 -- "Grass-roots stuff" -- Puerto Rico to Commonwealth & Southern -- Willkie v. FDR : the politics of business, the business of politics -- 1940 : political science and serendipity -- The Philadelphia story -- Saving the GOP to save freedom -- Pas de deux : Willkie and Roosevelt -- Exceptionalism at work -- One world or nothing -- 1944--not this time.

Presents the story of the 1940s Wall Street attorney and presidential candidate to explore his advocacy of civil rights, promotion of America's involvement in international politics, and enduring legacy.
Baker Berry E748.W7 L48 2018

Shores of Vespucci : a historical research of Amerigo Vespucci's life and contexts
Angelo Cattaneo (ed.) in collaboration with Francisco Contente Domingues
Frankfurt am Main : Peter Lang, [2018]
Baker Berry E125.V5 S47 2018

The fifth risk
Lewis, Michael author
New York, NY : W.W. Norton & Company, [2018]
Prologue: Lost in transition -- Tail risk -- People risk -- All the President's data.

"The election happened," remembers Elizabeth Sherwood-Randall, then deputy secretary of the Department of Energy. "And then there was radio silence." Across all departments, similar stories were playing out: Trump appointees were few and far between; those that did show up were shockingly uninformed about the functions of their new workplace. Some even threw away the briefing books that had been prepared for them. Michael Lewis takes us into the engine rooms of a government under attack by its own leaders. At Agriculture, the funding of vital programs like food stamps and school lunches is being slashed. The Commerce Department may not have enough staff to conduct the 2020 Census properly. Over at Energy, where international nuclear risk is managed, it's not clear there will be enough inspectors to track and locate black market uranium before terrorists do. Willful ignorance plays a role in these looming disasters. If your ambition is to maximize short-term gain without regard to the long-term cost, you are better off not knowing the cost. If you want to preserve your personal immunity to the hard problems, it's better never to really understand those problems. But if there are dangerous fools in this book, there are also heroes -- unsung, of course. They are the linchpins of the system: those public servants whose knowledge, dedication, and proactivity keep the machinery running. Michael Lewis finds them, and he asks them what keeps them up at night.
Baker Berry E912 .L49 2018

The jungle grows back : America and our imperiled world
Kagan, Robert, author
New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2018
"A brilliant and visionary argument for America's role as an enforcer of peace and order throughout the world--and what is likely to happen if we withdraw and focus our attention inward"--
Baker Berry E744 .K147 2018

A nation forged by crisis : a new American history
Sexton, Jay, 1978- author
New York : Basic Books, 2018
An unexpected result -- The wrecking ball -- The last best hope of earth -- Zigzagging through global crisis -- From triumph to crisis.

"In A Nation Forged by Crisis, historian Jay Sexton contends that our national narrative is not one of halting yet inevitable progress, but of repeated disruptions brought about by shifts in the international system. Sexton shows that the American Revolution was a consequence of the increasing integration of the British and American economies; that a necessary precondition for the Civil War was the absence, for the first time in decades, of foreign threats; and that we cannot understand the New Deal without examining the role of European immigrants and their offspring in transforming the Democratic Party. A necessary corrective to conventional narratives of American history, A Nation Forged by Crisis argues that we can only prepare for our unpredictable future by first acknowledging the contingencies of our collective past"--
Baker Berry E175 .S45 2018

The rise of Andrew Jackson : myth, manipulation, and the making of modern politics
Heidler, David Stephen, 1955- author
New York : Basic Books, 2018
Introduction -- Prologue -- Hickory -- Hero -- Image -- Caesar -- Two Washingtons -- Solon -- 1824 -- Election -- Bargains -- Allegations -- Machine -- Ink -- Magician -- Mud -- Triumph -- Epilogue.

"Andrew Jackson was volatile and prone to violence, and well into his forties his sole claim on the public's affections derived from his victory in a thirty-minute battle at New Orleans in early 1815. Yet those in his immediate circle believed he was a great man who should be president of the United States. Jackson's election in 1828 is usually viewed as a result of the expansion of democracy. Historians David and Jeanne Heidler argue that he actually owed his victory to his closest supporters, who wrote hagiographies of him, founded newspapers to savage his enemies, and built a political network that was always on message. In transforming a difficult man into a paragon of republican virtue, the Jacksonites exploded the old order and created a mode of electioneering that has been mimicked ever since"--
Baker Berry E381 .H45 2018

Grand improvisation : America confronts the British superpower, 1945-1957
Leebaert, Derek, author
New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2018
Introduction -- I. They thought it was peace. The three in 1945 -- Keynes & Co. -- Entering the Middle East -- False starts -- II. A chilling world. Warfare states -- Year of the offensive -- Defending the west -- The outer fortress : protecting the Middle East, Africa, and Asia -- III. Chips on the table. Auditing an empire -- Pivoting to Asia and into Vietnam -- War on the rim -- Asia's three fighting fronts -- IV. The ground changes. "Holding the ring" in Iran and Egypt -- Churchill is back -- Stemming the tide -- Coronations and crises -- V. A new supremacy. The break points of 1954 -- Ordering chaos -- No end of a lesson -- What happened next -- Conclusion.

"A bold new view of the U.S. rise to supremacy, and its collision with a British Empire that wouldn't step aside."--Provided by publisher.
Baker Berry E183.8.G7 L35 2018

Practical heritage management : preserving a tangible past
Anfinson, Scott F., author
Lanham, Maryland : Rowman & Littlefield, [2019]
The purpose, structure, and language of American heritage management -- The history of American heritage management : a war story -- The legal system and early heritage preservation legislation : mortar and some bricks -- The National Historic Preservation Act : a firm foundation -- The National Register of Historic Places : keystone or cornerstone? -- Section 106 of NHPA : the front wall -- More environmental process laws : the other walls -- Federal specialty laws : the rest of the structure -- Federal system players : the ground floor of heritage management -- Nonfederal heritage management : the building's other occupants -- Among the professionals : archaeology -- Among the professionals : history and architecture -- Tribal matters : tribes matter.
Baker Berry E159 .A54 2019

White hat : the military career of Captain William Philo Clark
Nelson, Mark J., 1959- author
Norman, OK : University of Oklahoma Press, [2018]
Native son of New York and West Point cadet -- Regimental Adjutant -- Big Horn and Yellowstone Expedition -- Powder River Expedition -- Surrender of Crazy Horse -- Dog Feasts and failed diplomacy -- Death of Crazy Horse -- Washington delegation and relocation -- Fort Keogh and the Miles-Hoyt Expedition -- Little Wolf's Surrender -- Fighting Sitting Bull's Band -- Fort Keogh and the Big Horn Mountains -- Fieldwork for The Indian Sign Language -- Yellowstone National Park explorations -- Final months in Washington, D.C.
Baker Berry E83.866.C55 N45 2018

A bad peace and a good war : Spain and the Mescalero Uprising of 1795-1799
Santiago, Mark, 1959- author
Norman : University of Oklahoma Press, [2018]
A general irruption -- Origins of conflict -- War, peace, war -- Between two fires -- Forging a bad peace -- Threats to fragile peace -- Sparking the fire -- Blood and suffering -- The cruel season -- War in their own lands -- Invasions real and imagined -- The calamities of war -- Chasing the shadow of peace -- The turns of history.

"Examines the antecedents, course, and consequences of one of the most sustained, widespread, and bloody conflicts between Spaniards and Mescalero Apaches during the eighteenth century, challenging the standard claim that from 1790 to 1810 there was general peace along the northern frontier as both peoples reached a mutual accommodation as summarized in the maxim, 'a bad peace was better than a good war'"--
Baker Berry E99.M45 S35 2018

An unlikely journey : waking up from my American dream
Castro, Julián, author
New York : Little, Brown and Company, 2018
In the spirit of a young Barack Obama's Dreams from My Father, comes a candid and compelling memoir about race and poverty in America. In many ways, there was no reason Julian Castro would have been expected to be a success. Born to unmarried parents in a poverty-stricken neighborhood of a struggling city, his prospects of escaping his circumstance seemed bleak. But he and his twin brother Joaquin had something going for them: their mother. A former political activist, she provided the launch pad for what would become an astonishing ascent. Julian and Joaquin would go on to attend Stanford and Harvard before entering politics at the ripe age of 26. Soon after, Joaquin become a state representative and Julian was elected mayor of San Antonio, a city he helped revitalize and transform into one of the country's leading economies. His success in Texas propelled him onto the national stage, where he was the keynote speaker at the 2012 DNC--the same spot President Obama held three conventions prior--and then to Washington D.C. where he served as the Obama Administration's Secretary of Housing and Urban Development. After being shortlisted as a potential running mate for Hillary Clinton, he is now seen by many as a future presidential candidate. Julian Castro's story not only affirms the American dream, but also resonates with millions, who in an age of political cynicism and hardening hearts are searching for a new hero. No matter one's politics, this book is the transcendent story of a resilient family and the unlikely journey of an emerging national icon.
Baker Berry E901.1.C38 A3 2018