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DARE to Say No

DARE to Say No

Policing and the War on Drugs in Schools

Max Felker-Kantor

The Vote Collectors, Second Edition

The Vote Collectors, Second Edition

The True Story of the Scamsters, Politicians, and Preachers behind the Nation's Greatest Electoral Fraud

Michael Graff, Nick Ochsner

Brutal Campaign

Brutal Campaign

How the 1988 Election Set the Stage for Twenty-First-Century American Politics

Robert L. Fleegler

The Multiracial Promise

The Multiracial Promise

Harold Washington's Chicago and the Democratic Struggle in Reagan's America

Gordon K. Mantler

Who We Are Now

Who We Are Now

Stories of What Americans Lost and Found during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Michelle Fishburne

Up Against the Law

Up Against the Law

Radical Lawyers and Social Movements, 1960s–1970s

Luca Falciola

From the New Deal to the War on Schools

From the New Deal to the War on Schools

Race, Inequality, and the Rise of the Punitive Education State

Daniel S. Moak

All Health Politics Is Local

All Health Politics Is Local

Community Battles for Medical Care and Environmental Health

Merlin Chowkwanyun

Cold War Liberation

Cold War Liberation

The Soviet Union and the Collapse of the Portuguese Empire in Africa, 1961–1975

Natalia Telepneva

Closing the Golden Door

Closing the Golden Door

Asian Migration and the Hidden History of Exclusion at Ellis Island

Anna Pegler-Gordon

Winter in America

Winter in America

A Cultural History of Neoliberalism, from the Sixties to the Reagan Revolution

Daniel Robert McClure

Nixon's War at Home

Nixon's War at Home

The FBI, Leftist Guerrillas, and the Origins of Counterterrorism

Daniel S. Chard

Cruising for Conspirators

Cruising for Conspirators

How a New Orleans DA Prosecuted the Kennedy Assassination as a Sex Crime

Alecia P. Long

Divided by Terror

Divided by Terror

American Patriotism after 9/11

John Bodnar

No Common Ground

No Common Ground

Confederate Monuments and the Ongoing Fight for Racial Justice

Karen L. Cox

White Evangelical Racism

White Evangelical Racism

The Politics of Morality in America

Anthea Butler

Fragile Democracy

Fragile Democracy

The Struggle over Race and Voting Rights in North Carolina

James L. Leloudis, Robert R. Korstad

The Hamlet Fire

The Hamlet Fire

A Tragic Story of Cheap Food, Cheap Government, and Cheap Lives

Bryant Simon

Harnessing Harmony

Harnessing Harmony

Music, Power, and Politics in the United States, 1788–1865

Billy Coleman

Co-conspirator for Justice

Co-conspirator for Justice

The Revolutionary Life of Dr. Alan Berkman

Susan M. Reverby

City of Inmates

City of Inmates

Conquest, Rebellion, and the Rise of Human Caging in Los Angeles, 1771–1965

Kelly Lytle Hernández

Unwanted

Unwanted

Italian and Jewish Mobilization against Restrictive Immigration Laws, 1882–1965

Maddalena Marinari

Food Fights

Food Fights

How History Matters to Contemporary Food Debates

Charles C. Ludington, Matthew Morse Booker

Stirrings

Stirrings

How Activist New Yorkers Ignited a Movement for Food Justice

Lana Dee Povitz

Drug War Pathologies

Drug War Pathologies

Embedded Corporatism and U.S. Drug Enforcement in the Americas

Horace A. Bartilow

Imperial Metropolis

Imperial Metropolis

Los Angeles, Mexico, and the Borderlands of American Empire, 1865–1941

Jessica M. Kim

This We'll Defend

This We'll Defend

A Noncombat Veteran on War and Its Aftermath

Paul Crenshaw

The Virgin Vote

The Virgin Vote

How Young Americans Made Democracy Social, Politics Personal, and Voting Popular in the Nineteenth Century

Jon Grinspan

New World Cities

New World Cities

Challenges of Urbanization and Globalization in the Americas

John Tutino, Martin V. Melosi

Lethal State

Lethal State

A History of the Death Penalty in North Carolina

Seth Kotch

Armageddon Insurance

Armageddon Insurance

Civil Defense in the United States and Soviet Union, 1945–1991

Edward M. Geist

Biomedicalization and the Practice of Culture

Biomedicalization and the Practice of Culture

Globalization and Type 2 Diabetes in the United States and Japan

Mari Armstrong-Hough

Liberalism Is Not Enough

Liberalism Is Not Enough

Race and Poverty in Postwar Political Thought

Robin Marie Averbeck

Working in Hollywood

Working in Hollywood

How the Studio System Turned Creativity into Labor

Ronny Regev

A Political Education

A Political Education

Black Politics and Education Reform in Chicago since the 1960s

Elizabeth Todd-Breland

Right Moves

Right Moves

The Conservative Think Tank in American Political Culture since 1945

Jason Stahl