Susette Kelo, a small-town paramedic, develops as the hesitant leader of her working-class neighbors in their fight to save their homes from political and corporate entities.
In Their Own Best Interest by Lars Schoultz
Publication Date: 2018-08-06
Professor Lars Schoultz shows when an altruistic belief in bettering others gained currency.
No Stopping Us Now by Gail Collins"Gail Collins inspires women to embrace aging and look at it with a new sense of hope" in this lively, fascinating, eye-opening look at women and aging in America, by the beloved New York Times columnist (Parade Magazine) "You're not getting older, you're getting better," or so promised the famous 1970's ad--for women's hair dye. Americans have always had a complicated relationship with aging: embrace it, deny it, defer it--and women have been on the front lines of the battle, willingly or not. In her lively social history of American women and aging, acclaimed New York Times columnist Gail Collins illustrates the ways in which age is an arbitrary concept that has swung back and forth over the centuries. From Plymouth Rock (when a woman was considered marriageable if "civil and under fifty years of age"), to a few generations later, when they were quietly retired to elderdom once they had passed the optimum age for reproduction, to recent decades when freedom from striving in the workplace and caretaking at home is often celebrated, to the first female nominee for president, American attitudes towards age have been a moving target. Gail Collins gives women reason to expect the best of their golden years.
Publication Date: 2019-10-15
Cities under Austerity by Mark Davidson (Editor); Kevin Ward (Editor)
Call Number: eBook
Publication Date: 2018-02-01
Examines the ways in which austerity policies are transforming US cities.
The Living City by Roberta Brandes Gratz
Call Number: HT175 .G69 1994
Publication Date: 1994-09-01
From coast to coast across America there are countless urban success stories about rejuvenated neighborhoods and resurgent business districts.
The China Questions by Jennifer Rudolph; Michael Szonyi
Publication Date: 2018-01-15
Latin America since the Left Turn by Tulia G. Falleti (Editor); Emilio A. Parrado (Editor)
Call Number: F1414.3 .L38 2018
Publication Date: 2017-12-06
No Barrier Can Contain It by Ariel Mae Lambe
Publication Date: 2019-12-19
UConn Waterbury Professor Ariel Mae Lambe has produced an unprecendented reimagining of Cuban activism during an era previously regarded as a lengthy, defeated lull.
Ghosts of Gold Mountain by Gordon H. Chang
Publication Date: 2019-05-07
Resistance at Tule Lake
Call Number: Video
tells the long-suppressed story of 12,000 Japanese Americans, who dared to resist the U.S. government's program of mass incarceration during World War II.
I Am the People: Reflections on Popular Sovereignty Today by Partha Chartterjee
Vietnam's American War by Pierre Asselin
Publication Date: 2018-01-11
Border Wars by Julie Hirschfeld Davis; Michael D. Shear
Publication Date: 2019-10-08
Two New York Times correspondents provide an inside account of the defining issue of Donald Trump's presidency: his steadfast opposition to immigration to the US.
The Guarded Gate by Daniel Okrent
Publication Date: 2019-05-07
Timely account of how the rise of eugenics helped America close the immigration door to "inferiors" in the 1920s.
These Truths by Jill Lepore
Call Number: E178 .L57 2018
Publication Date: 2018-09-18
Christian by Matthew Bowman
Publication Date: 2018-04-02
Becoming by Michelle Obama
Publication Date: 2018-11-13
Women As Healers by Carol Shepherd McClain (Editor)