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New Books in History

New Books in History

Podcast Host: Marshall Poe

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Website: http://newbooksinhistory.com

Location: Iowa City, Iowa

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Discussions with historians about their new books.

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Brian Purnell, “Fighting Jim Crow in the County of Kings: The Congress of Racial Equality in Brooklyn”  play >

Brian Purnell, “Fighting Jim Crow in the County of Kings: The Congress of Racial Equality in Brooklyn”

11/25/2014 | Download File (28.21 MB) - right click to download

Scholars interested in the history of the civil rights movement in the North will definitely be interested in Brian Purnell‘s new book, Fighting Jim Crow in the County of Kings: The Congress of Racial Equality in Brooklyn (University Press of Kentucky, 2014). This case study of the Congress of Racial Equality (CORE) in Brooklyn joins one of the fastest-growing [...]

Brian Purnell, “Fighting Jim Crow in the County of Kings: The Congress of Racial Equality in Brooklyn”  play >

Brian Purnell, “Fighting Jim Crow in the County of Kings: The Congress of Racial Equality in Brooklyn”

11/25/2014 | Download File (28.21 MB) - right click to download

Scholars interested in the history of the civil rights movement in the North will definitely be interested in Brian Purnell‘s new book, Fighting Jim Crow in the County of Kings: The Congress of Racial Equality in Brooklyn (University Press of Kentucky, 2014). This case study of the Congress of Racial Equality (CORE) in Brooklyn joins one of the fastest-growing [...]

Edward Ross Dickinson, “Sex, Freedom and Power in Imperial Germany 1880-1914?  play >

Edward Ross Dickinson, “Sex, Freedom and Power in Imperial Germany 1880-1914?

11/19/2014 | Download File (33.50 MB) - right click to download

[Cross-posted from New Books in Intellectual History]  In this interview with historian Edward Ross Dickinson we talk about sex. Well, actually we talk about the talk about sex. Since Michel Foucault’s epochal work History of Sexuality (1976) how moderns talked about sex has been a central concern of cultural and intellectual historians. Foucault linked a number of nineteenth-century phenomena, such [...]

Edward Ross Dickinson, “Sex, Freedom and Power in Imperial Germany 1880-1914?  play >

Edward Ross Dickinson, “Sex, Freedom and Power in Imperial Germany 1880-1914?

11/19/2014 | Download File (33.50 MB) - right click to download

[Cross-posted from New Books in Intellectual History]  In this interview with historian Edward Ross Dickinson we talk about sex. Well, actually we talk about the talk about sex. Since Michel Foucault’s epochal work History of Sexuality (1976) how moderns talked about sex has been a central concern of cultural and intellectual historians. Foucault linked a number of nineteenth-century phenomena, such [...]

Steven Conn, “Americans Against the City: Anti-Urbanism in the Twentieth Century”  play >

Steven Conn, “Americans Against the City: Anti-Urbanism in the Twentieth Century”

11/12/2014 | Download File (25.35 MB) - right click to download

[Cross-posted from New Books in Urban Studies] Americans have a paradoxical relationship with cities, Steven Conn argues in his new book, Americans Against the City: Anti-Urbanism in the Twentieth Century (Oxford University Press, 2014).  Nearly three-quarters of the population lives near an urban center, the result of a centuries-old, global trend that reflects not just industrialization but the role cities [...]

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