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episode 143: Noah Cohan, "We Average Unbeautiful Watchers: Fan Narratives and the Reading of American Sport" (U Nebraska, 2019)


In "We Average Unbeautiful Watchers," Cohan investigates “the behavior of American sports fans to understand (its) cultural relevance beyond mere consumerism.”


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episode 45: Valerie Olson, "Into the Extreme: U.S. Environmental Systems and Politics Beyond Earth" (U Minnesota Press, 2019)


Olson talks about why the idea of outer space as a “frontier” is giving way to one that frames it as a cosmic ecosystem...


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episode 69: Catherine Clark, "Paris and the Cliché of History: The City in Photographs, 1860-1970" (Oxford UP, 2018)


What’s the first image that comes to mind when you hear the words “Paris” and “photography”?


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Karen Cox, "Goat Castle: A True Story of Murder, Race, and the Gothic South" (UNC Press, 2017)


Cox discusses what one murder case in 1930s Mississippi reveals about race relations, criminal justice, and life in the Jim Crow South...


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episode 43: Andrew C. Baker, "Bulldozer Revolutions: A Rural History of the Metropolitan South" (U Georgia Press, 2018)


Baker focuses his gaze on the rural counties that underwent significant social, cultural, political, and environmental change as southern cities expanded after World War II...


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episode 379: Steven White, "World War II and American Racial Politics: Public Opinion, the Presidency, and Civil Rights Advocacy" (Cambridge UP, 2019)


Intriguingly, White shows that the white public's racial policy opinions largely DID NOT liberalize during the war against Nazi Germany


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episode 296: Jolyon Baraka Thomas, "Faking Liberties: Religious Freedom in American-Occupied Japan" (U Chicago Press, 2019)


Thomas challenges the commonsensical notion that the Japanese empire granted its subjects no religious freedom...


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episode 38: David Lindsay Roberts, "Republic of Numbers: Unexpected Stories of Mathematical Americans through History" (Johns Hopkins UP, 2019)


Roberts anchors 20 biographical chapters to a decadal series of events, whose mathematical significance could not often have been anticipated...


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