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07/01/2019
Frontiers in the Gilded Ages
This book begins in an era when romantic notions of American frontiering overlapped with Gilded Age extractive capitalism. In the late nineteenth century, the U.S.-Mexican borderlands constituted one stop of many where Americans chased capitalist dreams beyond the United States.
06/03/2019
Offenburger Frontiers in the Gilded Age
This book begins in an era when romantic notions of American frontiering overlapped with Gilded Age extractive capitalism. In the late nineteenth century, the U.S.-Mexican borderlands constituted one stop of many where Americans chased capitalist dreams beyond the United States.
05/17/2019
New majors, a new department, approved by Miami trustees
Miami University trustees at their May 17 meeting approved the establishment of two bachelor of arts degrees — one with a major in data analytics and one with a major in organizational leadership — both in the College of Arts and Science.
06/12/2018
Economic impact of Miami University is $2.3 billion
Miami University's economic impact to the state in FY 2017 was $2.3 billion, via operational, student, visitor, alumni and other spending and investment.
11/03/2017
Sheumaker - Artifacts from Modern America
This intriguing book examines how material objects of the 20th century?ranging from articles of clothing to tools and weapons, communication devices, and toys and games?reflect dominant ideas and testify to the ways social change happens.
09/01/2017
Anderson - The Forgotten Legacy of Stella Walsh: The Greatest Female Athlete of Her Time
Stella Walsh, who was born in Poland but raised in the United States, won gold and silver in the 100 meters for Poland at the 1932 and 1936 Olympics. She also won more than forty U.S. national championships, set dozens of world records, and was inducted into the National Track and Field Hall of Fame.
02/15/2017
Frazier Harambee City
It was a phrase that consumed the American imagination in the 1960s and 70s and inspired a new agenda for black freedom. Dynamic and transformational, the black power movement embodied more than media stereotypes of gun-toting, dashiki-wearing black radicals; the movement opened new paths to equality through political and economic empowerment.
04/16/2016
Spellman - Cornering the Market
In popular stereotypes, local grocers were avuncular men who spent their days in pickle-barrel conversations and checkers games; they were backward small-town merchants resistant to modernizing impulses. Cornering the Market challenges these conventions to demonstrate that nineteenth- and early-twentieth-century grocers were important but unsung innovators of business models and retail technologies that fostered the rise of contemporary retailing.
09/12/2015
City of Islands: Caribbean Intellectuals in New York
Tammy L. Brown uses the life stories of Caribbean intellectuals as "windows" into the dynamic history of immigration to New York and the long battle for racial equality in modern America