Civil Rights Music: The Soundtracks of the Civil Rights Movement

Civil Rights Music: The Soundtracks of the Civil Rights Movement

While there have been a number of studies that have explored African American “movement culture” and African American “movement politics,” rarely has the mixture of black music and black politics or, rather, black music an as expression of black movement politics, been explored across several genres of African American “movement music.

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Provenance by Paul M. Levitt

Sept. 1, 2016

A new book by English professor Paul M. Levitt. Set in Hungamon (aka Bogalusa), Louisiana 1988-89, Provenance takes the reader through progressive historical discoveries to the sources of a Hungarian painting that escaped the grasping fingers of Nazis and Communists, and to the secrets of two families, one Jewish, the owners of the Hungarian painting, and the other gentile, the owners of an American painting, which hides a dark tale.

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Latino history book set to be released on Tuesday

March 7, 2016

A new book set chronicles the lives and contributions of Latinos in Boulder County. It also explores darker chapters in the county’s past, including the presence of the Ku Klux Klan and businesses posting “White Trade Only” signs that were ripped down by veterans returning from World War II and the Korean War.

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Alchemy in the Rain Forest

Feb. 17, 2016

Politics, Ecology, and Resilience in a New Guinea Mining Area By Jerry Jacka, assistant professor of anthropology Duke University Press In Alchemy in the Rain Forest Jerry K. Jacka explores how the indigenous population of Papua New Guinea’s highlands struggle to create meaningful lives in the midst of extreme social...

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Have a crime to solve? Profs pen a book to help

Jan. 28, 2016

Two longtime University of Colorado Boulder professors who have been using their expertise for decades to help solve crimes, often murder, have teamed up on a new forensic plant science book expected to aid investigators around the world.

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All the Beautiful Sinners

Feb. 19, 2003

When a fellow officer is killed while searching the vehicle of a Native American, deputy sheriff Jimmy Doe discovers that the killer, dubbed the Tin Man, has also murdered at least two other people and is targeting another, a situation that prompts Doe to launch a relentless investigative road trip across Texas.

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