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New Books in Biography

By Marshall Poe

Interviews with Biographers about their New Books

  1. 1.
    Stephen Fritz, "The First Soldier: Hitler as a Military Leader" (Yale UP, 2018)05/21/2019
    1:15:08
  2. 2.
    Quincy D. Newell, "Your Sister in the Gospel: The Life of Jane Manning James, a Nineteenth-Century Black Mormon" (Oxford UP, 2019)05/21/2019
    53:01
  3. 3.
    John W. Tweeddale, "John Owen and Hebrews: The Foundation of Biblical Interpretation" (T and T Clark, 2019)05/20/2019
    37:36
  4. 4.
    Nico Slate, "Gandhi’s Search for the Perfect Diet: Eating with the World in Mind" (U Washington Press, 2019)05/17/2019
    52:11
  5. 5.
    Matthew W. King, "Ocean of Milk, Ocean of Blood: A Mongolian Monk in the Ruins of the Qing Empire" (Columbia UP, 2019)05/16/2019
    1:01:42
  6. 6.
    Peter B. Josephson and R. Ward Holder, "Reinhold Niebuhr in Theory and Practice: Christian Realism and Democracy in America in the Twenty-First Century" (Lexington Books, 2018)05/15/2019
    56:45
  7. 7.
    Harold J. Cook, "The Young Descartes: Nobility, Rumor, and War" (U Chicago Press, 2018)05/15/2019
    31:08
  8. 8.
    Nikolai Krementsov, "With and Without Galton: Vasilii Florinskii and the Fate of Eugenics in Russia" (Open Book Publishers, 2018)05/02/2019
    1:19:34
  1. 9.
    William Poole, "Milton and the Making of Paradise Lost" (Harvard UP, 2017)05/02/2019
    45:09
  2. 10.
    Joan Watts, "The Collected Letters of Alan Watts" (New World Library, 2017)05/01/2019
    55:08
  3. 11.
    Jeffrey S. McDonald, "John Gerstner and the Renewal of Presbyterian and Reformed Evangelicalism in Modern America" (Pickwick, 2017)04/29/2019
    34:52
  4. 12.
    Anne Watts, "The Collected Letters of Alan Watts" (New World Library, 2017)04/25/2019
    1:06:07
  5. 13.
    Kenneth I. Helphand, "Lawrence Halprin" (Library of American Landscape History, 2017)04/24/2019
    49:04
  6. 14.
    Pu Wang, "The Translatability of Revolution: Guo Moruo and Twentieth-Century Chinese Culture" (Harvard Asia Center, 2018)04/23/2019
    1:03:39
  7. 15.
    René Weis, "The Real Traviata: The Song of Marie Duplessis" (Oxford UP, 2015)04/22/2019
    46:52
  8. 16.
    Harold Holzer, "Monument Man: The Life and Art of Daniel Chester French" (Princeton Architectural Press, 2019)04/19/2019
    1:04:20
  9. 17.
    Anand Prahlad, "The Secret Life of a Black Aspie: A Memoir" (U Alaska Press, 2017)04/17/2019
    57:10
  10. 18.
    Robert Matzen, "Dutch Girl: Audrey Hepburn and World War II" (GoodKnight Books, 2019)04/16/2019
    56:32
  11. 19.
    Kelly J. Beard, "An Imperfect Rapture" (Zone 3 Press, 2018)04/15/2019
    52:44
  12. 20.
    Margaret Leslie Davis , "The Lost Gutenberg: The Astounding Story of One Book's Five-Hundred-Year Odyssey" (TarcherPerigee, 2019)04/15/2019
    59:48
  13. 21.
    Mickey and Dick Flacks, "Making History/Making Blintzes: How Two Red Diaper Babies Found Each Other and Discovered America" (Rutgers UP, 2018)04/10/2019
    1:18:49
  14. 22.
    Patrick Sharma, "Robert McNamara’s Other War: The World Bank and International Development" (U Pennsylvania Press, 2017)04/08/2019
    56:17
  15. 23.
    Bruce Van Orden, "We’ll Sing and We’ll Shout: The Life and Times of W. W. Phelps" (BYU, 2018)03/29/2019
    1:18:10
  16. 24.
    Joseph Vogel, "James Baldwin and the 1980s: Witnessing the Reagan Era" (U Illinois Press, 2018)03/28/2019
    37:44
  17. 25.
    Kurt Raaflaub, "The Landmark Julius Caesar: The Complete Works" (Pantheon, 2017)03/26/2019
    45:21
  18. 26.
    Discussion of Massive Online Peer Review and Open Access Publishing03/19/2019
    30:24
  19. 27.
    Kent Blansett, "A Journey to Freedom: Richard Oakes, Alcatraz, and Red Power" (Yale UP, 2018)03/15/2019
    1:27:43
  20. 28.
    Richard Drake, "Charles Austin Beard: The Return of the Master Historian of American Imperialism" (Cornell UP, 2018)03/12/2019
    51:27
  21. 29.
    Susan Carlile, "Charlotte Lennox: An Independent Mind" (U Toronto Press, 2018)03/06/2019
    1:06:04
  22. 30.
    Ronald L. Lewis and Robert L. Zangrando, "Walter F. White: The NAACP’s Ambassador for Racial Justice" (West Virginia UP, 2019)03/01/2019
    1:19:56
  23. 31.
    Fred S. Naiden, "Soldier, Priest, and God: A Life of Alexander the Great" (Oxford UP, 2018)02/08/2019
    47:38
  24. 32.
    Robin Wallace, "Hearing Beethoven: A Story of Musical Loss and Discovery" (UChicago Press, 2018)02/07/2019
    55:55
  25. 33.
    Mark T. Calhoun, "General Lesley J. McNair: Unsung Architect of the U.S. Army" (UP of Kansas, 2018)01/18/2019
    1:23:49
  26. 34.
    Julian Jackson, "De Gaulle" (Harvard UP, 2018)01/16/2019
    1:08:44
  27. 35.
    David Dayen, "Fat Cat: The Steve Mnuchin Story" (Strong Arm Press, 2018)01/14/2019
    37:09
  28. 36.
    Andrew R. Murphy, "William Penn: A Life" (Oxford UP, 2018)01/14/2019
    1:00:59
  29. 37.
    Nicholas Bauch, "Geography of Digestion: Biotechnology and the Kellogg Enterprise" (U California Press, 2017)01/11/2019
    1:00:54
  30. 38.
    Joe Jackson, "Black Elk: The Life of an American Visionary" (Farrar, Strauss, and Giroux, 2016)01/11/2019
    1:09:37
  31. 39.
    Lindsey Fitzharris, "The Butchering Art: Joseph Lister’s Quest to Transform the Grisly World of Victorian Medicine" (Scientific American, 2017)01/07/2019
    45:09
  32. 40.
    Andrew S. Curran, "Diderot and the Art of Thinking Freely" (Other Press, 2019)01/02/2019
    1:02:45
  33. 41.
    R. David Cox, "The Religious Life of Robert E. Lee" (Eerdmans, 2017)12/14/2018
    40:43
  34. 42.
    James R. Rush, "Hamka's Great Story: A Master Writer’s Vision of Islam for Modern Indonesia" (U Wisconsin Press, 2016)12/13/2018
    42:58
  35. 43.
    Patricia O'Toole, "The Moralist: Woodrow Wilson and the World He Made" (Simon and Schuster, 2018)12/10/2018
    36:46
  36. 44.
    Andrew Roberts, "Churchill: Walking With Destiny" (Viking, 2018)12/10/2018
    46:45
  37. 45.
    McKenzie Wark, "General Intellects: Twenty-One Thinkers for the Twenty-First Century" (Verso, 2017)12/06/2018
    1:01:16
  38. 46.
    Diarmaid MacCulloch, "Thomas Cromwell: A Revolutionary Life" (Viking, 2018)11/29/2018
    45:22
  39. 47.
    Alec Nevala-Lee, "Astounding" (Dey Street Books, 2018)11/29/2018
    41:33
  40. 48.
    Peter Zinoman, “Vietnamese Colonial Republican: The Political Vision of Vu Trong Phung” (U California Press, 2013)11/19/2018
    43:56
  41. 49.
    Jonathon Earle, “Colonial Buganda and the End of Empire: Political Thought and Historical Imagination in Africa” (Cambridge UP, 2017)11/13/2018
    49:01
  42. 50.
    Howard W. Rosenberg, “Ty Cobb Unleashed: The Definitive Counter-Biography of the Chastened Racist” (Tile Books, 2018)11/09/2018
    1:15:46
  43. 51.
    Patrick Fuliang Shan, “Yuan Shikai: A Reappraisal” (UBC Press, 2018)11/07/2018
    48:43
  44. 52.
    Sue Prideaux, “I Am Dynamite!: A Life of Nietzsche” (Tim Duggan Books, 2018)10/24/2018
    41:22
  45. 53.
    Roland Philipps, “A Spy Named Orphan: the Enigma of Donald Maclean” (W.W. Norton, 2018)10/23/2018
    58:54
  46. 54.
    Kathryn Fuller-Seeley, “Jack Benny and the Golden Age of American Radio Comedy” (U California Press, 2017)10/19/2018
    1:05:07
  47. 55.
    David Pietrusza, “TR’s Last War: Theodore Roosevelt, the Great War, and a Journey of Triumph and Tragedy” (Lyons Press, 2018)10/17/2018
    56:36
  48. 56.
    Paul Bjerk, “Julius Nyerere” (Ohio University Press, 2017)10/05/2018
    1:24:58
  49. 57.
    David Stuttard, “Nemesis: Alcibiades and the Fall of Athens” (Harvard UP, 2018)10/05/2018
    51:26
  50. 58.
    Ruth Gamble, “Reincarnation in Tibetan Buddhism: The Third Karmapa and the Invention of a Tradition” (Oxford UP, 2018)09/21/2018
    42:22
  51. 59.
    William Anthony Hay, “Lord Liverpool: A Political Life” (Boydell Press, 2018)09/20/2018
    1:10:28
  52. 60.
    Brian D. Laslie, “Architect of Air Power: General Laurence S. Kuter and the Birth of the U.S. Air Force” (UP of Kentucky, 2017.09/14/2018
    37:52
  53. 61.
    Jonathan W. White, “Lincoln on Law, Leadership, and Life” (Cumberland House, 2015)09/13/2018
    35:48
  54. 62.
    Seymour M. Hersh, “Reporter: A Memoir” (Knopf, 2018)09/10/2018
    59:14
  55. 63.
    Marc Leeds, “The Vonnegut Encyclopedia” (Delacorte Press, 2016)09/05/2018
    1:38:46
  56. 64.
    Richard A. Billows, “Before and After Alexander: The Legend and Legacy of Alexander the Great” (The Overlook Press, 2018)08/23/2018
    55:06
  57. 65.
    Brian Abrams, “Obama: An Oral History, 2009-2017” (Little A, 2018)08/21/2018
    43:08
  58. 66.
    Jenny Hale Pulispher, “Swindler Sachem: The American Indian Who Sold His Birthright, Dropped Out of Harvard, and Conned the King of England” (Yale UP, 2018)08/20/2018
    1:06:31
  59. 67.
    Bob Brody, “Playing Catch with Strangers: A Family Guy (Reluctantly) Comes of Age” (Heliotrope Books, 2017)08/16/2018
    59:27
  60. 68.
    Duane W. Roller, “Cleopatra’s Daughter: And Other Royal Women of the Augustan Era” (Oxford UP, 2018)08/10/2018
    41:44
  61. 69.
    Vanessa Valdés, “Diasporic Blackness: The Life and Times of Arturo Alfonso Schomburg” (SUNY Press, 2018)08/03/2018
    1:05:56
  62. 70.
    Joanna M. Williams, “Manchester’s Radical Mayor: Abel Heywood, The Man Who Built the Town Hall” (The History Press, 2017)07/31/2018
    1:02:23
  63. 71.
    Mirjam Zadoff, “Werner Scholem: A German Life” (U Penn Press, 2018)07/23/2018
    27:13
  64. 72.
    John Mackay, “The Bonanza King: John Mackay and the Battle Over the Greatest Riches in the American West” (Scribner, 2018)07/20/2018
    1:02:14
  65. 73.
    Phil Proctor and Brad Shreiber, “Where’s my Fortune Cookie?” (Blurb, 2017)07/13/2018
    42:06
  66. 74.
    Robert Dallek, “Franklin D. Roosevelt: A Political Life” (Viking, 2017)07/12/2018
    52:38
  67. 75.
    Frank L. Holt, “The Treasures of Alexander the Great: How One Man’s Wealth Shaped the World” (Oxford UP, 2016)07/11/2018
    46:13
  68. 76.
    Roger Biles, “Mayor Harold Washington: Champion of Race and Reform in Chicago” (U Illinois Press, 2018)07/05/2018
    1:01:10
  69. 77.
    Simon Kerry, “Lansdowne: The Last Great Whig” (Unicorn Publishing Group, 2018).06/27/2018
    39:22
  70. 78.
    Denise Von Glahn, “Libby Larsen: Composing an American Life” (U Illinois Press,06/26/2018
    1:02:04
  71. 79.
    Natalie Robins, “The Untold Journey: The Life of Diana Trilling” (Columbia UP, 2017)06/22/2018
    51:25
  72. 80.
    Victor Li, “Nixon in New York: How Wall Street Helped Richard Nixon Win the White House” (Fairleigh Dickinson UP, 2018)06/20/2018
    1:02:27
  73. 81.
    Hans-Lukas Kieser, “Talaat Pasha: Father of Modern Turkey, Architect of Genocide” (Princeton UP, 2018)06/19/2018
    1:21:11
  74. 82.
    Jacqueline Jones, “Goddess of Anarchy: The Life and Times of Lucy Parsons, American Radical” (Basic Books, 2017)06/18/2018
    52:02
  75. 83.
    William E. Ellis, “Irvin S. Cobb: The Rise and Fall of an American Humorist” (UP of Kentucky, 2017)06/13/2018
    50:16
  76. 84.
    Lisa Walters, “Margaret Cavendish: Gender, Science, and Politics” (Cambridge UP, 2014)06/12/2018
    48:05
  77. 85.
    Ronald P. Loftus, “The Turn Against the Modern: The Critical Essays of Taoka Reiun (1870-1912)” (Association for Asian Studies, 2017)06/08/2018
    1:12:00
  78. 86.
    Albert Gurganus, “Kurt Eisner: A Modern Life” (Camden House, 2018)06/06/2018
    1:00:37
  79. 87.
    Halifu Osumare, “Dancing in Blackness: A Memoir” (UP of Florida, 2018)06/04/2018
    30:05
  80. 88.
    Mark I. Lurie, “Galantière: The Lost Generation’s Forgotten Man” (Overlook Press, 2018)05/30/2018
    1:05:33
  81. 89.
    Jonathan Boff, “Haig’s Enemy: Crown Prince Rupprecht and Germany’s War on the Western Front” (Oxford UP, 2018)05/28/2018
    1:01:56
  82. 90.
    Jenny Coleman, “Polly Plum: A Firm and Earnest Woman’s Advocate, Mary Ann Colclough, 1836–1885” (Otago UP, 2017)05/25/2018
    15:39
  83. 91.
    Ethan L. Menchinger, “The First of the Modern Ottomans: The Intellectual History of Ahmed Vasif” (Cambridge UP, 2017)05/22/2018
    32:47
  84. 92.
    Gillian B. Fleming, “Juana I: Legitimacy and Conflict in Sixteenth-Century Castile” (Palgrave Macmillan, 2018)05/17/2018
    1:01:48
  85. 93.
    Colin G. Calloway, “The Indian World of George Washington” (Oxford UP, 2018)05/07/2018
    1:16:28
  86. 94.
    Jason Linkins, “Schoolhouse Wreck: The Betsy DeVos Story” (Strong Arm Press, 2018)05/07/2018
    44:48
  87. 95.
    Steven L. Ossad, “Omar Nelson Bradley: America’s GI General, 1893-1981” (University of Missouri Press, 2017)05/04/2018
    1:11:27
  88. 96.
    Catherine Layton, “The Life and Times of Mary, Dowager Duchess of Sutherland” (Cambridge Scholars Press, 2018)04/26/2018
    57:05
  89. 97.
    Alison B. Hirsch, “City Choreographer: Lawrence Halprin in Urban Renewal America” (U Minnesota Press, 2014)04/16/2018
    1:00:53
  90. 98.
    Joshua Parens, “Leo Strauss and the Recovery of Medieval Political Philosophy” (U Rochester Press, 2016)04/13/2018
    40:16
  91. 99.
    Max Boot, “The Road Not Taken: Edward Lansdale and the American Tragedy in Vietnam” (Liveright, 2018)04/13/2018
    43:53
  92. 100.
    Kimberly A. Francis, “Teaching Stravinsky: Nadia Boulanger and the Consecration of a Modernist Icon” (Oxford UP, 2015)04/11/2018
    1:08:49
  93. 101.
    Katrin Paehler, “The Third Reich’s Intelligence Service: The Career of Walter Schellenberg” (Cambridge University Press, 2017)04/06/2018
    1:10:36
  94. 102.
    June Purvis, “Christabel Pankhurst: A Biography” (Routledge, 2018)04/03/2018
    37:28
  95. 103.
    Thomas Weber, “Becoming Hitler: The Making of a Nazi” (Basic Books, 2017)03/27/2018
    1:10:05
  96. 104.
    Bonnie Anderson, “The Rabbi’s Atheist Daughter: Ernestine Rose, International Feminist Pioneer” (Oxford UP, 2017)03/26/2018
    45:59
  97. 105.
    Sandra E. Greene, “Slave Owners of West Africa: Decision Making in the Age of Abolition” (Indiana UP, 2017)03/22/2018
    41:31
  98. 106.
    Alexander Orwin, “Redefining the Muslim Community: Ethnicity, Religion, and Politics in the Thought of Alfarabi” (U Penn Press, 2017)03/19/2018
    43:13
  99. 107.
    Andrew Lees, “Mentored by a Madman: The William Burroughs Experiment” (Notting Hill Editions, 2017)03/12/2018
    1:01:32
  100. 108.
    Jean R. Freedman, “Peggy Seeger: A Life of Music, Love, and Politics” (U Illinois Press, 2017)03/08/2018
    1:04:25
  101. 109.
    Sterling Murray, “The Career of an Eighteenth-Century Kapellmeister: The Life and Music of Antonio Rosetti” (U Rochester Press, 2014)03/05/2018
    52:21
  102. 110.
    David Weinstein, “The Eddie Cantor Story: A Jewish Life in Performance and Politics” (Brandeis UP, 2017)03/05/2018
    59:26
  103. 111.
    Daniel B. Schwartz, “The First Modern Jew: Spinoza and the History of an Image” (Princeton UP, 2012)03/02/2018
    58:10
  104. 112.
    Saladin Ambar, “American Cicero: Mario Cuomo and the Defense of American Liberalism” (Oxford UP, 2017)02/28/2018
    42:48
  105. 113.
    Jeffrey Stewart, “The New Negro: The Life of Alain Locke” (Oxford UP, 2018)02/26/2018
    54:08
  106. 114.
    Jennifer Frost, “Producer of Controversy: Stanley Kramer, Hollywood Liberalism and the Cold War” (UP of Kansas, 2017)02/21/2018
    1:06:19
  107. 115.
    James Delbourgo, “Collecting the World: The Life and Curiosity of Hans Sloane” (Allen Lane, 2017)02/09/2018
    1:30:41
  108. 116.
    Brian Jenkins, “Lord Lyons: A Diplomat in an Age of Nationalism and War” (McGill-Queens UP, 2014)02/08/2018
    54:14
  109. 117.
    Peter Hempenstall, “Truth’s Fool: Derek Freeman and the War over Cultural Anthropology” (U Wisconsin Press, 2017)02/01/2018
    37:59
  110. 118.
    Kyle Longley, “LBJ’s 1968: Power, Politics, and the Presidency in America’s Year of Upheaval” (Cambridge UP, 2018)01/31/2018
    47:24
  111. 119.
    Michael Patrick Cullinane, “Theodore Roosevelts Ghost: The History and Memory of an American Icon” (LSU Press, 2017)01/26/2018
    46:22
  112. 120.
    Noam Zadoff, “Gershom Scholem: From Berlin to Jerusalem and Back” (Brandeis UP, 2018)01/23/2018
    1:12:39
  113. 121.
    Hendrik Meijer, “Arthur Vandenberg: The Man in the Middle of the American Century” (U Chicago Press, 2017)01/18/2018
    1:12:05
  114. 122.
    Richard Carwardine, “Lincoln’s Sense of Humor” (Southern Illinois UP, 2017)01/10/2018
    1:02:45
  115. 123.
    Crawford Gribben, “John Owen and English Puritanism: Experiences of Defeat” (Oxford UP, 2017)01/05/2018
    48:26
  116. 124.
    Vanya E. Bellinger, “Marie von Clausewitz: The Woman Behind the Making of On War” (Oxford UP, 2016)01/03/2018
    39:06
  117. 125.
    Charlotte DeCroes Jacobs, “Jonas Salk: A Life” (Oxford UP, 2015)12/29/2017
    58:10
  118. 126.
    Scott Kaufman, “Ambition, Pragmatism, and Party: A Political Biography of Gerald R. Ford” (University Press of Kansas, 2017)12/22/2017
    1:03:48
  119. 127.
    Brett L. Abrams, “Terry Bradshaw: From Super Bowl Champion to Television Personality” (Rowman and Littlefield, 2017)12/15/2017
    45:47
  120. 128.
    Bob Batchelor, “Stan Lee: The Man Behind Marvel” (Rowman and Littlefield, 2017)12/12/2017
    1:09:19
  121. 129.
    Joshua Rubenstein, “The Last Days of Stalin” (Yale UP, 2016)12/11/2017
    46:18
  122. 130.
    Paul Magid, “The Gray Fox: George Crook and the Indian Wars” (U. Oklahoma Press, 2015)12/07/2017
    47:31
  123. 131.
    Nikki M. Taylor, “Driven Toward Madness: The Fugitive Slave Margaret Garner and Tragedy on the Ohio” (Ohio U. Press, 2016)12/05/2017
    58:54
  124. 132.
    Stephen F. Williams, “The Reformer: How One Liberal Fought to Preempt the Russian Revolution” (Encounter Books, 2017)11/30/2017
    57:48
  125. 133.
    Laura E. Smith, “Horace Poolaw: Photographer of American Indian Modernity” (U. Nebraska Press, 2016)11/28/2017
    35:13
  126. 134.
    Vanda Krefft, “The Man Who Made the Movies: The Meteoric Rise and Tragic Fall of William Fox” (Harper, 2017)11/27/2017
    1:03:08
  127. 135.
    Joseph Lelyveld, “His Final Battle: The Last Months of Franklin Roosevelt” (Vintage Books, 2016)11/12/2017
    51:57
  128. 136.
    Drew Lopenzina, “Through an Indian’s Looking-Glass: A Cultural Biography of William Apess, Pequot” (U. Mass Press, 2017)11/10/2017
    56:45
  129. 137.
    Anthony Chaney, “Runaway: Gregory Bateson, the Double Bind, and the Rise of Ecological Consciousness” (UNC Press, 2017)11/01/2017
    55:49
  130. 138.
    Adi Gordon, “Toward Nationalism’s End: An Intellectual Biography of Hans Kohn” (Brandeis UP, 2017)10/31/2017
    1:26:26
  131. 139.
    Marie Alohalani Brown, “Facing the Spears of Change: The Life and Legacy of John Papa Ii” (U. Hawaii Press, 2016)10/27/2017
    49:52
  132. 140.
    William J. Cooper, “The Lost Founding Father: John Quincy Adams and the Transformation of American Politics” (Liveright, 2017)10/24/2017
    1:02:08
  133. 141.
    Laura Lee, “Oscar’s Ghost: The Battle for Oscar Wilde’s Legacy” (Amberley, 2017)10/24/2017
    33:20
  134. 142.
    Marion Deshmukh, “Max Liebermann: Modern Art and Modern Germany” (Routledge, 2015)10/17/2017
    1:06:30
  135. 143.
    Robert W. Cherny, “Victor Arnautoff and the Politics of Art” (U. Illinois Press, 2017)10/04/2017
    54:29
  136. 144.
    Barry W. Holtz, “Rabbi Akiva: Sage of the Talmud” (Yale UP, 2017)09/26/2017
    51:20
  137. 145.
    Deanne Stillman, “Blood Brothers: The Story of the Strange Friendship between Sitting Bull and Buffalo Bill” (Simon & Schuster, 2017)09/25/2017
    43:10
  138. 146.
    Paige Bowers, “The General’s Niece: The Little-Known de Gaulle Who Fought to Free Occupied France” (Chicago Review Press, 2017)09/19/2017
    52:29
  139. 147.
    Was Presidential Leadership Decisive in Determining the Outcome of the Civil War?09/12/2017
    1:13:18
  140. 148.
    Joanna Dee Das, “Katherine Dunham: Dance and the African Diaspora” (Oxford UP, 2017)09/07/2017
    46:07
  141. 149.
    Tracy A. Thomas, “Elizabeth Cady Stanton and the Feminist Foundations of Family Law” (NYU Press, 2016)09/06/2017
    1:00:55
  142. 150.
    Tamara Plakins Thornton, “Nathaniel Bowditch and the Power of Numbers: How a Nineteenth-Century Man of Business, Science, and the Sea Changed American Life” (UNC Press, 2016)08/27/2017
    47:17
  143. 151.
    T. Denean Sharpley-Whiting, “Bricktop’s Paris: African American Women in Paris between the Two World Wars (SUNY Press, 2015)08/26/2017
    19:13
  144. 152.
    Mitch Kachun, “First Martyr of Liberty: Crispus Attucks in American Memory” (Oxford UP, 2017)08/23/2017
    58:47
  145. 153.
    Marcia Walker-McWilliams, “Reverend Addie: Faith and the Fight for Labor, Gender, and Racial Equality (U. Illinois Press, 2016)08/22/2017
    47:17
  146. 154.
    Rosalind Rosenberg, “Jane Crow: The Life of Pauli Murray” (Oxford UP, 2017)08/06/2017
    1:00:03
  147. 155.
    Joyce Salisbury, “Rome’s Christian Empress: Galla Placidia Rules at the Twilight of the Empire” (Johns Hopkins UP, 2015)08/06/2017
    42:16
  148. 156.
    Naoko Wake, “Private Practices: Harry Stack Sullivan, the Science of Homosexuality, and American Liberalism” (Rutgers UP, 2011)08/01/2017
    56:17
  149. 157.
    Elias Sacks, “Moses Mendelssohn’s Living Script: Philosophy, Practice, History, Judaism” (Indiana UP, 2016)07/31/2017
    37:01
  150. 158.
    Kief Hillsbery, “Empire Made: My Search for an Outlaw Uncle Who Vanished in British India” (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2017)07/26/2017
    1:00:57
  151. 159.
    Jon Kukla, “Patrick Henry: Champion of Liberty” (Simon and Schuster, 2017)07/24/2017
    56:59
  152. 160.
    Peter Eisner, “MacArthur’s Spies: The Solider, the Singer, and the Spymaster Who Defied the Japanese in WWII” (Viking, 2017)07/20/2017
    58:51
  153. 161.
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