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mattfromthecity added a title to their For later shelf Aug 02 2021
"From a rock and roll historian comes a comprehensive, authoritative, and enthralling cultural history of one of rock's most exciting eras. Chronicling the years 1964 through the mid-1970s, this latest volume covers one of the most exciting eras...
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mattfromthecity added a title to their For later shelf Aug 02 2021
Ed Ward covers the first half of the history of rock & roll in this sweeping and definitive narrative―from the 1920s, when the music of rambling medicine shows mingled with the songs of vaudeville and minstrel acts to create the very early sounds...
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mattfromthecity added a title to their For later shelf Jul 19 2021
The classic survey of Latin America's social and cultural history, with a new introduction by Isabel Allende Since its U.S. debut a quarter-century ago, this brilliant text has set a new standard for historical scholarship of Latin America. It...
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mattfromthecity added a title to their For later shelf Jul 14 2021
Traces the history of the Marshall Plan and the efforts to reconstruct western Europe as a bulwark against communist authoritarianism during a two-year period that saw the collapse of postwar U.S.-Soviet relations and the beginning of the Cold...
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mattfromthecity added a title to their For later shelf Jul 14 2021
"[The author] argues that we are trapped in outdated twentieth-century ideas of democratic failure. By fixating on coups and violence, we are focusing on the wrong threats. Our societies are too affluent, too elderly, and too networked to fall...
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