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New and Notable—National Museum of American History Library

The Libraries would like to highlight some more new and diverse titles that have been added recently to the National Museum of American History Library.

Image023 (1) The real hiphop: battling for knowledge, power, and respect in the LA underground. Marcyliena Morgan. Duke University Press, 2009.

Introduction: I am Hiphop — The hippest corner in LA — Welcome to the underground: building Hiphop culture and language — Thursday night at Project Blowed — (Ph)eminists of the new school: real women, tough politics, and female science — Politics, discourse, and drama: "respect due" — It's Hiphop nation time: enter the KAOS.

ML3918.R37 M674 2009 


Project Blowed.

Hip-hop — Social aspects — California — Los Angeles.

Rap (Music) — Social aspects — California — Los Angeles.

Image027 (1) Delirious New Orleans: manifesto for an extraordinary American city. Stephen Verderber; foreword by Kevin Alter. University of Texas Press, 2009.

A delirious landscape — Commercial vernacular architecture in New Orleans — Soul, funk, and hip-hop — Illusion, delusion, and folly — Roadside nomadicism and a city's rebirth — Architecture under siege : a lesson from Katrina for twenty-first-century America.

NA735.N4 V47 2009 


Vernacular architecture — Louisiana — New Orleans.

Outsider art — Louisiana — New Orleans.

Urban renewal — Louisiana — New Orleans.

City planning — Louisiana — New Orleans.

Hurricane Katrina, 2005.

New Orleans (La.) — Buildings, structures, etc.

Image030 (1) Scientists & swindlers: consulting on coal and oil in America, 1820-1890. Paul Lucier. Johns Hopkins University Press, 2008.

Coal — Geological enterprise — The strange case of the Albert mineral — The American sciences of coal — Mining science — Kerosene — The technological science of kerosene — The kerosene cases — Petroleum — The rock oil report — The elusive nature of oil and its markets — The search for oil and oil-finding experts — California crude — Americanization of science.

Q127.U6 L83 2008


Science and industry — Moral and ethical aspects — United States — History — 19th century.

Petroleum industry and trade — United States — History — 19th century.

Petroleum industry and trade — Canada — History — 19th century.

Coal trade — United States — History — 19th century.

Coal trade — Canada — History — 19th century.

Science and law — United States — History — 19th century.

Image032 The computer boys take over: computers, programmers, and the politics of technical expertise. Nathan Ensmenger. MIT Press, c2010.

QA76.6 .E58 2010


Computer programming.

Computer programmers.

Software engineering — History.

Computer software — Development — Social aspects.

Image035 Network nation: inventing American telecommunications. Richard R. John. Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2010.

TK5102.3.U6 J64 2010

Making a neighborhood of a nation — Professor Morse's lightning — Antimonopoly — The new postalic dispensation — Rich man's mail — The talking telegraph — Telephomania — Second nature — Gray wolves — Universal service — One great medium?


Telecommunication — United States — History.

An extensive republic: print, culture, and society in the new nation, 1790-1840, edited by Robert A. Gross and Mary Kelley. Published in association with the American Antiquarian Society by the University of North Carolina Press, c2010. Z473 .E98 2010 

A history of the book in America ; — vol. 2

The revolution's legacy for the history of the book / Richard D. Brown — The book trades in the new nation / James N. Green … [et al.] — Government and law / John L. Brooke … [et al.] — Benevolent books: printing, religion, and reform / David Paul Nord — The learned world / David S. Shields — Libraries and schools / Kenneth E. Carpenter … [et al.] — Men writing in the early republic / David Leverenz — Women writing in the early republic / Joanne Dobson and Sandra A. Zagarell — Periodical press: newspapers, magazines, and reviews / Andie Tucher … [et al.] — Word and image / Georgia B. Barnhill … [et al.] — Making communities in print / A. Gregg Roeber, Grey Gundaker, Barry F. O'Connell — Reading for an extensive republic / Robert A. Gross.


Book industries and trade — United States — History — 19th century.

Publishers and publishing — United States — History — 19th century.

Books and reading — United States — History — 19th century.

Printing — Social aspects — United States — History — 19th century.


 â€”Chris Cottrill

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