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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.

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The "Good War" in American memoryJohn Bodnar.

Johns Hopkins University Press, 2010.

D744.7.U6 B635 2010

Subject: 

World War, 1939-1945 — Social aspects — United States.

Collective memory — United States.

Memory — Social aspects — United States.

War and society — United States.

National characteristics, American.

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War without fronts: the USA in VietnamBernd Greiner; translated from the German by Anne Wyburd, with Victoria Fern.

Yale University Press, 2009. DS558 .G7313 2009

Masters of war: The dynamics of asymmetrical warfare; Political decision-making — Generals: Military decision-making; In the line of fire: civilians in the war of attrition — Officers: The 'Vietnam Only Army'; The rules of engagement; Onlookers, accomplices and fellow-criminals — Warriors: 'Grunts' and Cracks; Personal testimony; 'Them and Us'; Hatred and self-hatred; Self-empowerment — 1967: death squads in the northern provinces: 'Indian Country': Task Force Oregon; Quang Ngai and Quang Tin; Scalphunters — 16 March 1968: the massacres of My Lai (4) and My Khe (4): Generals; Officers; Warriors — 1968-71: war of attrition in the southern provinces: Several 'My Lais'?; Operation Speedy Express; Covering up the tracks — Judges: The laws of warfare and culture of military law; Investigations; Trials.

Subject: 

Vietnam War, 1961-1975 — United States.

Vietnam War, 1961-1975 — Atrocities.

Vietnam War, 1961-1975 — Sources.

United States — History — 1961-1969.

United States — History — 1969-

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The age of American unreasonSusan Jacoby.

Pantheon Books, 2008.

Table of contents http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip0719/2007021562.html

E169.Z83 J33 2008

Subject: 

Mass media — Social aspects — United States.

Popular culture — United States.

Reason — Social aspects — United States.

Social values — United States.

Social psychology — United States.

National characteristics, American.

United States — Civilization — 1945-

United States — Social conditions — 1945-

Image012 (1) Made in America: a social history of American culture and character. Claude S. Fischer.

The University of Chicago Press, 2010.

Preface and acknowledgments — 1. The stories we tell — 2. Security — 3. Goods — 4. Groups — 5. Public spaces — 6. Mentality — 7. Closing — Notes — List of abbreviations — Works cited — Index.

E169.1 .F538 2010

Subject: 

National characteristics, American.

United States — Civilization.

United States — Social life and customs.

Image014 Freedom summer: the savage season that made Mississippi burn and made America a democracy. Bruce Watson.

Viking, c2010.

E185.93.M6 W285 2010

Subject: 

African Americans — Civil rights — Mississippi — History — 20th century.

African Americans — Suffrage — Mississippi — History — 20th century.

Civil rights movements — Mississippi — History — 20th century.

Civil rights workers — Mississippi — History — 20th century.

Mississippi — Race relations — History — 20th century.

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Strength and honor: the life of Dolley Madisonby Richard N. Côté.

Corinthian Books, c2005.

Based on more than two thousand of Dolley Payne Todd Madison's letters and accompanied by period illustrations, offers a biography of the popular First Lady who was renowned as a hostess and heroine of the War of 1812.

E342.1.M18 C68 2005

Subject: 

Madison, Dolley, 1768-1849.

Presidents' spouses — United States — Biography.

Image020 (1) Delia's tears: race, science, and photography in nineteenth-century AmericaMolly Rogers.

Yale University Press, c2010.

E445.S7 R64 2010

Subject: 

Agassiz, Louis, 1807-1873 — Political and social views.

Slaves — South Carolina — Columbia Region — Pictorial works.

Slaves — South Carolina — Columbia Region — Biography.

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

Photography — Political aspects — United States — History — 19th century.

Racism — United States — History — 19th century.

Racism in anthropology — United States — History — 19th century.

United States — Race relations — History — 19th century.

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The shipwreck that saved Jamestown: the Sea Venture castaways and the fate of AmericaLorri Glover and Daniel Blake Smith.

Henry Holt and Co., 2008.

Publisher description http://www.loc.gov/catdir/enhancements/fy0805/2007042248-d.html

F234.J3 G58 2008

Subject: 

Sea Venture (Ship)

Virginia Company of London — History.

Shipwrecks — Bermuda Islands — History — 17th century.

Seafaring life — History — 17th century.

Jamestown (Va.) — History — 17th century.

Bermuda Islands — History — 17th century.

Virginia — History — Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775.

Great Britain — Colonies — America — History — 17th century.

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Voices from the nueva frontera: Latino immigration in Dalton, Georgiaedited by Donald E. Davis … [et al.].

University of Tennessee Press, c2009. F295.S75 V65 2009

The new face of carpet / Thomas M. Deaton — The economic impact / Aref A. Hervani — The culture of the capital de las alfombras / Roschelle Bautista — The religious response / Father Daniel Stack — The public school response / Ken W. Ellinger — The Georgia project / Jo-Anne Schick — The state college / Monte Salyer — The social problems / Donald E. Davis — The social work agenda / David P. Boyle — Conclusion: lessons of the nueva frontera.

Subject: 

Latin Americans — Georgia — Dalton (Whitfield County)

Immigrants — Georgia — Dalton (Whitfield County) — Social conditions.

Hispanic Americans — Civilization.

Image029 True women & westward expansionAdrienne Caughfield.

Texas A&M University Press, c2005.

Table of contents http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip0422/2004019731.html

F390 .C385 2005

Subject: 

Women pioneers — Texas — History — 19th century.

Frontier and pioneer life — Texas.

Women — Texas — Attitudes — History — 19th century.

Public opinion — Texas — History — 19th century.

Women — Texas — Social conditions — 19th century.

Sex role — Texas — History — 19th century.

United States — Territorial expansion — Public opinion.

Texas — History — 19th century.

Texas — Social conditions — 19th century.

Chris Cottrill

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