Susan Jacoby.  The Age of American Unreason. A discussion of the challenge presented by the existence of public ignorance, anti-rationalism, and anti intellectualism.

Susan Jacoby —

Music and Torture:

Catherine S. Ramirez.  The Woman in the Zoot Suit: Gender, Nationalism, and the Cultural Politics of Memory. (Duke University Press).  Study of the pachuca – the female counterpart to pachucos, and the zoot-suit wearing subculture of Mexican-American Los Angeles of the 1940s.

Eric J. Sundquist.  King’s Dream. Yale University Press, 2008.  A literature professor analyzes the origins and meanings of Martin Luther King’s famous speech.



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