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  • John Fogerty

    An American Son

    By Thomas M. Kitts

    This is the first critical biography to explore John Fogerty's life and his music. When inducting Creedence Clearwater Revival into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1993, Bruce Springsteen referred to the "music’s power and its simplicity… [its] beauty and poetry and a sense of…

    Paperback – 2015-09-15 
    Routledge

  • Lewis Hine: Photographer of Americans at Work

    Photographer of Americans at Work

    By Richard Worth

    Paperback – 2009-01-31
    Routledge

  • Dorothea Lange: Photographer of the People

    Photographer of the People

    By David C King

    A scholarly work that aims to be both broad enough in scope to satisfy upper-division undergraduates studying folk belief and narrative and detailed enough to meet the needs of graduate students in the field.…

    Paperback – 2009-01-31
    Routledge

  • Mathew Brady: Photographer of Our Nation

    Photographer of Our Nation

    By Stuart A P Murray

    In a spellbinding account of her two-year teaching stint and travels in China, Woronov provides, through numerous anecdotes, insight into the everyday life of the modern Chinese people. 20 photos.…

    Paperback – 2009-01-31
    Routledge

  • George Catlin: Painter of Indian Life

    Painter of Indian Life

    By Richard Worth

    First Published in 2009. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 2009-01-31
    Routledge

  • John Trumbull: Painter of the Revolutionary War

    Painter of the Revolutionary War

    By Stuart A P Murray

    John Trumbull's sweeping historical paintings of battle scenes of the American Revolution hang in the United States Capitol in Washington, D.C., for all to see. This patriot-artist painted lifelike portraits of George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, and Benjamin Franklin, and he traveled around the…

    Paperback – 2008-10-01
    Routledge

  • Modern American Lives: Individuals and Issues in American History Since 1945

    Individuals and Issues in American History Since 1945

    By Blaine T Browne, Robert C. Cottrell

    The individuals presented in these narrative biographies significantly, and sometimes decisively, impacted contemporary American life in a wide range of areas, including national politics, foreign policy, social and political activism, popular and literary culture, sports, and business. The…

    Paperback – 2007-12-26
    Routledge

  • Roger Sessions

    A Biography

    By Andrea Olmstead

    Recognized as the primary American symphonist of the 20th century, Roger Sessions (1896-1985) is one of the leading representatives of high modernism. His stature among American composers rivals Charles Ives, Aaron Copland, and Elliott Carter. Sessions was awarded two Pulitzer prizes, election to…

    Paperback – 2007-12-05
    Routledge

  • Ray Davies

    Not Like Everybody Else

    By Thomas M. Kitts

    Ray Davies: Not Like Everybody Else is a critical biography of Ray Davies, with a focus on his music and his times. The book studies Davies’ work from the Kinks’ first singles through his 2006 solo album, from his rock musicals in the early 1970s to his one-man stage show in the 1990s, and from his…

    Paperback – 2007-11-30
    Routledge

  • Miles, Ornette, Cecil

    Jazz Beyond Jazz

    By Howard Mandel

    Miles Davis, Ornette Coleman, and Cecil Taylor revolutionized music from the end of the twentieth century into the twenty-first, expanding on jazz traditions with distinctly new concepts of composition, improvisation, instrumentation, and performance. They remain figures of controversy due to their…

    Hardback – 2007-11-26
    Routledge

  • The Day John Met Paul

    An Hour-by-Hour Account of How the Beatles Began

    By Jim O'Donnell

    With many new photos and an updated introduction, The Day John Met Paul, a critically-acclaimed Beatles book, reappears in a visually stunning second edition. The book is an hour-by-hour account of the fateful day the two founding Beatles met in July 1957. But it is much more than that: it's a…

    Paperback – 2006-09-20
    Routledge

  • Jackie Robinson

    Race, Sports and the American Dream

    By Joseph Dorinson, Joram Warmund

    With these words, President Clinton contributed to Long Island University's three-day celebration of that momentous event in American history when Robinson became the first African American to play major league baseball. This new book includes presentations from that celebration, especially chosen…

    Paperback – 2006-06-15
    Routledge

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