Michael Rodriguez

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Barrio America: How Latino Immigrants Saved the American City

Likely to become a staple in Latinx and urban studies.
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American Demagogue: The Great Awakening and the Rise and Fall of Populism

Despite its misleading title, this work remains a thoughtful take on an intriguing period of American history.

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The Greatest Fury: The Battle of New Orleans and the Rebirth of America

Extensively researched, tediously old-school military history.
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Escalante’s Dream: On the Trail of the Spanish Discovery of the Southwest

As in Greg MacGregor’s photo essay In Search of Dominguez & Escalante, this work breathes new life into a centuries-old journey.

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Silver, Sword, and Stone: Three Crucibles in the Latin American Story

This polished narrative with a rigid thematic structure lacks space for deeper nuance and context. Readers seeking a general history of Latin American should opt for Chasteen’s Born in Blood and Fire.

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The Crowded Hour: Theodore Roosevelt, the Rough Riders, and the Dawn of the American Century

A sympathetic, journalistic account of an unruly band of brothers whose 45 days of fighting in Cuba changed the world.

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The Shining Path: Love, Madness, and Revolution in the Andes

Meticulously researched and broadly appealing—the best popular history yet of the Shining Path. [See Prepub Alert, 10/15/18.]
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Atlas of World War II: History's Greatest Conflict Revealed Through Rare Wartime Maps and New Cartography

Thoughtfully curated and beautifully designed, this volume is sure to appeal to military history aficionados and anyone with an unadorned coffee table.
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Reference Librarianship & Justice: History, Practice & Praxis

This thought-provoking, radical, and persuasive work will excite even the most theory-averse readers and challenge librarians to see reference through a critical theory lens of empathy and social justice.

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