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This Is Why the Right Is Winning the Internet

Could it be that the internet and social media is innately in sync with conservative, right-wing ideology? On Jen Schradie's The Revolution That Wasn't.

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Wednesday Martin's 'Untrue' Questions Bases of Monogamy

The follow-up to Martin's bestselling Primates of Park Avenue, Untrue, digs into recent scientific research and explains why monogamy may be a fool's errand.

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Zora Neale Hurston's 'Barracoon' Casts a Spotlight on America's Sordid, Still Festering History

Through Oluale Kossola's telling of his story as the "last" slave in America, Hurston captures the voice of the suppressed while foisting a mirror up to modernity.

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The Devil's Music Captures How Evangelicals Went from Condemning Rock 'n' Roll to Harnessing It

Religious conservatives have spent as much time studying popular culture as they have condemning it, and they have arguably learned its lessons more effectively than social progressives.

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'Bring the War Home' Digs into the Trenches of the White Power Movement in America

Historian Kathleen Belew painstakingly details the influence of the Vietnam wartime experience on the evolution of white power ideology.

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What Do We Mean When We Say America Is a Christian Nation?

Matthew Bowman provides a dutiful if rather too clinical examination of how Americans have clashed or convened as to what Christianity encompasses and how this concept alters as the nation debates itself.

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Certainty Interrupted: 'Exact Thinking In Demented Times'

As a history of ideas, this work is especially good at mapping the Vienna Circle's fascinating afterlife in the English-speaking countries where many prominent thinkers landed and flourished in the 20th century.

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Let's Play: Interactivity by Proxy in a Web 2.0 Culture (Part 4)

The ways gamers customize their gameplay and then document that play has the potential to significantly affect how certain titles and their surrounding culture of players are perceived.

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