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Univision, Telemundo, and the Rise of Spanish-Language Television in the United States

In the first history of Spanish-language television in the United States, Craig Allen traces the development of two prominent yet little-studied powerhouses, Univision and Telemundo. Allen tells the inside story of how these networks fought enormous odds to rise as giants of mass communication, questioning monolingual and Anglo-centered versions of U.S. television history.

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Unlikely Dissenters: White Southern Women in the Fight for Racial Justice, 1920–1970

Anne Stefani examines and compares two generations of white women—before and after the 1954 Brown decision—who spoke out against Jim Crow while remaining deeply attached to their native South. She demonstrates how their unique grassroots community-oriented activism functioned within—and even used to its advantage—southern standards of respectability.

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Unlocking the Past: Celebrating Historical Archaeology in North America

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Up for Grabs: A Trip Through Time and Space in the Sunshine State

A wandering Floridian who made his way home in the early 1970s, John Rothchild writes about the state with the savvy of a native and the perspective of an outsider. His personal and historical travelogue reads alternately like a litany of 20th-century ills and a Monty Python rendering of the Great American Dream. In Florida, both versions are true.

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Up to Maughty London: Joyce's Cultural Capital in the Imperial Metropolis

In Up to Maughty London, Eleni Loukopoulou offers the first sustained account of Joyce's engagement with the imperial metropolis. She considers both London's status as a matrix for political and cultural formations and how the city is imaginatively represented in Joyce's work.

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Urarina Society, Cosmology, and History in Peruvian Amazonia

The Urarina are an indigenous group found in the Peruvian lowlands. Seemingly isolated, they actually have a long history of engaging in networks of trade with outside groups, argues Bartholomew Dean in this first ever ethnography of the group.

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Urban Ecology for Citizens and Planners

This volume offers a wealth of information and examples for those looking to help bring urban environments into harmony with the natural world and make cities more sustainable.

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Urban Vigilantes in the New South: Tampa, 1882-1936

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Uriah Levy: Reformer of the Antebellum Navy

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The U.S. Coast Guard's War on Human Smuggling

Dennis Noble highlights the policies, strategy, and tactics used by the U.S. Coast Guard in enforcing immigration laws and puts a human face on both undocumented migrants and those who enforce policy.