American Studies Podcasts Archive

Jennifer Ratner-Rosenhagen, The Ideas that Made America: A Brief History

Audra J. Wolfe, Freedom’s Laboratory: The Cold War Struggle for the Soul of Science

Douglas L. Winiarski, Darkness Falls on the Land of Light: Experiencing Religious Awakening in Eighteen-Century New England

David A. Hollinger, Protestants Abroad: How Missionaries Tried to Change the World and Changed America 

Richard D. Brown, Self-Evident Truths: Contesting Equal Rights from the Revolution to the Civil War

Alice Echols, Shortfall: Family Secrets, Financial Collapse and a Hidden History of American Banking

Jamin Creed Rowan, The Sociable City: An American Intellectual Tradition 

Kathryn LoftonConsuming Religion

Anthony ChaneyRunaway: Gregory Bateson, The Double Bind, and the Rise of Ecological Consciousness

Ellen Wayland-Smith, Oneida: From Free Love Utopia to the Well-set Table

Ralph Young, Dissent: The History of an American Idea 

Susanna L. Blumenthal,Law and the Modern Mind: Consciousness and Responsibility in American Legal Culture 

Paul Harvey, Bounds of Their Habitation: Race and Religion in American History

Richard Crockett, Einstein and Twentieth-Century Politics: ‘A Salutary Moral Influence’

Matthew Pehl, The Making of Working-Class Religion

James Alexander Dun, Dangerous Neighbors: Making the Haitian Revolution in Early America

James Kloppenberg, Toward Democracy: The Struggle for Self-Rule in European and American Thought

Caroline Winterer, American Enlightenments: Pursuing Happiness in the Age of Reason

Ibram X. Kendi, Stamped from the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America

Paula S. Fass, The End of American Childhood: A History of Parenting from Life on the Frontier to the Managed Child

Russell Rickford, We Are An African People: Independent Education, Black Power and The Radical Imagination

Jonathon S. Kahn, Race and Secularism in America

Peter L. Laurence, Becoming Jane Jacobs

Jefferson Cowie, The Great Exception: The New Deal & The Limits of American Politics

John D. Wilsey, American Exceptionalism and Civil Religion: Reassessing the History of an Idea

Christian O. Christiansen, Progressive Business: An Intellectual History of the Role of Business in America

Mark R. Stoll, Inherit the Holy Mountain: Religion and the Rise of American Environmentalism

Samuel Moyn, Christian Human Rights

George Cotkin, Feast of Excess: A Cultural History of the New Sensibility

Christopher Phelps, Radicals in America: The U.S. Left Since the Second World War

Heath W. Carter, Union Made: Working People and the Rise of Social Christianity in Chicago

Mark Noll, In the Beginning was the Word: the Bible in American Public Life, 1492-1783

Richard H. King,Arendt and America

Daniel Geary,Beyond Civil Rights: The Moynihan Report and Its Legacy

Ruben Flores, Backroads Pragmatists: Mexico’s Melting Pot and Civil Rights in the United States

David Sehat, The Jefferson Rule: How the Founding Fathers Became Infallible and Our Politics Inflexible

Leah Wright Rigueur, The Loneliness of the Black Republican: Pragmatic Politics and the Pursuit of Power

James Turner, Philology: The Forgotten Origins of the Modern Humanities

Kyle G. Volk, Moral Minorities and the Making of American Democracy

Andrew Hartman, A War for the Soul of America: A History of the Culture Wars

Kevin M. Schultz, Buckley and Mailer: The Difficult Friendship that Shaped the Sixties

George H. Nash, ed. The Crusade Years, 1933-1955, Herbert Hoover’s Lost Memoir of the New Deal Era

Amy KittelstromThe Religion of Democracy: Seven Liberals and the American Moral Tradition

Kevin M. KruseOne Nation Under God: How Corporate America Invented Christian America 

Leilah Danielson, American Gandhi: A.J. Muste and the History of American Radicalism in the Twentieth Century

Tim Lacy, The Dream of a Democratic Culture: Mortimer J. Adler and Great Books Idea

Andrew Cayton, Love in the Time of Revolution

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