MinnPost: 'Everybody's Heard about the Bird' meant to be savored and saved.

By Jim Walsh

Shefchik_EverybodysFor sure the best way to read Rick Shefchik’s essential and invaluable new history book, “Everybody’s Heard About The Bird: The True Story of 1960s Rock-N-Roll in Minnesota” is to accompany all those great stories, photos, and records with the Internet’s rich reservoir of music videos that captured Midwestern teenage pioneers being swept up in that once-in-lifetime and oh-so-American moment, the birth of rock ‘n’ roll.

Read—and watch—here.

University of Minnesota Press Podcast

More than two dozen essays of Indigenous resistance to the privatization and allotment of Indigenous lands

Allotment Stories: Daniel Heath Justice and Jean M. O'Brien.

A fascinating and unprecedented ethnography of animal sanctuaries in the United States

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How popular debates about the so-called digital generation mediate anxieties about labor and life in twenty-first-century America

Making creative laborers for a precarious economy: Josef Nguyen, Carly Kocurek, and Patrick LeMieux.



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