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New Book: Antiauthoritarian Youth Culture in Francoist Spain Clashing with Fascism

Hello all,

I just wanted to share with you all the news of the publication of my new book, Antiauthoritarian Youth Culture in Francoist Spain Clashing with Fascism (Bloomsbury 2018): https://www.bloomsbury.com/us/antiauthoritarian-youth-culture-in-francoist-spain-9781350038479/

Louie Dean Valencia-García
Assistant Professor of History
Texas State University

From the publisher's website:

Historical Studies in Education / Revue d'histoire de l'éducation - The autumn 2018 issue is now online! Le numéro d'automne 2018 est disponible!

Historical Studies in Education / Revue d'histoire de l'éducation has just published its latest issue at: 

We invite you to review the Table of Contents below and then visit our website to download articles and items of interest.


Sexing History podcast's latest episode explores the gay and lesbian history of American Bandstand

Apologies for crossposting. 

The latest episode of Sexing History, a podcast about how the history of sexuality shapes our present, explores the hidden queer history of the teen dance show American Bandstand. Featuring exclusive interviews with Bandstand dancers, commentary from leading scholars, and archival material, this episode reveals how whiteness and heterosexuality were constituted on television at midcentury.