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Baking Powder Wars

The Cutthroat Food Fight that Revolutionized Cooking

Linda Civitello

Iain M. Banks

Paul Kincaid

Charles Ives's Concord

Essays after a Sonata

Kyle Gann

Curious Encounters with the Natural World

From Grumpy Spiders to Hidden Tigers

Michael R. Jeffords and Susan L. Post

Somalis Abroad

Clan and Everyday Life in Finland

Stephanie R. Bjork

Beyond Respectability

The Intellectual Thought of Race Women

Brittney C. Cooper

Orange, Blue, and U

A University of Illinois Coloring Book

University of Illinois Press

Women against Abortion

Inside the Largest Moral Reform Movement of the Twentieth Century

Karissa Haugeberg

Black Post-Blackness

The Black Arts Movement and Twenty-First-Century Aesthetics

Margo Natalie Crawford

Beyond Bach

Music and Everyday Life in the Eighteenth Century

Andrew Talle

The Media Commons

Globalization and Environmental Discourses

Patrick D. Murphy

Teacher Strike!

Public Education and the Making of a New American Political Order

Jon Shelton


Narratives of Disenchantment and the Model Minority

Eleanor Ty

Colored No More

Reinventing Black Womanhood in Washington, D.C.

Treva B. Lindsey

Peggy Seeger

A Life of Music, Love, and Politics

Jean R. Freedman

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