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The Chicago Food Encyclopedia

Edited by Carol Mighton Haddix, Bruce Kraig, and Colleen Taylor Sen

Archibald Motley Jr. and Racial Reinvention

The Old Negro in New Negro Art

Phoebe Wolfskill

Building the Black Metropolis

African American Entrepreneurship in Chicago

Edited by Robert E. Weems Jr. and Jason P. Chambers

The Rise and Fall of the Associated Negro Press

Claude Barnett’s Pan-African News and the Jim Crow Paradox

Gerald Horne

Libby Larsen

Composing an American Life

Denise Von Glahn

Newspaper Wars

Civil Rights and White Resistance in South Carolina, 1935-1965

Sid Bedingfield

Teaching with Tenderness

Toward an Embodied Practice

Becky Thompson

Baking Powder Wars

The Cutthroat Food Fight that Revolutionized Cooking

Linda Civitello

Curious Encounters with the Natural World

From Grumpy Spiders to Hidden Tigers

Michael R. Jeffords and Susan L. Post

Beyond Respectability

The Intellectual Thought of Race Women

Brittney C. Cooper

Chicago's Grand Midway

A Walk around the World at the Columbian Exposition

Norman Bolotin with Christine Laing

Health Equity in Brazil

Intersections of Gender, Race, and Policy

Kia Lilly Caldwell

The Latina/o Midwest Reader

Edited by Omar Valerio-Jiménez, Santiago Vaquera-Vásquez, and Claire F. Fox Afterword by Frances R. Aparicio

Radical Gotham

Anarchism in New York City from Schwab's Saloon to Occupy Wall Street

Edited by Tom Goyens

Serbia under the Swastika

A World War II Occupation

Alexander Prusin

Charles Ives's Concord

Essays after a Sonata

Kyle Gann

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