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Acid Hype

American News Media and the Psychedelic Experience

Stephen Siff

Making Photography Matter

A Viewer's History from the Civil War to the Great Depression

Cara A. Finnegan

Sensing Chicago

Noisemakers, Strikebreakers, and Muckrakers

Adam Mack

The Land of Milk and Uncle Honey

Memories from the Farm of My Youth

Alan Guebert with Mary Grace Foxwell

Corrupt Illinois

Patronage, Cronyism, and Criminality

Thomas J. Gradel and Dick Simpson

The Polish Hearst

Ameryka-Echo and the Public Role of the Immigrant Press

Anna D. Jaroszy ska-Kirchmann

Redeeming Time

Protestantism and Chicago’s Eight-Hour Movement, 1866-1912

William A. Mirola

Sport History in the Digital Era

Edited by Gary Osmond and Murray G. Phillips

Nursing Civil Rights

Gender and Race in the Army Nurse Corps

Charissa J. Threat

The Mormon Tabernacle Choir

A Biography

Michael Hicks

Before the Ivy

The Cubs' Golden Age in Pre-Wrigley Chicago

Laurent Pernot

The Real Cyber War

The Political Economy of Internet Freedom

Shawn M. Powers and Michael Jablonski

Becoming Beautiful

Ballroom Dance in the American Heartland

Joanna Bosse

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International Country Music Conference Wed, 20 May 2015 08:30:00 CDT
International Communication Association Thu, 21 May 2015 08:30:00 CDT
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Cynthia Clampitt at Barnes & Noble, Bismarck, ND Sat, 23 May 2015 14:00:00 CDT — Lecture/Signing
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