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Building Filipino Hawai‘i

Roderick N. Labrador

Scripts of Blackness

Race, Cultural Nationalism, and U.S. Colonialism in Puerto Rico

Isar P. Godreau

Disability Histories

Edited by Susan Burch and Michael Rembis

Corrupt Illinois

Patronage, Cronyism, and Criminality

Thomas J. Gradel and Dick Simpson

Emir Kusturica

Giorgio Bertellini

Redeeming Time

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

William A. Mirola

Tales, Tunes, and Tassa Drums

Retention and Invention in Indo-Caribbean Music

Peter Manuel

Chicagoscapes

Larry Kanfer with Alaina Kanfer

The Civil War Diary of Gideon Welles, Lincoln's Secretary of the Navy

The Original Manuscript Edition

Gideon Welles Edited by William E. Gienapp and Erica L. Gienapp

Lorado Taft

The Chicago Years

Allen Stuart Weller Edited by Robert G. La France and Henry Adams with Stephen P. Thomas

AIA Guide to Chicago

American Institute of Architects Chicago Edited by Alice Sinkevitch and Laurie McGovern Petersen

The Neighborhood Outfit

Organized Crime in Chicago Heights

Louis Corsino

Classic Hollywood

Lifestyles and Film Styles of American Cinema, 1930-1960

Veronica Pravadelli

When Sex Threatened the State

Illicit Sexuality, Nationalism, and Politics in Colonial Nigeria, 1900-1958

Saheed Aderinto

Digital Rebellion

The Birth of the Cyber Left

Todd Wolfson

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Rave reviews for Stephen Wade Stephen Wade, author of The Beautiful Music All Around Us, opened up his residency at the Milwaukee Repertory Theater’s  Stackner Cabaret on Sunday, January 18. There, the author/musician will spend the better part of the next eight weeks introducing audiences to the astonishing … Continue reading

Q&A with Behind the Gas Mask author Thomas Faith Thomas I. Faith is a historian at the U.S. Department of State. He answered some questions about his book Behind the Gas Mask: The U.S. Chemical Warfare Service in War and Peace. Q: When was poison gas first utilized as method … Continue reading

Martin Luther King’s life remembered and examined by David Levering Lewis Initially published soon after the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr., David Levering Lewis’s King: A Biography was acclaimed by historians as a foundational work on the life of the civil rights icon. In 2013 the University of Illinois Press published an … Continue reading

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Stephen Wade at the Milwaukee Repertory Theater, Milwaukee, WI Sun, 25 Jan 2015 14:00:00 CST — Presentation
Stephen Wade at the Milwaukee Repertory Theater, Milwaukee, WI Sun, 25 Jan 2015 19:00:00 CST — Presentation
Stephen Wade at the Milwaukee Repertory Theater, Milwaukee, WI Tue, 27 Jan 2015 19:30:00 CST — Presentation
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Stephen Wade at the Milwaukee Repertory Theater, Milwaukee, WI Wed, 28 Jan 2015 19:30:00 CST — Presentation
Stephen Wade at the Milwaukee Repertory Theater, Milwaukee, WI Thu, 29 Jan 2015 19:30:00 CST — Presentation
Stephen Wade at the Milwaukee Repertory Theater, Milwaukee, WI Fri, 30 Jan 2015 20:00:00 CST — Presentation
Stephen Wade at the Milwaukee Repertory Theater, Milwaukee, WI Sat, 31 Jan 2015 16:00:00 CST — Presentation
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