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Corrupt Illinois

Patronage, Cronyism, and Criminality

Thomas J. Gradel and Dick Simpson

Becoming Beautiful

Ballroom Dance in the American Heartland

Joanna Bosse

Victims and Warriors

Violence, History, and Memory in Amazonia

Casey High

The Real Cyber War

The Political Economy of Internet Freedom

Shawn M. Powers and Michael Jablonski

Figure Skating in the Formative Years

Singles, Pairs, and the Expanding Role of Women

James R. Hines

The Mormon Tabernacle Choir

A Biography

Michael Hicks

Before the Ivy

The Cubs' Golden Age in Pre-Wrigley Chicago

Laurent Pernot

Heroes and Scoundrels

The Image of the Journalist in Popular Culture

Matthew C. Ehrlich and Joe Saltzman

Feminist Writings

Simone de Beauvoir Edited by Margaret A. Simons and Marybeth Timmermann

Sexting Panic

Rethinking Criminalization, Privacy, and Consent

Amy Adele Hasinoff

Midwest Maize

How Corn Shaped the U.S. Heartland

Cynthia Clampitt

Struggle for the Soul of the Postwar South

White Evangelical Protestants and Operation Dixie

Elizabeth Fones-Wolf and Ken Fones-Wolf

St. Louis Rising

The French Regime of Louis St. Ange de Bellerive

Carl J. Ekberg and Sharon K. Person

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Events Calendar

Dick Simpson at University of Chicago, Chicago, IL Mon, 04 May 2015 19:00:00 CDT — Lecture/Signing
Cynthia Clampitt at Goodman Community Center, Madison, WI Wed, 06 May 2015 19:00:00 CDT — Lecture/Signing
Thomas Faith at the Library of Congress, Washington, DC Thu, 14 May 2015 11:30:00 CDT — Lecture
Koritha Mitchell at Jack, Brooklyn, NY Sun, 17 May 2015 19:00:00 CDT — Panel
Stephen Wade at the University of California Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, CA Mon, 18 May 2015 14:00:00 CDT — Presentation
International Country Music Conference Wed, 20 May 2015 08:30:00 CDT
Gary Reid at International Country Music Conference, Nashville, TN Wed, 20 May 2015 19:00:00 CDT — Lecture
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