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Corrupt Illinois

Patronage, Cronyism, and Criminality

Thomas J. Gradel and Dick Simpson

St. Louis Rising

The French Regime of Louis St. Ange de Bellerive

Carl J. Ekberg and Sharon K. Person

Heroes and Scoundrels

The Image of the Journalist in Popular Culture

Matthew C. Ehrlich and Joe Saltzman

The Mormon Tabernacle Choir

A Biography

Michael Hicks

The Real Cyber War

The Political Economy of Internet Freedom

Shawn M. Powers and Michael Jablonski

Ray Bradbury

David Seed

Feminist Writings

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

Sexting Panic

Rethinking Criminalization, Privacy, and Consent

Amy Adele Hasinoff

Before the Ivy

The Cubs' Golden Age in Pre-Wrigley Chicago

Laurent Pernot

Johanna Beyer

Amy C. Beal

Midwest Maize

How Corn Shaped the U.S. Heartland

Cynthia Clampitt

African Americans in U.S. Foreign Policy

From the Era of Frederick Douglass to the Age of Obama

Edited by Linda Heywood, Allison Blakely, Charles Stith, and Joshua C. Yesnowitz

Sounds of the New Deal

The Federal Music Project in the West

Peter Gough

Covering Bin Laden

Global Media and the World's Most Wanted Man

Edited by Susan Jeffords and Fahed Al-Sumait

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The Elite Eight of book covers Eight. It’s a magic number. In fact, physicists consider it the second magic number. Racing fans love it. Billiards fans obsess over it. Eight is the only Fibonacci number (except the number one) that is a perfect cube, and also … Continue reading

The revolving door in Corrupt Illinois Jesse Jackson Jr. gained his Congressional seat by winning a special election to replace Rep. Mel Reynolds. Reynolds resigned after being convicted of sexual misconduct. Jackson himself resigned as the Representative of the Second Congressional District of Illinois facing charges … Continue reading

The Sweet Sixteen of book covers As a unit at a Very Large University, we here at UIP pay avid attention to the NCAA basketball tournaments, even though the Fighting Illini have of late fallen into a spell of (shall we say) hoops misfortune. To keep living … Continue reading

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Events Calendar

Thomas Gradel and Dick Simpson at Elmhurst College, Elmhurst, IL Wed, 01 Apr 2015 19:00:00 CDT — Lecture/Signing
Mitchell Nathanson at Brighton Gardens, Columbia, MD Sat, 04 Apr 2015 09:00:00 CDT — Lecture/Signing
Society for Military History Thu, 09 Apr 2015 08:30:00 CDT
Charissa J. Threat at Wellesley College, Wellesley, MA Sat, 11 Apr 2015 18:00:00 CDT — Lecture
Cynthia Clampitt at Sycamore Library, Sycamore, IL Mon, 13 Apr 2015 18:00:00 CDT — Lecture/Signing
Bonnie J. Dow at Penn State University, State College, PA Mon, 13 Apr 2015 19:00:00 CDT — Lecture
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