Fall 2007


Fall 2007


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ON THE COVER:
Images of Big Bill Broonzy and others from Folksongs of Illinois, Volume 3

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link to catalog page, Alice Paul and the American Suffrage Campaign Author: Katherine H. Adams and Michael L. Keene
Pub Date: January 2008

The first analysis of suffragist Alice Paul's controversial rhetorical strategies   learn more...

link to catalog page, Reproductive Restraints

Reproductive Restraints

Birth Control in India, 1877-1947

Author: Sanjam Ahluwalia
Pub Date: January 2008

An investigation of elitist initiatives to limit population growth in India   learn more...

link to catalog page, Black Feminism in Contemporary Drama Author: Lisa M. Anderson
Pub Date: November 2008

An enlightening study of feminism in the work of seven black playwrights   learn more...

link to catalog page, Mexican Chicago

Mexican Chicago

Race, Identity, and Nation, 1916-39

Author: Gabriela F. Arredondo
Pub Date: April 2008

Becoming Mexican in early twentieth-century Chicago   learn more...

link to catalog page, From Concentration Camp to Campus

From Concentration Camp to Campus

Japanese American Students and World War II

Author: Allan W. Austin
Pub Date: Cloth: 2004; Paper: 2007

Exploring racism and multiculturalism in WWII-era Japanese American student resettlement   learn more...

link to catalog page, The Body Eclectic

The Body Eclectic

Evolving Practices in Dance Training

Author: Edited by Melanie Bales and Rebecca Nettl-Fiol
Pub Date: February 2008

A discussion of current practices in modern dance training   learn more...

link to catalog page, The Revival of Labor Liberalism Author: Andrew Battista
Pub Date: March 2008

The labor-liberal alliance in late twentieth-century American politics   learn more...

link to catalog page, Asen, Ancestors, and Vodun

Asen, Ancestors, and Vodun

Tracing Change in African Art

Author: Edna G. Bay
Pub Date: February 2008

A social and iconographic history of a West African sculptural form   learn more...

link to catalog page, Loving Rachel

Loving Rachel

A Family's Journey from Grief

Author: Jane Bernstein
Pub Date: July 2007

A candid and compelling chronicle of one family's bumpy road toward accepting their disabled daughter   learn more...

link to catalog page, In the Sierra Madre Author: Jeff Biggers
Pub Date: Cloth: 2006; Paper: 2007

The stunning history of legendary Copper Canyon treasure seekers and enigmatic natives   learn more...

link to catalog page, Nietzsche’s Philosophical Context

Nietzsche’s Philosophical Context

An Intellectual Biography

Author: Thomas H. Brobjer
Pub Date: April 2008

A sourcebook of the chronology and range of Nietzsche's reading   learn more...

link to catalog page, The Complete Vegetarian

The Complete Vegetarian

The Essential Guide to Good Health

Author: Edited by Peggy Carlson
Pub Date: January 2009

The health benefits of a vegetarian diet   learn more...

link to catalog page, Tongue & Groove Author: Poems by Stephen Cramer
Pub Date: October 2007

A poetic rendering of life in New York City   learn more...

link to catalog page, Dark Victorians Author: Vanessa D. Dickerson
Pub Date: March 2008

Understanding connections between black Americans and white Victorian Britons   learn more...

link to catalog page, Live Fast, Love Hard

Live Fast, Love Hard

The Faron Young Story

Author: Diane Diekman
Pub Date: Cloth: 2007; Paper: February 2012

A guts and glory biography of honky-tonk great Faron Young   learn more...

link to catalog page, Blind Date

Blind Date

Sex and Philosophy

Author: Anne Dufourmantelle
Pub Date: December 2007

An intimate discussion of sex and philosophy   learn more...

link to catalog page, Dissent in Wichita

Dissent in Wichita

The Civil Rights Movement in the Midwest, 1954-72

Author: Gretchen Cassel Eick
Pub Date: Cloth: 2001; Paper: 2007

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link to catalog page, Dancing Lives

Dancing Lives

Five Female Dancers from the Ballet d'Action to Merce Cunningham

Author: Karen Eliot
Pub Date: Cloth: 2007; Paper: 2010

The private and performance lives of five female dancers in Western dance history   learn more...

link to catalog page, Ramblin' on My Mind

Ramblin' on My Mind

New Perspectives on the Blues

Author: Edited by David Evans
Pub Date: February 2008

An exceptionally diverse look at blues history, styles, and performances   learn more...

link to catalog page, Building the Body Politic

Building the Body Politic

Power and Urban Space in Washington, D.C.

Author: Margaret E. Farrar
Pub Date: February 2008

Power, language, and urban planning politics in Washington, D.C.   learn more...

link to catalog page, Father and Son Author: James T. Farrell
Pub Date: May 2008

The continuing saga of Danny O'Neill's struggles with harsh urban realities in early twentieth-century Chicago   learn more...

link to catalog page, My Days of Anger Author: James T. Farrell
Pub Date: May 2008

The continuing saga of Danny O'Neill's struggles with harsh urban realities in early twentieth-century Chicago   learn more...

link to catalog page, American Women Stage Directors of the Twentieth Century Author: Anne Fliotsos and Wendy Vierow
Pub Date: July 2008

The first reference to focus on American women directors   learn more...

link to catalog page, Gallus Dressler's Praecepta musicae poeticae Author: New Critical Text, Translation, Annotations, and Indices by Robert Forgács
Pub Date: June 2007

New scholarship on sixteenth-century composer and theorist Gallus Dressler   learn more...

link to catalog page, Where Did Our Love Go?

Where Did Our Love Go?

The Rise and Fall of the Motown Sound

Author: Nelson George
Pub Date: October 2007

An inside look at Motown and its founder, available again   learn more...

link to catalog page, PCBs

PCBs

Human and Environmental Disposition and Toxicology

Author: Edited by Larry G. Hansen and Larry W. Robertson
Pub Date: March 2008

Investigating the effects of PCB toxicity on humans and the environment   learn more...

link to catalog page, Outsider Within

Outsider Within

Reworking Anthropology in the Global Age

Author: Faye V. Harrison
Pub Date: March 2008

Envisioning new directions for an inclusive anthropology   learn more...

link to catalog page, Air Castle of the South

Air Castle of the South

WSM and the Making of Music City

Author: Craig Havighurst
Pub Date: Cloth: 2007; Paper: April 2013

How WSM put Nashville on the map of American entertainment   learn more...

link to catalog page, Prosdocimo de' Beldomandi's Plana musica and Musica speculativa Author: New Critical Texts, Translations, Annotations, and Indices by Jan Herlinger
Pub Date: February 2008

The first critical edition of two musical treatises by an Italian music theorist, mathematician, and physician   learn more...

link to catalog page, Don't Give Up the Ship!

Don't Give Up the Ship!

Myths of the War of 1812

Author: Donald R. Hickey
Pub Date: Cloth: 2006; Paper: 2007

Clearing the fog from the War of 1812   learn more...

link to catalog page, Telecommunications and Empire Author: Jill Hills
Pub Date: December 2007

Power relations within the global telecommunications empire   learn more...

link to catalog page, Holy Dogs and Asses

Holy Dogs and Asses

Animals in the Christian Tradition

Author: Laura Hobgood-Oster
Pub Date: February 2008

Recognizing animals in the Christian tradition   learn more...

link to catalog page, Lewis and Clark and the Indian Country

Lewis and Clark and the Indian Country

The Native American Perspective

Author: Edited by Frederick E. Hoxie and Jay T. Nelson
Pub Date: October 2007

Incorporating multiple perspectives on the Lewis and Clark expedition and its aftermath   learn more...

link to catalog page, Black Workers' Struggle for Equality in Birmingham Author: Edited by Horace Huntley and David Montgomery
Pub Date: Cloth: 2004; Paper: April 2007

Union building and civil rights activism in a tightly segregated industrial city   learn more...

link to catalog page, Mobilizing Minerva

Mobilizing Minerva

American Women in the First World War

Author: Kimberly Jensen
Pub Date: February 2008

The case for woman suffrage, economic equality, and citizenship in WWI   learn more...

link to catalog page, Chinese Street Opera in Singapore Author: Tong Soon Lee
Pub Date: December 2009

Fostering national culture in Singapore through Chinese street opera performance   learn more...

link to catalog page, Telling Narratives

Telling Narratives

Secrets in African American Literature

Author: Leslie W. Lewis
Pub Date: November 2008

Uncovering powerful and threatening secrets in African American literature   learn more...

link to catalog page, Ralph Johnson Bunche

Ralph Johnson Bunche

Public Intellectual and Nobel Peace Laureate

Author: Edited by Beverly Lindsay
Pub Date: June 2008

The legacy of an exceptional world leader   learn more...

link to catalog page, A Hard Journey

A Hard Journey

The Life of Don West

Author: James J. Lorence
Pub Date: Cloth: 2007; Paper: 2010

The biography of a pioneering figure in twentieth-century Southern radicalism   learn more...

link to catalog page, Daring to Care

Daring to Care

American Nursing and Second-Wave Feminism

Author: Susan Gelfand Malka
Pub Date: November 2007

The role of feminism in transforming nursing and women's professional identity   learn more...

link to catalog page, Native American Place-Names of Indiana Author: Michael McCafferty
Pub Date: April 2008

A linguistic history of Native American place-names in Indiana   learn more...

link to catalog page, Sleeping with the Moon Author: Colleen J. McElroy
Pub Date: July 2007

Luminous poetry offering glimpses of intimacy   learn more...

link to catalog page, Expectation Days Author: Sandra McPherson
Pub Date: September 2007

Reflections on everyday living and bereavement   learn more...

link to catalog page, Traveling Home

Traveling Home

Sacred Harp Singing and American Pluralism

Author: Kiri Miller
Pub Date: Cloth: 2008; Paper: 2010

How the participatory tradition of Sacred Harp singing fosters a diverse musical community   learn more...

link to catalog page, The Man Who Adores the Negro

The Man Who Adores the Negro

Race and American Folklore

Author: Patrick B. Mullen
Pub Date: April 2008

The challenges of interracial fieldwork   learn more...

link to catalog page, John Cage Author: David Nicholls
Pub Date: November 2007

An introduction to the extraordinary life of John Cage, composer, writer, and artist   learn more...

link to catalog page, Sweet William

Sweet William

The Life of Billy Conn

Author: Andrew O'Toole
Pub Date: Cloth: 2008; Paper: 2009

A tribute to Billy Conn, one of the greatest light heavyweight boxing champions of all time   learn more...

link to catalog page, Lincoln's Legacy

Lincoln's Legacy

Ethics and Politics

Author: Edited by Phillip Shaw Paludan
Pub Date: December 2008

Understanding Lincoln's influence on twenty-first century law and politics   learn more...

link to catalog page, A Power among Them

A Power among Them

Bessie Abramowitz Hillman and the Making of the Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America

Author: Karen Pastorello
Pub Date: March 2007

The extraordinary life of labor activist, immigrant, and feminist, Bessie Abramowitz Hillman   learn more...

link to catalog page, Zane Grey

Zane Grey

His Life, His Adventures, His Women

Author: Thomas H. Pauly
Pub Date: Cloth: 2005; Paper: 2007

The first accurate and thorough biography of the man behind the myths of the Old West   learn more...

link to catalog page, Reading, Writing, and Segregation

Reading, Writing, and Segregation

A Century of Black Women Teachers in Nashville

Author: Sonya Ramsey
Pub Date: February 2008

Teachers' stories of the segregation and integration of Nashville schools   learn more...

link to catalog page, Memories and Migrations

Memories and Migrations

Mapping Boricua and Chicana Histories

Author: Edited by Vicki L. Ruiz and John R. Chávez
Pub Date: February 2008

Shaping a new understanding of Latina identity formation   learn more...

link to catalog page, The Southern Debate over Slavery

The Southern Debate over Slavery

Volume 2: Petitions to Southern County Courts, 1775-1867

Author: Edited by Loren Schweninger
Pub Date: January 2007

Slavery and southern society as documented in individual petitions   learn more...

link to catalog page, The Great Strikes of 1877 Author: Edited by David O. Stowell
Pub Date: March 2008

New perspectives on a pivotal moment in U.S. history   learn more...

link to catalog page, Labor’s Cold War

Labor’s Cold War

Local Politics in a Global Context

Author: Edited by Shelton Stromquist
Pub Date: March 2008

How the Cold War affected local-level union politics   learn more...

link to catalog page, Around the Sacred Fire

Around the Sacred Fire

Native Religious Activism in the Red Power Era

Author: James Treat
Pub Date: December 2007

A narrative map of the Indian Ecumenical Conference   learn more...

link to catalog page, Puyo Runa

Puyo Runa

Imagery and Power in Modern Amazonia

Author: Norman E. Whitten Jr. and Dorothea Scott Whitten
Pub Date: January 2008

An ethnography of a changing indigenous culture in Ecuador   learn more...

link to catalog page, Les Guérillères Author: Monique Wittig
Pub Date: August 2007

A leading French feminist's most popular novel, available again   learn more...

link to catalog page, Religion and Spirituality in Korean America Author: Edited by David K. Yoo and Ruth H. Chung
Pub Date: March 2008

An introductory analysis of Korean American religious practices and community   learn more...

link to catalog page, Choosing Revolution

Choosing Revolution

Chinese Women Soldiers on the Long March

Author: Helen Praeger Young
Pub Date: Cloth: 2001; Paper: 2007

Women in the Red Army restored to the history of the Long March   learn more...

link to catalog page, Pulling the Right Threads

Pulling the Right Threads

The Ethnographic Life and Legacy of Jane C. Goodale

Author: Edited by Laura Zimmer-Tamakoshi and Jeanette Dickerson-Putman
Pub Date: March 2008

Crucial insights into effective ethnographic research   learn more...