Fall 2010


Fall 2010


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Bethanne Hill, Mt. Zion, 2010. Courtesy of the artist. Cover art for David Warren Steel and Richard H. Hulan's The Makers of the Sacred Harp, a rich study of the enduring American tradition of shape-note singing.

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link to catalog page, “Swing the Sickle for the Harvest Is Ripe”

“Swing the Sickle for the Harvest Is Ripe”

Gender and Slavery in Antebellum Georgia

Author: Daina Ramey Berry
Pub Date: Cloth: 2007; Paper: 2010

Examining how labor and economy shaped family life for both women and men among the enslaved   learn more...

link to catalog page, A. Philip Randolph and the Struggle for Civil Rights Author: Cornelius L. Bynum
Pub Date: January 2010

Chronicling the development of Randolph's political and racial ideology   learn more...

link to catalog page, After the Coup

After the Coup

An Ethnographic Reframing of Guatemala 1954

Author: Edited by Timothy J. Smith and Abigail E. Adams
Pub Date: April 2011

Untangling the ongoing consequences of Guatemala's 1954 coup d'état   learn more...

link to catalog page, Alejandro González Iñárritu Author: Celestino Deleyto and María del Mar Azcona
Pub Date: October 2010

A searing study of one of Mexico's most dynamic directors   learn more...

link to catalog page, Bach Perspectives, Volume 8

Bach Perspectives, Volume 8

J. S. Bach and the Oratorio Tradition

Author: Edited by Daniel R. Melamed
Pub Date: March 2011

A variety of viewpoints on Bach's oratorios, from contemporary repertory to analysis and theology   learn more...

link to catalog page, Becoming the Second City

Becoming the Second City

Chicago's Mass News Media, 1833-1898

Author: Richard Junger
Pub Date: January 2010

A colorful history of Chicago journalism in the nineteenth century   learn more...

link to catalog page, Benching Jim Crow

Benching Jim Crow

The Rise and Fall of the Color Line in Southern College Sports, 1890-1980

Author: Charles H. Martin
Pub Date: August 2010

A benchmark study of racial exclusion in college athletics   learn more...

link to catalog page, Bringing Aztlán to Mexican Chicago

Bringing Aztlán to Mexican Chicago

My Life, My Work, My Art

Author: José Gamaliel González
Pub Date: July 2010

A candid, authentic account of a life in Latino art and politics   learn more...

link to catalog page, Butoh

Butoh

Metamorphic Dance and Global Alchemy

Author: Sondra Fraleigh
Pub Date: September 2010

Tracing the international growth of a transformative Japanese dance form   learn more...

link to catalog page, Cancer Activism

Cancer Activism

Gender, Media, and Public Policy

Author: Karen M. Kedrowski and Marilyn Stine Sarow
Pub Date: Cloth: 2007; Paper: 2010

The first comparison of the breast cancer and prostate cancer movements   learn more...

link to catalog page, Challenging the Prison-Industrial Complex

Challenging the Prison-Industrial Complex

Activism, Arts, and Educational Alternatives

Author: Edited by Stephen John Hartnett
Pub Date: January 2011

An intrepid and reasoned call for empowerment over incarceration   learn more...

link to catalog page, Charles Ives Reconsidered Author: Gayle Sherwood Magee
Pub Date: Cloth: 2008; Paper: 2010

An engaging reassessment of the seminal American composer   learn more...

link to catalog page, Christian Sisterhood, Race Relations, and the YWCA, 1906-46 Author: Nancy Marie Robertson
Pub Date: Cloth: 2007; Paper: 2010

Black and white women's struggles over race relations in the YWCA and beyond   learn more...

link to catalog page, Christmas in Illinois Author: Edited by James Ballowe
Pub Date: Cloth: 2010; Paper: August 2015

A treasury of Christmas memories and images from the Land of Lincoln   learn more...

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, Difficult Rhythm

Difficult Rhythm

Music and the Word in E. M. Forster

Author: Michelle Fillion
Pub Date: Cloth: 2010; Paper: May 2013

Recording the important role of music in the life and work of British author E. M. Forster   learn more...

link to catalog page, Dirty Words

Dirty Words

The Rhetoric of Public Sex Education, 1870-1924

Author: Robin E. Jensen
Pub Date: December 2010

Analyzing how health professionals and educators communicated with constituents about sex   learn more...

link to catalog page, Dusty, Deek, and Mr. Do-Right

Dusty, Deek, and Mr. Do-Right

High School Football in Illinois

Author: Taylor H. A. Bell
Pub Date: August 2010

A colorful history of high school football in Illinois   learn more...

link to catalog page, Elizabeth Packard

Elizabeth Packard

A Noble Fight

Author: Linda V. Carlisle
Pub Date: December 2010

One woman's courage to battle stigma and injustice for women and the mentally ill   learn more...

link to catalog page, Emily Greene Balch

Emily Greene Balch

The Long Road to Internationalism

Author: Kristen E. Gwinn
Pub Date: December 2010

A colorful biography of a leading female advocate for international peace   learn more...

link to catalog page, Freud Upside Down

Freud Upside Down

African American Literature and Psychoanalytic Culture

Author: Badia Sahar Ahad
Pub Date: November 2010

A salient take on psychoanalysis as a cultural phenomenon, intersecting with African American literature   learn more...

link to catalog page, Gendering the Fair

Gendering the Fair

Histories of Women and Gender at World's Fairs

Author: Edited by TJ Boisseau and Abigail M. Markwyn
Pub Date: November 2010

Interrogating the gendered nature of world's fairs throughout history   learn more...

link to catalog page, Global Circuits of Blackness

Global Circuits of Blackness

Interrogating the African Diaspora

Author: Edited by Jean Muteba Rahier, Percy C. Hintzen, and Felipe Smith
Pub Date: November 2010

Locating and connecting diasporic identities on the global scene   learn more...

link to catalog page, Gone to the Country

Gone to the Country

The New Lost City Ramblers and the Folk Music Revival

Author: Ray Allen
Pub Date: October 2010

Exploring the cultural impact of a northern band's southern music   learn more...

link to catalog page, Hands on the Freedom Plow

Hands on the Freedom Plow

Personal Accounts by Women in SNCC

Author: Edited by Faith S. Holsaert, Martha Prescod Norman Noonan, Judy Richardson, Betty Garman Robinson, Jean Smith Young, and Dorothy M. Zellner
Pub Date: Cloth: 2010; Paper: August 2012

An unprecedented women's history of the Civil Rights Movement, from sit-ins to Black Power   learn more...

link to catalog page, Hmong America

Hmong America

Reconstructing Community in Diaspora

Author: Chia Youyee Vang
Pub Date: January 2010

An unprecedented inside view of the Hmong experience in America   learn more...

link to catalog page, Honey, I'm Homemade

Honey, I'm Homemade

Sweet Treats from the Beehive across the Centuries and around the World

Author: Edited by May Berenbaum
Pub Date: November 2010

Why a honey recipe book? Because nothing could be sweeter!   learn more...

link to catalog page, How to Think about Information Author: Dan Schiller
Pub Date: 2007

The history and theory of information as a commodity in the contemporary world   learn more...

link to catalog page, Japanese Foodways, Past and Present Author: Edited by Eric C. Rath and Stephanie Assmann
Pub Date: November 2010

The first English-language compilation of research on Japanese cooking and food culture   learn more...

link to catalog page, Judge Not Author: André Gide
Pub Date: 2010

One of France's greatest modern writers examines his fascination with true crime and justice   learn more...

link to catalog page, Latino Urban Ethnography and the Work of Elena Padilla Author: Edited by Mérida M. Rúa
Pub Date: March 2010

Highlighting the influential work of a pioneering Latina ethnographer   learn more...

link to catalog page, Love, Wages, Slavery

Love, Wages, Slavery

The Literature of Servitude in the United States

Author: Barbara Ryan
Pub Date: 2010

Understanding the nature of "free" servitude in a time of slavery   learn more...

link to catalog page, Mormon History Author: Ronald W. Walker, David J. Whittaker, and James B. Allen With a contribution by Armand Mauss
Pub Date: Cloth: 2001; Paper: 2010

A comprehensive view of how the writing of Mormon history has evolved since the establishment of the church   learn more...

link to catalog page, Music and Conflict Author: Edited by John Morgan O'Connell and Salwa El-Shawan Castelo-Branco
Pub Date: October 2010

A timely exploration of music's role in conflict situations across the globe   learn more...

link to catalog page, Music and the Wesleys Author: Edited by Nicholas Temperley and Stephen Banfield
Pub Date: December 2010

The music, religion, and relationships of the exceptional Wesley family   learn more...

link to catalog page, Nettl's Elephant

Nettl's Elephant

On the History of Ethnomusicology

Author: Bruno Nettl
Pub Date: September 2010

A highly personal guide to the evolution of the field   learn more...

link to catalog page, Next to Godliness

Next to Godliness

Confronting Dirt and Despair in Progressive Era New York City

Author: Daniel Eli Burnstein
Pub Date: Cloth: 2006; Paper: 2010

A window into Progressive Era social reform   learn more...

link to catalog page, Orwell

Orwell

Life and Art

Author: Jeffrey Meyers
Pub Date: October 2010

A preeminent Orwell scholar's lifetime of work on the icon of modern literature   learn more...

link to catalog page, Other People's Stories

Other People's Stories

Entitlement Claims and the Critique of Empathy

Author: Amy Shuman
Pub Date: 2010

A critical assessment of collective memories, small world stories, and other allegories of everyday life   learn more...

link to catalog page, Pay for Play

Pay for Play

A History of Big-Time College Athletic Reform

Author: Ronald A. Smith
Pub Date: December 2011

A rigorous investigation of reform in college sports   learn more...

link to catalog page, Pen and Sword

Pen and Sword

American War Correspondents, 1898-1975

Author: Mary S. Mander
Pub Date: September 2010

Linking war correspondence to the history of modern warfare   learn more...

link to catalog page, Political Writings Author: Theodore Dreiser
Pub Date: February 2011

The first published collection of the esteemed novelist's prolific political works   learn more...

link to catalog page, Poverty, Charity, and Motherhood

Poverty, Charity, and Motherhood

Maternal Societies in Nineteenth-Century France

Author: Christine Adams
Pub Date: August 2010

How notions of motherhood shaped the development of social welfare   learn more...

link to catalog page, Radical Sisters

Radical Sisters

Second-Wave Feminism and Black Liberation in Washington, D.C.

Author: Anne M. Valk
Pub Date: 2010

How racial and class differences influenced the modern women's movement   learn more...

link to catalog page, Reversed Gaze

Reversed Gaze

An African Ethnography of American Anthropology

Author: Mwenda Ntarangwi
Pub Date: December 2010

A provocative perspective on the Western culture of anthropology   learn more...

link to catalog page, Sacred Steel

Sacred Steel

Inside an African American Steel Guitar Tradition

Author: Robert L. Stone
Pub Date: September 2010

The first in-depth look at a unique sacred music tradition   learn more...

link to catalog page, Screening Cuba

Screening Cuba

Film Criticism as Political Performance during the Cold War

Author: Hector Amaya
Pub Date: October 2010

A sophisticated comparison of U.S. and Cuban reactions to Cuban revolutionary films   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, The Girls' History and Culture Reader Author: Edited by Miriam Forman-Brunell and Leslie Paris
Pub Date: January 2011

A pioneering, field-defining collection of essential texts exploring girlhood in the nineteenth century   learn more...

link to catalog page, The Girls' History and Culture Reader Author: Edited by Miriam Forman-Brunell and Leslie Paris
Pub Date: January 2011

A pioneering, field-defining collection of essential texts exploring girlhood in the twentieth century   learn more...

link to catalog page, The Incredible Band of John Philip Sousa Author: Paul Edmund Bierley
Pub Date: Cloth: 2006; Paper: 2010

The ultimate reference on America's marching band marvel   learn more...

link to catalog page, The Labor Question in America

The Labor Question in America

Economic Democracy in the Gilded Age

Author: Rosanne Currarino
Pub Date: February 2011

A nuanced assessment of citizenship and labor in the Gilded Age   learn more...

link to catalog page, The Living and the Undead

The Living and the Undead

Slaying Vampires, Exterminating Zombies

Author: Gregory A. Waller
Pub Date: Cloth: 1986; Paper: 2010

A cunning investigation of the monstrous in classic and modern horror   learn more...

link to catalog page, The Makers of the Sacred Harp Author: David Warren Steel with Richard H. Hulan
Pub Date: December 2010

A comprehensive guide to the texts and tunes of an American musical tradition   learn more...

link to catalog page, The Miriam Tradition

The Miriam Tradition

Teaching Embodied Torah

Author: Cia Sautter
Pub Date: December 2010

Highlighting the importance of song and dance rituals to Sephardic Jewish religious practices   learn more...

link to catalog page, The Myth of Manliness in Irish National Culture, 1880-1922 Author: Joseph Valente
Pub Date: January 2011

A sophisticated analysis of the complicated state of Irish masculinity   learn more...

link to catalog page, The Samuel Gompers Papers, Volume 12

The Samuel Gompers Papers, Volume 12

The Last Years, 1922-24

Author: Samuel Gompers, Edited by Peter J. Albert and Grace Palladino
Pub Date: March 2011

The final years of a steadfast fighter for labor justice   learn more...

link to catalog page, The Scent of the Gods Author: Fiona Cheong
Pub Date: December 2011

A sensitive, stirring novel of one girl's formative years during Singapore's emergence as an independent nation   learn more...

link to catalog page, Transformation of the Mormon Culture Region Author: Ethan R. Yorgason
Pub Date: 2010

Charting the shift from radicalism to conservatism in the Mormon American West   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, Troubled Ground

Troubled Ground

A Tale of Murder, Lynching, and Reckoning in the New South

Author: Claude A. Clegg III
Pub Date: December 2010

A deeply personal exploration of a city's shameful and forgotten past   learn more...

link to catalog page, Union-Free America

Union-Free America

Workers and Antiunion Culture

Author: Lawrence Richards
Pub Date: Cloth: 2008; Paper: 2010

How antiunionism shapes the hearts and minds of American workers   learn more...

link to catalog page, Unruly Spirits

Unruly Spirits

The Science of Psychic Phenomena in Modern France

Author: M. Brady Brower
Pub Date: November 2010

A fascinating history of parapsychic phenomena in France during the age of Sigmund Freud   learn more...

link to catalog page, What's That Pig Outdoors?

What's That Pig Outdoors?

A Memoir of Deafness

Author: Henry Kisor
Pub Date: August 2010

An updated version of the memoir that changed perceptions of the deaf   learn more...

link to catalog page, Women's History

Women's History

Sites and Resources, 2nd edition

Author: Edited by Heather A. Huyck
Pub Date: May 2010

Featuring forty American women's history sites plus travel itineraries and teaching plans   learn more...

link to catalog page, Work and Sing

Work and Sing

A History of Occupational and Labor Union Songs in the United States

Author: Ronald D. Cohen
Pub Date: July 2010

An incisive history of the work songs that united and roused American laborers   learn more...

link to catalog page, Wrigley Regulars

Wrigley Regulars

Finding Community in the Bleachers

Author: Holly Swyers
Pub Date: August 2010

A unique exploration of creating community in a fragmented world   learn more...