Spring 2016


Spring 2016


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Damon Lamar Reed and Moses X. Ball, Change Makers (detail), 2008. Lawndale Community Church, Ogden and Central Park, Chicago. Photo courtesy of the artist.

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link to catalog page, A Cole Porter Companion Author: Edited by Don M. Randel, Matthew Shaftel, and Susan Forscher Weiss
Pub Date: July 2016

Birds do it, bees do it, even educated fleas do it--go ahead, do it, read about Cole Porter   learn more...

link to catalog page, A Latin American Music Reader

A Latin American Music Reader

Views from the South

Author: Edited by Javier F. León and Helena Simonett
Pub Date: August 2016

A multidimensional overview of an expanding world music phenomenon   learn more...

link to catalog page, Afro-Paradise

Afro-Paradise

Blackness, Violence, and Performance in Brazil

Author: Christen A. Smith
Pub Date: February 2016

The paradoxes of an Edenic playground sustained by, and dependent on, black pain and suffering   learn more...

link to catalog page, Against Citizenship

Against Citizenship

The Violence of the Normative

Author: Amy L. Brandzel
Pub Date: May 2016

The hypocrisies and oppression underlying the idea of citizenship   learn more...

link to catalog page, Bach Perspectives, Volume 10

Bach Perspectives, Volume 10

Bach and the Organ

Author: Edited by Matthew Dirst
Pub Date: May 2016

Cutting-edge scholarship on Bach's music for, and activities around, the organ   learn more...

link to catalog page, Cafe Society

Cafe Society

The wrong place for the Right people

Author: Barney Josephson with Terry Trilling-Josephson
Pub Date: Cloth: 2009; Paper: February 2016

The story of the night club impresario whose wildly successful interracial club, Cafe Society, changed the American artistic landscape forever   learn more...

link to catalog page, Casanova the Irresistible Author: Philippe Sollers
Pub Date: April 2016

The avant-garde gadfly reappraises Casanova's genius for living   learn more...

link to catalog page, Chicana/o and Latina/o Fiction

Chicana/o and Latina/o Fiction

The New Memory of Latinidad

Author: Ylce Irizarry
Pub Date: April 2016

Reading the stories Chicanas/os and Latinas/os remember about themselves   learn more...

link to catalog page, Cold War Games

Cold War Games

Propaganda, the Olympics, and U.S. Foreign Policy

Author: Toby C. Rider
Pub Date: May 2016

The United States and the Soviet Union vie for the five rings to rule them all   learn more...

link to catalog page, Conservative Counterrevolution

Conservative Counterrevolution

Challenging Liberalism in 1950s Milwaukee

Author: Tula A. Connell
Pub Date: April 2016

A forceful account of right-wing opposition to the postwar New Deal   learn more...

link to catalog page, Cultural Heritage in Mali in the Neoliberal Era Author: Rosa De Jorio
Pub Date: August 2016

The uses and misuses of heritage in Mali's neoliberal and democratic experiment   learn more...

link to catalog page, Exploring the World of J. S. Bach

Exploring the World of J. S. Bach

A Traveler’s Guide

Author: Robert L. Marshall and Traute M. Marshall
Pub Date: June 2016

Following in the footsteps of the great composer   learn more...

link to catalog page, Foggy Mountain Troubadour

Foggy Mountain Troubadour

The Life and Music of Curly Seckler

Author: Penny Parsons
Pub Date: May 2016

The bluegrass legend's road from Carolina cotton fields to Nashville Grass   learn more...

link to catalog page, Franklin D. Roosevelt

Franklin D. Roosevelt

The War Years, 1939-1945

Author: Roger Daniels
Pub Date: April 2016

Volume Two: Reexamining how FDR twice re-won the presidency while managing diplomacy and military strategy during World War II   learn more...

link to catalog page, Free Spirits

Free Spirits

Spiritualism, Republicanism, and Radicalism in the Civil War Era

Author: Mark A. Lause
Pub Date: July 2016

Enlisting the dead to change the world of the living   learn more...

link to catalog page, Game Faces

Game Faces

Sport Celebrity and the Laws of Reputation

Author: Sarah K. Fields
Pub Date: May 2016

The evolving legal definition of "out of bounds"   learn more...

link to catalog page, Harry T. Burleigh

Harry T. Burleigh

From the Spiritual to the Harlem Renaissance

Author: Jean E. Snyder
Pub Date: March 2016

Reclaiming the unique life and soaring art of an essential American composer   learn more...

link to catalog page, Higher Mental Processes

Higher Mental Processes

A Collection of Articles from the American Journal of Psychology

Author: Edited by Robert W. Proctor
Pub Date: November 2015

An ebook compilation of hard-to-find articles from the foremost psychology journal in the field   learn more...

link to catalog page, Illinois

Illinois

A History in Pictures

Author: Gerald A. Danzer
Pub Date: Cloth: 2011; Paper: February 2016

A wide-ranging illustrated journey through the Prairie State's past   learn more...

link to catalog page, Illinois in the War of 1812 Author: Gillum Ferguson
Pub Date: Cloth: 2012; Paper: February 2016

A bold new history of the War of 1812 and the founding of Illinois   learn more...

link to catalog page, Indians Illustrated

Indians Illustrated

The Image of Native Americans in the Pictorial Press

Author: John M. Coward
Pub Date: July 2016

Sketching the form and figure of how whites came to see and understand Native Americans   learn more...

link to catalog page, Jazzing

Jazzing

New York City's Unseen Scene

Author: Thomas H. Greenland
Pub Date: April 2016

An intimate account of jazz and community   learn more...

link to catalog page, John Lasseter Author: Richard Neupert
Pub Date: April 2016

John Lasseter and the rise of Pixar Style   learn more...

link to catalog page, Last Outpost on the Zulu Frontiers

Last Outpost on the Zulu Frontiers

Fort Napier and the British Imperial Garrison

Author: Graham Dominy
Pub Date: April 2016

How a distant garrison of the British Empire shaped South Africa   learn more...

link to catalog page, Making the March King

Making the March King

John Philip Sousa's Washington Years, 1854-1893

Author: Patrick Warfield
Pub Date: Cloth: 2013; Paper: February 2016

The legendary bandleader's early career and rise to fame   learn more...

link to catalog page, Making the News Popular

Making the News Popular

Mobilizing U.S. News Audiences

Author: Anthony M. Nadler
Pub Date: July 2016

The peril and promise of giving 'em what they want   learn more...

link to catalog page, Manhood on the Line

Manhood on the Line

Working-Class Masculinities in the American Heartland

Author: Stephen Meyer
Pub Date: April 2016

Grinding out new ideas of masculinity in the twentieth century   learn more...

link to catalog page, Media in New Turkey

Media in New Turkey

The Origins of an Authoritarian Neoliberal State

Author: Bilge Yesil
Pub Date: July 2016

How Turkey's media environment reflects the country's dynamic political, economic, social, and cultural landscapes   learn more...

link to catalog page, Mister Pulitzer and the Spider

Mister Pulitzer and the Spider

Modern News from Realism to the Digital

Author: Kevin G. Barnhurst
Pub Date: August 2016

Changes in news ideology from nineteenth-century realism to digital society   learn more...

link to catalog page, Music in the Age of Anxiety

Music in the Age of Anxiety

American Music in the Fifties

Author: James Wierzbicki
Pub Date: March 2016

Rocking around the doomsday clock in 1950s America   learn more...

link to catalog page, New Korean Wave

New Korean Wave

Transnational Cultural Power in the Age of Social Media

Author: Dal Yong Jin
Pub Date: April 2016

The forces that converged to unleash a pop culture tsunami   learn more...

link to catalog page, On Gender, Labor, and Inequality Author: Ruth Milkman
Pub Date: May 2016

Classic writings on women and work from the trailblazing author   learn more...

link to catalog page, Painting the Gospel

Painting the Gospel

Black Public Art and Religion in Chicago

Author: Kymberly N. Pinder
Pub Date: March 2016

A full-color guide to the social and spiritual impact of African American religious art   learn more...

link to catalog page, Radical Aesthetics and Modern Black Nationalism Author: GerShun Avilez
Pub Date: April 2016

The ways the Black Arts era influences African American literature, visual art, and cultural history   learn more...

link to catalog page, Sex Testing

Sex Testing

Gender Policing in Women's Sports

Author: Lindsay Parks Pieper
Pub Date: May 2016

An epic and overlooked story of female participation in the Olympic Games   learn more...

link to catalog page, Sex Workers, Psychics, and Numbers Runners

Sex Workers, Psychics, and Numbers Runners

Black Women in New York City's Underground Economy

Author: LaShawn Harris
Pub Date: April 2016

How the underground economy helped African American women rise above   learn more...

link to catalog page, Slapstick Modernism

Slapstick Modernism

Chaplin to Kerouac to Iggy Pop

Author: William Solomon
Pub Date: June 2016

Linking the literary, the lunatic, and the loud   learn more...

link to catalog page, Spider Web

Spider Web

The Birth of American Anticommunism

Author: Nick Fischer
Pub Date: May 2016

How conservatives conjured the Communist Menace between the wars   learn more...

link to catalog page, Table Talk

Table Talk

Building Democracy One Meal at a Time

Author: Janet A. Flammang
Pub Date: June 2016

The civic virtues of a seat at the table   learn more...

link to catalog page, Taste of the Nation

Taste of the Nation

The New Deal Search for America's Food

Author: Camille Bégin
Pub Date: May 2016

The role of taste in a culinary transformation   learn more...

link to catalog page, The British Army of the Rhine

The British Army of the Rhine

Turning Nazi Enemies into Cold War Partners

Author: Peter Speiser
Pub Date: June 2016

How British soldiers helped sworn enemies find common ground against the Soviet threat   learn more...

link to catalog page, The Essential Guide to Rocky Mountain Mushrooms by Habitat Author: Cathy Cripps, Vera Evenson, and Michael Kuo
Pub Date: March 2016

An eco-centric approach to the search for fungi   learn more...

link to catalog page, The Minor Intimacies of Race

The Minor Intimacies of Race

Asian Publics in North America

Author: Christine Kim
Pub Date: April 2016

Race, emotional states of intimacy, and social publics among Asian Canadians and Asian Americans   learn more...

link to catalog page, The Pew and the Picket Line

The Pew and the Picket Line

Christianity and the American Working Class

Author: Edited by Christopher D. Cantwell, Heath W. Carter, and Janine Giordano Drake
Pub Date: March 2016

Innovative essays on how faith and capitalism have shaped one-another in the United States   learn more...

link to catalog page, The Rise and Fall of Olympic Amateurism Author: Matthew P. Llewellyn and John Gleaves
Pub Date: August 2016

A first-ever history of the reality, and the myth, behind the Olympic Games' foundational belief   learn more...

link to catalog page, The Street Is My Pulpit

The Street Is My Pulpit

Hip Hop and Christianity in Kenya

Author: Mwenda Ntarangwi
Pub Date: May 2016

The bass meets the beatified in Kenya's dynamic youth culture   learn more...

link to catalog page, Vita Sexualis

Vita Sexualis

Karl Ulrichs and the Origins of Sexual Science

Author: Ralph M. Leck
Pub Date: April 2016

Modernists versus traditionalists in the battle to define a new way of thinking   learn more...

link to catalog page, Waiting for Buddy Guy

Waiting for Buddy Guy

Chicago Blues at the Crossroads

Author: Alan Harper
Pub Date: March 2016

Encounters with blues royalty   learn more...

link to catalog page, Women Singers in Global Contexts

Women Singers in Global Contexts

Music, Biography, Identity

Author: Edited by Ruth Hellier
Pub Date: Cloth: 2013; Paper: 2016

Ten women, ten voices, and the lives they sing   learn more...

link to catalog page, Women, Work, and Worship in Lincoln's Country Author: Edited by Anne M. Heinz and John P. Heinz
Pub Date: March 2016

The intimate and the epic in the lives of four prairie women   learn more...

link to catalog page, Wounded Lions

Wounded Lions

Joe Paterno, Jerry Sandusky, and the Crises in Penn State Athletics

Author: Ronald A. Smith
Pub Date: February 2016

A rogue program, an iconic coach, and an unspeakable tragedy   learn more...