Spring 2017


Spring 2017


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Monarch butterflies massed at the El Rosario Monarch Preserve in central Mexico, from the book Curious Encounters with the Natural World. Photo by Michael R. Jeffords.

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link to catalog page, Media Localism

Media Localism

The Policies of Place

Author: Christopher Ali
Pub Date: March 2017

The way forward for regulatory support of a fundamental public good   learn more...

link to catalog page, Digital Critical Editions Author: Edited by Daniel Apollon, Claire Bélisle, and Philippe Régnier
Pub Date: Cloth: 2014; Paper: February 2017

Exploring the interweaving of traditional and digital textual scholarship   learn more...

link to catalog page, Sustaining Interdisciplinary Collaboration Author: Regina F. Bendix, Kilian Bizer, and Dorothy Noyes
Pub Date: April 2017

The essential guide for planning and cultivating interdisciplinary research   learn more...

link to catalog page, Somalis Abroad

Somalis Abroad

Clan and Everyday Life in Finland

Author: Stephanie R. Bjork
Pub Date: May 2017

The clash of clan with the contemporary world   learn more...

link to catalog page, Ghost of the Ozarks

Ghost of the Ozarks

Murder and Memory in the Upland South

Author: Brooks Blevins
Pub Date: Cloth: 2012; Paper: February 2017

A grisly killing and a walking dead man in the Arkansas hills   learn more...

link to catalog page, Chicago's Grand Midway

Chicago's Grand Midway

A Walk around the World at the Columbian Exposition

Author: Norman Bolotin with Christine Laing
Pub Date: June 2017

It happened at the World's Fair--roam the magnificent Midway and see for yourself   learn more...

link to catalog page, Immigrant Identity and the Politics of Citizenship

Immigrant Identity and the Politics of Citizenship

A collection of articles from the Journal of American Ethnic History

Author: Edited by John J. Bukowczyk
Pub Date: June 2016

Exploring the question, "What should America be?"   learn more...

link to catalog page, Health Equity in Brazil

Health Equity in Brazil

Intersections of Gender, Race, and Policy

Author: Kia Lilly Caldwell
Pub Date: July 2017

The effect of women's activism on public health in Brazil   learn more...

link to catalog page, Working Class to College

Working Class to College

The Promise and Peril Facing Blue-Collar America

Author: Robert Owen Carr with Dirk Johnson
Pub Date: February 2017

Providing students with economic hardships the hope of a higher education   learn more...

link to catalog page, Chino

Chino

Anti-Chinese Racism in Mexico, 1880-1940

Author: Jason Oliver Chang
Pub Date: April 2017

The politics of racial difference amid the tumult of modern Mexican history   learn more...

link to catalog page, Victor Arnautoff and the Politics of Art Author: Robert W. Cherny
Pub Date: April 2017

A political biography of the great California muralist   learn more...

link to catalog page, Baking Powder Wars

Baking Powder Wars

The Cutthroat Food Fight that Revolutionized Cooking

Author: Linda Civitello
Pub Date: June 2017

A microhistory of America's main ingredient   learn more...

link to catalog page, Beyond Respectability

Beyond Respectability

The Intellectual Thought of Race Women

Author: Brittney C. Cooper
Pub Date: May 2017

The women and ideas behind the triumph of the black female intellectual   learn more...

link to catalog page, Black Post-Blackness

Black Post-Blackness

The Black Arts Movement and Twenty-First-Century Aesthetics

Author: Margo Natalie Crawford
Pub Date: May 2017

An innovative reconsideration of the Black Arts Movement and Post-Blackness   learn more...

link to catalog page, Global Perspectives on the United States

Global Perspectives on the United States

Pro-Americanism, Anti-Americanism, and the Discourses Between

Author: Edited by Virginia R. Dominguez and Jane C. Desmond
Pub Date: April 2017

A kaleidoscopic view of America from abroad   learn more...

link to catalog page, The Revolt of the Black Athlete Author: Harry Edwards
Pub Date: May 2017

The Fiftieth Anniversary edition of the pioneering study of sport and struggle   learn more...

link to catalog page, Against Labor

Against Labor

How U.S. Employers Organized to Defeat Union Activism

Author: Edited by Rosemary Feurer and Chad Pearson
Pub Date: April 2017

How American management implemented "Solidarity never!"   learn more...

link to catalog page, Cristi Puiu Author: Monica Filimon
Pub Date: February 2017

The groundbreaking director's cinema of epiphany and truth   learn more...

link to catalog page, Zombies, Migrants, and Queers

Zombies, Migrants, and Queers

Race and Crisis Capitalism in Pop Culture

Author: Camilla Fojas
Pub Date: March 2017

The victims of capitalism and other catastrophes   learn more...

link to catalog page, Peggy Seeger

Peggy Seeger

A Life of Music, Love, and Politics

Author: Jean R. Freedman
Pub Date: March 2017

The first full-length biography of the music legend   learn more...

link to catalog page, Man of Fire

Man of Fire

Selected Writings

Author: Ernesto Galarza Edited by Armando Ibarra and Rodolfo D. Torres
Pub Date: Cloth: 2013; Paper: February 2017

The key works of the Latino labor activist and scholar   learn more...

link to catalog page, Charles Ives's Concord

Charles Ives's Concord

Essays after a Sonata

Author: Kyle Gann
Pub Date: June 2017

A revolutionary exploration of Ives' transcendent masterpiece   learn more...

link to catalog page, Radical Gotham

Radical Gotham

Anarchism in New York City from Schwab's Saloon to Occupy Wall Street

Author: Edited by Tom Goyens
Pub Date: July 2017

The intersection of anarchy and over 150 years of city history   learn more...

link to catalog page, Booker T. Washington in American Memory Author: Kenneth M. Hamilton
Pub Date: February 2017

The death and commemoration of an iconic figure   learn more...

link to catalog page, Cemeteries of Illinois

Cemeteries of Illinois

A Field Guide to Markers, Monuments, and Motifs

Author: Hal Hassen and Dawn Cobb
Pub Date: June 2017

A first-of-its-kind illustrated guide   learn more...

link to catalog page, Women against Abortion

Women against Abortion

Inside the Largest Moral Reform Movement of the Twentieth Century

Author: Karissa Haugeberg
Pub Date: May 2017

A balanced and overdue portrait of the foot soldiers behind a potent American cause   learn more...

link to catalog page, Networking China

Networking China

The Digital Transformation of the Chinese Economy

Author: Yu Hong
Pub Date: 2017

A political economy of China's new digital capitalism   learn more...

link to catalog page, The University of Illinois

The University of Illinois

Engine of Innovation

Author: Edited by Frederick E. Hoxie
Pub Date: February 2017

Charting 150 years of promise and progress   learn more...

link to catalog page, Curious Encounters with the Natural World

Curious Encounters with the Natural World

From Grumpy Spiders to Hidden Tigers

Author: Michael R. Jeffords and Susan L. Post
Pub Date: July 2017

The journey of a lifetime through nature   learn more...

link to catalog page, Iain M. Banks Author: Paul Kincaid
Pub Date: May 2017

The entwined literary lives of the late SF virtuoso   learn more...

link to catalog page, The Creative Process in Music from Mozart to Kurtág Author: William Kinderman
Pub Date: Cloth: 2012; Paper: February 2017

Tracing the genesis of great musical works   learn more...

link to catalog page, Colored No More

Colored No More

Reinventing Black Womanhood in Washington, D.C.

Author: Treva B. Lindsey
Pub Date: April 2017

The struggles and victories of New Negro women and their movement   learn more...

link to catalog page, Mere and Easy

Mere and Easy

Collage as a Critical Practice in Pedagogy

Author: Edited by Jorge Lucero
Pub Date: November 2016

Teaching through the most democratic of artistic techniques   learn more...

link to catalog page, Lucretia Mott Speaks

Lucretia Mott Speaks

The Essential Speeches and Sermons

Author: Lucretia Mott Edited by Christopher Densmore, Carol Faulkner, Nancy Hewitt, and Beverly Wilson Palmer
Pub Date: April 2017

An invaluable collection of the iconic reformer's words and works   learn more...

link to catalog page, The Media Commons

The Media Commons

Globalization and Environmental Discourses

Author: Patrick D. Murphy
Pub Date: April 2017

How the media pushes us to save the whales and devour all the fish   learn more...

link to catalog page, Following the Elephant

Following the Elephant

Ethnomusicologists Contemplate Their Discipline

Author: Edited by Bruno Nettl
Pub Date: November 2016

Milestones, breakthroughs, and classics from five decades of the world-spanning journal   learn more...

link to catalog page, Football and Manliness

Football and Manliness

An Unauthorized Feminist Account of the NFL

Author: Thomas P. Oates
Pub Date: April 2017

Tackling the problem of how the NFL measures men   learn more...

link to catalog page, Global Lynching and Collective Violence

Global Lynching and Collective Violence

Volume 1: Asia, Africa, and the Middle East

Author: Edited by Michael J. Pfeifer
Pub Date: March 2017

Manifestations of mob violence in history and around the world   learn more...

link to catalog page, Islanders in the Empire

Islanders in the Empire

Filipino and Puerto Rican Laborers in Hawai‘i

Author: JoAnna Poblete
Pub Date: Cloth: 2014; Paper: July 2017

A unique comparative study of two groups of colonials under U.S. imperialism   learn more...

link to catalog page, Serbia under the Swastika

Serbia under the Swastika

A World War II Occupation

Author: Alexander Prusin
Pub Date: July 2017

Acquiescence, collaboration, and resistance in WWII Serbia   learn more...

link to catalog page, Framing the Black Panthers

Framing the Black Panthers

The Spectacular Rise of a Black Power Icon

Author: Jane Rhodes
Pub Date: February 2017

The Black Panthers' rise to prominence and notoriety   learn more...

link to catalog page, New Italian Migrations to the United States

New Italian Migrations to the United States

Vol. 1: Politics and History since 1945

Author: Edited by Laura E. Ruberto and Joseph Sciorra
Pub Date: April 2017

Reimagining the last seventy years of Italian migration   learn more...

link to catalog page, English Pastoral Music

English Pastoral Music

From Arcadia to Utopia, 1900-1955

Author: Eric Saylor
Pub Date: June 2017

Reclaiming a beloved and lasting music from its critics   learn more...

link to catalog page, Along the Streets of Bronzeville

Along the Streets of Bronzeville

Black Chicago's Literary Landscape

Author: Elizabeth Schroeder Schlabach
Pub Date: Cloth: 2013; Paper: February 2017

A street-level panorama of the Black Chicago Renaissance   learn more...

link to catalog page, Teacher Strike!

Teacher Strike!

Public Education and the Making of a New American Political Order

Author: Jon Shelton
Pub Date: April 2017

The epic story of a time of peak conflict in urban education   learn more...

link to catalog page, The Loyal West

The Loyal West

Civil War and Reunion in Middle America

Author: Matthew E. Stanley
Pub Date: February 2017

How an American borderland broke apart and pulled back together   learn more...

link to catalog page, Beyond Bach

Beyond Bach

Music and Everyday Life in the Eighteenth Century

Author: Andrew Talle
Pub Date: May 2017

When Bach was just another hard-working composer   learn more...

link to catalog page, An Illini Place

An Illini Place

Building the University of Illinois Campus

Author: Lex Tate and John Franch
Pub Date: May 2017

The grand plans and intimate stories behind the creation of a classic American campus   learn more...

link to catalog page, Globetrotting

Globetrotting

African American Athletes and Cold War Politics

Author: Damion L. Thomas
Pub Date: Cloth: 2012; Paper: February 2017

Deploying African American sports stars in the Cold War   learn more...

link to catalog page, Asianfail

Asianfail

Narratives of Disenchantment and the Model Minority

Author: Eleanor Ty
Pub Date: April 2017

Struggling to turn feelings of #asianfail into #asianhappiness   learn more...

link to catalog page, Orange, Blue, and U

Orange, Blue, and U

A University of Illinois Coloring Book

Author: University of Illinois Press
Pub Date: May 2017

In your hands and under your crayons: the first-ever U of I adult coloring book   learn more...

link to catalog page, Lost in the USA

Lost in the USA

American Identity from the Promise Keepers to the Million Mom March

Author: Deborah Gray White
Pub Date: April 2017

Why Americans marched into the new millennium   learn more...