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Manhood on the Line

Working-Class Masculinities in the American Heartland

Stephen Meyer

The Minor Intimacies of Race

Asian Publics in North America

Christine Kim

Bach Perspectives, Volume 10

Bach and the Organ

Edited by Matthew Dirst

Chicana/o and Latina/o Fiction

The New Memory of Latinidad

Ylce Irizarry

Against Citizenship

The Violence of the Normative

Amy L. Brandzel

New Korean Wave

Transnational Cultural Power in the Age of Social Media

Dal Yong Jin

Last Outpost on the Zulu Frontiers

Fort Napier and the British Imperial Garrison

Graham Dominy

Vita Sexualis

Karl Ulrichs and the Origins of Sexual Science

Ralph M. Leck

Conservative Counterrevolution

Challenging Liberalism in 1950s Milwaukee

Tula A. Connell

Franklin D. Roosevelt

The War Years, 1939-1945

Roger Daniels

Waiting for Buddy Guy

Chicago Blues at the Crossroads

Alan Harper

Harry T. Burleigh

From the Spiritual to the Harlem Renaissance

Jean E. Snyder


New York City's Unseen Scene

Thomas H. Greenland

John Lasseter

Richard Neupert

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$2.99 e-book sale to coincide with the International Country Music Conference For the month of May 2016, in celebration of the International Country Music Conference in Nashville, we are lowering the e-book list price of two titles in the University of Illinois Press catalog to $2.99. Link to the buy options below. Twentieth … Continue reading

Sensing Chicago awarded by the Illinois State Historical Society Sensing Chicago: Noisemakers, Strikebreakers, and Muckrakers by Adam Mack has been given an award for Superior Achievement by the Illinois State Historical Society. The awards committee noted, “This scholarly book offers a fresh look at the dynamics between the working … Continue reading

The Artful Pose Today marks the birthday of famed sculptor Lorado Taft, born in 1860 in Elmwood, Illinois. A graduate of the Illinois Industrial University—forerunner of the University of Illinois at Urbana—Taft studied in France before returning to Chicago to make his reputation and … Continue reading

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Events Calendar

Tula Connell at Busboys & Poets, Washington, DC Thu, 05 May 2016 18:30:00 CDT — Reading/Signing
Book Expo America Wed, 11 May 2016 13:00:00 CDT
Book Expo America Thu, 12 May 2016 09:00:00 CDT
Lou Martin at Taylor Books, Charleston, WV Thu, 12 May 2016 18:00:00 CDT — Lecture/Signing
Christen Smith at Monkey Wrench Books, Austin, TX Thu, 12 May 2016 18:30:00 CDT — Lecture/Signing
Book Expo America Fri, 13 May 2016 09:00:00 CDT
Walter Rimler at Rossmoor, Walnut Creek, CA Sun, 15 May 2016 16:30:00 CDT — Reading/Signing
Walter Rimler at Jewish Community Library Sun, 22 May 2016 13:30:00 CDT — Reading/Signing
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