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Afro-Nostalgia

Feeling Good in Contemporary Black Culture

Badia Ahad-Legardy

Unbinding Gentility

Women Making Music in the Nineteenth-Century South

Candace Bailey

The Mark of Slavery

Disability, Race, and Gender in Antebellum America

Jenifer L. Barclay

The Lady Swings

Memoirs of a Jazz Drummer

Dottie Dodgion and Wayne Enstice

Grand Army of Labor

Workers, Veterans, and the Meaning of the Civil War

Matthew E. Stanley

Visual Alterity

Seeing Difference in Cinema

Randall Halle

Fighting Visibility

Sports Media and Female Athletes in the UFC

Jennifer McClearen

Exploring the Land of Lincoln

The Essential Guide to Illinois Historic Sites

Charles Titus

Industrial Strength Bluegrass

Southwestern Ohio's Musical Legacy

Edited by Fred Bartenstein and Curtis W. Ellison

Emotional Landscapes

Love, Gender, and Migration

Edited by Marcelo J. Borges, Sonia Cancian, and Linda Reeder

Union Renegades

Miners, Capitalism, and Organizing in the Gilded Age

Dana M. Caldemeyer

The Labor Board Crew

Remaking Worker-Employer Relations from Pearl Harbor to the Reagan Era

Ronald W. Schatz

Television and the Afghan Culture Wars

Brought to You by Foreigners, Warlords, and Activists

Wazhmah Osman

Disruptive Archives

Feminist Memories of Resistance in Latin America's Dirty Wars

Viviana Beatriz MacManus

Chen Yi

Leta E. Miller and J. Michele Edwards

Mobilizing Black Germany

Afro-German Women and the Making of a Transnational Movement

Tiffany N. Florvil

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AAAS 2021 Virtual Exhibit

Welcome to the 2021 University of Illinois Press Association for Asian American Studies (AAAS) Virtual Exhibit! While we wish this could be an in-person event, we’re still excited to show you our Asian American scholarship collection. Enjoy books, journal articles, … Continue reading

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Q&A with Jennifer McClearen, Author of Fighting Visibility

We recently chatted with author Jennifer McClearen about her new book, Fighting Visibility: Sports Media and Female Athletes in the UFC. Q: Why did you decide to write this book? Fighting Visibility began as a mild curiosity when I started … Continue reading

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Free ebook Giveaway: A Nation of Immigrants Reconsidered

  April’s free ebook has arrived! We’re giving away A NATION OF IMMIGRANTS RECONSIDERED: US SOCIETY IN AN AGE OF RESTRICTION, 1924-1965 edited by Maddalena Marinari, Madeline Y. Hsu, and Maria Cristina Garcia. In A NATION OF IMMIGRANTS RECONSIDERED, leading … Continue reading

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