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Blues Legacy

Tradition and Innovation in Chicago

David Whiteis

Shared Selves

Latinx Memoir and Ethical Alternatives to Humanism

Suzanne Bost

The People's Money

Pensions, Debt, and Government Services

Edited by Michael A. Pagano

A History of the Ozarks, Volume 2

The Conflicted Ozarks

Brooks Blevins

Traveling with Service Animals

By Air, Road, Rail, and Ship across North America

Henry Kisor and Christine Goodier

The Arithmetic of Listening

Tuning Theory and History for the Impractical Musician

Kyle Gann

Earl Scruggs and Foggy Mountain Breakdown

The Making of an American Classic

Thomas Goldsmith

Sophonisba Breckinridge

Championing Women's Activism in Modern America

Anya Jabour

Joanna Russ

Gwyneth Jones

Black Sexual Economies

Race and Sex in a Culture of Capital

Edited by Adrienne D. Davis and the BSE Collective

Raced to Death in 1920s Hawai i

Injustice and Revenge in the Fukunaga Case

Jonathan Y. Okamura

Kansas City vs. Oakland

The Bitter Sports Rivalry That Defined an Era

Matthew C. Ehrlich

Todd Solondz

Julian Murphet

Hungry Translations

Relearning the World through Radical Vulnerability

Richa Nagar

Josephine Baker and Katherine Dunham

Dances in Literature and Cinema

Hannah Durkin

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UIP Celebrates Day of the Girl with Girlhood Syllabus

The International Day of the Girl Child brings global attention to the experiences of girls worldwide. As many activists and organizations work to help imp rove the lives of girls by advocating for equal access to education, protection from violence, … Continue reading

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Gamelan Girls First Recipient of a Grant from the Bruno Nettl Endowment for Ethnomusicology

                 The University of Illinois is pleased to announce that Gamelan Girls: Gender, Childhood, and Politics in Balinese Music Ensembles by Sonja Downing has been selected as one of the two first recipients … Continue reading

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Celebrating Chicago Blues

This fall we have two new books on the Chicago Blues scene that celebrate the city’s incredible musicians and their legacy. Celebrate with us and check out our books on Chicago Blues and some interesting articles in American Music. Blues … Continue reading

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