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Performing Identity after Jim Crow

Edited by Mollie Godfrey and Vershawn Ashanti Young

Media, Geopolitics, and Power

A View from the Global South

Herman Wasserman

Discriminating Sex

White Leisure and the Making of the American "Oriental"

Amy Sueyoshi

Michael Bay

Lutz Koepnick

Becoming the Story

War Correspondents since 9/11

Lindsay Palmer

Lost Legacy

The Mormon Office of Presiding Patriarch

Irene M. Bates and E. Gary Smith

Sewing the Fabric of Statehood

Garment Unions, American Labor, and the Establishment of the State of Israel

Adam M. Howard

Just One of the Boys

Female-to-Male Cross-Dressing on the American Variety Stage

Gillian M. Rodger

Labor Justice across the Americas

Edited by Leon Fink and Juan Manuel Palacio

The Ethical Case against Animal Experiments

Edited by Andrew Linzey and Clair Linzey

Replays, Rivalries, and Rumbles

The Most Iconic Moments in American Sports

Edited by Steven Gietschier

The Chicago Food Encyclopedia

Edited by Carol Mighton Haddix, Bruce Kraig, and Colleen Taylor Sen

J. G. Ballard

D. Harlan Wilson

American Oligarchy

The Permanent Political Class

Ron Formisano

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From Lincoln to Neoliberal Chicago: Celebrating the Illinois State Bicentennial Illinois became a state on December 3, 1818. One hundred years later, the University of Illinois Press opened its doors. The Press’s debut book, on Abraham Lincoln, marked the beginning of a remarkable union between the Prairie State and its premier … Continue reading

New #PressforProgress Reading List: Essential books on Women in Music  In honor of Women’s History Month, UIP will be releasing weekly reading lists with some of our favorite women’s history books. We are joining the call to #PressforProgress for gender equality, and we will be updating our Little Free Library, … Continue reading

Authors on Issues: Jane Rhodes on “Black Panther” Mania The following is a guest post from Jane Rhodes, the author of Framing the Black Panthers: The Spectacular Rise of a Black Power Icon.  The Revolution has come. . . Again Panthermania is back. In the 1960s and 1970s, and … Continue reading

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