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Diary of a Philosophy Student

Volume 2, 1928-29

Simone de Beauvoir

Living Ethnomusicology

Paths and Practices

Margaret Sarkissian and Ted Solís

Peggy Glanville-Hicks

Composer and Critic

Suzanne Robinson

Cinematic Encounters 2

Portraits and Polemics

Jonathan Rosenbaum

The Taco Truck

How Mexican Street Food Is Transforming the American City

Robert Lemon

Black Huntington

An Appalachian Story

Cicero M. Fain III

The Journalist of Castro Street

The Life of Randy Shilts

Andrew E. Stoner

Subject to Reality

Women and Documentary Film

Shilyh Warren

Dancing Revolution

Bodies, Space, and Sound in American Cultural History

Christopher J. Smith

Butterflies of Illinois

A Field Guide

Michael R. Jeffords, Susan L. Post, and James R. Wiker

A Hero on Mount St. Helens

The Life and Legacy of David A. Johnston

Melanie Holmes

The World in a City

Multiethnic Radicalism in Early Twentieth-Century Los Angeles

David M. Struthers

Clear It with Sid!

Sidney R. Yates and Fifty Years of Presidents, Pragmatism, and Public Service

Michael C. Dorf and George Van Dusen

Crime and Punishment in the Jim Crow South

Edited by Amy Louise Wood and Natalie J. Ring

Ilegal

Reflexiones de un inmigrante indocumentado

José Ángel N.

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Q&A with Robert Lemon, author of “The Taco Truck: How Mexican Street Food Is Transforming the American City”

Robert Lemon is an urban and social researcher and documentary filmmaker. His films include Transfusión (2014), a series of vignettes on the cultural implications of taco trucks. He recently answered some questions about his new book The Taco Truck: How Mexican Street … Continue reading

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Come Join Our Team! We’re Hiring an Assistant Acquisitions Editor

The University of Illinois Press is seeking a bright, organized, motivated assistant acquisitions editor to join our team. This person will work closely with the Press’s acquisitions staff in supporting the development and acquisition of a robust list of general … Continue reading

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Karen E. Whedbee on “Reverend Billy Goes to Main Street: Free Speech, Trespassing, and Activist Documentary Film”

Karen E. Whedbee is an associate professor in the media studies program in the Department of Communication at Northern Illinois University. She has published widely on topics related to free speech, communication ethics, and the history of participatory democracy. Among … Continue reading

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