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When the Light Is Fire

Maasai Schoolgirls in Contemporary Kenya

Heather D. Switzer

Remembering Lattimer

Labor, Migration, and Race in Pennsylvania Anthracite Country

Paul A. Shackel

Disruption in Detroit

Autoworkers and the Elusive Postwar Boom

Daniel J. Clark

Women's Political Activism in Palestine

Peacebuilding, Resistance, and Survival

Sophie Richter-Devroe

Dixie Dewdrop

The Uncle Dave Macon Story

Michael D. Doubler

Assassins against the Old Order

Italian Anarchist Violence in Fin de Siècle Europe

Nunzio Pernicone and Fraser M. Ottanelli

Syrian and Lebanese Patrícios in São Paulo

From the Levant to Brazil

Oswaldo Truzzi

Banjo Roots and Branches

Edited by Robert B. Winans

Women and Ideas in Engineering

Twelve Stories from Illinois

Laura D. Hahn and Angela S. Wolters

New Media Futures

The Rise of Women in the Digital Arts

Edited by Donna J. Cox, Ellen Sandor, and Janine Fron

Aesthetics and Technology in Building

The Twenty-First-Century Edition

Pier Luigi Nervi

A History of the Ozarks, Volume 1

The Old Ozarks

Brooks Blevins

Ugly Differences

Queer Female Sexuality in the Underground

Yetta Howard

In a Classroom of Their Own

The Intersection of Race and Feminist Politics in All-Black Male Schools

Keisha Lindsay

Los Romeros

Royal Family of the Spanish Guitar

Walter Aaron Clark

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Richard T. Hughes’s Great American Myths: Now Including White Supremacy

In the following excerpt from his book “Myths America Lives By: White Supremacy and the Stories That Give Us Meaning,” Richard T. Hughes explains how he came to reevaluate his understanding of the 5 Great American Myths to include the primal … Continue reading

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Meet our authors at IBMA’s World of Bluegrass

Meet our authors at IBMA’s World of Bluegrass! Barbara Martin Stephens, Don’t Give Your Heart to A Rambler Mike Doubler, Dixie Dewdrop: The Uncle Dave Macon Story Neil Rosenberg, Bluegrass Generation Penny Parsons, Foggy Mountain Troubadour: The Life and Music … Continue reading

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“Chinatown Opera Theater in North America” wins Certificate of Merit for Best Historical Research in Recorded Country, Folk, Roots, or World Music

We’re pleased to announce that Chinatown Opera Theater in North America by Nancy Yunhwa Rao has won a Certificate of Merit for Best Historical Research in Recorded Country, Folk, Roots, or World Music from the Association for Recorded Sound Collections. Begun in … Continue reading

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University of Illinois Press Author signing at IBMA, Raleigh, NC Thu, Sep 27 3:00 PM 2018 — Reception/Open House
Brooks Blevins at the Shiloh Museum, Springdale, AR Sat, Sep 29 2:00 PM 2018 — Lecture
Brooks Blevins at Bookish, Fort Smith, AR Sat, Sep 29 5:30 PM 2018 — Lecture
Conference on Illinois History Thu, Oct 4 8:00 AM 2018 — Conference/Workshop
Brooks Blevins at Ozark County Historium, Gainesville, MO Thu, Oct 4 10:00 AM 2018 — Lecture
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