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Shelter from the Machine

Homesteaders in the Age of Capitalism

Jason G. Strange

Voicing the Cinema

Film Music and the Integrated Soundtrack

Edited by James Buhler and Hannah Lewis

Graphic News

How Sensational Images Transformed Nineteenth-Century Journalism

Amanda Frisken

Front Pages, Front Lines

Media and the Fight for Women's Suffrage

Edited by Linda Steiner, Carolyn Kitch, and Brooke Kroeger

Autochthonomies

Transnationalism, Testimony, and Transmission in the African Diaspora

Myriam J. A. Chancy

Hillbilly Maidens, Okies, and Cowgirls

Women’s Country Music, 1930-1960

Stephanie Vander Wel

The Merchant Prince of Black Chicago

Anthony Overton and the Building of a Financial Empire

Robert E. Weems Jr.

The Gold in the Rings

The People and Events That Transformed the Olympic Games

Stephen R. Wenn and Robert K. Barney

Chicago Católico

Making Catholic Parishes Mexican

Deborah E. Kanter

Ebony Magazine and Lerone Bennett Jr.

Popular Black History in Postwar America

E. James West

Reimagining Liberation

How Black Women Transformed Citizenship in the French Empire

Annette K. Joseph-Gabriel

Pacific Apostle

The 1920-21 Diary of David O. McKay in the Latter-day Saint Island Missions

David O. McKay Edited by Reid L. Neilson and Carson V. Teuscher

The Cashaway Psalmody

Transatlantic Religion and Music in Colonial Carolina

Stephen A. Marini

A Guru’s Journey

Pandit Chitresh Das and Indian Classical Dance in Diaspora

Sarah Morelli

100 Years of Women's Suffrage

A University of Illinois Press Anthology

Compiled by Dawn Durante

Traveling with Service Animals

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

Henry Kisor and Christine Goodier

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“Sophonisba Breckinridge” Receives Illinois State Historical Society Award

We are pleased to announce Sophonisba Breckinridge: Championing Women’s Activism in Modern America by Anya Jabour has won an Illinois State Historical Society Award. The Illinois State Historical Society Awards are given for titles that has furthered the collection, preservation, … Continue reading

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Q&A with Amanda Frisken, author of Graphic News

Amanda Frisken, author of Graphic News: How Sensational Images Transformed Nineteenth-Century Journalism answers questions about her inspiration for writing , sensational journalism, and what she hopes readers will take away from her book. Q: Why did you decide to write … Continue reading

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Update Regarding Orders from Our Website

Due to the impact of COVID-19, the State of Illinois will be under a shelter-in-place order beginning Saturday, March 21, 2020.  Until the order is lifted, our distributor, the Chicago Distribution Center (CDC), will be unable to pack and ship … Continue reading

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