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Between Fitness and Death

Disability and Slavery in the Caribbean

Stefanie Hunt-Kennedy

Musical Ethics and Islam

The Art of Playing the Ney

Banu Senay

Prophetic Authority

Democratic Hierarchy and the Mormon Priesthood

Michael Hubbard MacKay

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

100 Years of Women's Suffrage

A University of Illinois Press Anthology

Compiled by Dawn Durante

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2020 National Women’s Studies Association and University of Illinois Press First Book Prize

It’s that time of year again! The University of Illinois Press and the National Women’s Studies Association (NWSA) are pleased to continue the annual competition for the best dissertation or first book manuscript by a single author in the field … Continue reading

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University of Illinois Press Opens Up Access to Journals and Books in Response to COVID-19 Crisis

The COVID-19 situation presents an unprecedented challenge to students, instructors, and libraries. In response, the University of Illinois Press has opened a wealth of content on multiple platforms to assist study, teaching, and research. Through June 30, 2020, the Press … Continue reading

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