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Americanaland

Where Country & Western Met Rock 'n’ Roll

John Milward

The Black Intellectual Tradition

African American Thought in the Twentieth Century

Edited by Derrick P. Alridge, Cornelius L. Bynum, and James B. Stewart

Being La Dominicana

Race and Identity in the Visual Culture of Santo Domingo

Rachel Afi Quinn

Through Words and Deeds

Polish and Polish American Women in History

Edited by John J. Bukowczyk

Surviving Southampton

African American Women and Resistance in Nat Turner's Community

Vanessa M. Holden

Manifest Technique

Hip Hop, Empire, and Visionary Filipino American Culture

Mark R. Villegas

Movie Workers

The Women Who Made British Cinema

Melanie Bell

A Matter of Moral Justice

Black Women Laundry Workers and the Fight for Justice

Jenny Carson

Guide to Chicago's Twenty-First-Century Architecture

Chicago Architecture Center and John Hill

Roger Zelazny

F. Brett Cox

Degrees of Difficulty

How Women's Gymnastics Rose to Prominence and Fell from Grace

Georgia Cervin

Punks in Peoria

Making a Scene in the American Heartland

Jonathan Wright and Dawson Barrett

Photographic Presidents

Making History from Daguerreotype to Digital

Cara A. Finnegan

Technology and the Historian

Transformations in the Digital Age

Adam Crymble

Spoon River America

Edgar Lee Masters and the Myth of the American Small Town

Jason Stacy

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ASALH 2021 Virtual Exhibit

Welcome to the University of Illinois Press Association for the Study of African American Life and History 2021 virtual exhibit! Step inside and take a look at some of our featured titles as well as interviews with UIP authors. Use … Continue reading

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Ritual Soundings Receives Honorable Mention for ICTM Book Prize

We are pleased to announce Ritual Soundings: Women Performers and World Religions by Sarah Weiss was recognized by the International Council for Traditional Music (ICTM) with Honorable Mention for the 2021 Book Prize. The award committee said: “It is an … Continue reading

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Martha Bayne Hired as New Regional Trade Editor

We are pleased to announce that Martha Bayne will be joining the University of Illinois Press as a senior acquisitions editor to chart the future of our regional trade list and 3 Fields Books. Most recently Martha was a senior … Continue reading

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