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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

Peruvian Lives across Borders

Power, Exclusion, and Home

M. Cristina Alcalde

Illinois History

A Reader

Edited by Mark Hubbard

Arthur C. Clarke

Gary Westfahl

Mayor Harold Washington

Champion of Race and Reform in Chicago

Roger Biles

Right to the Juke Joint

A Personal History of American Music

Patrick B. Mullen

Black Opera

History, Power, Engagement

Naomi André

Bluegrass Generation

A Memoir

Neil V. Rosenberg

Glory in Their Spirit

How Four Black Women Took On the Army during World War II

Sandra M. Bolzenius

James Baldwin and the 1980s

Witnessing the Reagan Era

Joseph Vogel

Black Public History in Chicago

Civil Rights Activism from World War II into the Cold War

Ian Rocksborough-Smith

Lingua Cosmica

Science Fiction from around the World

Edited by Dale Knickerbocker

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A Triumph of Progressive Politics: Roger Biles on Mayor Harold Washington

Roger Biles is Professor Emeritus of History at Illinois State University. His books include Richard J. Daley: Politics, Race, and the Governing of Chicago and The Fate of Cities: Urban America and the Federal Government, 1945-2000. He recently answered some questions about his new … Continue reading

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New Series Editors for Latinos in Chicago and the Midwest

Just in time for the Latina/o Studies Conference in D.C. this week, the University of Illinois Press is excited to announce that Omar Valerio-Jiménez, and Sujey Vega will be joining Frances R. Aparicio as series editors of the Latinos in Chicago and … Continue reading

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Immigration Reading List

For many, it is impossible to ignore what is happening in the United States right now. As thousands of families have been separated at the border, many of us have questions. As a scholarly press, we strive to disseminate significant … Continue reading

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