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To Live Here, You Have to Fight

How Women Led Appalachian Movements for Social Justice

Jessica Wilkerson

Labor’s Mind

A History of Working-Class Intellectual Life

Tobias Higbie

Scandinavians in Chicago

The Origins of White Privilege in Modern America

Erika K. Jackson

Dockworker Power

Race and Activism in Durban and the San Francisco Bay Area

Peter Cole

Hockey

A Global History

Stephen Hardy and Andrew C. Holman

Teaching with Digital Humanities

Tools and Methods for Nineteenth-Century American Literature

Edited by Jennifer Travis and Jessica DeSpain

Cinematic Encounters

Interviews and Dialogues

Jonathan Rosenbaum

The Second Generation of African American Pioneers in Anthropology

Edited by Ira E. Harrison, Deborah Johnson-Simon, and Erica Lorraine Williams

Return to the City of Joseph

Modern Mormonism's Contest for the Soul of Nauvoo

Scott C. Esplin

Reformation of the Senses

The Paradox of Religious Belief and Practice in Germany

Jacob M. Baum

Alice in Pornoland

Hardcore Encounters with the Victorian Gothic

Laura Helen Marks

Back to the Dance Itself

Phenomenologies of the Body in Performance

Edited with Essays by Sondra Fraleigh

Mascot Nation

The Controversy over Native American Representations in Sports

Andrew C. Billings and Jason Edward Black

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Journal Civil and Human Rights announces Call for Papers

The Journal of Civil and Human Rights is now accepting submissions for the December 2020 issue. Proposals will be accepted until the end of June 2019. The Journal of Civil and Human Rights is a peer-reviewed, interdisciplinary, academic journal dedicated to studying modern U.S.-based … Continue reading

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To Live Here, You Have to Fight Receives a Grant from the Brooks Fund for Progressive Thought

The University of Illinois Press is pleased to announce that To Live Here, You Have to Fight: How Women Led Appalachian Movements for Social Justice, has been selected as a grant recipient from the Howard D. and Marjorie I. Brooks … Continue reading

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Q&A with the Authors of Hockey: A Global History

Stephen Hardy is a retired professor of kinesiology and affiliate professor of history at the University of New Hampshire.  Andrew C. Holman is a professor of history and the director of Canadian studies at Bridgewater State University. They recently answered some questions … Continue reading

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