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Soul on Soul

The Life and Music of Mary Lou Williams

Tammy L. Kernodle

Film and the Anarchist Imagination

Expanded Second Edition

Richard Porton

Sweet Greeks

First-Generation Immigrant Confectioners in the Heartland

Ann Flesor Beck

Queer and Trans Migrations

Dynamics of Illegalization, Detention, and Deportation

Edited by Eithne Luibhéid and Karma R. Chávez

Unlikely Angel

The Songs of Dolly Parton

Lydia R. Hamessley

Madam C. J. Walker’s Gospel of Giving

Black Women’s Philanthropy during Jim Crow

Tyrone McKinley Freeman

Upon the Altar of Work

Child Labor and the Rise of a New American Sectionalism

Betsy Wood

West of Jim Crow

The Fight against California's Color Line

Lynn M. Hudson

NFL Football

A History of America's New National Pastime

Richard C. Crepeau

Workers against the City

The Fight for Free Speech in Hague v. CIO

Donald W. Rogers

Community-Centered Journalism

Engaging People, Exploring Solutions, and Building Trust

Andrea Wenzel

Bradbury Beyond Apollo

Jonathan R. Eller

The Sport Marriage

Women Who Make It Work

Steven M. Ortiz

Before March Madness

The Wars for the Soul of College Basketball

Kurt Edward Kemper

From Slave Cabins to the White House

Homemade Citizenship in African American Culture

Koritha Mitchell

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Herbert G. Gutman Prize for Outstanding Dissertation Call for Papers

The Labor and Working-Class History Association (LAWCHA) is pleased to announce its annual Herbert G. Gutman Prize for Outstanding Dissertation in U.S. Labor and Working-Class History, established in cooperation with the University of Illinois Press. LAWCHA encourages the study of working people, their … Continue reading

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Get a Free eBook of Voices of Drought by Michael B. Silvers

October’s free ebook is here! We’re giving away Voices of Drought: The Politics of Music and The Environment in Northwestern Brazil by Michael B. Silvers. Michael B. Silvers proposes a scholarship focused on environmental justice to understand key questions in … Continue reading

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Alex Chávez for Journal of American Folklore

In tandem with the 2020 American Folklore Society Virtual Annual Meeting, the University of Illinois Press asked Dr. Alex E. Chávez, an Assistant Professor of Anthropology at the University of Notre Dame, about recent increases in anti-Mexicanism. We wanted to … Continue reading

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