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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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August Free Ebook Giveaway: The Enforcers

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UIP releases new pricing in conjunction with Duke University Press and the Scholarly Publishing Collective

The University of Illinois Press (UIP) is excited about moving our content to the Scholarly Publishing Collective (SPC) platform. We will offer full digital access alongside wonderful peer organizations at Longleaf Services, Michigan State University Press, Penn State University Press, … Continue reading

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Q&A With Mark R. Villegas, Author of Manifest Technique

Mark R. Villegas, author of Manifest Technique: Hip Hop, Empire, and Visionary Filipino American Culture, answers questions on his childhood influences, discoveries, and reader takeaways in his book. Q: Why did you decide to write this book? This book was … Continue reading

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