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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


Feeling Good in Contemporary Black Culture

Badia Ahad-Legardy

Unbinding Gentility

Women Making Music in the Nineteenth-Century South

Candace Bailey

The Mark of Slavery

Disability, Race, and Gender in Antebellum America

Jenifer L. Barclay

The Lady Swings

Memoirs of a Jazz Drummer

Dottie Dodgion and Wayne Enstice

Grand Army of Labor

Workers, Veterans, and the Meaning of the Civil War

Matthew E. Stanley

Fighting Visibility

Sports Media and Female Athletes in the UFC

Jennifer McClearen

Exploring the Land of Lincoln

The Essential Guide to Illinois Historic Sites

Charles Titus

Industrial Strength Bluegrass

Southwestern Ohio's Musical Legacy

Edited by Fred Bartenstein and Curtis W. Ellison

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Introducing Introductions to Mormon Thought

This November, we’re excited to be releasing the first two books in our Introductions to Mormon Thought series edited by Matthew Bowman and Joseph Spencer. In the post below, they give you a sneak peak at the first books and … Continue reading

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Mormon History Association Virtual Exhibit

Welcome to the University of Illinois Press’s virtual exhibit for the 2021 Mormon History Association! Step inside our virtual booth and browse new books, journal articles, author and staff interviews, and more. Use promo code MHA21 on our website for … Continue reading

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SAM 2021 Virtual Exhibit

Welcome to the University of Illinois Press Society for American Music 2021 virtual exhibit! Step inside and take a look at some of our featured titles as well as interviews with UIP authors and specially curated playlists inspired by our … Continue reading

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The Labor Board Crew Book Talk at LAWCHA Thu, Jun 17 7:00 PM 2021 — Lecture
Industrial Strength Bluegrass Event at Kenton County Public Library Tue, Jun 22 6:00 PM 2021 — Ceremony/Service
Courtney Baker at the Greenwood Historic Fund Thu, Jun 24 5:00 PM 2021 — Lecture
Movie Workers by Melanie Bell Book Launch Fri, Jul 2 12:00 AM 2021 — Ceremony/Service
Stephen Wade at the Old Town School of Folk Music, Chicago, IL Sat, Apr 23 8:00 PM 2022 — Performance
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