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Chicago



link to catalog page, Organized Crime in Chicago

Organized Crime in Chicago

Beyond the Mafia

Author: Robert M. Lombardo
Pub Date: January 2013

Explaining Chicago's mix of crime, corruption, and politics   learn more...
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link to catalog page, The 1933 Chicago World's Fair

The 1933 Chicago World's Fair

A Century of Progress

Author: Cheryl R. Ganz
Pub Date: Cloth: 2008; Paper: February 2012

From fan dancers to fan belts--the compelling, untold stories of Chicago's 1933 world fair   learn more...
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link to catalog page, The Black Chicago Renaissance Author: Edited by Darlene Clark Hine and John McCluskey Jr.
Pub Date: July 2012

Presenting early twentieth-century Chicago as a vital centerpiece of Black thought and expression   learn more...
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link to catalog page, The Haymarket Conspiracy

The Haymarket Conspiracy

Transatlantic Anarchist Networks

Author: Timothy Messer-Kruse
Pub Date: August 2012

A bold reconsideration of the roots and realities of American anarchism   learn more...
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link to catalog page, Chicanas of 18th Street

Chicanas of 18th Street

Narratives of a Movement from Latino Chicago

Author: Leonard G. Ramírez with Yenelli Flores, María Gamboa, Isaura González, Victoria Pérez, Magda Ramírez-Castañeda, and Cristina Vital
Pub Date: October 2011

Dynamic stories from the Chicago Chicano movement   learn more...
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link to catalog page, Defending Their Own in the Cold

Defending Their Own in the Cold

The Cultural Turns of U.S. Puerto Ricans

Author: Marc Zimmerman
Pub Date: November 2011

A visual and textual journey through the cultural contributions of Puerto Rican artists in the United States   learn more...
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link to catalog page, Bringing Aztlán to Mexican Chicago

Bringing Aztlán to Mexican Chicago

My Life, My Work, My Art

Author: José Gamaliel González
Pub Date: July 2010

A candid, authentic account of a life in Latino art and politics   learn more...
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link to catalog page PALLARES, ¡Marcha!

¡Marcha!

Latino Chicago and the Immigrant Rights Movement

Author: Edited by Amalia Pallares and Nilda Flores-González
Pub Date: July 2010

Examining Latino activism in Chicago--from the local to global   learn more...
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link to catalog page RIESS, The Chicago Sports Reader

The Chicago Sports Reader

100 Years of Sports in the Windy City

Author: Edited by Steven A. Riess and Gerald R. Gems
Pub Date: February 2009

A celebration of the fast, the strong, the agile, and the tricky throughout Chicago's storied sports history   learn more...
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link to catalog page CUTLER, The Jews of Chicago

The Jews of Chicago

From Shtetl to Suburb

Author: Irving Cutler
Pub Date: Cloth: 1996; Paper: 2009

The fascinating, fully illustrated story of Chicago's vibrant Jewish community   learn more...
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