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Illinois



link to catalog page, Fixing Illinois

Fixing Illinois

Politics and Policy in the Prairie State

Author: James D. Nowlan and J. Thomas Johnson
Pub Date: May 2014

A blueprint for solving the state's problems, just in time for the 2014 elections   learn more...
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link to catalog page, Black Power on Campus

Black Power on Campus

The University of Illinois, 1965-75

Author: Joy Ann Williamson
Pub Date: Cloth: 2003; Paper: August 2013

A compelling case study of a black student movement at a predominantly white campus   learn more...
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link to catalog page REMBIS, Defining Deviance

Defining Deviance

Sex, Science, and Delinquent Girls, 1890-1960

Author: Michael A. Rembis
Pub Date: Cloth: 2011; Paper: February 2013

A historical study of the treatment of troubled girls, often perceived as threats to the American race   learn more...
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link to catalog page, Illinois Politics

Illinois Politics

A Citizen's Guide

Author: James D. Nowlan, Samuel K. Gove, and Richard J. Winkel Jr.
Pub Date: February 2010

A practical guide to Illinois politics, from Springfield to Chicago, Lincoln to Madigan to Blagojevich, and beyond   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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link to catalog page ASHBY, Staley

Staley

The Fight for a New American Labor Movement

Author: Steven K. Ashby and C. J. Hawking
Pub Date: April 2009

A dramatic story of worker resistance in a pivotal labor struggle   learn more...
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link to catalog page DUIS, Challenging Chicago

Challenging Chicago

Coping with Everyday Life, 1837-1920

Author: Perry R. Duis
Pub Date: 2007

Hard lives and how they were lived in old Chicago   learn more...
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link to catalog page ADDAMS, Hull-House Maps and Papers

Hull-House Maps and Papers

A Presentation of Nationalities and Wages in a Congested District of Chicago, Together with Comments and Essays on Problems Growing Out of the Social Conditions

Author: By Residents of Hull-House
Pub Date: February 2007

Jane Addams’s early attempt to empower the people with information.   learn more...
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link to catalog page MADIGAN, Global Chicago Author: Edited by Charles Madigan
Pub Date: 2004

The economic development and transformation of Chicago from industrial powerhouse to global metropolis   learn more...
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link to catalog page TISHLER, Midwestern Landscape Architecture Author: Edited by William H. Tishler
Pub Date: 2004

Richly illustrated and readable, this is the first historical overview of landscape architecture in the Midwest   learn more...
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