Fall 2012


Fall 2012


Sort Catalog Listing by: Author - Title

ON THE COVER:
A sampling of more than two hundred color images from Picturing Illinois: Twentieth-Century Postcard Art from Chicago to Cairo by John A. Jakle and Keith A. Sculle.

View Catalog PDF
link to catalog page, Quaker Brotherhood
E-book Sale: $19.95

Quaker Brotherhood

Interracial Activism and the American Friends Service Committee, 1917-1950

Author: Allan W. Austin
Pub Date: October 2012

The links among religion, race relations, and peace activism   learn more...

link to catalog page, Women Writers of the American West, 1833-1927
E-book Sale: $19.95
Author: Nina Baym
Pub Date: Cloth: 2011; Paper: September 2012

Uncovering a century of women's writing about the diverse West   learn more...

Author: Randall P. Bezanson
Pub Date: Cloth: 2012; Paper: August 2015

Expanding the freedom of speech beyond strictly speaking   learn more...

link to catalog page, Harlem vs. Columbia University
E-book Sale: $19.95

Harlem vs. Columbia University

Black Student Power in the Late 1960s

Author: Stefan M. Bradley
Pub Date: Cloth: 2009; Paper: August 2012

A vigorous study of the black activism and civil disobedience that rocked the Ivy League in the 1960s   learn more...

link to catalog page, On the Condition of Anonymity
E-book Sale: $19.95

On the Condition of Anonymity

Unnamed Sources and the Battle for Journalism

Author: Matt Carlson
Pub Date: Cloth: 2011; Paper: August 2012

The use of confidential sources during a tumultuous period in American history and journalism   learn more...

link to catalog page, Cold War Progressives
E-book Sale: $19.95

Cold War Progressives

Women's Interracial Organizing for Peace and Freedom

Author: Jacqueline Castledine
Pub Date: December 2012

Reconfiguring women's activism in the Cold War era   learn more...

link to catalog page, Justice Provocateur
E-book Sale: $19.95

Justice Provocateur

Jane Tennison and Policing in Prime Suspect

Author: Gray Cavender and Nancy C. Jurik
Pub Date: August 2012

An insightful character-study of one of television's most compelling detectives   learn more...

link to catalog page, Dario Argento
E-book Sale: $14.95
Author: L. Andrew Cooper
Pub Date: December 2012

Inside the shocking cinema of Dario Argento   learn more...

Detroit's Cold War

The Origins of Postwar Conservatism

Author: Colleen Doody
Pub Date: Cloth: 2013; Paper: September 2017

An essential contribution to the history of anticommunism and postwar conservatism   learn more...

link to catalog page, Mary Lincoln's Insanity Case
E-book Sale: $14.95

Mary Lincoln's Insanity Case

A Documentary History

Author: Jason Emerson
Pub Date: Cloth: 2012; Paper: August 2015

A comprehensive look at Mary Lincoln's mental state   learn more...

link to catalog page, Cheating the Spread
E-book Sale: $14.95

Cheating the Spread

Gamblers, Point Shavers, and Game Fixers in College Football and Basketball

Author: Albert J. Figone
Pub Date: December 2012

College sports' ignominious history of game fixing   learn more...

link to catalog page, Oral Tradition and the Internet
E-book Sale: $19.95

Oral Tradition and the Internet

Pathways of the Mind

Author: John Miles Foley
Pub Date: August 2012

Beyond the page, a rich nexus of human thought   learn more...

link to catalog page, Robert Ashley
E-book Sale: $14.95
Author: Kyle Gann
Pub Date: December 2012

A bold innovator who redefined contemporary opera   learn more...

link to catalog page, Bluegrass Bluesman
E-book Sale: $14.95
Author: Josh Graves
Pub Date: September 2012

The life and music of a bluegrass pioneer, in his own words   learn more...

link to catalog page, Denise Levertov
E-book Sale: $14.95

Denise Levertov

A Poet's Life

Author: Dana Greene
Pub Date: Cloth: 2012; Paper: November 2014

The powerful interconnections of poet Denise Levertov's life and work   learn more...

link to catalog page, Mojo Workin'
E-book Sale: $14.95

Mojo Workin'

The Old African American Hoodoo System

Author: Katrina Hazzard-Donald
Pub Date: January 2013

A bold new reconsideration of Hoodoo belief and practice   learn more...

link to catalog page, Women Singers in Global Contexts
E-book Sale: $19.95

Women Singers in Global Contexts

Music, Biography, Identity

Author: Edited by Ruth Hellier
Pub Date: Cloth: 2013; Paper: 2016

Ten women, ten voices, and the lives they sing   learn more...

link to catalog page, The War of 1812
E-book Sale: $14.95

The War of 1812

A Short History

Author: Donald R. Hickey
Pub Date: December 2012

The essential history of the War of 1812, newly abridged and ideal for students and history buffs   learn more...

link to catalog page, Christian Wolff
E-book Sale: $14.95
Author: Michael Hicks and Christian Asplund
Pub Date: August 2012

Inside an original modern musical mind   learn more...

link to catalog page, Hands on the Freedom Plow
E-book Sale: $14.95

Hands on the Freedom Plow

Personal Accounts by Women in SNCC

Author: Edited by Faith S. Holsaert, Martha Prescod Norman Noonan, Judy Richardson, Betty Garman Robinson, Jean Smith Young, and Dorothy M. Zellner
Pub Date: Cloth: 2010; Paper: August 2012

An unprecedented women's history of the Civil Rights Movement, from sit-ins to Black Power   learn more...

link to catalog page, Christian America and the Kingdom of God
E-book Sale: $30.00
Author: Richard T. Hughes
Pub Date: Cloth: 2009; Paper: August 2012

A provocative indictment of the fundamentalist myth of Christian America   learn more...

Picturing Illinois

Twentieth-Century Postcard Art from Chicago to Cairo

Author: John A. Jakle and Keith A. Sculle
Pub Date: Cloth: 2012; Paper: February 2014

Reading the messages on postcards from Illinois   learn more...

link to catalog page, SynergiCity
E-book Sale: $14.95

SynergiCity

Reinventing the Postindustrial City

Author: Edited by Paul Hardin Kapp and Paul J. Armstrong
Pub Date: Cloth: 2012; Paper: August 2015

Revitalizing Rust Belt cities into vibrant urban centers   learn more...

link to catalog page, The Creative Process in Music from Mozart to Kurtág
E-book Sale: $14.95
Author: William Kinderman
Pub Date: Cloth: 2012; Paper: February 2017

Tracing the genesis of great musical works   learn more...

Author: Robert M. Lichtman
Pub Date: Cloth: 2012; Paper: 2015

A meticulous history of McCarthyism and the Supreme Court   learn more...

link to catalog page, Organized Crime in Chicago
E-book Sale: $14.95

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...

link to catalog page, Brazilian Women's Filmmaking
E-book Sale: $19.95

Brazilian Women's Filmmaking

From Dictatorship to Democracy

Author: Leslie L. Marsh
Pub Date: November 2012

How gender and politics intersect in Brazilian women's cinema   learn more...

link to catalog page, The Only True God
E-book Sale: $19.95

The Only True God

Early Christian Monotheism in Its Jewish Context

Author: James F. McGrath
Pub Date: Cloth: 2009; Paper: August 2012

Reexamining the shared monotheistic views of Jews and Christians in New Testament times   learn more...

link to catalog page, The Haymarket Conspiracy
E-book Sale: $19.95

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...

link to catalog page, Marga Richter
E-book Sale: $19.95
Author: Sharon Mirchandani
Pub Date: November 2012

Beyond Blackberry Vines and Winter Fruit--the life and works of an important woman composer   learn more...

link to catalog page, Living with Lynching
E-book Sale: $19.95

Living with Lynching

African American Lynching Plays, Performance, and Citizenship, 1890-1930

Author: Koritha Mitchell
Pub Date: Cloth: 2011; Paper: August 2012

The first full-length critical study of lynching plays in American culture   learn more...

link to catalog page, A Renegade Union
E-book Sale: $19.95

A Renegade Union

Interracial Organizing and Labor Radicalism

Author: Lisa Phillips
Pub Date: 2013

Organizing the "unorganizable"   learn more...

link to catalog page, Five Lives in Music
E-book Sale: $19.95

Five Lives in Music

Women Performers, Composers, and Impresarios from the Baroque to the Present

Author: Cecelia Hopkins Porter
Pub Date: Cloth: 2012; Paper: January 2014

Richly historical portraits of five exceptional women musicians   learn more...

link to catalog page, Nikkei Baseball
E-book Sale: $14.95

Nikkei Baseball

Japanese American Players from Immigration and Internment to the Major Leagues

Author: Samuel O. Regalado
Pub Date: March 2013

How Japanese immigrants embraced America's pastime   learn more...

link to catalog page, The Accordion in the Americas
E-book Sale: $19.95

The Accordion in the Americas

Klezmer, Polka, Tango, Zydeco, and More!

Author: Edited by Helena Simonett
Pub Date: October 2012

The accordion in the new world   learn more...

link to catalog page, John Brunner
E-book Sale: $14.95
Author: Jad Smith
Pub Date: February 2013

The parallel worlds of a prolific science fiction master   learn more...

link to catalog page, Advertising at War
E-book Sale: $19.95

Advertising at War

Business, Consumers, and Government in the 1940s

Author: Inger L. Stole
Pub Date: November 2012

The advertising industry's rise to power, in war and peace   learn more...

link to catalog page, The Rise of the National Basketball Association
E-book Sale: $19.95
Author: David George Surdam
Pub Date: November 2012

How the NBA went from nothing . . . to "nothing but net"   learn more...

link to catalog page, The Story Within Us
E-book Sale: $19.95

The Story Within Us

Women Prisoners Reflect on Reading

Author: Edited by Megan Sweeney
Pub Date: October 2012

Exploring the reading experiences of incarcerated women   learn more...

link to catalog page, The Encyclopedia of Caribbean Religions

The Encyclopedia of Caribbean Religions

Volume 1: A-L; Volume 2: M-Z

Author: Patrick Taylor and Frederick I. Case, Editors
Pub Date: September 2013

The essential resource for religions of the Caribbean   learn more...

Globetrotting

African American Athletes and Cold War Politics

Author: Damion L. Thomas
Pub Date: Cloth: 2012; Paper: February 2017

Deploying African American sports stars in the Cold War   learn more...

link to catalog page, Beyond the Black Lady

Beyond the Black Lady

Sexuality and the New African American Middle Class

Author: Lisa B. Thompson
Pub Date: Cloth: 2009; Paper: August 2012

Representing the sexuality of black middle-class women in contemporary popular culture   learn more...

link to catalog page, The Beautiful Music All Around Us
E-book Sale: $14.95

The Beautiful Music All Around Us

Field Recordings and the American Experience

Author: Stephen Wade
Pub Date: Cloth: 2012; Paper: 2015

Uncovering the hidden histories of iconic American folksongs   learn more...

link to catalog page, Media Capital
E-book Sale: $19.95

Media Capital

Architecture and Communications in New York City

Author: Aurora Wallace
Pub Date: November 2012

The buildings and spaces of New York City's mass media landscape   learn more...

link to catalog page, One Woman in a Hundred
E-book Sale: $14.95

One Woman in a Hundred

Edna Phillips and the Philadelphia Orchestra

Author: Mary Sue Welsh
Pub Date: Cloth: 2013; Paper: January 2014

Breaking the gender barrier inside a world-class orchestra   learn more...

link to catalog page, Indigenous Women and Work
E-book Sale: $19.95

Indigenous Women and Work

From Labor to Activism

Author: Edited by Carol Williams
Pub Date: November 2012

The working lives of Indigenous women   learn more...