Fall 2018


Fall 2018


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The Quintessential Engineer by Julie Rotblatt-Amrany, Engineering Quad, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Photo courtesy of Thompson-McClellan.

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link to catalog page, Mister Pulitzer and the Spider
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Mister Pulitzer and the Spider

Modern News from Realism to the Digital

Author: Kevin G. Barnhurst
Pub Date: Cloth: 2016; Paper: September 2018

Changes in news ideology from nineteenth-century realism to digital society   learn more...

link to catalog page, Reformation of the Senses
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Reformation of the Senses

The Paradox of Religious Belief and Practice in Germany

Author: Jacob M. Baum
Pub Date: November 2018

The triumph of sensual worship after the Protestant Reformation   learn more...

link to catalog page, Mascot Nation
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Mascot Nation

The Controversy over Native American Representations in Sports

Author: Andrew C. Billings and Jason Edward Black
Pub Date: October 2018

Looking for consensus on one of the most divisive issues in sports   learn more...

link to catalog page, This Is Not Dixie
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This Is Not Dixie

Racist Violence in Kansas, 1861-1927

Author: Brent M. S. Campney
Pub Date: Cloth: 2015; Paper: September 2018

Imposing, enforcing, and resisting white supremacy in the Midwest   learn more...

link to catalog page, Chicago New Media, 1973-1992 Author: Jon Cates
Pub Date: November 2018

Light and vision from the vanguard of the new media revolution   learn more...

link to catalog page, Disruption in Detroit
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Disruption in Detroit

Autoworkers and the Elusive Postwar Boom

Author: Daniel J. Clark
Pub Date: October 2018

Waking up from our American Dream of 1950s Detroit   learn more...

link to catalog page, Dockworker Power
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Dockworker Power

Race and Activism in Durban and the San Francisco Bay Area

Author: Peter Cole
Pub Date: December 2018

Waterfront battles for rights and justice   learn more...

link to catalog page, Franklin D. Roosevelt
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Franklin D. Roosevelt

Road to the New Deal, 1882-1939

Author: Roger Daniels
Pub Date: Cloth: 2015; Paper: September 2018

Volume One: Reappraising the rise of a political titan and his impact on the country he remade   learn more...

link to catalog page, Dixie Dewdrop
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Dixie Dewdrop

The Uncle Dave Macon Story

Author: Michael D. Doubler
Pub Date: September 2018

From Tennessee earth to hillbilly heaven with the grandfather of country music   learn more...

link to catalog page, The Revolt of the Black Athlete
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Author: Harry Edwards
Pub Date: September 2018

The Fiftieth Anniversary edition of the pioneering study of sport and struggle   learn more...

link to catalog page, Return to the City of Joseph
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Return to the City of Joseph

Modern Mormonism's Contest for the Soul of Nauvoo

Author: Scott C. Esplin
Pub Date: November 2018

The Midwest's Mormon Mecca and the question of "Whose Nauvoo?"   learn more...

link to catalog page, Bill Monroe
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Bill Monroe

The Life and Music of the Blue Grass Man

Author: Tom Ewing
Pub Date: Cloth: September 2018; Paper: February 2021

From cradle to great, the comprehensive real story of Bill Monroe   learn more...

link to catalog page, Back to the Dance Itself
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Back to the Dance Itself

Phenomenologies of the Body in Performance

Author: Edited with Essays by Sondra Fraleigh
Pub Date: November 2018

New phenomenological perspectives on dance and human development   learn more...

link to catalog page, Reshaping Women's History
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Reshaping Women's History

Voices of Nontraditional Women Historians

Author: Edited by Julie A. Gallagher and Barbara Winslow
Pub Date: October 2018

Eighteen unstoppable women and the quest to become a scholar   learn more...

link to catalog page, Women and Ideas in Engineering
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Women and Ideas in Engineering

Twelve Stories from Illinois

Author: Laura D. Hahn and Angela S. Wolters
Pub Date: August 2018

Celebrating challenges overcome, promising a brighter future   learn more...

link to catalog page, Hockey
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Hockey

A Global History

Author: Stephen Hardy and Andrew C. Holman
Pub Date: November 2018

Cold steel, cold war, and the epic of hockey   learn more...

link to catalog page, The Second Generation of African American Pioneers in Anthropology
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Author: Edited by Ira E. Harrison, Deborah Johnson-Simon, and Erica Lorraine Williams
Pub Date: November 2018

Portraits of critical figures left off the reading lists   learn more...

link to catalog page, Teaching Art, (Re)Imagining Identity
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Author: Edited by Laura Hetrick
Pub Date: November 2018

Encouraging art education's role in the construction of a self   learn more...

link to catalog page, Labor’s Mind
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Labor’s Mind

A History of Working-Class Intellectual Life

Author: Tobias Higbie
Pub Date: January 2019

Stoking the fires of inquiry and activism   learn more...

link to catalog page, Myths America Lives By
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Myths America Lives By

White Supremacy and the Stories That Give Us Meaning

Author: Richard T. Hughes
Pub Date: September 2018

Confronting and undoing the dark side of American identity   learn more...

link to catalog page, Scandinavians in Chicago
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Scandinavians in Chicago

The Origins of White Privilege in Modern America

Author: Erika K. Jackson
Pub Date: January 2019

The story of an immigrant group considered white on arrival   learn more...

link to catalog page, Lana and Lilly Wachowski
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Author: Cáel M. Keegan
Pub Date: November 2018

Sensing Transgender   learn more...

link to catalog page, Big Sister
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Big Sister

Feminism, Conservatism, and Conspiracy in the Heartland

Author: Erin M. Kempker
Pub Date: October 2018

Paranoia and the fight against women's equality   learn more...

link to catalog page, Bach Perspectives, Volume 12
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Bach Perspectives, Volume 12

Bach and the Counterpoint of Religion

Author: Edited by Robin A. Leaver
Pub Date: November 2018

Bach's music observed within the cross-currents of religion in the Eighteenth Century   learn more...

link to catalog page, A Nation of Immigrants Reconsidered
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A Nation of Immigrants Reconsidered

US Society in an Age of Restriction, 1924-1965

Author: Edited by Maddalena Marinari, Madeline Y. Hsu, and Maria Cristina Garcia
Pub Date: January 2019

Shedding light on a decades-long drama of immigration reform   learn more...

link to catalog page, Alice in Pornoland
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Alice in Pornoland

Hardcore Encounters with the Victorian Gothic

Author: Laura Helen Marks
Pub Date: November 2018

Victorian repression, sexual expression, porn obsession   learn more...

Making the World Safe for Workers

Labor, the Left, and Wilsonian Internationalism

Author: Elizabeth McKillen
Pub Date: Cloth: 2013; Paper: September 2018

Labor's contentious response to Woodrow Wilson's international agenda   learn more...

link to catalog page, Hildegard of Bingen
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Author: Honey Meconi
Pub Date: November 2018

Rediscovering the genius of the medieval composer, theologian, and visionary   learn more...

link to catalog page, Women at Work in Twenty-First-Century European Cinema
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Author: Barbara Mennel
Pub Date: February 2019

Europe's working women in film fantasy and sobering reality   learn more...

link to catalog page, The Public Infrastructure of Work and Play
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Author: Edited by Michael A. Pagano
Pub Date: October 2018

America's complex love-hate relationship with infrastructure   learn more...

link to catalog page, Assassins against the Old Order
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Assassins against the Old Order

Italian Anarchist Violence in Fin de Siècle Europe

Author: Nunzio Pernicone and Fraser M. Ottanelli
Pub Date: September 2018

Blowing up entrenched ideas of a radical movement   learn more...

link to catalog page, Baseball
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Baseball

A History of America's Game

Author: Benjamin G. Rader
Pub Date: November 2018

The pastime from its origins to analytics, now in an updated new edition   learn more...

link to catalog page, Women's Political Activism in Palestine
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Women's Political Activism in Palestine

Peacebuilding, Resistance, and Survival

Author: Sophie Richter-Devroe
Pub Date: October 2018

A sobering yet optimistic view of the ongoing struggle for Palestinian liberation   learn more...

link to catalog page, The Man That Got Away
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The Man That Got Away

The Life and Songs of Harold Arlen

Author: Walter Rimler
Pub Date: Cloth: 2015; Paper: September 2018

Following the master songsmith along the Great White Way and the Yellow Brick Road   learn more...

link to catalog page, Cinematic Encounters
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Cinematic Encounters

Interviews and Dialogues

Author: Jonathan Rosenbaum
Pub Date: December 2018

The lively art of conversation with auteurs from Welles to Jarmusch   learn more...

link to catalog page, Remembering Lattimer
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Remembering Lattimer

Labor, Migration, and Race in Pennsylvania Anthracite Country

Author: Paul A. Shackel
Pub Date: October 2018

Coal country, anti-immigrant prejudice, and the meaning of a massacre   learn more...

Author: Marc Shell
Pub Date: Cloth: 2013; Paper: October 2018

A thoughtful exploration of the meanings and metaphors of American money   learn more...

link to catalog page, Voices of Drought
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Voices of Drought

The Politics of Music and Environment in Northeastern Brazil

Author: Michael B. Silvers
Pub Date: October 2018

How an environment creates popular music, and vice versa   learn more...

link to catalog page, Transforming Women’s Education
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Transforming Women’s Education

Liberal Arts and Music in Female Seminaries

Author: Jewel A. Smith
Pub Date: February 2019

Groundbreaking schools at the forefront of musical and educational change   learn more...

link to catalog page, Slapstick Modernism
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Slapstick Modernism

Chaplin to Kerouac to Iggy Pop

Author: William Solomon
Pub Date: Cloth: 2016; Paper: September 2018

Linking the literary, the lunatic, and the loud   learn more...

link to catalog page, The Social Worlds of Nineteenth-Century Chamber Music
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Author: Marie Sumner Lott
Pub Date: Cloth: 2015; Paper: September 2018

How the musical culture surrounding chamber music influenced artists and works   learn more...

link to catalog page, When the Light Is Fire
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When the Light Is Fire

Maasai Schoolgirls in Contemporary Kenya

Author: Heather D. Switzer
Pub Date: October 2018

Teasing out the entanglement of vulnerability and empowerment in girls' lives   learn more...

link to catalog page, Beyond Bach
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Beyond Bach

Music and Everyday Life in the Eighteenth Century

Author: Andrew Talle
Pub Date: Cloth: 2017; Paper: August 2018

When Bach was just another hard-working composer   learn more...

link to catalog page, Lincoln's Confidant
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Lincoln's Confidant

The Life of Noah Brooks

Author: Wayne C. Temple Edited by Douglas L. Wilson and Rodney O. Davis
Pub Date: February 2019

The unknown story of one of Lincoln's closest friendships   learn more...

link to catalog page, Teaching with Digital Humanities
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Teaching with Digital Humanities

Tools and Methods for Nineteenth-Century American Literature

Author: Edited by Jennifer Travis and Jessica DeSpain
Pub Date: November 2018

How to use and build digital projects and how to incorporate into already established curriculum   learn more...

link to catalog page, Syrian and Lebanese Patrícios in São Paulo
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Author: Oswaldo Truzzi
Pub Date: September 2018

The untold story of a Brazilian immigrant community   learn more...

link to catalog page, To Live Here, You Have to Fight
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To Live Here, You Have to Fight

How Women Led Appalachian Movements for Social Justice

Author: Jessica Wilkerson
Pub Date: January 2019

Working poor women, feminist activism, and the birth of a new era of grassroots empowerment   learn more...