Fall 2019


Fall 2019


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Cover art by Jennifer Fisher. Photo of Chicago by Jakub Soukup.

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link to catalog page, Negotiating Latinidad
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Negotiating Latinidad

Intralatina/o Lives in Chicago

Author: Frances R. Aparicio
Pub Date: October 2019

One family, multiple identities, and today's changing Latina/o world   learn more...

link to catalog page, Unsettled Scores
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Unsettled Scores

Politics, Hollywood, and the Film Music of Aaron Copland and Hanns Eisler

Author: Sally Bick
Pub Date: December 2019

Two legendary composers and high art's uneasy partnership with Hollywood   learn more...

link to catalog page, A History of the Ozarks, Volume 2
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A History of the Ozarks, Volume 2

The Conflicted Ozarks

Author: Brooks Blevins
Pub Date: October 2019

Slavery, civil war, and the birth of the modern Ozarks   learn more...

link to catalog page, Shared Selves
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Shared Selves

Latinx Memoir and Ethical Alternatives to Humanism

Author: Suzanne Bost
Pub Date: October 2019

Seeing life writing through a posthumanist lens   learn more...

link to catalog page, Over Here, Over There
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Over Here, Over There

Transatlantic Conversations on the Music of World War I

Author: Edited by William Brooks, Christina Bashford, and Gayle Magee
Pub Date: October 2019

Enlisting music to fight the war to end all wars   learn more...

link to catalog page, Island Gospel
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Island Gospel

Pentecostal Music and Identity in Jamaica and the United States

Author: Melvin L. Butler
Pub Date: November 2019

A rare look at Jamaican Pentecostals and their music   learn more...

link to catalog page, Writing Revolution
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Writing Revolution

Hispanic Anarchism in the United States

Author: Edited by Christopher J. Castañeda and Montse Feu
Pub Date: November 2019

Spanish-language print culture and the anarchist quest for a new world   learn more...

link to catalog page, Palestine on the Air Author: Karma R. Chavez
Pub Date: November 2019

Adding nuance to the Palestine-Israel issue   learn more...

link to catalog page, Blues Before Sunrise 2
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Blues Before Sunrise 2

Interviews from the Chicago Scene

Author: Steve Cushing
Pub Date: November 2019

Face-to-face with the blues, one more time   learn more...

link to catalog page, Dirty Jokes and Bawdy Songs
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Dirty Jokes and Bawdy Songs

The Uncensored Life of Gershon Legman

Author: Susan G. Davis
Pub Date: October 2019

Laughing in the gutter with the larger-than-life dean of blue humor   learn more...

link to catalog page, Black Sexual Economies
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Black Sexual Economies

Race and Sex in a Culture of Capital

Author: Edited by Adrienne D. Davis and the BSE Collective
Pub Date: September 2019

New thinking about taboo, outlaw, deviant, and subversive black sexuality   learn more...

link to catalog page, Gamelan Girls
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Gamelan Girls

Gender, Childhood, and Politics in Balinese Music Ensembles

Author: Sonja Lynn Downing
Pub Date: November 2019

The girls and young women reshaping gamelan in Bali   learn more...

link to catalog page, 100 Years of Women's Suffrage
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100 Years of Women's Suffrage

A University of Illinois Press Anthology

Author: Compiled by Dawn Durante
Pub Date: November 2019

Celebrating the work that women did and do to secure equal voting rights   learn more...

link to catalog page, Josephine Baker and Katherine Dunham
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Josephine Baker and Katherine Dunham

Dances in Literature and Cinema

Author: Hannah Durkin
Pub Date: August 2019

Two great artists creating new visions of black womanhood   learn more...

link to catalog page, Kansas City vs. Oakland
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Kansas City vs. Oakland

The Bitter Sports Rivalry That Defined an Era

Author: Matthew C. Ehrlich
Pub Date: September 2019

Chiefs-Raiders, Royals-A's, and the wildest time in American sports   learn more...

link to catalog page, Jean Toomer
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Jean Toomer

Race, Repression, and Revolution

Author: Barbara Foley
Pub Date: Cloth: 2014; Paperback: September 2019

Political and personal repression and its effect on the work of a Harlem Renaissance luminary   learn more...

link to catalog page, The Arithmetic of Listening
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The Arithmetic of Listening

Tuning Theory and History for the Impractical Musician

Author: Kyle Gann
Pub Date: September 2019

Tuning to new musical horizons   learn more...

link to catalog page, Lucrecia Martel
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Author: Gerd Gemünden
Pub Date: November 2019

A poetics of the senses   learn more...

link to catalog page, Earl Scruggs and Foggy Mountain Breakdown
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Earl Scruggs and Foggy Mountain Breakdown

The Making of an American Classic

Author: Thomas Goldsmith
Pub Date: October 2019

The breakneck banjo tune that became a song for the ages   learn more...

link to catalog page, Herndon on Lincoln
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Author: William H. Herndon, edited by Douglas L. Wilson and Rodney O. Davis
Pub Date: Cloth: February 2016; Paper: September 2019

The paperback edition of important primary source materials on Abraham Lincoln   learn more...

link to catalog page, Sophonisba Breckinridge
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Sophonisba Breckinridge

Championing Women's Activism in Modern America

Author: Anya Jabour
Pub Date: September 2019

The accomplished life and tireless work of a feminist educator and reformer   learn more...

link to catalog page, Joanna Russ
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Author: Gwyneth Jones
Pub Date: September 2019

The creative original who helped open the door to feminist SF   learn more...

link to catalog page, Reimagining Liberation
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Reimagining Liberation

How Black Women Transformed Citizenship in the French Empire

Author: Annette K. Joseph-Gabriel
Pub Date: January 2020

The work and thought of seven black women in the fight against colonialism   learn more...

link to catalog page, Traveling with Service Animals
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Traveling with Service Animals

By Air, Road, Rail, and Ship across North America

Author: Henry Kisor and Christine Goodier
Pub Date: September 2019

A first of its kind travel guide for human-animal partnerships   learn more...

link to catalog page, George Szell's Reign
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George Szell's Reign

Behind the Scenes with the Cleveland Orchestra

Author: Marcia Hansen Kraus
Pub Date: Cloth: October 2017; Paper: September 2019

Shaping dissonance into beauty with the master conductor   learn more...

link to catalog page, The Cashaway Psalmody
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The Cashaway Psalmody

Transatlantic Religion and Music in Colonial Carolina

Author: Stephen A. Marini
Pub Date: January 2020

Reviving spirit and music from the pages of a once-lost text   learn more...

link to catalog page, Kim Stanley Robinson
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Author: Robert Markley
Pub Date: November 2019

Terraforming humanity's futures with the Hugo and Nebula award-winning writer   learn more...

link to catalog page, Pacific Apostle
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Pacific Apostle

The 1920-21 Diary of David O. McKay in the Latter-day Saint Island Missions

Author: David O. McKay Edited by Reid L. Neilson and Carson V. Teuscher
Pub Date: January 2020

The day-by-day account of an epic spiritual quest   learn more...

link to catalog page, A Guru’s Journey
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A Guru’s Journey

Pandit Chitresh Das and Indian Classical Dance in Diaspora

Author: Sarah Morelli
Pub Date: December 2019

The work and art of a dance master in America   learn more...

link to catalog page, Emotional Bodies
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Emotional Bodies

The Historical Performativity of Emotions

Author: Edited by Dolores Martín-Moruno and Beatriz Pichel
Pub Date: December 2019

What emotional bodies teach us about past and present societies   learn more...

link to catalog page, Todd Solondz
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Author: Julian Murphet
Pub Date: August 2019

Black humor and red ink in the career of the independent filmmaker   learn more...

link to catalog page, Hungry Translations
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Hungry Translations

Relearning the World through Radical Vulnerability

Author: Richa Nagar
Pub Date: September 2019

A fearless new approach to the search for poetic and social justice   learn more...

link to catalog page, Raced to Death in 1920s Hawai i
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Raced to Death in 1920s Hawai i

Injustice and Revenge in the Fukunaga Case

Author: Jonathan Y. Okamura
Pub Date: September 2019

Racism and an infamous murder case in 1920s Hawai'i   learn more...

link to catalog page, The People's Money
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The People's Money

Pensions, Debt, and Government Services

Author: Edited by Michael A. Pagano
Pub Date: October 2019

Diagnosing and treating the fiscal ills afflicting America's cities   learn more...

link to catalog page, Black Cultural Production after Civil Rights
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Author: Edited by Robert J. Patterson
Pub Date: September 2019

The artistic response to triumph and ongoing struggle in the 1970s   learn more...

link to catalog page, On Trend
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On Trend

The Business of Forecasting the Future

Author: Devon Powers
Pub Date: October 2019

Prophets churning profits in the mysterious world of trend professionals   learn more...

Grounds of Engagement

Apartheid-Era African American and South African Writing

Author: Stéphane Robolin
Pub Date: Cloth: September 2015; Paper: September 2019

The interplay between space, place, and race   learn more...

link to catalog page, Rocking the Closet
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Rocking the Closet

How Little Richard, Johnnie Ray, Liberace, and Johnny Mathis Queered Pop Music

Author: Vincent L. Stephens
Pub Date: November 2019

Pushing boundaries and blurring lines with an all-star bill of hitmakers   learn more...

link to catalog page, Defining Girlhood in India
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Defining Girlhood in India

A Transnational History of Sexual Maturity Laws

Author: Ashwini Tambe
Pub Date: November 2019

Tracking the moving boundary between girlhood and womanhood   learn more...

link to catalog page, Hierarchies of Care
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Hierarchies of Care

Girls, Motherhood, and Inequality in Peru

Author: Krista E. Van Vleet
Pub Date: November 2019

The politics of morality and the quest to live a good life   learn more...

link to catalog page, The Enforcers
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The Enforcers

How Little-Known Trade Reporters Exposed the Keating Five and Advanced Business Journalism

Author: Rob Wells
Pub Date: November 2019

Lessons from the past and business journalism's bold future   learn more...

link to catalog page, Hot Feet and Social Change
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Hot Feet and Social Change

African Dance and Diaspora Communities

Author: Edited by Kariamu Welsh, Esailama G. A. Diouf, and Yvonne Daniel
Pub Date: November 2019

Indelible stories of living African dance within the African diaspora   learn more...

link to catalog page, The Gold in the Rings
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The Gold in the Rings

The People and Events That Transformed the Olympic Games

Author: Stephen R. Wenn and Robert K. Barney
Pub Date: February 2020

The fascinating financial history of selling the Olympics   learn more...

link to catalog page, Blues Legacy
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Blues Legacy

Tradition and Innovation in Chicago

Author: David Whiteis
Pub Date: October 2019

Chicago blues artists performing against the backdrop of history   learn more...