Fall 2021

Fall 2021

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link to catalog page, A History of the Ozarks, Volume 3 Author: Brooks Blevins
Pub Date: October 2021

The Ozarks from the late nineteenth century to the early twenty-first century   learn more...

A Respectable Spell

Transformations of Samba in Rio de Janeiro

Author: Carlos Sandroni
Pub Date: October 2021

Tracing the history of samba music in the early twentieth century   learn more...

link to catalog page, America’s Religious Crossroads

America’s Religious Crossroads

Faith and Community in the Emerging Midwest

Author: Stephen T. Kissel
Pub Date: December 2021

Religion's influence on the Old Northwest   learn more...

link to catalog page, An Atlas of Illinois Fishes

An Atlas of Illinois Fishes

150 Years of Change

Author: Brian A. Metzke, Brooks M. Burr, Leon C. Hinz Jr., Lawrence M. Page, and Christopher A. Taylor
Pub Date: February 2022

A scientific and visually spectacular guide to every fish species in Illinois   learn more...

link to catalog page, Arousing Sense

Arousing Sense

Recipes for Workshopping Sensory Experience

Author: Tomie Hahn
Pub Date: October 2021

Using the senses to open our minds to creativity and learning   learn more...

Black Indians and Freedmen

The African Methodist Episcopal Church and Indigenous Americans, 1816-1916

Author: Christina Dickerson-Cousin
Pub Date: December 2021

The union of Native Americans and a black church institution   learn more...

link to catalog page, Charles Ives's Concord
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Charles Ives's Concord

Essays after a Sonata

Author: Kyle Gann
Pub Date: Cloth: June 2017; Paper: August 2021

A revolutionary exploration of Ives' transcendent masterpiece   learn more...

Cheffes de Cuisine

Women and Work in the Professional French Kitchen

Author: Rachel E. Black
Pub Date: October 2021

A rare woman’s-eye-view of working in the professional French kitchen   learn more...

link to catalog page, Citizen Spielberg Author: Lester D. Friedman
Pub Date: January 2022

Unpacking a legendary film career   learn more...

link to catalog page, COMPUGIRLS


How Girls of Color Find and Define Themselves in the Digital Age

Author: Kimberly A. Scott
Pub Date: October 2021

Cultivating the potential for hope, technological acumen, and social change in girls of color   learn more...

link to catalog page, Dangerous Ideas on Campus

Dangerous Ideas on Campus

Sex, Conspiracy, and Academic Freedom in the Age of JFK

Author: Matthew C. Ehrlich
Pub Date: November 2021

What two controversies tell us about academia and America, then and now   learn more...

link to catalog page, Dhol


Drummers, Identities, and Modern Punjab

Author: Gibb Schreffler
Pub Date: December 2021

Writing the drummers into the story of contemporary dhol   learn more...

link to catalog page, Dressed for Freedom

Dressed for Freedom

The Fashionable Politics of American Feminism

Author: Einav Rabinovitch-Fox
Pub Date: October 2021

Feminism’s link to fashion from the 1890s to the 1970s   learn more...

link to catalog page, Elliott Carter Speaks

Elliott Carter Speaks

Unpublished Lectures

Author: Elliott Carter Edited and with an Introduction by Laura Emmery
Pub Date: December 2021

Revelatory talks by the Pulitzer Prize-winning composer   learn more...

Energy Never Dies

Afro-Optimism and Creativity in Chicago

Author: Ayana Contreras
Pub Date: December 2021

The undefeatable culture of Black Chicago, past and present   learn more...

Eugene England

A Mormon Liberal

Author: Kristine L. Haglund
Pub Date: November 2021

Understanding the life and ideas of the controversial intellectual   learn more...

For a Just and Better World

Engendering Anarchism in the Mexican Borderlands, 1900-1938

Author: Sonia Hernández
Pub Date: November 2021

Mexico's women activists living their ideals   learn more...

link to catalog page, From Slave Cabins to the White House
E-book Sale: $14.95

From Slave Cabins to the White House

Homemade Citizenship in African American Culture

Author: Koritha Mitchell
Pub Date: Cloth: August 2020; Paper: August 2021

African American mothers and wives navigating double standards   learn more...

link to catalog page, Harry T. Burleigh
E-book Sale: $14.95

Harry T. Burleigh

From the Spiritual to the Harlem Renaissance

Author: Jean E. Snyder
Pub Date: Cloth: March 2016; Paper: August 2021

Reclaiming the unique life and soaring art of an essential American composer   learn more...

link to catalog page, Interviews with American Composers

Interviews with American Composers

Barney Childs in Conversation

Author: Barney Childs Edited by Virginia Anderson
Pub Date: January 2022

Twenty-three influential composers, in their own words   learn more...

link to catalog page, Journalism and Jim Crow

Journalism and Jim Crow

White Supremacy and the Black Struggle for a New America

Author: Edited by Kathy Roberts Forde and Sid Bedingfield
Pub Date: November 2021

A pioneering work on the role of the press in building--and opposing--Jim Crow   learn more...

Julia de Burgos

La creación de un ícono puertorriqueño

Author: Vanessa Pérez-Rosario
Pub Date: January 2021

La biografía de la escritora y activista puertorriqueña, ahora disponible en español   learn more...

link to catalog page, Labor's End

Labor's End

How the Promise of Automation Degraded Work

Author: Jason Resnikoff
Pub Date: December 2021

Seeing automation as an ideology instead of a technology   learn more...

link to catalog page, Listening to Bob Dylan Author: Larry Starr
Pub Date: September 2021

Experiencing and re-experiencing Dylan's music   learn more...

link to catalog page, Lying in the Middle

Lying in the Middle

Musical Theater and Belief at the Heart of America

Author: Jake Johnson
Pub Date: September 2021

Imagining a better world from regional and local stages across the nation   learn more...

link to catalog page, Movie Mavens

Movie Mavens

US Newspaper Women Take On the Movies, 1914-1923

Author: Edited by Richard Abel
Pub Date: October 2021

An anthology of women's writing from the early era of film   learn more...

link to catalog page, Music as Mao's Weapon

Music as Mao's Weapon

Remembering the Cultural Revolution

Author: Lei X. Ouyang
Pub Date: January 2021

Music, memory, and a legacy of extremes   learn more...

link to catalog page, Out of This World

Out of This World

Speculative Fiction in Translation from the Cold War to the New Millennium

Author: Rachel S. Cordasco
Pub Date: December 2021

A reference guide to science fiction and fantasy in English translation   learn more...

link to catalog page, Peace Be Still

Peace Be Still

How James Cleveland and the Angelic Choir Created a Gospel Classic

Author: Robert M. Marovich
Pub Date: November 2021

The story of a historic Black gospel recording   learn more...

link to catalog page, Performing Environmentalisms

Performing Environmentalisms

Expressive Culture and Ecological Change

Author: Edited by John Holmes McDowell, Katherine Borland, Rebecca Dirksen, and Sue Tuohy
Pub Date: September 2021

Essays on the artistic response of traditional peoples to environmental peril   learn more...

link to catalog page, Politics as Sound

Politics as Sound

The Washington, DC, Hardcore Scene, 1978-1983

Author: Shayna L. Maskell
Pub Date: September 2021

When punk rock and politics collided in the nation's capital   learn more...

link to catalog page, Puerto Rican Chicago

Puerto Rican Chicago

Schooling the City, 1940-1977

Author: Mirelsie Velázquez
Pub Date: January 2022

How education helped build a community   learn more...

link to catalog page, Queer Country Author: Shana Goldin-Perschbacher
Pub Date: January 2022

Searching for a place within country and Americana music   learn more...

link to catalog page, Restless Pilgrim

Restless Pilgrim

Andrew Jenson’s Quest for Latter-day Saint History

Author: Reid L. Neilson and Scott D. Marianno
Pub Date: December 2021

A self-taught historian's enormous impact on Latter-day Saint history   learn more...

link to catalog page, Tania León’s Stride

Tania León’s Stride

A Polyrhythmic Life

Author: Alejandro L. Madrid
Pub Date: November 2021

A new biography of the classical music artist   learn more...

link to catalog page, The Poetics of Difference

The Poetics of Difference

Queer Feminist Forms in the African Diaspora

Author: Mecca Jamilah Sullivan
Pub Date: September 2021

Black women artists, writers, and performers, and their theories of intersectionality   learn more...

link to catalog page, The Sounds of Place

The Sounds of Place

Music and the American Cultural Landscape

Author: Denise Von Glahn
Pub Date: September 2021

The role of place in works by fourteen American composers   learn more...

link to catalog page, The Spirit of Soul Food

The Spirit of Soul Food

Race, Faith, and Food Justice

Author: Christopher Carter
Pub Date: November 2021

Soul food's past and a new vision of its future   learn more...

link to catalog page, Through Words and Deeds

Through Words and Deeds

Polish and Polish American Women in History

Author: Edited by John J. Bukowczyk
Pub Date: August 2021

Seven centuries of extraordinary women   learn more...

link to catalog page, Vardis Fisher

Vardis Fisher

A Mormon Novelist

Author: Michael Austin
Pub Date: November 2021

Untangling a writer's complicated legacy   learn more...