Spring 2019


Spring 2019


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A World without Borders, 2018. Technique: Acrylic on Bark Paper. Aztec Náhuatl. Artist: Nicolás De Jesús.

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Latin American Migrations to the U.S. Heartland

Changing Social Landscapes in Middle America

Author: Edited by Linda Allegro and Andrew Grant Wood
Pub Date: Cloth: 2013; Paper: February 2019

New perspectives on Latin American migration to the interior United States   learn more...

link to catalog page, Leonard Bernstein and the Language of Jazz
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Author: Katherine Baber
Pub Date: March 2019

Shaping jazz into symphonies and show tunes—only in America   learn more...

link to catalog page, Diary of a Philosophy Student
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Author: Simone de Beauvoir
Pub Date: Cloth: June 2019; Paper: February 2021

With the foundational feminist thinker as she accepts "the great adventure of being me"   learn more...

link to catalog page, Fostering on the Farm
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Fostering on the Farm

Child Placement in the Rural Midwest

Author: Megan Birk
Pub Date: Cloth: 2015; Paper: February 2019

Shedding light on a somber chapter in the history of American childhood   learn more...

link to catalog page, To Turn the Whole World Over
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To Turn the Whole World Over

Black Women and Internationalism

Author: Edited by Keisha N. Blain and Tiffany M. Gill
Pub Date: March 2019

Expanding the contours of black internationalism   learn more...

link to catalog page, Rethinking American Music
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Author: Edited by Tara Browner and Thomas L. Riis
Pub Date: March 2019

Eclectic topics, cutting-edge research, and America's musical heritage   learn more...

link to catalog page, Hostile Heartland
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Hostile Heartland

Racism, Repression, and Resistance in the Midwest

Author: Brent M. S. Campney
Pub Date: July 2019

Retracing the contours of racist violence beyond the South   learn more...

link to catalog page, Cultural Sustainabilities
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Cultural Sustainabilities

Music, Media, Language, Advocacy

Author: Edited by Timothy J. Cooley
Pub Date: April 2019

A daring interdisciplinary journey into the nexus of the humanities and ecological science   learn more...

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

The War Years, 1939-1945

Author: Roger Daniels
Pub Date: Cloth: 2016; Paper: March 2019

Volume Two: Reexamining how FDR twice re-won the presidency while managing diplomacy and military strategy during World War II   learn more...

link to catalog page, Critical Digital Humanities
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Critical Digital Humanities

The Search for a Methodology

Author: James E. Dobson
Pub Date: March 2019

Critical theory, computational science, and a new path of humanistic inquiry   learn more...

link to catalog page, Clear It with Sid!
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Clear It with Sid!

Sidney R. Yates and Fifty Years of Presidents, Pragmatism, and Public Service

Author: Michael C. Dorf and George Van Dusen
Pub Date: May 2019

Ten presidents, eight Speakers, one political powerhouse   learn more...

link to catalog page, Death to Fascism
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Death to Fascism

Louis Adamic's Fight for Democracy

Author: John P. Enyeart
Pub Date: July 2019

Reclaiming the life of a progressive visionary   learn more...

link to catalog page, Black Huntington
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Black Huntington

An Appalachian Story

Author: Cicero M. Fain III
Pub Date: May 2019

How African Americans thrived in a West Virginia city   learn more...

link to catalog page, Building the Black Arts Movement
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Building the Black Arts Movement

Hoyt Fuller and the Cultural Politics of the 1960s

Author: Jonathan Fenderson
Pub Date: April 2019

A revolution in African American culture and the figure who helped bring it to fruition   learn more...

link to catalog page, Homeland Maternity
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Homeland Maternity

US Security Culture and the New Reproductive Regime

Author: Natalie Fixmer-Oraiz
Pub Date: March 2019

Motherhood and motherland in contemporary America   learn more...

link to catalog page, Thunder from the Right
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Thunder from the Right

Ezra Taft Benson in Mormonism and Politics

Author: Edited by Matthew L. Harris
Pub Date: March 2019

Controversy, conservatism, and conspiracy in the life of a Mormon leader   learn more...

link to catalog page, A Hero on Mount St. Helens
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A Hero on Mount St. Helens

The Life and Legacy of David A. Johnston

Author: Melanie Holmes
Pub Date: May 2019

A geologist, a volcano, and a historic disaster   learn more...

link to catalog page, Chicana/o and Latina/o Fiction
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Chicana/o and Latina/o Fiction

The New Memory of Latinidad

Author: Ylce Irizarry
Pub Date: Cloth: 2016; Paper: March 2019

Reading the stories Chicanas/os and Latinas/os remember about themselves   learn more...

link to catalog page, Butterflies of Illinois Author: Michael R. Jeffords, Susan L. Post, and James R. Wiker
Pub Date: May 2019

The comprehensive illustrated guide to butterflies in the Prairie State   learn more...

link to catalog page, Mormons, Musical Theater, and Belonging in America
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Author: Jake Johnson
Pub Date: July 2019

Using others' voices to bring one closer to God   learn more...

link to catalog page, The Third Sector
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The Third Sector

Community Organizations, NGOs, and Nonprofits

Author: Meghan Elizabeth Kallman and Terry Nichols Clark
Pub Date: Cloth: 2016; Paper: February 2019

The increasingly powerful constellation of groups at the crux of global affairs   learn more...

link to catalog page, The Taco Truck
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The Taco Truck

How Mexican Street Food Is Transforming the American City

Author: Robert Lemon
Pub Date: May 2019

Serving up new flavors of city life   learn more...

link to catalog page, Building Womanist Coalitions
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Building Womanist Coalitions

Writing and Teaching in the Spirit of Love

Author: Edited by Gary L. Lemons
Pub Date: April 2019

Harnessing the power of womanism in the classroom, the streets, and everyday life   learn more...

link to catalog page, Disrupting Kinship
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Disrupting Kinship

Transnational Politics of Korean Adoption in the United States

Author: Kimberly D. McKee
Pub Date: March 2019

Korean adoption and the legacies of gratitude   learn more...

link to catalog page, Radicals in the Heartland
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Radicals in the Heartland

The 1960s Student Protest Movement at the University of Illinois

Author: Michael V. Metz
Pub Date: March 2019

When change a long time coming arrived on the U. of I. campus   learn more...

link to catalog page, Collaborators for Emancipation
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Collaborators for Emancipation

Abraham Lincoln and Owen Lovejoy

Author: William F. Moore and Jane Ann Moore
Pub Date: Cloth: 2014; Paper: February 2019

A look at how the fruitful relationship between Lincoln and an abolitionist minister helped end slavery   learn more...

link to catalog page, Owen Lovejoy and the Coalition for Equality
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Owen Lovejoy and the Coalition for Equality

Clergy, African Americans, and Women United for Abolition

Author: Jane Ann Moore and William F. Moore
Pub Date: December 2019

An Illinois activist and his abolitionist alliance   learn more...

link to catalog page, Ilegal
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Ilegal

Reflexiones de un inmigrante indocumentado

Author: José Ángel N.
Pub Date: May 2019

Notas del indocumentado subterráneo, ahora disponible en una edición en español   learn more...

link to catalog page, Queer Timing
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Queer Timing

The Emergence of Lesbian Sexuality in Early Cinema

Author: Susan Potter
Pub Date: July 2019

A daring theoretical revision of feminist and queer perspectives   learn more...

link to catalog page, Peggy Glanville-Hicks
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Peggy Glanville-Hicks

Composer and Critic

Author: Suzanne Robinson
Pub Date: July 2019

A unique woman's unstoppable journey to the center of American music   learn more...

link to catalog page, Cinematic Encounters 2
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Cinematic Encounters 2

Portraits and Polemics

Author: Jonathan Rosenbaum
Pub Date: June 2019

The importance of fighting for, and about, films   learn more...

link to catalog page, Living Ethnomusicology
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Living Ethnomusicology

Paths and Practices

Author: Margaret Sarkissian and Ted Solís
Pub Date: June 2019

The first-ever ethnography of the discipline   learn more...

link to catalog page, Dancing Revolution
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Dancing Revolution

Bodies, Space, and Sound in American Cultural History

Author: Christopher J. Smith
Pub Date: May 2019

Using dance as a political language to unite and resist   learn more...

link to catalog page, The Journalist of Castro Street
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The Journalist of Castro Street

The Life of Randy Shilts

Author: Andrew E. Stoner
Pub Date: June 2019

The new biography of an iconic and controversial figure   learn more...

link to catalog page, The World in a City
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The World in a City

Multiethnic Radicalism in Early Twentieth-Century Los Angeles

Author: David M. Struthers
Pub Date: May 2019

How working people from around the world imagined a new Los Angeles   learn more...

link to catalog page, From Scratch
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From Scratch

Writings in Music Theory

Author: James Tenney Edited by Larry Polansky, Lauren Pratt, Robert Wannamaker, and Michael Winter
Pub Date: Cloth: 2015; Paper: February 2019

Essential music-theoretical writings from a giant of avant-garde composing   learn more...

link to catalog page, All Our Trials
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All Our Trials

Prisons, Policing, and the Feminist Fight to End Violence

Author: Emily L. Thuma
Pub Date: March 2019

A grassroots history of resistance to gender violence and the carceral state   learn more...

link to catalog page, Pacific Pioneers
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Pacific Pioneers

Japanese Journeys to America and Hawaii, 1850-80

Author: John E. Van Sant
Pub Date: May 2000

The lives and struggles of early Japanese settlers in Hawaii and the United States   learn more...

link to catalog page, Subject to Reality
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Subject to Reality

Women and Documentary Film

Author: Shilyh Warren
Pub Date: May 2019

Women's documentaries in film and feminist history   learn more...

link to catalog page, Ritual Soundings
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Ritual Soundings

Women Performers and World Religions

Author: Sarah Weiss
Pub Date: March 2019

Representing women’s traditions and re-envisioning comparative practices   learn more...

link to catalog page, Crime and Punishment in the Jim Crow South
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Author: Edited by Amy Louise Wood and Natalie J. Ring
Pub Date: April 2019

The history of white supremacy and criminal justice   learn more...