Spring 2021


Spring 2021


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link to catalog page, Afro-Nostalgia
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Afro-Nostalgia

Feeling Good in Contemporary Black Culture

Author: Badia Ahad-Legardy
Pub Date: April 2021

The past as a building block of a more affirming and hopeful future   learn more...

link to catalog page, The Black Intellectual Tradition

The Black Intellectual Tradition

African American Thought in the Twentieth Century

Author: Edited by Derrick P. Alridge, Cornelius L. Bynum, and James B. Stewart
Pub Date: August 2021

Considering the development and ongoing influence of Black thought   learn more...

link to catalog page, Unbinding Gentility
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Unbinding Gentility

Women Making Music in the Nineteenth-Century South

Author: Candace Bailey
Pub Date: April 2021

Hearing southern women in the pauses of history   learn more...

link to catalog page, The Mark of Slavery
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The Mark of Slavery

Disability, Race, and Gender in Antebellum America

Author: Jenifer L. Barclay
Pub Date: April 2021

Exploring the disability history of slavery   learn more...

link to catalog page, Diary of a Philosophy Student
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Author: Simone de Beauvoir
Pub Date: Cloth: November 2006; Paper: February 2021

The early life and thought of the French feminist philosopher   learn more...

link to catalog page, Philosophical Writings
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Author: Simone de Beauvoir
Pub Date: Cloth: February 2004; Paper: February 2021

The first complete, scholarly edition of Beauvoir's essays in English translation   learn more...

link to catalog page, Wartime Diary
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Author: Simone de Beauvoir
Pub Date: Cloth: December 2008; Paper: February 2021

Provocative insights into Beauvoir's philosophical and personal development during wartime   learn more...

link to catalog page, Feminist Writings
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Author: Simone de Beauvoir Edited by Margaret A. Simons and Marybeth Timmermann
Pub Date: Cloth: March 2015; Paper: February 2021

The philosopher's writings on, and engagement with, twentieth century feminism   learn more...

link to catalog page, Political Writings
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Author: Simone de Beauvoir
Pub Date: Cloth: July 2012; Paper: Feburary 2021

New translations illustrating Beauvoir's political engagement and cultural critique   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...

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Author: Simone de Beauvoir
Pub Date: Cloth: November 2011; Paper: February 2021

A landmark collection of Beauvoir's literary writings   learn more...

link to catalog page, Movie Workers

Movie Workers

The Women Who Made British Cinema

Author: Melanie Bell
Pub Date: July 2021

Rolling the credits on six decades of women in film   learn more...

link to catalog page, From Football to Soccer

From Football to Soccer

The Early History of the Beautiful Game in the United States

Author: Brian D. Bunk
Pub Date: July 2021

Rediscovering soccer's long history in the U.S.   learn more...

link to catalog page, A Matter of Moral Justice

A Matter of Moral Justice

Black Women Laundry Workers and the Fight for Justice

Author: Jenny Carson
Pub Date: July 2021

A long-overlooked group of workers and their battle for rights and dignity   learn more...

link to catalog page, Degrees of Difficulty
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Degrees of Difficulty

How Women's Gymnastics Rose to Prominence and Fell from Grace

Author: Georgia Cervin
Pub Date: June 2021

How the Cold War era changed the trajectory of women's gymnastics   learn more...

link to catalog page, Guide to Chicago's Twenty-First-Century Architecture
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Author: Chicago Architecture Center and John Hill
Pub Date: June 2021

Exploring a new century of architecture in the Windy City   learn more...

link to catalog page, Roger Zelazny
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Author: F. Brett Cox
Pub Date: May 2021

Challenging convention with the SF nonconformist   learn more...

link to catalog page, Technology and the Historian
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Technology and the Historian

Transformations in the Digital Age

Author: Adam Crymble
Pub Date: April 2021

Charting the evolution of practicing digital history   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, Photographic Presidents
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Photographic Presidents

Making History from Daguerreotype to Digital

Author: Cara A. Finnegan
Pub Date: May 2021

Defining the Chief Executive via flash powder and selfie sticks   learn more...

link to catalog page, Visual Alterity
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Visual Alterity

Seeing Difference in Cinema

Author: Randall Halle
Pub Date: March 2021

Reconsidering the dynamics of perception   learn more...

link to catalog page, Kusamira Music in Uganda

Kusamira Music in Uganda

Spirit Mediumship and Ritual Healing

Author: Peter J. Hoesing
Pub Date: August 2021

A performance culture of illness and wellness   learn more...

link to catalog page, Surviving Southampton

Surviving Southampton

African American Women and Resistance in Nat Turner's Community

Author: Vanessa M. Holden
Pub Date: July 2021

The local community around the Nat Turner rebellion   learn more...

link to catalog page, Fighting Visibility
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Fighting Visibility

Sports Media and Female Athletes in the UFC

Author: Jennifer McClearen
Pub Date: March 2021

Ultimate Fighting Championship and the present and future of women's sports   learn more...

link to catalog page, Americanaland
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Americanaland

Where Country & Western Met Rock 'n’ Roll

Author: John Milward
Pub Date: August 2021

A musical genre forever outside the lines   learn more...

link to catalog page, Homer Rodeheaver and the Rise of the Gospel Music Industry
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Author: Kevin Mungons and Douglas Yeo
Pub Date: June 2021

From tent revivals to radio and records with a gospel music innovator   learn more...

link to catalog page, Being La Dominicana

Being La Dominicana

Race and Identity in the Visual Culture of Santo Domingo

Author: Rachel Afi Quinn
Pub Date: July 2021

Dominican women being seen—and seeing themselves—in popular culture   learn more...

link to catalog page, La Voz Latina

La Voz Latina

Contemporary Plays and Performance Pieces by Latinas

Author: Edited by Elizabeth C. Ramírez and Catherine Casiano
Pub Date: Cloth: June 2011; Paper: March 2021

A timely collection of Latina performance pieces   learn more...

link to catalog page, Tennis

Tennis

A History from American Amateurs to Global Professionals

Author: Greg Ruth
Pub Date: July 2021

Analyzing how tennis turned pro   learn more...

link to catalog page, Spoon River America
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Spoon River America

Edgar Lee Masters and the Myth of the American Small Town

Author: Jason Stacy
Pub Date: May 2021

From Main Street to Stranger Things, how poetry changed our idea of small town life   learn more...

link to catalog page, Grand Army of Labor
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Grand Army of Labor

Workers, Veterans, and the Meaning of the Civil War

Author: Matthew E. Stanley
Pub Date: April 2021

Enlisting memory in a new fight for freedom   learn more...

link to catalog page, Exploring the Land of Lincoln
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Exploring the Land of Lincoln

The Essential Guide to Illinois Historic Sites

Author: Charles Titus
Pub Date: February 2021

Discovering Illinois through twenty of the state's most important places   learn more...

link to catalog page, Manifest Technique

Manifest Technique

Hip Hop, Empire, and Visionary Filipino American Culture

Author: Mark R. Villegas
Pub Date: July 2021

An obscured vanguard in hip hop   learn more...

link to catalog page, The Music of James Tenney

The Music of James Tenney

Volume 1: Contexts and Paradigms

Author: Robert Wannamaker
Pub Date: October 2021

Parsing the works of the experimental music pioneer   learn more...

link to catalog page, The Music of James Tenney

The Music of James Tenney

Volume 2: A Handbook to the Pieces

Author: Robert Wannamaker
Pub Date: October 2021

A work-by-work guide to the composer's groundbreaking music   learn more...

link to catalog page, Punks in Peoria
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Punks in Peoria

Making a Scene in the American Heartland

Author: Jonathan Wright and Dawson Barrett
Pub Date: June 2021

Punk rock culture in a preeminently average town   learn more...