Fall 2017


Fall 2017


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link to catalog page, Across the Waves

Across the Waves

How the United States and France Shaped the International Age of Radio

Author: Derek W. Vaillant
Pub Date: November 2017

The static-filled history of a pioneering radio partnership between two nations   learn more...

link to catalog page, American Oligarchy

American Oligarchy

The Permanent Political Class

Author: Ron Formisano
Pub Date: October 2017

The new American Way of bribery, corruption, and self-aggrandizement   learn more...

link to catalog page, Animal Ethics for Veterinarians Author: Edited by Andrew Linzey and Clair Linzey
Pub Date: September 2017

Helping vets address ethical issues and make ethically informed judgments   learn more...

link to catalog page, Archibald Motley Jr. and Racial Reinvention

Archibald Motley Jr. and Racial Reinvention

The Old Negro in New Negro Art

Author: Phoebe Wolfskill
Pub Date: September 2017

The painter's struggle at the crossroads of artistic expression and social progress   learn more...

link to catalog page, Bach Perspectives, Volume 11

Bach Perspectives, Volume 11

J. S. Bach and His Sons

Author: Edited by Mary Oleskiewicz
Pub Date: December 2017

The sons who followed in the great composer’s footsteps   learn more...

link to catalog page, Beauty's Rigor

Beauty's Rigor

Patterns of Production in the Work of Pier Luigi Nervi

Author: Thomas Leslie
Pub Date: December 2017

The architecture and achievements of a twentieth-century master   learn more...

link to catalog page, Becoming Refugee American

Becoming Refugee American

The Politics of Rescue in Little Saigon

Author: Phuong Tran Nguyen
Pub Date: October 2017

How gratitude and longing forged a new kind of American   learn more...

link to catalog page, Building New Banjos for an Old-Time World Author: Richard Jones-Bamman
Pub Date: October 2017

Artisans building musical instruments and community   learn more...

link to catalog page, Building the Black Metropolis

Building the Black Metropolis

African American Entrepreneurship in Chicago

Author: Edited by Robert E. Weems Jr. and Jason P. Chambers
Pub Date: September 2017

How African Americans took care of business in a new city   learn more...

link to catalog page, Czech Bluegrass

Czech Bluegrass

Notes from the Heart of Europe

Author: Lee Bidgood
Pub Date: October 2017

Down home in Prague and Rakovník   learn more...

link to catalog page, Detroit's Cold War

Detroit's Cold War

The Origins of Postwar Conservatism

Author: Colleen Doody
Pub Date: Cloth: 2013; Paper: September 2017

An essential contribution to the history of anticommunism and postwar conservatism   learn more...

link to catalog page, Dizzy, Duke, Brother Ray, and Friends

Dizzy, Duke, Brother Ray, and Friends

On and Off the Record with Jazz Greats

Author: Lilian Terry
Pub Date: November 2017

The received word from a roster of legends   learn more...

link to catalog page, Don't Give Your Heart to a Rambler

Don't Give Your Heart to a Rambler

My Life with Jimmy Martin, the King of Bluegrass

Author: Barbara Martin Stephens
Pub Date: August 2017

Life with a legend against the backdrop of bluegrass's golden age   learn more...

link to catalog page, Dream Shot

Dream Shot

The Journey to a Wheelchair Basketball National Championship

Author: Josh Birnbaum
Pub Date: November 2017

Photographs of the uphill battles and crowning triumph of a storied athletic program   learn more...

link to catalog page, George Szell's Reign

George Szell's Reign

Behind the Scenes with the Cleveland Orchestra

Author: Marcia Hansen Kraus
Pub Date: October 2017

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

link to catalog page, Global Lynching and Collective Violence

Global Lynching and Collective Violence

Volume 2: The Americas and Europe

Author: Edited by Michael J. Pfeifer
Pub Date: October 2017

Informal justice, from warring nuns to Milwaukee skinheads   learn more...

link to catalog page, Global Tarantella

Global Tarantella

Reinventing Southern Italian Folk Music and Dances

Author: Incoronata Inserra
Pub Date: October 2017

How tarantella beguiled the world, and what happened next   learn more...

link to catalog page, Hillbilly Hellraisers

Hillbilly Hellraisers

Federal Power and Populist Defiance in the Ozarks

Author: J. Blake Perkins
Pub Date: October 2017

How Ozark residents have seen and lived resistance to the federal government   learn more...

link to catalog page, Humane Insight

Humane Insight

Looking at Images of African American Suffering and Death

Author: Courtney R. Baker
Pub Date: Cloth: 2015; Paper: August 2017

Looking anew at representations of pain in African American history   learn more...

link to catalog page, I Fight for a Living

I Fight for a Living

Boxing and the Battle for Black Manhood, 1880-1915

Author: Louis Moore
Pub Date: October 2017

Hardworking prizefighters and the battle against a racist America   learn more...

link to catalog page, Illini Legends, Lists, and Lore Author: Mike Pearson
Pub Date: September 2017

A fact-filled salute to over 130 years of athletic triumph   learn more...

link to catalog page, J. G. Ballard Author: D. Harlan Wilson
Pub Date: November 2017

The surrealist mindscapes of the New Wave innovator   learn more...

link to catalog page, Jan Švankmajer Author: Keith Leslie Johnson
Pub Date: December 2017

Animist cinema   learn more...

link to catalog page, Jazz Internationalism

Jazz Internationalism

Literary Afro-Modernism and the Cultural Politics of Black Music

Author: John Lowney
Pub Date: October 2017

Hearing jazz in Afro-modernist literature   learn more...

link to catalog page, Jobs and the Labor Force of Tomorrow

Jobs and the Labor Force of Tomorrow

Migration, Training, Education

Author: Edited by Michael A. Pagano
Pub Date: October 2017

What metropolitan workforces need to be—today and tomorrow   learn more...

link to catalog page, Just One of the Boys

Just One of the Boys

Female-to-Male Cross-Dressing on the American Variety Stage

Author: Gillian M. Rodger
Pub Date: January 2018

Manning up to take the stage by storm   learn more...

link to catalog page, Kelly Reichardt Author: Katherine Fusco and Nicole Seymour
Pub Date: December 2017

Emergency and the everyday   learn more...

Author: Edited by Leon Fink and Juan Manuel Palacio
Pub Date: January 2018

The origin of a modern cornerstone of labor relations   learn more...

link to catalog page, Ladies of the Ticker

Ladies of the Ticker

Women and Wall Street from the Gilded Age to the Great Depression

Author: George Robb
Pub Date: September 2017

Women who ran with the bulls and bears   learn more...

link to catalog page, Leaders of Their Race

Leaders of Their Race

Educating Black and White Women in the New South

Author: Sarah H. Case
Pub Date: October 2017

How two schools prepared women to modernize and reunify the South   learn more...

link to catalog page, Libby Larsen

Libby Larsen

Composing an American Life

Author: Denise Von Glahn
Pub Date: August 2017

The fullness of a life lived allegro   learn more...

Lost Legacy

The Mormon Office of Presiding Patriarch

Author: Irene M. Bates and E. Gary Smith
Pub Date: December 2017

An expanded edition of the award-winning history, with new material by E. Gary Smith   learn more...

link to catalog page, Making an Antislavery Nation

Making an Antislavery Nation

Lincoln, Douglas, and the Battle over Freedom

Author: Graham A. Peck
Pub Date: October 2017

How the politics and political stakes surrounding slavery transformed the country   learn more...

link to catalog page, Making Photography Matter

Making Photography Matter

A Viewer's History from the Civil War to the Great Depression

Author: Cara A. Finnegan
Pub Date: Cloth: 2015; Paper: 2017

How Americans grew to understand a new kind of visual experience   learn more...

link to catalog page, Marching Dykes, Liberated Sluts, and Concerned Mothers Author: Elizabeth Currans
Pub Date: October 2017

How today's women have redefined political and cultural protest   learn more...

link to catalog page, Music and Ideas in the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries Author: Claude V. Palisca
Pub Date: Cloth: 2006; Paper: October 2017

A masterful investigation of the close interrelationships between music and intellectual history   learn more...

link to catalog page, My Curious and Jocular Heroes

My Curious and Jocular Heroes

Tales and Tale-Spinners from Appalachia

Author: Loyal Jones
Pub Date: September 2017

A joyous blend of life story, learning, and lore   learn more...

link to catalog page, New Italian Migrations to the United States

New Italian Migrations to the United States

Vol. 2: Art and Culture since 1945

Author: Edited by Laura E. Ruberto and Joseph Sciorra
Pub Date: November 2017

How continual immigration changes Italian American art and culture   learn more...

link to catalog page, Newspaper Wars

Newspaper Wars

Civil Rights and White Resistance in South Carolina, 1935-1965

Author: Sid Bedingfield
Pub Date: August 2017

How journalists enlisted on both sides of the mid-century struggle   learn more...

link to catalog page, Noodle Soup

Noodle Soup

Recipes, Techniques, Obsession

Author: Ken Albala
Pub Date: February 2018

Spooning up dozens of fresh ideas for a comfort food staple   learn more...

link to catalog page, Race News

Race News

Black Journalists and the Fight for Racial Justice in the Twentieth Century

Author: Fred Carroll
Pub Date: November 2017

African American reporters covering history   learn more...

link to catalog page, Radio Utopia

Radio Utopia

Postwar Audio Documentary in the Public Interest

Author: Matthew C. Ehrlich
Pub Date: Cloth: 2011; Paper: August 2017

A stimulating study of how audio documentaries educated listeners while reflecting the political and cultural climate of post-war America   learn more...

link to catalog page, Recasting Folk in the Himalayas

Recasting Folk in the Himalayas

Indian Music, Media, and Social Mobility

Author: Stefan Fiol
Pub Date: October 2017

The clash of music and the modern world in an emerging Indian state   learn more...

link to catalog page, Replays, Rivalries, and Rumbles

Replays, Rivalries, and Rumbles

The Most Iconic Moments in American Sports

Author: Edited by Steven Gietschier
Pub Date: December 2017

Reviewing the play on your favorite classic moments in sports   learn more...

link to catalog page, Roll Over, Tchaikovsky!

Roll Over, Tchaikovsky!

Russian Popular Music and Post-Soviet Homosexuality

Author: Stephen Amico
Pub Date: Cloth: 2014; Paper: September 2017

Sex, the body, and pop music in modern urban Russia   learn more...

link to catalog page, Sewing the Fabric of Statehood

Sewing the Fabric of Statehood

Garment Unions, American Labor, and the Establishment of the State of Israel

Author: Adam M. Howard
Pub Date: December 2017

Tailoring a movement dedicated to the idea of a Jewish homeland   learn more...

link to catalog page, Shame

Shame

A Brief History

Author: Peter N. Stearns
Pub Date: October 2017

A bold look at a humbling emotion   learn more...

link to catalog page, Storytelling in Siberia

Storytelling in Siberia

The Olonkho Epic in a Changing World

Author: Robin P. Harris
Pub Date: November 2017

How the Sakha revived a near-extinct art form   learn more...

link to catalog page, Teaching with Tenderness

Teaching with Tenderness

Toward an Embodied Practice

Author: Becky Thompson
Pub Date: August 2017

A lesson plan for bringing higher awareness to education   learn more...

link to catalog page, The Banquet

The Banquet

Dining in the Great Courts of Late Renaissance Europe

Author: Ken Albala
Pub Date: Cloth: 2007; Paper: September 2017

A history of cooking and fine dining in Western Europe from 1520 to 1660   learn more...

link to catalog page, The Chicago Food Encyclopedia Author: Edited by Carol Mighton Haddix, Bruce Kraig, and Colleen Taylor Sen
Pub Date: September 2017

All things food--except ketchup--in the City of the Big Appetites   learn more...

link to catalog page, The Ethical Case against Animal Experiments Author: Edited by Andrew Linzey and Clair Linzey
Pub Date: January 2018

A bold challenge to human cruelty and indifference   learn more...

link to catalog page, The Latina/o Midwest Reader Author: Edited by Omar Valerio-Jiménez, Santiago Vaquera-Vásquez, and Claire F. Fox Afterword by Frances R. Aparicio
Pub Date: July 2017

The Latina/o experience in a changing Midwest   learn more...

link to catalog page, The Mormon Tabernacle Choir Author: Michael Hicks
Pub Date: Cloth: 2015; Paper: August 2017

The triumphant journey of a beloved musical institution   learn more...

link to catalog page, The Rise and Fall of the Associated Negro Press

The Rise and Fall of the Associated Negro Press

Claude Barnett’s Pan-African News and the Jim Crow Paradox

Author: Gerald Horne
Pub Date: August 2017

Publisher, diplomat, activist--the astonishing story of the first African American press baron   learn more...

link to catalog page, The Selected Papers of Jane Addams

The Selected Papers of Jane Addams

vol. 3: Creating Hull-House and an International Presence, 1889-1900

Author: Jane Addams Edited by Mary Lynn McCree Bryan, Maree de Angury, and Ellen Skerrett
Pub Date: January 2018

From neophyte to icon in eleven incredible years   learn more...

link to catalog page, The Voice in the Drum

The Voice in the Drum

Music, Language, and Emotion in Islamicate South Asia

Author: Richard K. Wolf
Pub Date: Cloth: 2014; Paper: 2017

Discovering how drums "speak" in South Asia   learn more...

link to catalog page, The Work of Mothering

The Work of Mothering

Globalization and the Filipino Diaspora

Author: Harrod J. Suarez
Pub Date: November 2017

Literature and film on Filipina women working overseas   learn more...

link to catalog page, Wes Anderson Author: Donna Kornhaber
Pub Date: September 2017

A collector's cinema   learn more...

link to catalog page, Women of the Storm

Women of the Storm

Civic Activism after Hurricane Katrina

Author: Emmanuel David
Pub Date: October 2017

New alliances, Southern culture, and the resurrection of New Orleans   learn more...