Spring 2018


Spring 2018


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ON THE COVER:
Capt. Charity Adams drills her company at the first WAAC Training Center, Fort Des Moines, Iowa, May 1943 (National Archives, 111-SC-238651).

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Peruvian Lives across Borders

Power, Exclusion, and Home

Author: M. Cristina Alcalde
Pub Date: May 2018

Peruvian migrants and their baggage   learn more...

Black Opera

History, Power, Engagement

Author: Naomi André
Pub Date: May 2018

A musical challenge to our view of the past   learn more...

link to catalog page, In Search of Belonging

In Search of Belonging

Latinas, Media, and Citizenship

Author: Jillian M. Báez
Pub Date: March 2018

What Latinas seek, and see, of themselves in the media   learn more...

Pigskin Nation

How the NFL Remade American Politics

Author: Jesse Berrett
Pub Date: April 2018

The incendiary union of two all-American institutions   learn more...

link to catalog page, Mayor Harold Washington

Mayor Harold Washington

Champion of Race and Reform in Chicago

Author: Roger Biles
Pub Date: May 2018

The provocative new biography of the man who fought to transform a city   learn more...

Author: Brooks Blevins
Pub Date: June 2018

The Ozarks before they were the Ozarks   learn more...

link to catalog page, Glory in Their Spirit

Glory in Their Spirit

How Four Black Women Took On the Army during World War II

Author: Sandra M. Bolzenius
Pub Date: April 2018

The home-front battle that shook the military   learn more...

link to catalog page, Quakers and Abolition Author: Edited by Brycchan Carey and Geoffrey Plank
Pub Date: Cloth: 2014; Paper: 2018

The controversies that roiled the Quaker antislavery movement   learn more...

Creating the Land of Lincoln

The History and Constitutions of Illinois, 1778-1870

Author: Frank Cicero Jr.
Pub Date: March 2018

How three constitutions built the modern Prairie State   learn more...

Los Romeros

Royal Family of the Spanish Guitar

Author: Walter Aaron Clark
Pub Date: August 2018

The fascinante biography of a musical dynasty   learn more...

link to catalog page, New Media Futures

New Media Futures

The Rise of Women in the Digital Arts

Author: Edited by Donna Cox, Ellen Sandor, and Janine Fron
Pub Date: May 2018

Blazing artistic trails through the digital age   learn more...

Author: Steve Cushing
Pub Date: March 2018

An updated edition of the acclaimed collection with new, rare interviews   learn more...

link to catalog page, Rape in Chicago

Rape in Chicago

Race, Myth, and the Courts

Author: Dawn Rae Flood
Pub Date: Cloth: 2012; Paper: 2017

Evolving strategies against rape in Chicago courts   learn more...

link to catalog page, The Mexican Revolution in Chicago

The Mexican Revolution in Chicago

Immigration Politics from the Early Twentieth Century to the Cold War

Author: John H. Flores
Pub Date: March 2018

How a revolutionary generation shaped a landmark Mexican American community   learn more...

The Labor of Care

Filipina Migrants and Transnational Families in the Digital Age

Author: Valerie Francisco-Menchavez
Pub Date: April 2018

Together but apart in a globalized world   learn more...

link to catalog page, Pink-Slipped

Pink-Slipped

What Happened to Women in the Silent Film Industries?

Author: Jane M. Gaines
Pub Date: March 2018

Film history's most baffling fade to black   learn more...

Neo-Passing

Performing Identity after Jim Crow

Author: Edited by Mollie Godfrey and Vershawn Ashanti Young
Pub Date: March 2018

Crossing old boundaries to create new identities   learn more...

link to catalog page, Sounds of the New Deal

Sounds of the New Deal

The Federal Music Project in the West

Author: Peter Gough
Pub Date: Cloth: 2015; Paper: 2018

How the music of the people--all people--triumphed and reshaped America   learn more...

link to catalog page, Spirituals and the Birth of a Black Entertainment Industry Author: Sandra Jean Graham
Pub Date: March 2018

Showbiz shaping sacred song’s soaring success   learn more...

link to catalog page, The Fight for Asian American Civil Rights

The Fight for Asian American Civil Rights

Liberal Protestant Activism, 1900-1950

Author: Sarah M. Griffith
Pub Date: March 2018

The religious underpinnings of a forgotten civil rights conflict   learn more...

Muncie, India(na)

Middletown and Asian America

Author: Himanee Gupta-Carlson
Pub Date: February 2018

An Indian American's perspective on the typical American community   learn more...

Ugly Differences

Queer Female Sexuality in the Underground

Author: Yetta Howard
Pub Date: May 2018

Ugliness as both physical appearance and identity   learn more...

link to catalog page, Illini Loyalty

Illini Loyalty

The University of Illinois

Author: Photographs by Larry Kanfer
Pub Date: Cloth: 2011; Paper: 2018

The artistry and atmosphere of the U. of I. campus   learn more...

link to catalog page, Women Have Always Worked

Women Have Always Worked

A Concise History

Author: Alice Kessler-Harris
Pub Date: June 2018

Updating the foundational book on women at work   learn more...

link to catalog page, Lingua Cosmica

Lingua Cosmica

Science Fiction from around the World

Author: Edited by Dale Knickerbocker
Pub Date: May 2018

Forging a new canon for international SF   learn more...

link to catalog page, Michael Bay Author: Lutz Koepnick
Pub Date: March 2018

World Cinema in the Age of Populism   learn more...

In a Classroom of Their Own

The Intersection of Race and Feminist Politics in All-Black Male Schools

Author: Keisha Lindsay
Pub Date: April 2018

Antifeminist and antiracist currents within an education reform movement   learn more...

link to catalog page, We Are What We Drink

We Are What We Drink

The Temperance Battle in Minnesota

Author: Sabine N. Meyer
Pub Date: Cloth: 2015; Paper: 2017

Identity formation and the power of place in the shaping of history   learn more...

link to catalog page, Blood, Sweat, and Fear

Blood, Sweat, and Fear

Violence at Work in the North American Auto Industry, 1960-80

Author: Jeremy Milloy
Pub Date: October 2017

The paradigm shift in workplace violence during an era of change   learn more...

Right to the Juke Joint

A Personal History of American Music

Author: Patrick B. Mullen
Pub Date: June 2018

Notes from a lifetime loving American music   learn more...

link to catalog page, Aesthetics and Technology in Building

Aesthetics and Technology in Building

The Twenty-First-Century Edition

Author: Pier Luigi Nervi
Pub Date: September 2018

Architectural visions of concrete and beauty   learn more...

link to catalog page, Becoming the Story

Becoming the Story

War Correspondents since 9/11

Author: Lindsay Palmer
Pub Date: January 2018

The dangerous new realities of reporting on war   learn more...

Frontiers of Labor

Comparative Histories of the United States and Australia

Author: Edited by Greg Patmore and Shelton Stromquist
Pub Date: April 2018

How workers' experience in two countries illuminates important issues in labor history   learn more...

Black Public History in Chicago

Civil Rights Activism from World War II into the Cold War

Author: Ian Rocksborough-Smith
Pub Date: June 2018

How black public historians fought for civil rights in the Windy City   learn more...

link to catalog page, Complaint

Complaint

Grievance among Friends

Author: Avital Ronell
Pub Date: April 2018

An intellectual feast of carp, grouse, and fine whine   learn more...

link to catalog page, Bluegrass Generation Author: Neil V. Rosenberg
Pub Date: June 2018

Bean Blossom, banjos, and bluegrass becoming bluegrass   learn more...

Abbas Kiarostami

Expanded Second Edition

Author: Mehrnaz Saeed-Vafa and Jonathan Rosenbaum
Pub Date: April 2018

New conversations on the Iranian filmmaking legend   learn more...

Wired into Nature

The Telegraph and the North American Frontier

Author: James Schwoch
Pub Date: March 2018

A new American future written in dots and dashes   learn more...

link to catalog page, Creating the Big Ten

Creating the Big Ten

Courage, Corruption, and Commercialization

Author: Winton U. Solberg
Pub Date: January 2018

How an athletic conference turned college football into big business   learn more...

link to catalog page, Discriminating Sex

Discriminating Sex

White Leisure and the Making of the American "Oriental"

Author: Amy Sueyoshi
Pub Date: March 2018

The creation and evolution of a racial stereotype   learn more...

link to catalog page, Walter Camp and the Creation of American Football Author: Roger R. Tamte
Pub Date: April 2018

The man who turned a muddy scrum into athletic poetry   learn more...

link to catalog page, James Baldwin and the 1980s

James Baldwin and the 1980s

Witnessing the Reagan Era

Author: Joseph Vogel
Pub Date: April 2018

Rediscovering the iconic writer's lost decade   learn more...

link to catalog page, Media, Geopolitics, and Power

Media, Geopolitics, and Power

A View from the Global South

Author: Herman Wasserman
Pub Date: February 2018

South Africa's globalized media in the post-apartheid age   learn more...

link to catalog page, Arthur C. Clarke Author: Gary Westfahl
Pub Date: May 2018

The creative odyssey of the man who foresaw the future—and the present   learn more...

Author: Edited by Robert B. Winans
Pub Date: June 2018

West African precursors, African-Caribbean origins, North American journeys   learn more...

Migrant Marketplaces

Food and Italians in North and South America

Author: Elizabeth Zanoni
Pub Date: February 2018

Food forging identity in the Italian diaspora   learn more...