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Chicago



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, Chicago's Grand Midway

Chicago's Grand Midway

A Walk around the World at the Columbian Exposition

Author: Norman Bolotin with Christine Laing
Pub Date: June 2017

It happened at the World's Fair--roam the magnificent Midway and see for yourself   learn more...

link to catalog page, Neoliberal Chicago Author: Edited by Larry Bennett, Roberta Garner, and Euan Hague
Pub Date: January 2017

The neoliberal vision realized in an American city   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, Claiming Neighborhood

Claiming Neighborhood

New Ways of Understanding Urban Change

Author: John J. Betancur and Janet L. Smith
Pub Date: October 2016

How power and perception transforms the City of Neighborhoods   learn more...

link to catalog page, Painting the Gospel

Painting the Gospel

Black Public Art and Religion in Chicago

Author: Kymberly N. Pinder
Pub Date: March 2016

A full-color guide to the social and spiritual impact of African American religious art   learn more...

link to catalog page, Prairie Crossing

Prairie Crossing

Creating an American Conservation Community

Author: John Scott Watson
Pub Date: March 2016

The vision and the reality of returning nature to the suburbs   learn more...

link to catalog page, Reverend Addie Wyatt

Reverend Addie Wyatt

Faith and the Fight for Labor, Gender, and Racial Equality

Author: Marcia Walker-McWilliams
Pub Date: October 2016

An extraordinary woman's struggle for the idea of equality as a universal, God-given right   learn more...

link to catalog page, Waiting for Buddy Guy

Waiting for Buddy Guy

Chicago Blues at the Crossroads

Author: Alan Harper
Pub Date: March 2016

Encounters with blues royalty   learn more...

link to catalog page, Before the Ivy

Before the Ivy

The Cubs' Golden Age in Pre-Wrigley Chicago

Author: Laurent Pernot
Pub Date: February 2015

The indomitable Cubs of baseball's early years   learn more...

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