History, State & Local



link to catalog page, Mayor Harold Washington
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Mayor Harold Washington

Champion of Race and Reform in Chicago

Author: Roger Biles
Pub Date: Cloth: June 2018; Paper: August 2020

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

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A History of the Ozarks, Volume 2

The Conflicted Ozarks

Author: Brooks Blevins
Pub Date: October 2019

Slavery, civil war, and the birth of the modern Ozarks   learn more...

Author: Brooks Blevins
Pub Date: Cloth: July 2018; Paper: September 2020

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

link to catalog page, Illinois History
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Author: Edited by Mark Hubbard
Pub Date: June 2018

Fascinating and foundational topics in state history   learn more...

link to catalog page, Cemeteries of Illinois
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Cemeteries of Illinois

A Field Guide to Markers, Monuments, and Motifs

Author: Hal Hassen and Dawn Cobb
Pub Date: June 2017

A first-of-its-kind illustrated guide   learn more...

link to catalog page, An Illini Place
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An Illini Place

Building the University of Illinois Campus

Author: Lex Tate and John Franch
Pub Date: May 2017

The grand plans and intimate stories behind the creation of a classic American campus   learn more...

link to catalog page, The Loyal West
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The Loyal West

Civil War and Reunion in Middle America

Author: Matthew E. Stanley
Pub Date: February 2017

How an American borderland broke apart and pulled back together   learn more...

link to catalog page, Corrupt Illinois
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Corrupt Illinois

Patronage, Cronyism, and Criminality

Author: Thomas J. Gradel and Dick Simpson
Pub Date: February 2015

Kindling a fire to clear the tangled undergrowth of Illinois politics   learn more...

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High Mountains Rising

Appalachia in Time and Place

Author: Edited by Richard A. Straw and H. Tyler Blethen
Pub Date: May 2004

A collection of 14 original essays covering the major issues in Appalachian history and culture   learn more...

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Becoming Citizens

The Emergence and Development of the California Women's Movement, 1880-1911

Author: Gayle Gullett
Pub Date: 2000

A women's history of progressivism and reform in the Golden State   learn more...