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Walter Camp and the Creation of American Football

Walter Camp and the Creation of American Football

Roger R. Tamte

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780252041617
eISBN:
9780252050275
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041617.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

Existing football literature lacks an adequate history of the creation of American football, primarily because it fails to sufficiently examine individual human contributions, especially the ... More

In a Classroom of Their OwnThe Intersection of Race and Feminist Politics in All-Black Male Schools

In a Classroom of Their Own: The Intersection of Race and Feminist Politics in All-Black Male Schools

Keisha Lindsay

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780252041730
eISBN:
9780252050404
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041730.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

Many supporters of all-black male schools (ABMS) argue that they reduce black boys’ exposure to racist, “overly” feminized teachers. In casting black boys as victims of intersecting racial and ... More

Ugly DifferencesQueer Female Sexuality in the Underground

Ugly Differences: Queer Female Sexuality in the Underground

Yetta Howard

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780252041884
eISBN:
9780252050572
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041884.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

Ugly Differences explores queer female sexuality’s symbiotic relationship with ugliness and offers a way to see worth in ugliness as a generative category for reimagining the inhabitation of gender, ... More

A History of the Ozarks, Volume 1The Old Ozarks

A History of the Ozarks, Volume 1: The Old Ozarks

Brooks Blevins

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780252041914
eISBN:
9780252050602
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041914.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

A History of the Ozarks, Vol. I: The Old Ozarks is the first book-length account of life in the Ozark region of Missouri, Arkansas, and Oklahoma in the era before the Civil War. Placing the region’s ... More

Los RomerosRoyal Family of the Spanish Guitar

Los Romeros: Royal Family of the Spanish Guitar

Walter Aaron Clark

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780252041907
eISBN:
9780252050596
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041907.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Spanish émigré guitarist Celedonio Romero gave his American debut performance on a June evening in 1958. In the sixty years since, the Romero family—Celedonio, his wife Angelita, sons Celín, Pepe, ... More

Peruvian Lives across BordersPower, Exclusion, and Home

Peruvian Lives across Borders: Power, Exclusion, and Home

M. Cristina Alcalde

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780252041846
eISBN:
9780252050510
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041846.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

Peruvian Lives across Borders focuses on the transnational lives of middle and upper-class transnational Peruvians. Among the Peruvians whose migration trajectories this book examines, return as a ... More

Arthur C. Clarke

Arthur C. Clarke

Gary Westfahl

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780252041938
eISBN:
9780252050633
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041938.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

Despite extensive critical attention, Arthur C. Clarke’s distinctive science fiction has never been fully or properly understood. This study examines some of his lighthearted shorter works for the ... More

Black OperaHistory, Power, Engagement

Black Opera: History, Power, Engagement

Naomi André

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780252041921
eISBN:
9780252050619
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041921.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Opera

This is a book about thinking, interpreting, and writing about music in performance that incorporates how race, gender, sexuality, and nation help shape the analysis of opera today. Case-study operas ... More

Lingua CosmicaScience Fiction from around the World

Lingua Cosmica: Science Fiction from around the World

Dale Knickerbocker (ed.)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780252041754
eISBN:
9780252050428
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041754.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

Lingua Cosmica: Science Fiction from around the World consists of eleven scholarly essays on contemporary authors (born 1950 or later) of science fiction who publish in languages other than English, ... More

Pigskin NationHow the NFL Remade American Politics

Pigskin Nation: How the NFL Remade American Politics

Jesse Berrett

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780252041709
eISBN:
9780252050374
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041709.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

This book explores professional football’s rising popularity in the 1960s and its simultaneous promotion by the NFL as “what makes this country great.” Taking the NFL seriously as a producer of ... More

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