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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

Black Public History in ChicagoCivil Rights Activism from World War II into the Cold War

Black Public History in Chicago: Civil Rights Activism from World War II into the Cold War

Ian Rocksborough-Smith

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780252041662
eISBN:
9780252050336
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041662.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

This book examines how various black Chicagoans used public history to engage with civil rights struggles. Numerous efforts to promote and teach this history demonstrated how dissident left-wing ... More

The Labor of CareFilipina Migrants and Transnational Families in the Digital Age

The Labor of Care: Filipina Migrants and Transnational Families in the Digital Age

Valerie Francisco-Menchavez

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780252041723
eISBN:
9780252050398
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041723.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

Anchored in the experiences and lives of Filipina migrants and their families in the Philippines, the main objective of this book is to make visible all of the forms, roles and definitions of social ... More

Frontiers of LaborComparative Histories of the United States and Australia

Frontiers of Labor: Comparative Histories of the United States and Australia

Greg Patmore and Shelton Stromquist (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780252041839
eISBN:
9780252050503
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041839.001.0001
Subject:
History, Economic History

Australia and the United States have long been recognized as fertile fields for comparative history. Both the United States and the Australian colonies were “frontier societies” with considerable ... More

James Baldwin and the 1980sWitnessing the Reagan Era

James Baldwin and the 1980s: Witnessing the Reagan Era

Joseph Vogel

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780252041747
eISBN:
9780252050411
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041747.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

Few literary figures are as commonly referenced in contemporary culture as James Baldwin. In the wake of the Black Lives Matter movement, the election of Donald Trump, and daily debates about walls, ... More

The Mexican Revolution in ChicagoImmigration Politics from the Early Twentieth Century to the Cold War

The Mexican Revolution in Chicago: Immigration Politics from the Early Twentieth Century to the Cold War

John H. Flores

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780252041808
eISBN:
9780252050473
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041808.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This book examines the political, labor, and assimilation history of Mexican immigrants in metropolitan Chicago during the first half of the twentieth century. Beginning in the mid-1920s and ... More

Migrant MarketplacesFood and Italians in North and South America

Migrant Marketplaces: Food and Italians in North and South America

Elizabeth Zanoni

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780252041655
eISBN:
9780252050329
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041655.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

Migrant Marketplaces explores how connections between Italian people and foods in Italy, the United States, and Argentina influenced migrants’ consumer experiences and identities in New York and ... More

Creating the Land of LincolnThe History and Constitutions of Illinois, 1778-1870

Creating the Land of Lincoln: The History and Constitutions of Illinois, 1778-1870

Frank Cicero Jr.

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780252041679
eISBN:
9780252050343
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041679.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

This book links the state constitutions of Illinois to Abraham Lincoln’s legacy amendments to the U.S. Constitution. Beginning with Euro-American settlement in the region that would become Illinois, ... More

The Fight for Asian American Civil RightsLiberal Protestant Activism, 1900-1950

The Fight for Asian American Civil Rights: Liberal Protestant Activism, 1900-1950

Sarah M. Griffith

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780252041686
eISBN:
9780252050350
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041686.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

During World War II, a group of American liberal Protestants set out to defend the constitutional rights of Japanese Americans interned without trial. The root of their wartime activism can be traced ... More

Wired into NatureThe Telegraph and the North American Frontier

Wired into Nature: The Telegraph and the North American Frontier

James Schwoch

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780252041778
eISBN:
9780252050459
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041778.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This book is a study of the telegraph in western North America, concentrating on the latter half of the nineteenth century. A number of distinguished books and articles have been written about the ... More

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