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Across the WavesHow the United States and France Shaped the International Age of Radio

Across the Waves: How the United States and France Shaped the International Age of Radio

Derek W. Vaillant

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780252041419
eISBN:
9780252050015
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041419.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This book is a history of U.S.–French radio broadcasting in the twentieth century. Decades before satellite TV and the Internet, America and France interconnected regularly and instantaneously on a ... More

Becoming Refugee AmericanThe Politics of Rescue in Little Saigon

Becoming Refugee American: The Politics of Rescue in Little Saigon

Phuong Tran Nguyen

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780252041358
eISBN:
9780252099953
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041358.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This pioneering social history of Little Saigon examines the institutionalization and preservation of a Southern California ethnic enclave and its people through the politics of rescue. It argues ... More

The Latina/o Midwest Reader

The Latina/o Midwest Reader

Omar Valerio-Jiménez, Santiago R. Vaquera-Vásquez, and Claire F. Fox (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780252041211
eISBN:
9780252099809
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041211.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This anthology challenges the notion that Latinas/os are newcomers to the Midwest by emphasizing that Latinas/os have resided in the region for over a century, and have contributed to the social, ... More

Marching Dykes, Liberated Sluts, and Concerned MothersWomen Transforming Public Space

Marching Dykes, Liberated Sluts, and Concerned Mothers: Women Transforming Public Space

Elizabeth Currans

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780252041259
eISBN:
9780252099854
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041259.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This book examines how women’s public demonstrations claim and transform public space. Focusing on seven examples--Take Back the Night Marches, Dyke Marches, SlutWalks, Women in Black Vigils, ... More

Newspaper WarsCivil Rights and White Resistance in South Carolina, 1935-1965

Newspaper Wars: Civil Rights and White Resistance in South Carolina, 1935-1965

Sid Bedingfield

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780252041228
eISBN:
9780252099830
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041228.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This study examines the role of the black and white press in the cultural and political struggle over civil rights in South Carolina in the mid-twentieth century. In the 1930s, when black newspapers ... More

Storytelling in SiberiaThe Olonkho Epic in a Changing World

Storytelling in Siberia: The Olonkho Epic in a Changing World

Robin P. Harris

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780252041280
eISBN:
9780252099885
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041280.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Significant historical, global, and political forces of the Soviet period undermined the performance practice of the Sakha olonkho epic in northeastern Siberia, impairing the potential for ... More

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