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The Spirit of Soul FoodRace, Faith, and Food Justice

The Spirit of Soul Food: Race, Faith, and Food Justice

Christopher Carter

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780252044120
eISBN:
9780252053061
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252044120.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

This book suggests that the genesis of Black American foodways, and soul food in particular, was the survival and preservation of the Black community. However, if soul food is to remain a response to ... More

Tania León's StrideA Polyrhythmic Life

Tania León's Stride: A Polyrhythmic Life

Alejandro L. Madrid

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780252043949
eISBN:
9780252052873
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043949.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

More than a simple biography, this book is an affective exploration of the life and works of Cuban American composer Tania León in relation to questions of identity politics, nostalgia, ethnicity, ... More

DholDrummers, Identities, and Modern Punjab

Dhol: Drummers, Identities, and Modern Punjab

Gibb Schreffler

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780252044076
eISBN:
9780252053016
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252044076.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

In the early twenty-first century, the Punjab region’s traditional drummers, dholis, were experiencing “the toughest time ever.” Concurrently, their instrument, the iconic barrel-drum dhol, was ... More

Energy Never DiesAfro-Optimism and Creativity in Chicago

Energy Never Dies: Afro-Optimism and Creativity in Chicago

Ayana Contreras

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780252044069
eISBN:
9780252053009
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252044069.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Black Chicago in the post–civil rights era was constantly refreshed by an influx of newcomers from the American South via the Great Migration. Chicago was a beacon, disseminating a fresh, powerful ... More

Eugene EnglandA Mormon Liberal

Eugene England: A Mormon Liberal

Kristine L. Haglund

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780252043932
eISBN:
9780252052866
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043932.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Eugene England was that rarest of creatures—a liberal Mormon. He was a believer, deeply rooted in his inherited faith, and he possessed the small-l liberal virtues of openness to new ideas, a ... More

A History of the Ozarks, Volume 3The Ozarkers

A History of the Ozarks, Volume 3: The Ozarkers

Brooks Blevins

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780252044052
eISBN:
9780252052996
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252044052.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

A History of the Ozarks, Vol. 3: The Ozarkers is the final volume of a trilogy chronicling the history of this middle-American highland region. It picks up the story where volume 2 left off, at the ... More

Journalism and Jim CrowWhite Supremacy and the Black Struggle for a New America

Journalism and Jim Crow: White Supremacy and the Black Struggle for a New America

Kathy Roberts Forde and Sid Bedingfield (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780252044106
eISBN:
9780252053047
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252044106.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

After Reconstruction, white publishers and editors used their newspapers to build, nurture, and protect white supremacist political economies and social orders across the South that lasted for ... More

Peace Be StillHow James Cleveland and the Angelic Choir Created a Gospel Classic

Peace Be Still: How James Cleveland and the Angelic Choir Created a Gospel Classic

Robert M. Marovich

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780252044113
eISBN:
9780252053054
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252044113.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular

One evening in September 1963, the Angelic Choir of the First Baptist Church of Nutley, New Jersey, assembled in nearby Newark to record their third live album with gospel music’s rising star, James ... More

Vardis FisherA Mormon Novelist

Vardis Fisher: A Mormon Novelist

Michael Austin

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780252044090
eISBN:
9780252053030
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252044090.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This book reevaluates the influence of Mormon religion and regional culture on the work of Western American novelist Vardis Fisher (1895-1968). Fisher was born and raised in an isolated Southern ... More

For a Just and Better WorldEngendering Anarchism in the Mexican Borderlands, 1900-1938

For a Just and Better World: Engendering Anarchism in the Mexican Borderlands, 1900-1938

Sonia Hernández

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780252044045
eISBN:
9780252052989
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252044045.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

Building upon historic transnational connections between the cosmopolitan port of Tampico, the Rio Grande Valley of Texas, the Mexican north, and ports of entry across the Atlantic, a network of ... More

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