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Grand Army of LaborWorkers, Veterans, and the Meaning of the Civil War

Grand Army of Labor: Workers, Veterans, and the Meaning of the Civil War

Matthew E. Stanley

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780252043741
eISBN:
9780252052644
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043741.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

The politics and culture of organized labor during the age of industrial capitalism in the United States was refracted through the semantics, ideas, and personalities of sectional conflict. The ... More

The Mark of SlaveryDisability, Race, and Gender in Antebellum America

The Mark of Slavery: Disability, Race, and Gender in Antebellum America

Jenifer L. Barclay

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780252043727
eISBN:
9780252052613
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043727.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

This book makes disability legible in the histories of both slavery and race, arguing that disability is a critical category of historical analysis. Bondage complicated and contributed to enslaved ... More

Technology and the HistorianTransformations in the Digital Age

Technology and the Historian: Transformations in the Digital Age

Adam Crymble

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780252043710
eISBN:
9780252052606
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043710.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

After nearly a decade of scholars trying to define digital work, this book makes the case for a need instead to understand the history of technology’s relationship with historical studies. It does so ... More

Unbinding GentilityWomen Making Music in the Nineteenth-Century South

Unbinding Gentility: Women Making Music in the Nineteenth-Century South

Candace Bailey

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780252043758
eISBN:
9780252052651
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043758.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

This book is a history of women in the US South told through the medium of music, focusing on music’s social and cultural uses, and mapping the cultural geography across space and time. The subjects ... More

Fighting VisibilitySports Media and Female Athletes in the UFC

Fighting Visibility: Sports Media and Female Athletes in the UFC

Jennifer McClearen

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780252043734
eISBN:
9780252052637
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043734.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

Over the first twenty years of the Ultimate Fighting Championship’s (UFC) history, the mixed-martial arts (MMA) promotion adamantly excluded female athletes and upheld sports media’s time-honored ... More

Industrial Strength BluegrassSouthwestern Ohio's Musical Legacy

Industrial Strength Bluegrass: Southwestern Ohio's Musical Legacy

Fred Bartenstein and Curtis W. Ellison (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780252043642
eISBN:
9780252052538
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043642.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

In the twentieth century, hundreds of thousands of migrants seeking economic opportunities relocated from the Appalachian region to southwestern Ohio. They brought mountain and gospel music with ... More

Emotional LandscapesLove, Gender, and Migration

Emotional Landscapes: Love, Gender, and Migration

Marcelo J. Borges, Sonia Cancian, and Linda Reeder (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780252043499
eISBN:
9780252052378
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043499.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

Emotional Landscapes: Love, Gender, and Migration explores how emotions in general, and love in particular, shape individual and collective experiences of migration, and the formation of mobile and ... More

I Died a Million TimesGangster Noir in Midcentury America

I Died a Million Times: Gangster Noir in Midcentury America

Robert Miklitsch

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780252043611
eISBN:
9780252052491
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043611.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The Age of Affluence. Ike and Mamie. The Man in the Gray Flannel Suit. In the United States, the 1950s have been memorialized as the Pax Americana. A similar stereotypical view has characterized the ... More

The Labor Board CrewRemaking Worker-Employer Relations from Pearl Harbor to the Reagan Era

The Labor Board Crew: Remaking Worker-Employer Relations from Pearl Harbor to the Reagan Era

Ronald W. Schatz

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780252043628
eISBN:
9780252052507
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043628.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

Ronald W. Schatz tells the story of the team of young economists and lawyers recruited to the National War Labor Board to resolve union-management conflicts during the Second World War. The crew ... More

Union RenegadesMiners, Capitalism, and Organizing in the Gilded Age

Union Renegades: Miners, Capitalism, and Organizing in the Gilded Age

Dana M. Caldemeyer

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780252043505
eISBN:
9780252052385
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043505.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

Union Renegades follows the individuals who did not see the value of following union orders in the Gilded Age. As unions grew more centralized to combat worker grievances in the workplace, leaders ... More

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