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Between Fitness and DeathDisability and Slavery in the Caribbean

Between Fitness and Death: Disability and Slavery in the Caribbean

Stefanie Hunt-Kennedy

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780252043192
eISBN:
9780252052071
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043192.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

This is the first book-length study of Caribbean slavery to make disability its primary focus. The book sets out to answer the following questions: How does colonialism—specifically slavery—challenge ... More

Musical Ethics and IslamThe Art of Playing the Ney

Musical Ethics and Islam: The Art of Playing the Ney

Banu Senay

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780252043024
eISBN:
9780252051883
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043024.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

At the heart of this study is a musical practice that occupies a significant place in the contemporary public soundscape of Turkey: the art of playing the ney. Intimately connected with Sufism in ... More

Prophetic AuthorityDemocratic Hierarchy and the Mormon Priesthood

Prophetic Authority: Democratic Hierarchy and the Mormon Priesthood

Michael Hubbard MacKay

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780252043017
eISBN:
9780252051876
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043017.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This book is about how Joseph Smith established religious authority and a long-lasting, complex priesthood structure. The thesis of this book builds on three scholars’ major ideas about religious ... More

Graphic NewsHow Sensational Images Transformed Nineteenth-Century Journalism

Graphic News: How Sensational Images Transformed Nineteenth-Century Journalism

Amanda Frisken

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780252042980
eISBN:
9780252051838
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042980.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This book explores sensationalism as it took hold of U.S. media between 1870 and 1900. During this period, print news publishers became adept at translating stories about sex, crime, and violence ... More

Shelter from the MachineHomesteaders in the Age of Capitalism

Shelter from the Machine: Homesteaders in the Age of Capitalism

Jason G. Strange

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780252043031
eISBN:
9780252051890
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043031.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

Drawing upon deep ethnographic fieldwork, and written in lively prose that weaves together story and evidence, the book explores contemporary homesteading in Appalachia as a means of resistance to ... More

Voicing the CinemaFilm Music and the Integrated Soundtrack

Voicing the Cinema: Film Music and the Integrated Soundtrack

James Buhler and Hannah Lewis (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780252043000
eISBN:
9780252051869
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043000.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The introduction sets up the scope and framework of the volume as a whole. Over the past three decades, the study of the film soundtrack has developed into a rich scholarly discipline, characterized ... More

AutochthonomiesTransnationalism, Testimony, and Transmission in the African Diaspora

Autochthonomies: Transnationalism, Testimony, and Transmission in the African Diaspora

Myriam J. A. Chancy

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780252043048
eISBN:
9780252051906
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043048.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

Autochthonomies is an intellectual project that engages readers in an interpretive journey: it engages and describes a process by which readers of texts created by artists and actors of African ... More

Front Pages, Front LinesMedia and the Fight for Women's Suffrage

Front Pages, Front Lines: Media and the Fight for Women's Suffrage

Linda Steiner, Carolyn Kitch, and Brooke Kroeger (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780252043109
eISBN:
9780252051982
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043109.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This book addresses the role of media, particularly periodicals, in the American women’s suffrage movement, and in public understandings of the campaign for a Constitutional amendment enfranchising ... More

Hillbilly Maidens, Okies, and CowgirlsWomen's Country Music, 1930-1960

Hillbilly Maidens, Okies, and Cowgirls: Women's Country Music, 1930-1960

Stephanie Vander Wel

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780252043086
eISBN:
9780252051944
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043086.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

Well before the success of Loretta Lynn and Dolly Parton, female artists were integral to the commercial expansion and aural reception of country music. Women in early country music took on and ... More

The Merchant Prince of Black ChicagoAnthony Overton and the Building of a Financial Empire

The Merchant Prince of Black Chicago: Anthony Overton and the Building of a Financial Empire

Robert E. Weems

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780252043062
eISBN:
9780252051920
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043062.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

Anthony Overton is widely regarded as one of the twentieth century’s most significant African American entrepreneurs. Overton, at his peak, presided over a Chicago-based financial empire that ... More

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