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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

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

A Matter of Moral JusticeBlack Women Laundry Workers and the Fight for Justice

A Matter of Moral Justice: Black Women Laundry Workers and the Fight for Justice

Matter Carson

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780252043901
eISBN:
9780252052804
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043901.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

A Matter of Moral Justice explores the little-studied power laundry industry and its workers, beginning with the birth of the industry at the turn of the twentieth century and concluding with an ... More

Surviving SouthamptonAfrican American Women and Resistance in Nat Turner's Community

Surviving Southampton: African American Women and Resistance in Nat Turner's Community

Vanessa M. Holden

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780252043864
eISBN:
9780252052767
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043864.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

The 1831 Southampton Rebellion led by Nat Turner included an entire community involved in resistance efforts that led to, and learned from, what happened. Surviving Southampton rediscovers the ... More

Photographic PresidentsMaking History from Daguerreotype to Digital

Photographic Presidents: Making History from Daguerreotype to Digital

Cara A. Finnegan

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780252043796
eISBN:
9780252052699
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043796.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

Throughout U.S. history, presidents have participated in photography as subjects, producers, and consumers of photographs. Yet few scholars have examined the 180-year relationship between presidents ... More

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

Starring WomenCelebrity, Patriarchy, and American Theater, 1790-1850

Starring Women: Celebrity, Patriarchy, and American Theater, 1790-1850

Sara E. Lampert

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780252043352
eISBN:
9780252052231
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043352.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Star actresses and dancers were among the most publicly visible, celebrated, and often polarizing female public figures in the early United States. This book examines the careers and celebrity of the ... More

Madam C. J. Walker's Gospel of GivingBlack Women's Philanthropy during Jim Crow

Madam C. J. Walker's Gospel of Giving: Black Women's Philanthropy during Jim Crow

Tyrone McKinley Freeman

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780252043451
eISBN:
9780252052330
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043451.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

Madam C. J. Walker’s Gospel of Giving: Black Women’s Philanthropy during Jim Crow presents the first comprehensive story of Walker’s philanthropic giving arguing that she was a significant ... More

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