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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

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

Chicago CatólicoMaking Catholic Parishes Mexican

Chicago Católico: Making Catholic Parishes Mexican

Deborah E. Kanter

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780252042973
eISBN:
9780252051845
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042973.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This book uses the Catholic parish to view Mexican immigration and ethnicity in the United States with a focus on Chicago. For Mexican immigrants, the parish had an Americanizing influence on its ... More

Earl Scruggs and Foggy Mountain BreakdownThe Making of an American Classic

Earl Scruggs and Foggy Mountain Breakdown: The Making of an American Classic

Thomas Goldsmith

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780252042966
eISBN:
9780252051821
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042966.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular

Earl Eugene Scruggs (1924-2012) came from the hills of North Carolina and learned the banjo from the days he was too small to hold it properly. While still a schoolboy in Boiling Springs, North ... More

Ebony Magazine and Lerone Bennett Jr.Popular Black History in Postwar America

Ebony Magazine and Lerone Bennett Jr.: Popular Black History in Postwar America

E. James West

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780252043116
eISBN:
9780252051999
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043116.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

This study reveals the previously hidden impact of Ebony magazine as a major producer and disseminator of popular black history during the second half of the twentieth century, stretching from its ... More

Emotional BodiesThe Historical Performativity of Emotions

Emotional Bodies: The Historical Performativity of Emotions

Dolores Martín-Moruno and Beatriz Pichel (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780252042898
eISBN:
9780252051753
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042898.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Emotional Bodies provides a theoretical framework for studying the materiality of emotions. In line with recent research in the history of emotions, cultural studies, and new materialism, this volume ... More

The EnforcersHow Little-Known Trade Reporters Exposed the Keating Five and Advanced Business Journalism

The Enforcers: How Little-Known Trade Reporters Exposed the Keating Five and Advanced Business Journalism

Rob Wells

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780252042942
eISBN:
9780252051807
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042942.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

The Enforcers describes the problems with business journalism and its possible future by focusing on the little-studied genre of the trade press. A historical and normative analysis of business ... 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

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

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

Hot Feet and Social ChangeAfrican Dance and Diaspora Communities

Hot Feet and Social Change: African Dance and Diaspora Communities

Kariamu Welsh, Esailama G.A. Diouf, and Yvonne Daniel (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780252042959
eISBN:
9780252051814
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042959.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Dance

The popularity and profile of African dance have exploded across the African diaspora in the last fifty years. Hot Feet and Social Change presents traditionalists, neo-traditionalists, and ... More

Island GospelPentecostal Music and Identity in Jamaica and the United States

Island Gospel: Pentecostal Music and Identity in Jamaica and the United States

Melvin L. Butler

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780252042904
eISBN:
9780252051760
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042904.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

For Jamaican Pentecostal Christians, music is a form of worship that opens pathways to the Spirit and brings about deliverance from sin. It is also a way of drawing and transcending boundaries, as ... 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

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

Pacific ApostleThe 1920-21 Diary of David O. McKay in the Latter-day Saint Island Missions

Pacific Apostle: The 1920-21 Diary of David O. McKay in the Latter-day Saint Island Missions

David O. McKay

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780252042850
eISBN:
9780252051715
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042850.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

The year-long fact-finding mission of Mormon apostle David O. McKay and his traveling companion Hugh J. Cannon to the colonies of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints was one of the most ... 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

Reimagining LiberationHow Black Women Transformed Citizenship in the French Empire

Reimagining Liberation: How Black Women Transformed Citizenship in the French Empire

Annette K. Joseph-Gabriel

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780252042935
eISBN:
9780252051791
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042935.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

In the 20th century, black women in the French empire played crucial leadership roles in anticolonial movements. This book harnesses untapped archival documents to highlight the work of Suzanne ... 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

Todd Solondz

Todd Solondz

Julian Murphet

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780252042768
eISBN:
9780252051623
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042768.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This book is a comprehensive study and appraisal of the career of Todd Solondz, one of the key figures of independent cinema in the 1990s, whose box office fortunes have been in decline ever since ... 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

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