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AmericanalandWhere Country & Western Met Rock 'n' Roll

Americanaland: Where Country & Western Met Rock 'n' Roll

John Milward

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780252043918
eISBN:
9780252052811
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043918.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular

With a claim on artists from Jimmie Rodgers to Jason Isbell, Americana can be hard to define, but you know it when you hear it. This book is filled with the enduring performers and vivid stories that ... More

Arousing SenseRecipes for Workshopping Sensory Experience

Arousing Sense: Recipes for Workshopping Sensory Experience

Tomie Hahn

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780252044168
eISBN:
9780252053108
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252044168.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

Arousing Sense spotlights the senses and embodied knowledge for exploring the realm of creativity, experimentation, and knowledge making. The book is a collection of practiced-based explorations to ... More

Being La DominicanaRace and Identity in the Visual Culture of Santo Domingo

Being La Dominicana: Race and Identity in the Visual Culture of Santo Domingo

Rachel Afi Quinn

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780252043819
eISBN:
9780252052712
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043819.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

With this book, Rachel Afi Quinn makes the case for a transnational feminist cultural studies lens of analysis and an ethnographic approach to the study of race, gender, and visual culture in the ... More

The Black Intellectual TraditionAfrican American Thought in the Twentieth Century

The Black Intellectual Tradition: African American Thought in the Twentieth Century

Derrick P. Alridge, Cornelius L. Bynum, and James B. Stewart (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780252043857
eISBN:
9780252052750
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043857.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

From 1900 to the present, people of African descent living in the United States have created a Black intellectual tradition engaged with ideas on race, racial oppression, and the world. This ... More

Cheffes de CuisineWomen and Work in the Professional French Kitchen

Cheffes de Cuisine: Women and Work in the Professional French Kitchen

Rachel E. Black

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780252044007
eISBN:
9780252052934
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252044007.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

In 1933, Eugénie Brazier earned three Michelin stars for both of her restaurants—she was the first person to claim these high accolades and the only woman to ever do so. Brazier’s rise to fame helped ... More

COMPUGIRLSHow Girls of Color Find and Define Themselves in the Digital Age

COMPUGIRLS: How Girls of Color Find and Define Themselves in the Digital Age

Kimberly A. Scott

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780252044083
eISBN:
9780252053023
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252044083.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

A considerable amount of attention and money has been spent on programs aimed to improve the technical skills of girls of color. The impact of such efforts is not clearly understood. This book ... More

Degrees of DifficultyHow Women's Gymnastics Rose to Prominence and Fell from Grace

Degrees of Difficulty: How Women's Gymnastics Rose to Prominence and Fell from Grace

Georgia Cervin

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780252043772
eISBN:
9780252052675
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043772.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

This book chronicles the history of Women’s Artistic Gymnastics against the backdrop of the Cold War. Accepted into the Olympic program in 1952 because it was considered uniquely appropriate for ... 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

Dressed for FreedomThe Fashionable Politics of American Feminism

Dressed for Freedom: The Fashionable Politics of American Feminism

Einav Rabinovitch-Fox

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780252044014
eISBN:
9780252052941
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252044014.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This book examines how fashion became an important vehicle for expressing modern gender identities and promoting feminist ideas during the long twentieth century. Arguing against narratives that view ... 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

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

From Football to SoccerThe Early History of the Beautiful Game in the United States

From Football to Soccer: The Early History of the Beautiful Game in the United States

Brian D. Bunk

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780252043888
eISBN:
9780252052781
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043888.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

Across North America, Native Americans and colonists played a variety of kicking games long before soccer's emergence in the late 1800s. The book explores the development and social impact of these ... 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

Homer Rodeheaver and the Rise of the Gospel Music Industry

Homer Rodeheaver and the Rise of the Gospel Music Industry

Kevin Mungons and Douglas Yeo

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780252043840
eISBN:
9780252052743
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043840.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

Homer Rodeheaver rose to national prominence in the early 20th century as the trombone-playing songleader for Billy Sunday. For twenty years they captured attention with city-wide revival meetings, a ... 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

Listening to Bob Dylan

Listening to Bob Dylan

Larry Starr

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780252043956
eISBN:
9780252052880
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043956.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular

This book presents the importance of listening to Bob Dylan’s recorded work as the essential basis for a deeper understanding and appreciation of his achievements. Here is a guide for both the ... More

Lying in the MiddleMusical Theater and Belief at the Heart of America

Lying in the Middle: Musical Theater and Belief at the Heart of America

Jake Johnson

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780252043925
eISBN:
9780252052859
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043925.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This book theorizes and conceptualizes the Middle space musical theater maintains in America--between professional and amateur, urban and rural, fact and fiction, fantasy and reality, truth and ... More

Manifest TechniqueHip Hop, Empire, and Visionary Filipino American Culture

Manifest Technique: Hip Hop, Empire, and Visionary Filipino American Culture

Mark R. Villegas

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780252043789
eISBN:
9780252052682
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043789.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular

Manifest Technique traces the ways in which Filipino American hip hop performances remember the racialized histories of the Filipino body. Mediated through what the book calls a Filipino American hip ... 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

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