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Alice in PornolandHardcore Encounters with the Victorian Gothic

Alice in Pornoland: Hardcore Encounters with the Victorian Gothic

Laura Helen Marks

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780252042140
eISBN:
9780252050886
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042140.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This book argues that pornographic film relies on a particular "Victorianness" in generating eroticism—a Gothic Victorianness that is monstrous and restrained, repressed but also perverse, static but ... More

Assassins against the Old OrderItalian Anarchist Violence in Fin de Siècle Europe

Assassins against the Old Order: Italian Anarchist Violence in Fin de Siècle Europe

Nunzio Pernicone and Fraser M. Ottanelli

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780252041877
eISBN:
9780252050565
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041877.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Italian anarchists compiled a formidable record of political assassinations during the 1890s: President Marie François Sadi Carnot of France was killed by Santo Caserio in 1894; Prime Minister ... More

Big SisterFeminism, Conservatism, and Conspiracy in the Heartland

Big Sister: Feminism, Conservatism, and Conspiracy in the Heartland

Erin M. Kempker

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780252041976
eISBN:
9780252050701
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041976.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This book maps the interplay of conservative and feminist women in Indiana during the second half of the twentieth century and proposes an alternative framework for understanding the second wave ... More

Disruption in DetroitAutoworkers and the Elusive Postwar Boom

Disruption in Detroit: Autoworkers and the Elusive Postwar Boom

Daniel J Clark

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780252042010
eISBN:
9780252050756
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042010.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

It is conventional wisdom that because of lucrative contracts negotiated by the United Auto Workers (UAW) under Walter Reuther's leadership, most autoworkers in the U.S. enjoyed steady work, ... More

Hildegard of Bingen

Hildegard of Bingen

Honey Meconi

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780252033155
eISBN:
9780252050725
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252033155.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

The book provides a short but thorough introduction to twelfth-century composer and visionary St. Hildegard of Bingen, creator of seventy-seven plainchant melodies (her Symphonia armonie celestium ... More

Lana and Lilly Wachowski

Lana and Lilly Wachowski

Cáel M. Keegan

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780252042126
eISBN:
9780252050879
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042126.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This book analyzes the filmmaking careers of Lana and Lilly Wachowski as the world’s most influential transgender media producers. Situated at the intersection of trans* studies and black feminist ... More

Myths America Lives ByWhite Supremacy and the Stories That Give Us Meaning

Myths America Lives By: White Supremacy and the Stories That Give Us Meaning

Richard T. Hughes

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780252042065
eISBN:
9780252050800
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042065.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

The first edition of Myths America Lives By explores five Great American Myths—the Chosen Nation, Nature’s Nation, the Christian Nation, the Millennial Nation, and the Innocent Nation. This revised ... More

Reformation of the SensesThe Paradox of Religious Belief and Practice in Germany

Reformation of the Senses: The Paradox of Religious Belief and Practice in Germany

Jacob M Baum

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780252042195
eISBN:
9780252050930
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042195.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Through careful examination of religious beliefs and practices in the German-speaking world from approximately 1400 to 1600, this book challenges the centuries-old narrative of the transition from ... More

Remembering LattimerLabor, Migration, and Race in Pennsylvania Anthracite Country

Remembering Lattimer: Labor, Migration, and Race in Pennsylvania Anthracite Country

Paul A. Shackel

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780252041990
eISBN:
9780252050732
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041990.001.0001
Subject:
History, Economic History

Lattimer, Pennsylvania, is the location for one of labor’s forgotten massacres, a result of the xenophobic fears prevalent during the turn of the twentieth century. On September 10, 1897, about four ... More

Reshaping Women's HistoryVoices of Nontraditional Women Historians

Reshaping Women's History: Voices of Nontraditional Women Historians

Julie A Gallagher and Barbara Winslow

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780252042003
eISBN:
9780252050749
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042003.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

Reshaping Women’s History: Voices of Nontraditional Women Historians is a collection of eighteen essays written by “nontraditional” women historians, all of whom have won the prestigious Catherine ... More

Return to the City of JosephModern Mormonism's Contest for the Soul of Nauvoo

Return to the City of Joseph: Modern Mormonism's Contest for the Soul of Nauvoo

Scott C. Esplin

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780252042102
eISBN:
9780252050855
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042102.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

In the 1840s, Nauvoo, Illinois, was a religious boomtown, the headquarters for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormonism), a controversial religion whose theology, social practices, ... More

The Second Generation of African American Pioneers in Anthropology

The Second Generation of African American Pioneers in Anthropology

Ira Enell Harrison, Deborah Johnson-Simon, and Erica Lorraine Williams

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780252042027
eISBN:
9780252050763
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042027.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

This volume brings together emerging and leading scholars in the field of anthropology to reflect on the intellectual trajectories of fifteen African American anthropologists who earned their ... More

Teaching with Digital HumanitiesTools and Methods for Nineteenth-Century American Literature

Teaching with Digital Humanities: Tools and Methods for Nineteenth-Century American Literature

Jennifer Travis and Jessica DeSpain

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780252042232
eISBN:
9780252050978
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042232.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This book offers theoretical perspectives and case studies for teaching American literature of the long nineteenth century using the tools and methods of the digital humanities (DH). The essays ... More

Voices of DroughtThe Politics of Music and Environment in Northeastern Brazil

Voices of Drought: The Politics of Music and Environment in Northeastern Brazil

Michael B. Silvers

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780252042089
eISBN:
9780252050831
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042089.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Voices of Drought is an ethnomusicological study of relationships between popular music, the environmental and social costs of drought, and the politics of culture and climate vulnerability in the ... More

When the Light Is FireMaasai Schoolgirls in Contemporary Kenya

When the Light Is Fire: Maasai Schoolgirls in Contemporary Kenya

Heather D Switzer

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780252042034
eISBN:
9780252050770
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042034.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, African Studies

A host of international organizations promotes the belief that education will empower Kenya’s Maasai girls. Yet the ideas that animate their campaigns often arise from presumptions that reduce the ... More

Women's Political Activism in PalestinePeacebuilding, Resistance, and Survival

Women's Political Activism in Palestine: Peacebuilding, Resistance, and Survival

Sophie Richter-Devroe

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780252041860
eISBN:
9780252050558
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041860.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

What does doing politics mean in a context of occupation, settler-colonialism, and prolonged state violence such as Palestine? This book traces Palestinian women’s forms of political activism, ... More

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