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Women of the Storm

Civic Activism after Hurricane Katrina

Emmanuel David

Becoming Refugee American

The Politics of Rescue in Little Saigon

Phuong Tran Nguyen

Global Tarantella

Reinventing Southern Italian Folk Music and Dances

Incoronata Inserra

Blood, Sweat, and Fear

Violence at Work in the North American Auto Industry, 1960-80

Jeremy Milloy

The Chicago Food Encyclopedia

Edited by Carol Mighton Haddix, Bruce Kraig, and Colleen Taylor Sen

Marching Dykes, Liberated Sluts, and Concerned Mothers

Women Transforming Public Space

Elizabeth Currans

Global Lynching and Collective Violence

Volume 2: The Americas and Europe

Edited by Michael J. Pfeifer

Czech Bluegrass

Notes from the Heart of Europe

Lee Bidgood

Ladies of the Ticker

Women and Wall Street from the Gilded Age to the Great Depression

George Robb

American Oligarchy

The Permanent Political Class

Ron Formisano

Leaders of Their Race

Educating Black and White Women in the New South

Sarah H. Case

Recasting Folk in the Himalayas

Indian Music, Media, and Social Mobility

Stefan Fiol

I Fight for a Living

Boxing and the Battle for Black Manhood, 1880-1915

Louis Moore

My Curious and Jocular Heroes

Tales and Tale-Spinners from Appalachia

Loyal Jones

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Celebrating Folklore Studies in a Multicultural World This fall, University of Illinois Press celebrates the final books published in the Folklore Studies in a Multicultural World Series. Since 2009, University of Illinois has been a partner in the multi-press initiative, funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, along with the … Continue reading

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