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Diana and Beyond

White Femininity, National Identity, and Contemporary Media Culture

Raka Shome

The Voice in the Drum

Music, Language, and Emotion in Islamicate South Asia

Richard K. Wolf

Contested Terrain

Reflections with Afghan Women Leaders

Sally L. Kitch

Watching Women's Liberation, 1970

Feminism's Pivotal Year on the Network News

Bonnie J. Dow


Larry Kanfer with Alaina Kanfer

The Civil War Diary of Gideon Welles, Lincoln's Secretary of the Navy

The Original Manuscript Edition

Gideon Welles Edited by William E. Gienapp and Erica L. Gienapp

Lorado Taft

The Chicago Years

Allen Stuart Weller Edited by Robert G. La France and Henry Adams with Stephen P. Thomas

AIA Guide to Chicago

American Institute of Architects Chicago Edited by Alice Sinkevitch and Laurie McGovern Petersen

An Illinois Sampler

Teaching and Research on the Prairie

Edited by Mary-Ann Winkelmes and Antoinette Burton with Kyle Mays

Mushrooms of the Midwest

Michael Kuo and Andrew S. Methven

Exploring Nature in Illinois

A Field Guide to the Prairie State

Michael Jeffords and Susan Post

Ghost Stories for Darwin

The Science of Variation and the Politics of Diversity

Banu Subramaniam

Beyond Partition

Gender, Violence, and Representation in Postcolonial India

Deepti Misri

Appalachian Dance

Creativity and Continuity in Six Communities

Susan Eike Spalding

Ray Bradbury Unbound

Jonathan R. Eller

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Simine Short at Curtiss Museum, Hammondsport, NY Thu, 30 Oct 2014 19:00:00 CDT — Lecture/Signing
AIA Guide to Chicago at the Chicago Public Library, Chicago, IL Tue, 04 Nov 2014 18:00:00 CST — Lecture/Signing
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