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  • W-3

    W-3
    av Bette Howland

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781529035872

    'W-3 is one hell of a debut' Lucy Scholes, Paris Review 'At moments dazzlingly and daringly written' Rachel Cook, Guardian 'Howland is finally getting the recognition that she deserves' Sarah Hughes, iNews W-3 is a small psychiatric ward in a large…

  • Divergent

    Divergent
    av Veronica Roth

    Pocket - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780008468941

    Celebrate the 10th anniversary of Divergent with a special edition of the internationally bestselling series that inspired a series of major motion pictures starring Shailene Woodley. This edition features exclusive content from Veronica Roth and be…

  • Insurgent

    Insurgent
    av Veronica Roth

    Pocket - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780008468958

    The thrilling second book in the internationally bestselling Divergent series that inspired a series of major motion pictures starring Shailene Woodley. This special 10th anniversary edition features exclusive content from Veronica Roth and a beauti…

  • Allegiant

    Allegiant
    av Veronica Roth

    Pocket - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780008468965

    The thrilling third book in the internationally bestselling Divergent series that inspired a series of major motion pictures starring Shailene Woodley. This special 10th anniversary edition features exclusive content from Veronica Roth and a beautif…

  • Four: A Divergent Collection

    Four: A Divergent Collection
    av Veronica Roth

    Pocket - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780008468972

    Including stories told from Tobias Eaton's point of view, Four is a companion volume to the internationally bestselling Divergent series that inspired a series of major motion pictures starring Shailene Woodley. This special 10th anniversary edition…

  • The Blue Tattoo

    The Blue Tattoo
    av Margot Mifflin

    Pocket - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780803235175

    In 1851 Olive Oatman was a thirteen-year old pioneer traveling west toward Zion, with her Mormon family. Within a decade, she was a white Indian with a chin tattoo, caught between cultures. The Blue Tattoo tells the harrowing story of this forgotten…

  • Along the Streets of Bronzeville

    Along the Streets of Bronzeville
    av Elizabeth Schroeder Schlabach

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780252082627

    Along the Streets of Bronzeville examines the flowering of African American creativity, activism, and scholarship in the South Side Chicago district known as Bronzeville during the period between the Harlem Renaissance in the 1920s and the Black Art…

  • Along the Streets of Bronzeville

    Along the Streets of Bronzeville
    av Elizabeth Schroeder Schlabach

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780252037825

    Along the Streets of Bronzeville examines the flowering of African American creativity, activism, and scholarship in the South Side Chicago district known as Bronzeville during the period between the Harlem Renaissance in the 1920s and the Black Art…

  • Lonely Planet Chicago

    Lonely Planet Chicago

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781787013476

     Admire the city's architecture on a river tour, visit the magnificent Art Institute of Chicago, and see a show at one of the city's 200 theaters - all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of Chicago and begin your journey now!Inside…

  • Wallpaper* City Guide Chicago

    Wallpaper* City Guide Chicago
    av Wallpaper*

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780714875347

    The fast-track guide for the smart traveller.Your passport to global style, Wallpaper* City Guides present an insider's checklist of all you need to know about the world's most intoxicating cities. Under slick Pantone covers, these pocket-sized trav…

  • The Conspiracy Trial of the Chicago Seven

    The Conspiracy Trial of the Chicago Seven
    av John Schultz

    Pocket - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226760742

    In 1969, the Chicago Seven were charged with intent to "incite, organize, promote, and encourage" antiwar riots during the chaotic 1968 Democratic National Convention in Chicago. The defendants included major figures of the antiwar and racial justic…

  • Dead Man's Blues

    Dead Man's Blues
    av Ray Celestin

    Pocket - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781529065626

    *Shortlisted for the CWA Gold Dagger for Best Crime Novel of 2017* Chicago, 1928. In the stifling summer heat three disturbing events take place. A clique of city leaders is poisoned in a fancy hotel. A white gangster is found mutilated in an alleyw…

  • Blue in Chicago

    Blue in Chicago
    av Bette Howland

    Pocket - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781529035858

    'One of the significant writers of her generation.' Saul Bellow 'Her prose is cooler than a cocktail and sharper than a Japanese knife . . . Nora Ephron meets Lorrie Moore, which is about as good as it gets.' Rachel Cooke, Observer 'We should be gla…

  • Horse Racing the Chicago Way

    Horse Racing the Chicago Way
    av Steven A. Riess

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780815637271

    Chicago may seem a surprising choice for studying thoroughbred racing, especially since it was originally a famous harness racing town and did not get heavily into thoroughbred racing until the 1880s. However, Chicago in the late nineteenth and earl…

  • Horse Racing the Chicago Way

    Horse Racing the Chicago Way
    av Steven A. Riess

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780815637417

    Chicago may seem a surprising choice for studying thoroughbred racing, especially since it was originally a famous harness racing town and did not get heavily into thoroughbred racing until the 1880s. However, Chicago in the late nineteenth and earl…

  • Eleanor Smith's Hull House Songs

    Eleanor Smith's Hull House Songs
    av Graham Cassano

    Pocket - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781642590739

    In Eleanor Smith's Hull House Songs: The Music of Protest and Hope in Jane Addams's Chicago, the authors re-publish Hull House Songs (1916), together with critical commentary. Hull-House Songs contains five politically engaged compositions written b…

  • From Sweetback to Super Fly

    From Sweetback to Super Fly
    av Gerald R. Butters

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780826220363

    Racial politics and capitalism found a way to blend together in 1970s Chicago in the form of movie theaters targeted specifically toward African Americans. In From Sweetback to Super Fly, Gerald Buttersexamines the movie theaters in Chicago’s…

  • He Had It Coming

    He Had It Coming
    av Kori Rumore

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781572842779

    Beulah Annan. Belva Gaertner. Kitty Malm. Sabella Nitti. These are the real women of Chicago. You probably know Roxie and Velma, the good-time gals of the 1926 satirical play Chicago and its wildly successful musical and movie adaptations. You might…

  • The South Side

    The South Side
    av Louis Rosen

    Pocket - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781566632744

    The South Side is a quietly powerful story of how a white, middle-class, and largely Jewish neighborhood, built from prairie on Chicago’s far South Side in the optimistic years after World War II, rapidly and dramatically changed to a middle-c…

  • Chicago Parks Rediscovered

    Chicago Parks Rediscovered
    av Frank Dina

    Inbunden - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780912223032

    From the sumptuous lakeshore to the inner city, these images capture the light, color, and mood of our public spaces throughout the changing seasons. Frederick Law Olmsted's and Jens Jensen's vision of a 'garden in a city' is reflected within the pa…

  • Worth Striking For

    Worth Striking For
    av Isabel Nunez

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807756263

    Written by activist educators, Worth Striking For speaks to teachers and teachers-to-be about the drastic changes in the landscape of public education in recent decades, and focuses on what they need to know about the debates and complex issues of r…

  • Worth Striking For

    Worth Striking For
    av Isabel Nunez

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807756270

    Written by activist educators, Worth Striking For speaks to teachers and teachers-to-be about the drastic changes in the landscape of public education in recent decades, and focuses on what they need to know about the debates and complex issues of r…

  • Germans in Illinois

    Germans in Illinois
    av Miranda E. Wilkerson

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780809337217

    This engaging history of one of the largest ethnic groups in Illinois explores the influence and experiences of German immigrants and their descendants from their arrival in the middle of the nineteenth century to their heritage identity today. Coau…

  • 100 Things White Sox Fans Should Know & Do Before They Die

    100 Things White Sox Fans Should Know & Do Before They Die
    av Bob Vanderberg

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781600788079

    A list of essential knowledge and experiences all fans of the Chicago White Sox must know and do in their lifetime, this book covers the team's long history all the way through the 2013 season. Most White Sox fans have taken in a game or two at U.S.…

  • The Troubled Man

    The Troubled Man

    Pocket - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781950061297

  • The Rise of Roosevelt University

    The Rise of Roosevelt University
    av T.L. Gross

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780809326075

    Theodore L. Gross's memoir of his years in academia chronicles his successful fourteen-year presidency at Chicago's Roosevelt University, a period of leadership that resulted in an upsurge of fund-raising, sharp increases in enrollment and endowment…

  • Terminal Town

    Terminal Town
    av Joseph P. Schwieterman

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780982315699

    Whether by road, rail, water, or sky . . . people come to Chicago. In droves. In waves of migration and immigration. For work and for play. But how do they get to Chicago? Terminal Town answers this question with a fast-moving history of Chicago's m…

  • The Chicago Diaries of John M.Wing 1865-1866

    The Chicago Diaries of John M.Wing 1865-1866
    av John M. Wing

    Inbunden - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780809324835

    The personal - and often intimate - diaries of fledgling journalist and entrepreneur John Mansir Wing create a unique portrait of a rough-and-tumble Chicago in the first few years following the Civil War. Wing writes of a city filled with new immigr…

  • Art for People's Sake

    Art for People's Sake
    av Rebecca Zorach

    Klotband - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781478001003

    In the 1960s and early 1970s, Chicago witnessed a remarkable flourishing of visual arts associated with the Black Arts Movement. From the painting of murals as a way to reclaim public space and the establishment of independent community art centers…

  • Art for People's Sake

    Art for People's Sake
    av Rebecca Zorach

    Pocket - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781478001409

    In the 1960s and early 1970s, Chicago witnessed a remarkable flourishing of visual arts associated with the Black Arts Movement. From the painting of murals as a way to reclaim public space and the establishment of independent community art centers…

  • The Flowering Plants: Flowering Rush to Rushes

    The Flowering Plants: Flowering Rush to Rushes
    av Robert H. Mohlenbrock

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780809326877

    The second edition of Flowering Plants: Flowering Rush to Rushes offers new material, including a preface, seventeen new illustrations of the additional species now known from Illinois, a revised list of illustrations, and an appendix of the additio…

  • Boystown

    Boystown
    av Jason Orne

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226413396

    From neighborhoods as large as Chelsea or the Castro, to locales limited to a single club, like The Shamrock in Madison or Sidewinders in Albuquerque, gay areas are becoming normal. Straight people flood in. Gay people flee out. Scholars call this t…

  • Snake Road

    Snake Road
    av Joshua J. Vossler

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780809338054

    Visiting the mecca of snake watching. Twice a year, spring and fall, numerous species of reptiles and amphibians migrate between the LaRue Pine Hills' towering limestone bluffs and the Big Muddy River's swampy floodplain in southern Illinois. Snakes…

  • The Art of Revitalization

    The Art of Revitalization
    av Sean Zielenbach

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780815335986

    This book discusses the revitalization of decayed inner-city neighborhoods. It explores the role of social capital in stabilizing and turning around distressed communities, and it highlights the roles that local actors can and do play in the revital…

  • Miami and the Siege of Chicago

    Miami and the Siege of Chicago
    av Norman Mailer

    Pocket - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780399588334

    In this landmark work of journalism, Norman Mailer reports on the presidential conventions of 1968, the turbulent year from which today's bitterly divided country arose. The Vietnam War was raging; Martin Luther King, Jr., and Robert F. Kennedy had…

  • Profiles of Illinois, (2020)

    Profiles of Illinois, (2020)

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781642654448

    Each state-by-state volume in this series provides at-a-glance detailed demographic and statistical data on every populated place in the state, along with easy-to-use comparative rankings. Each Demographic Profile gives the user an easy-to-read snap…

  • Waiting for Gautreaux

    Waiting for Gautreaux
    av Alexander Polikoff

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780810124202

    In 1966, Alexander Polikoff, a thirty-nine-year old volunteer ACLU attorney and a partner in a Chicago law firm, met three friends to discuss a pro bono case. Over lunch, they talked about the Chicago Housing Authority construction program. All the…

  • Waiting for Gautreaux

    Waiting for Gautreaux
    av Alexander Polikoff

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780810123441

    On his thirty-ninth birthday in 1966, Alexander Polikoff, a volunteer ACLU attorney and partner in a Chicago law firm, met some friends to discuss a pro bono case. Over lunch, the four talked about the Chicago Housing Authority construction program.…

  • Lords of the Levee

    Lords of the Levee
    av Lloyd Wendt

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780810123205

    In the early twentieth century, John Coughlin and Mike Kenna ruled Chicago's First Ward, the lucrative lakefront territory and nerve center of the city. It encompassed City Hall and the Loop and the mansions of Michigan Avenue. More significantly, i…

  • The Great Chicago Fire and the Myth of Mrs. O'Leary's Cow

    The Great Chicago Fire and the Myth of Mrs. O'Leary's Cow
    av Richard F. Bales

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780786423583

    The Great Chicago Fire of 1871 swallowed up more than three square miles in two days, leaving thousands homeless and 300 dead. Throughout history, the fire has been attributed to Mrs. O'Leary, an immigrant Irish milkmaid, and her cow. On one level,…

  • Black Power/White Control

    Black Power/White Control
    av John Hall Fish

    Pocket - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691618869

    The vital issue facing urban America during the 1960's--the downward spiral of poverty, deterioration, and exploitation in poor neighborhoods--was attacked by The Woodlawn Organization (TWO) in Chicago. John Hall Fish, an active participant in TWO,…

  • Black Power/White Control

    Black Power/White Control
    av John Hall Fish

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691645834

    The vital issue facing urban America during the 1960's--the downward spiral of poverty, deterioration, and exploitation in poor neighborhoods--was attacked by The Woodlawn Organization (TWO) in Chicago. John Hall Fish, an active participant in TWO,…

  • The Last Chicago Cubs Dynasty

    The Last Chicago Cubs Dynasty
    av Hal Bock

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781442253308

    The last time the Chicago Cubs played in the World Series, World War II had just ended. The last time they won a World Series, World War I had not yet begun. But from 1906-1910 the Cubs not only played in the World Series four of the five years, the…

  • Oddball Illinois

    Oddball Illinois
    av Jerome Pohlen

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781613740323

    There is more to Illinois than cornfields, corrupt politicians, and the Cubs! The Land of Lincoln is filled with fascinating people, one-of-a-kind places, and things with unique and bizarre histories. Forget about quaint small town bed-and-breakfast…

  • Dawn Clark Netsch

    Dawn Clark Netsch

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780810124110

    Illinois Democratic politics has recently produced the most skilled and inspirational politician in memory...and has also reminded us of the need for further reform. It is fitting, then, that the latest installment of the ""Chicago Lives"" series tu…

  • Diaspora and Class Consciousness

    Diaspora and Class Consciousness
    av Shanshan Lan

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415890366

    This book is an ethnographic study of the multi-linear process of racial knowledge formation among a relatively invisible population in the Chinese American community in Chicago, namely the working class. Shanshan Lan defines "Chinese immigrant work…

  • Diaspora and Class Consciousness

    Diaspora and Class Consciousness
    av Shanshan Lan

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415719650

    This book is an ethnographic study of the multi-linear process of racial knowledge formation among a relatively invisible population in the Chinese American community in Chicago, namely the working class. Shanshan Lan defines "Chinese immigrant work…

  • Pullman Porters and the Rise of  Protest Politics in Black America, 1925-1945

    Pullman Porters and the Rise of Protest Politics in Black America, 1925-1945
    av Beth Tompkins Bates

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807849293

    Linking the labor movement to African Americans' campaign for racial equality Between World War I and World War II, African Americans' quest for civil rights took on a more aggressive character as a new group of black activists challenged the politi…

  • Fodor's Chicago 25 Best

    Fodor's Chicago 25 Best
    av Fodor's Travel Guides

    Pocket - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781640973398

    For a limited time, receive a free Fodor's Guide to Safe and Healthy Travel e-book with the purchase of this guidebook! Go to fodors.com for details.Compact and affordable, Fodor's 25 Best Chicago is a great travel guide for those who want an easy-…

  • Ensemble

    Ensemble
    av Mark Larson

    Övrigt - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781572842342

    Chicago is a bona fide theater town, bursting with an explosive, innovative vitality that’s fed every sector of the entertainment industry—from Hollywood to Broadway to Studio 8H—for as long as it’s delighted adoring local fa…

  • Bridges of Memory v. 2

    Bridges of Memory v. 2
    av Timuel D. Black

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780810122956

    In the second volume of ""Bridges of Memory"", historian Timuel D. Black Jr. continues his conversations with African-Americans who migrated to Chicago from the South in search of economic, social, and cultural opportunities. With his trademark gift…

  • Sport and the Shaping of Civic Identity in Chicago

    Sport and the Shaping of Civic Identity in Chicago
    av Gerald R. Gems

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781498598972

    This study uses sociological and historical methodologies to analyze the role of sport in the formation of urban identity in Chicago. The author traces the transformation of Chicago from a frontier town to a commercial behemoth, examining its role a…

  • Challenging Chicago

    Challenging Chicago
    av Perry Duis

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780252074158

    Hard lives and how they were lived in old Chicago

  • Political Empowerment of Illinois' African-American State Lawmakers from 1877 to 2005

    Political Empowerment of Illinois' African-American State Lawmakers from 1877 to 2005
    av Erma Brooks Williams

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780761840176

    This book is the first to document Illinois African-American state lawmakers who have served in Illinois General Assembly from the Reconstruction Era to 2005. The book includes U.S. Senator Barack Obama; the late Mayor Harold Washington of Chicago;…

  • Political Empowerment of Illinois' African-American State Lawmakers from 1877 to 2005

    Political Empowerment of Illinois' African-American State Lawmakers from 1877 to 2005
    av Erma Brooks Williams

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780761840183

    This book is the first to document Illinois African-American state lawmakers who have served in Illinois General Assembly from the Reconstruction Era to 2005. The book includes U.S. Senator Barack Obama; the late Mayor Harold Washington of Chicago;…

  • Message to Our Folks

    Message to Our Folks
    av Paul Steinbeck

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226375960

    This year marks the golden anniversary of the Art Ensemble of Chicago, the flagship band of the Association for the Advancement of Creative Musicians. Formed in 1966 and flourishing until 2010, the Art Ensemble distinguished itself by its unique per…

  • Welcome To Your Life

    Welcome To Your Life

    Pocket - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780578806037

    Welcome to your life. It's probably not what you expected it to be. About to turn thirty years old, Guy Bradford finds himself trapped in his dead-end job at the Gas and Go on the outskirts of Richmond, Illinois. Stuck caring for his perpetually un…

  • Faith in Black Power

    Faith in Black Power
    av Kerry Pimblott

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813168821

    In 1969, nineteen-year-old Robert Hunt was found dead in the Cairo, Illinois, police station. The white authorities ruled the death a suicide, but many members of the African American community believed that Hunt had been murdered -- a sentiment tha…

  • Faith in Black Power

    Faith in Black Power
    av Kerry Pimblott

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813178479

    In 1969, nineteen-year-old Robert Hunt was found dead in the Cairo, Illinois, police station. The white authorities ruled the death a suicide, but many members of the African American community believed that Hunt had been murdered - a sentiment that…