Tag Archives: University of Illinois Press

Wednesday’s Book Review: “Viva Baseball”


Viva Baseball: Latin Major Leaguers and their Special Hunger. By Samuel O. Regalado. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1997. This very well-done book chronicles the rise of Latin American baseball players from the nineteenth century to the 1990s. As the … Continue reading

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Wednesday’s Book Review: “Bound for Santa Fe”


Bound for Santa Fe: The Road to New Mexico and the American Conquest, 1806-1848. By Stephen G. Hyslop. (Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 2002. Xiii + 514 pp. Illustrations, notes, bibliography, index. $34.95.) Once in a while a book attains … Continue reading

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Wednesday’s Book Review: “Mormonism”


Mormonism: The Story of a New Religious Tradition. By Jan Shipps. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1984. This is a book that has been available for more than three decades, yet it is still a useful discussion. Jan Shipps has … Continue reading

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Wednesday’s Book Review: “Touching Base: Professional Baseball and American Culture in the Progressive Era”


Touching Base: Professional Baseball and American Culture in the Progressive Era. By Steven A. Riess. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1999 rev. ed. A revised edition of a very successful 1983 work, Touching Base remains a standard work on the … Continue reading

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