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History, Am.: 19th C.



link to catalog page COOPER, Beyond Respectability

Beyond Respectability

The Intellectual Thought of Race Women

Author: Brittney C. Cooper
Pub Date: May 2017

The women and ideas behind the triumph of the black female intellectual   learn more...
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link to catalog page BOLOTIN, Chicago's Grand Midway

Chicago's Grand Midway

A Walk around the World at the Columbian Exposition

Author: Norman Bolotin with Christine Laing
Pub Date: July 2017

It happened at the World's Fair--roam the magnificent Midway and see for yourself   learn more...
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link to catalog page, Black Girlhood in the Nineteenth Century Author: Nazera Sadiq Wright
Pub Date: October 2016

How unlikely literary characters paved the way for black citizenship and progress   learn more...
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link to catalog page, Driven by Fear

Driven by Fear

Epidemics and Isolation in San Francisco's House of Pestilence

Author: Guenter B. Risse
Pub Date: January 2016

How diseases are made worse by the fear of them   learn more...
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link to catalog page HERNDON, Herndon's Lincoln Author: William H. Herndon and Jesse W. Weik. Edited by Douglas L. Wilson and Rodney O. Davis
Pub Date: Cloth: 2006; Paper: August 2016

The foundational Lincoln biography, with essential updates and a wealth of added material   learn more...
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link to catalog page, Slavery at Sea

Slavery at Sea

Terror, Sex, and Sickness in the Middle Passage

Author: Sowande' M. Mustakeem
Pub Date: October 2016

How slave ships manufactured bondage from the raw material of humanity   learn more...
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link to catalog page, Mary Lincoln's Insanity Case

Mary Lincoln's Insanity Case

A Documentary History

Author: Jason Emerson
Pub Date: Cloth: 2012; Paper: August 2015

A comprehensive look at Mary Lincoln's mental state   learn more...
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link to catalog page, The Mormon Church and Blacks

The Mormon Church and Blacks

A Documentary History

Author: Edited by Matthew L. Harris and Newell G. Bringhurst
Pub Date: December 2015

Assembling the record of a Mormon controversy   learn more...
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link to catalog page GOYENS, Beer and Revolution

Beer and Revolution

The German Anarchist Movement in New York City, 1880-1914

Author: Tom Goyens
Pub Date: Cloth: 2007; Paper: November 2014

Understanding an infamous political movement’s grounding in festivity and defiance   learn more...
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link to catalog page, The Crimes of Womanhood

The Crimes of Womanhood

Defining Femininity in a Court of Law

Author: A. Cheree Carlson
Pub Date: Cloth: 2009; Paper: January 2014

A lively analysis of the scandalous cases of women on trial in turn-of-the-century America   learn more...
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