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History, Am.: 19th C.



link to catalog page BOLOTIN, The World's Columbian Exposition

The World's Columbian Exposition

The Chicago World's Fair of 1893

Author: Norman Bolotin and Christine Laing
Pub Date: July 2002

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link to catalog page JONES, The Art of War in the Western World Author: Archer Jones
Pub Date: 2001

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link to catalog page FREEMON, Gangrene and Glory

Gangrene and Glory

Medical Care during the American Civil War

Author: Frank R. Freemon
Pub Date: July 2001

An unusually powerful medical history and photodocumentary of the field hospitals, injuries, primitive treatments, and the dedicated medical personnel who fought the war against death behind both sides in the Civil War   learn more...
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link to catalog page ELIASON, Mormons and Mormonism

Mormons and Mormonism

An Introduction to an American World Religion

Author: Edited by Eric A. Eliason
Pub Date: March 2001

Key essays by leading scholars on the history, foundational ideas and practices, and worldwide expansion of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints   learn more...
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link to catalog page WIGGER, Taking Heaven by Storm

Taking Heaven by Storm

Methodism and the Rise of Popular Christianity in America

Author: John H. Wigger
Pub Date: August 2001

Thorough, readable, and comprehensive, this is the best history of Methodism from the founding of the country into the 1820s   learn more...
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link to catalog page MILLER, The Great Chicago Fire Author: Ross Miller
Pub Date: November 2000

Illuminates the birth of modernism in American and the development of a radically new architecture--tested in fire, the modern city emerged   learn more...
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link to catalog page BARNUM, The Life of P. T. Barnum, Written by Himself Author: Phineas T. Barnum Introduction by Terence Whalen
Pub Date: August 2000

In this first reprinting in paperback of Barnum's “original” biography, it will be easy to understand how he was able to create the “Greatest Show on Earth,” a show as outrageous and entertaining as Barnum himself   learn more...
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link to catalog page PHELPS, Three Spiritualist Novels Author: Elizabeth Stuart Phelps
Pub Date: September 2000

A fascinating trilogy of novels that delineates the afterlife as viewed from the “Spiritualist” perspective--a movement that was very strong in the 19th century and still has adherents today   learn more...
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link to catalog page HALLWAS, The Bootlegger

The Bootlegger

A Story of Small-Town America

Author: John Hallwas
Pub Date: June 1999

A portrait of small-town America emerging from frontier status into the corruption and violence of the Jazz age   learn more...
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link to catalog page PEFFER, If They Don't Bring Their Women Here

If They Don't Bring Their Women Here

Chinese Female Immigration before Exclusion

Author: George Anthony Peffer
Pub Date: 1999

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