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History, Am.: 19th C.



Just One of the Boys

Female-to-Male Cross-Dressing on the American Variety Stage

Author: Gillian M. Rodger
Pub Date: January 2018

Manning up to take the stage by storm   learn more...

link to catalog page ADDAMS, The Selected Papers of Jane Addams

The Selected Papers of Jane Addams

vol. 3: Creating Hull-House and an International Presence, 1889-1900

Author: Jane Addams Edited by Mary Lynn McCree Bryan, Maree de Angury, Ellen Skerrett, and Richard R. Seidel with the assistance of consulting editor Barbara Bair
Pub Date: January 2018

From neophyte to icon in eleven incredible years   learn more...

link to catalog page, 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...

link to catalog page, 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: June 2017

It happened at the World's Fair--roam the magnificent Midway and see for yourself   learn more...

link to catalog page PFEIFER, Global Lynching and Collective Violence

Global Lynching and Collective Violence

Volume 2: The Americas and Europe

Author: Edited by Michael J. Pfeifer
Pub Date: October 2017

Informal justice, from warring nuns to Milwaukee skinheads   learn more...

link to catalog page MOORE, I Fight for a Living

I Fight for a Living

Boxing and the Battle for Black Manhood, 1880-1915

Author: Louis Moore
Pub Date: October 2017

Hardworking prizefighters and the battle against a racist America   learn more...

link to catalog page ROBB, Ladies of the Ticker

Ladies of the Ticker

Women and Wall Street from the Gilded Age to the Great Depression

Author: George Robb
Pub Date: September 2017

Women who ran with the bulls and bears   learn more...

link to catalog page, Lucretia Mott Speaks

Lucretia Mott Speaks

The Essential Speeches and Sermons

Author: Lucretia Mott Edited by Christopher Densmore, Carol Faulkner, Nancy Hewitt, and Beverly Wilson Palmer
Pub Date: April 2017

An invaluable collection of the iconic reformer's words and works   learn more...

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...

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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