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History, Am.: 19th C.



link to catalog page, Chains of Love

Chains of Love

Slave Couples in Antebellum South Carolina

Author: Emily West
Pub Date: March 2004

An examination of slave marriage during the antebellum period   learn more...

link to catalog page DALEY, Cultural Politics and the Mass Media Author: Patrick J. Daley and Beverly A. James
Pub Date: August 2004

Case studies in Alaskan Native political resistance using the media   learn more...

link to catalog page PLECK, Domestic Tyranny

Domestic Tyranny

The Making of American Social Policy against Family Violence from Colonial Times to the Present

Author: Elizabeth Pleck
Pub Date: March 2004

Chronicling the rise and demise of legal, feminist, and medical campaigns against domestic violence from colonial times to the present   learn more...

link to catalog page, Fanatics and Fire-eaters

Fanatics and Fire-eaters

Newspapers and the Coming of the Civil War

Author: Lorman A. Ratner and Dwight L. Teeter Jr.
Pub Date: September 2004

Tracing the role of America’s newspapers in the country’s descent into civil war   learn more...

link to catalog page AGNEW, From Charity to Social Work

From Charity to Social Work

Mary E. Richmond and the Creation of an American Profession

Author: Elizabeth N. Agnew
Pub Date: January 2004

Examination of the development of modern social work from its roots in late 19th Century charity through the 1920’s, focusing on the life and leadership of Mary E. Richmond. Highlights the important role of charity organization philosophy in the transformation from voluntary charity to professional social work.   learn more...

link to catalog page, High Mountains Rising

High Mountains Rising

Appalachia in Time and Place

Author: Edited by Richard A. Straw and H. Tyler Blethen
Pub Date: May 2004

A collection of 14 original essays covering the major issues in Appalachian history and culture   learn more...

link to catalog page LOVEJOY, His Brother's Blood

His Brother's Blood

Speeches and Writings, 1838-64

Author: Owen Lovejoy
Pub Date: August 2004

A history of Owen Lovejoy’s religious and political participation in the antislavery movment from 1838 to 1864   learn more...

link to catalog page RUST, Radical Origins

Radical Origins

Early Mormon Converts and Their Colonial Ancestors

Author: Val D. Rust
Pub Date: June 2004

The genological beginings of the Mormon religion from the radical Protestant Reformation movement in New England   learn more...

link to catalog page, The Road to Seneca Falls

The Road to Seneca Falls

Elizabeth Cady Stanton and the First Woman's Rights Convention

Author: Judith Wellman
Pub Date: November 2004

An account of the 1848 Seneca Falls Convention and the beginning of the U.S. women’s rights movement   learn more...

link to catalog page EDWARDS, Scarlett Doesn't Live Here Anymore

Scarlett Doesn't Live Here Anymore

Southern Women in the Civil War Era

Author: Laura F. Edwards
Pub Date: 2004

Reveals a fascinating, more complete portrait of the women and women’s roles, political and social, that reach far beyond the air-headed, passive stereotypes of the slave and Southern Belle   learn more...

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