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History, Am.: 19th C.



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...

link to catalog page, Harry T. Burleigh

Harry T. Burleigh

From the Spiritual to the Harlem Renaissance

Author: Jean E. Snyder
Pub Date: March 2016

Reclaiming the unique life and soaring art of an essential American composer   learn more...

link to catalog page HERNDON, Herndon's Lincoln Author: William H. Herndon and Jesse W. Weik
Pub Date: Cloth: 2006; Paper: August 2016

The foundational Lincoln biography, with essential updates and a wealth of added material   learn more...

link to catalog page, Illinois in the War of 1812 Author: Gillum Ferguson
Pub Date: Cloth: 2012; Paper: February 2016

A bold new history of the War of 1812 and the founding of Illinois   learn more...

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...

link to catalog page, African Americans in U.S. Foreign Policy

African Americans in U.S. Foreign Policy

From the Era of Frederick Douglass to the Age of Obama

Author: Edited by Linda Heywood, Allison Blakely, Charles Stith, and Joshua C. Yesnowitz
Pub Date: February 2015

Exploring the many facets of African American participation in the U.S. foreign policy apparatus   learn more...

link to catalog page, Before the Ivy

Before the Ivy

The Cubs' Golden Age in Pre-Wrigley Chicago

Author: Laurent Pernot
Pub Date: February 2015

The indomitable Cubs of baseball's early years   learn more...

link to catalog page, Fostering on the Farm

Fostering on the Farm

Child Placement in the Rural Midwest

Author: Megan Birk
Pub Date: June 2015

Shedding light on a somber chapter in the history of American childhood   learn more...

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...

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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