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History, Am.: 19th C.



link to catalog page MITCHELL, The Paddy Camps

The Paddy Camps

The Irish of Lowell, 1821-61

Author: Brian C. Mitchell
Pub Date: May 2006

The dramatic story of the fights and compromises that shaped an Irish community   learn more...

link to catalog page, Prologue to a Farce

Prologue to a Farce

Communication and Democracy in America

Author: Mark Lloyd
Pub Date: February 2006

The cure for an American media where market interests have usurped democratic participation   learn more...

link to catalog page, Reinventing “The People”

Reinventing “The People”

The Progressive Movement, the Class Problem, and the Origins of Modern Liberalism

Author: Shelton Stromquist
Pub Date: January 2006

On the Progressive myth of a classless society   learn more...

link to catalog page, Righteous Indignation

Righteous Indignation

Religion and the Populist Revolution

Author: Joe Creech
Pub Date: July 2006

A striking new understanding of Populism by uncovering the way religious commitments shaped the Populist revolt of the 1890s   learn more...

link to catalog page PFEIFER, Rough Justice

Rough Justice

Lynching and American Society, 1874-1947

Author: Michael J. Pfeifer
Pub Date: 2006

The history of lynching’s transformation from collective, popular violence to state-sanctioned, sanitized execution   learn more...

link to catalog page CHAPMAN, Sandow the Magnificent

Sandow the Magnificent

Eugen Sandow and the Beginnings of Bodybuilding

Author: David L. Chapman
Pub Date: Cloth: 1994; Paper: March 2006

The strongman whose pioneering focus on physique built an entertainment empire   learn more...

link to catalog page, Widows and Orphans First

Widows and Orphans First

The Family Economy and Social Welfare Policy, 1880-1939

Author: S. J. Kleinberg
Pub Date: December 2006

The impact of surprisingly varied local attitudes towards widows and their children   learn more...

link to catalog page JELKS, African Americans in the Furniture City

African Americans in the Furniture City

The Struggle for Civil Rights in Grand Rapids

Author: Randal Maurice Jelks
Pub Date: March 2005

The formation of a northern African American community and its struggle for civil rights   learn more...

link to catalog page, City of Clerks

City of Clerks

Office and Sales Workers in Philadelphia, 1870-1920

Author: Jerome P. Bjelopera
Pub Date: May 2005

A new class of workers in the city   learn more...

link to catalog page BARNUM, The Colossal P. T. Barnum Reader

The Colossal P. T. Barnum Reader

Nothing Else Like It in the Universe

Author: Phineas T. Barnum
Pub Date: January 2005

An encyclopedic treasure trove from the mastermind behind "The Greatest Show on Earth"   learn more...

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