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History, Am.: 19th C.



link to catalog page HUDSON, The Making of

The Making of "Mammy Pleasant"

A Black Entrepreneur in Nineteenth-Century San Francisco

Author: Lynn M. Hudson
Pub Date: Cloth: 2003; Paper: 2008

Investigating Mary Ellen Pleasant's convoluted legacy   learn more...

link to catalog page BALLANTYNE, Moving Subjects

Moving Subjects

Gender, Mobility, and Intimacy in an Age of Global Empire

Author: Edited by Tony Ballantyne and Antoinette Burton
Pub Date: November 2008

Investigating how intimacy is constructed across the restless world of empire   learn more...

link to catalog page MCCAFFERTY, Native American Place-Names of Indiana Author: Michael McCafferty
Pub Date: April 2008

A linguistic history of Native American place-names in Indiana   learn more...

link to catalog page, A Noble Fight

A Noble Fight

African American Freemasonry and the Struggle for Democracy in America

Author: Corey D. B. Walker
Pub Date: November 2008

A critical investigation into the associational culture of African American freemasonry   learn more...

link to catalog page FRANCH, Robber Baron

Robber Baron

The Life of Charles Tyson Yerkes

Author: John Franch
Pub Date: Cloth: 2006; Paper: 2008

The epic story of an American visionary and scoundrel   learn more...

link to catalog page WHITT, Women in American Journalism Author: Jan Whitt
Pub Date: August 2008

The previously untold stories of women throughout the history of journalism   learn more...

link to catalog page LOERZEL, Alchemy of Bones

Alchemy of Bones

Chicago's Luetgert Murder Case of 1897

Author: Robert Loerzel
Pub Date: May 2007

The sensational story behind one of the first criminal investigations to use forensic analysis   learn more...

link to catalog page COOK-LYNN, Anti-Indianism in Modern America

Anti-Indianism in Modern America

A Voice from Tatekeya's Earth

Author: Elizabeth Cook-Lynn
Pub Date: 2007

A powerful and controversial Native American voice addresses overlooked injustices both past and present   learn more...

link to catalog page KIRSCH, Baseball and Cricket

Baseball and Cricket

The Creation of American Team Sports, 1838-72

Author: George B. Kirsch
Pub Date: February 2007

How and why Americans chose baseball over its early rival, cricket, as the national pastime   learn more...

link to catalog page DUIS, Challenging Chicago

Challenging Chicago

Coping with Everyday Life, 1837-1920

Author: Perry R. Duis
Pub Date: 2007

Hard lives and how they were lived in old Chicago   learn more...

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