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History, Am.: 19th C.



link to catalog page COOPER, 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 BOLOTIN, 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 MOTT, 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 WRIGHT, 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 RISSE, 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 SNYDER, 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 FERGUSON, 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 MUSTAKEEM, 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 HEYWOOD, 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 PERNOT, 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...

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