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History, Am.: 19th C.



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...

link to catalog page BIRK, 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 EMERSON, 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 HARRIS, 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...

link to catalog page MACK, Sensing Chicago

Sensing Chicago

Noisemakers, Strikebreakers, and Muckrakers

Author: Adam Mack
Pub Date: June 2015

Urban history from amidst the oleaginous perfume, greasy exudations, and black froth of a growing metropolis   learn more...

link to catalog page CAMPNEY, This Is Not Dixie

This Is Not Dixie

Racist Violence in Kansas, 1861-1927

Author: Brent M. S. Campney
Pub Date: September 2015

Imposing, enforcing, and resisting white supremacy in the Midwest   learn more...

link to catalog page MOORE, Collaborators for Emancipation

Collaborators for Emancipation

Abraham Lincoln and Owen Lovejoy

Author: William F. Moore and Jane Ann Moore
Pub Date: July 2014

A look at how the fruitful relationship between Lincoln and an abolitionist minister helped end slavery   learn more...

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