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History, Am.: 19th C.



link to catalog page CARLISLE, Elizabeth Packard

Elizabeth Packard

A Noble Fight

Author: Linda V. Carlisle
Pub Date: December 2010

One woman's courage to battle stigma and injustice for women and the mentally ill   learn more...

link to catalog page CHRISTIANSON, Freeing Charles

Freeing Charles

The Struggle to Free a Slave on the Eve of the Civil War

Author: Scott Christianson
Pub Date: February 2010

The dramatic, daring rescue of a fugitive slave   learn more...

link to catalog page CLEGG, Troubled Ground

Troubled Ground

A Tale of Murder, Lynching, and Reckoning in the New South

Author: Claude A. Clegg III
Pub Date: December 2010

A deeply personal exploration of a city's shameful and forgotten past   learn more...

link to catalog page EDWARDS, The Lincoln Assassination Author: Edited by William C. Edwards and Edward Steers Jr.
Pub Date: April 2009

The authoritative published record of the Lincoln assassination investigation   learn more...

link to catalog page DIRCK, Lincoln the Lawyer Author: Brian Dirck
Pub Date: January 2009

What the law did to and for Abraham Lincoln, and its important impact on his future presidency   learn more...

link to catalog page EVANS, Open Wound

Open Wound

The Long View of Race in America

Author: William McKee Evans
Pub Date: April 2009

A timely reframing of race in America   learn more...

link to catalog page RATNER, Paradoxes of Prosperity

Paradoxes of Prosperity

Wealth-Seeking Versus Christian Values in Pre-Civil War America

Author: Lorman A. Ratner, Paula T. Kaufman, and Dwight L. Teeter Jr.
Pub Date: August 2009

Examining the intense conflict between financial success and moral righteousness in nineteenth-century America   learn more...

link to catalog page KIMBALL, Sports in Zion

Sports in Zion

Mormon Recreation, 1890-1940

Author: Richard Ian Kimball
Pub Date: January 2009

A unique look at the Latter-day Saints' recreational efforts intended to "Mormonize" a rising generation of young men and women   learn more...

link to catalog page SMITH, The Turkey

The Turkey

An American Story

Author: Andrew F. Smith
Pub Date: October 2009

"Talking turkey" about the bird you thought you knew   learn more...

link to catalog page DICKERSON, Dark Victorians Author: Vanessa D. Dickerson
Pub Date: March 2008

Understanding connections between black Americans and white Victorian Britons   learn more...

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