History, Am.: Civil War



link to catalog page PECK, Making an Antislavery Nation

Making an Antislavery Nation

Lincoln, Douglas, and the Battle over Freedom

Author: Graham A. Peck
Pub Date: October 2017

How the politics and political stakes surrounding slavery transformed the country   learn more...
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link to catalog page LAUSE, Free Spirits

Free Spirits

Spiritualism, Republicanism, and Radicalism in the Civil War Era

Author: Mark A. Lause
Pub Date: July 2016

Enlisting the dead to change the world of the living   learn more...
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link to catalog page HERNDON, Herndon on Lincoln Author: William H. Herndon, edited by Douglas L. Wilson and Rodney O. Davis
Pub Date: February 2016

The definitive edition of one of the most important collections of primary source materials on Abraham Lincoln   learn more...
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link to catalog page HEINZ, Women, Work, and Worship in Lincoln's Country Author: Edited by Anne M. Heinz and John P. Heinz
Pub Date: March 2016

The intimate and the epic in the lives of four prairie women   learn more...
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link to catalog page LAUSE, Free Labor

Free Labor

The Civil War and the Making of an American Working Class

Author: Mark A. Lause
Pub Date: July 2015

National catastrophe and the evolution of the labor movement   learn more...
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link to catalog page MOORE & MOORE, Collaborators for Emancipation

Collaborators for Emancipation

Abraham Lincoln and Owen Lovejoy

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

A look at how the fruitful relationship between Lincoln and an abolitionist minister helped end slavery   learn more...
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link to catalog page LAUSE, A Secret Society History of the Civil War Author: Mark A. Lause
Pub Date: Cloth: 2011; Paper: September 2014

Unraveling the influence and power of antebellum secret societies   learn more...
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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...
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link to catalog page LAUSE, Young America

Young America

Land, Labor, and the Republican Community

Author: Mark A. Lause
Pub Date: 2005

How working people's republican "free labor" ethos changed the national agenda at a crucial period in U.S. history   learn more...
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link to catalog page EDWARDS, Scarlett Doesn't Live Here Anymore

Scarlett Doesn't Live Here Anymore

Southern Women in the Civil War Era

Author: Laura F. Edwards
Pub Date: 2004

Reveals a fascinating, more complete portrait of the women and women’s roles, political and social, that reach far beyond the air-headed, passive stereotypes of the slave and Southern Belle   learn more...
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