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Western Americana



link to catalog page, Lynching Beyond Dixie

Lynching Beyond Dixie

American Mob Violence Outside the South

Author: Edited by Michael J. Pfeifer
Pub Date: March 2013

Lynching as a national phenomenon   learn more...
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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...
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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...
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link to catalog page COOK-LYNN, New Indians, Old Wars Author: Elizabeth Cook-Lynn
Pub Date: May 2007

Challenging received American history and forging a new path for native American studies   learn more...
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link to catalog page CARRIGAN, The Making of a Lynching Culture

The Making of a Lynching Culture

Violence and Vigilantism in Central Texas, 1836-1916

Author: William D. Carrigan
Pub Date: 2006

How a culture of violence legitimized lynching among ordinary people   learn more...
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link to catalog page PFEIFER, Rough Justice

Rough Justice

Lynching and American Society, 1874-1947

Author: Michael J. Pfeifer
Pub Date: 2006

The history of lynching’s transformation from collective, popular violence to state-sanctioned, sanitized execution   learn more...
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link to catalog page ARRINGTON, Great Basin Kingdom

Great Basin Kingdom

An Economic History of the Latter-day Saints, 1830-1900, New Edition

Author: Leonard J. Arrington
Pub Date: December 2005

An expansive masterpiece from a renowned historian   learn more...
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link to catalog page LAGRAND, Indian Metropolis

Indian Metropolis

Native Americans in Chicago, 1945-75

Author: James B. LaGrand
Pub Date: October 2005

The inside story of American Indian life in Chicago   learn more...
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link to catalog page, Japanese American Midwives

Japanese American Midwives

Culture, Community, and Health Politics, 1880-1950

Author: Susan L. Smith
Pub Date: October 2005

The separate but unequal politics of health affecting American minority women   learn more...
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link to catalog page, 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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