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History, Am.: 19th C.



link to catalog page TAYLOR, The American Railroad Network, 1861-1890 Author: George Rogers Taylor and Irene D. Neu
Pub Date: January 2003

The emergence of railroads during the Civil War, their expansion westward, the adoption of uniform rail gauges, and the first key consolidations in the industry.   learn more...

link to catalog page WADE, Chicago's Pride

Chicago's Pride

The Stockyards, Packingtown, and Environs in the Nineteenth Century

Author: Louise Carroll Wade
Pub Date: January 2003

The growth of Chicago’s stockyards and the communities that were formed around them in the mid-to-late 19th century   learn more...

link to catalog page EDWARDS, Gender and the Social Gospel Author: Edited by Wendy J. Deichmann Edwards and Carolyn De Swarte Gifford
Pub Date: March 2003

The first book devoted to the study of gender in the social gospel movement in North America   learn more...

link to catalog page PECKHAM, Indiana

Indiana

A History

Author: Howard H. Peckham
Pub Date: August 2003

A comprehensive history of Indiana   learn more...

link to catalog page FARNHAM, Life in Prairie Land Author: Eliza W. Farnham
Pub Date: September 2003

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link to catalog page, Making Race, Making Power

Making Race, Making Power

North Carolina's Road to Disfranchisement

Author: Kent Redding
Pub Date: July 2003

The how, why, and when of black disfranchisement in the American South   learn more...

link to catalog page, Morality and the Mail in Nineteenth-Century America Author: Wayne E. Fuller
Pub Date: April 2003

The story of the evangelical Protestants' fears of and struggles against the changes in American society engendered by the postal innovations that created a communication revolution in nineteenth century America.   learn more...

link to catalog page PASSET, Sex Radicals and the Quest for Women's Equality Author: Joanne E. Passet
Pub Date: March 2003

The book is about nineteenth-century women and men who believed in and fought for women's social and economic equality and the right to reproductive choice   learn more...

link to catalog page EPSTEIN, Sinful Tunes and Spirituals

Sinful Tunes and Spirituals

Black Folk Music to the Civil War

Author: Dena J. Epstein
Pub Date: September 2003

Classic study of black slave music in America   learn more...

link to catalog page GUTMAN, Slavery and the Numbers Game

Slavery and the Numbers Game

A Critique of Time on the Cross

Author: Herbert G. Gutman
Pub Date: September 2003

A brilliant contribution to continuing debates about slavery and slave consciousness in pre-Civil War America   learn more...

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