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History, Am.: 19th C.



link to catalog page JONES, The Art of War in the Western World Author: Archer Jones
Pub Date: 2001

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link to catalog page BEARY, Black Bishop

Black Bishop

Edward T. Demby and the Struggle for Racial Equality in the Episcopal Church

Author: Michael J. Beary
Pub Date: January 2001

The story of America’s first black bishop and his struggle, against white apathy, lack of funds, and jurisdictional ambiguity, to rebuild the African-American component of the Episcopal Church in the context of a segregated church.   learn more...

link to catalog page QUAIFE, Chicago and the Old Northwest, 1673-1835 Author: Milo Milton Quaife
Pub Date: May 2001

This grand study surveys the emergence of Chicago from the swamps of southern Lake Michigan to the expulsion of the last Indian settlements. Pioneering historian Quaife, the first to document Chicago’s founding by a black man, traces Chicago from an outpost on the frontier to being the crossroads of American commerce.   learn more...

link to catalog page LEWIS, An Early Encounter with Tomorrow

An Early Encounter with Tomorrow

Europeans, Chicago's Loop, and the World's Columbian Exposition

Author: Arnold Lewis
Pub Date: February 2001

For the first time in sixty years, Chicago and the development of Chicago’s Loop at a crucial and formative stage, is examined in light of its appearance, pace, and economic drive in a shattering encounter between Old-World assumptions and New-World realities.   learn more...

link to catalog page HAWES, Family and Society in American History Author: Edited by Joseph M. Hawes and Elizabeth I. Nybakken
Pub Date: June 2001

This eclectic reader illuminates changes in the American family and presents some of the methods and approaches used to study families, showing how shifts in legal structures, ideas about medicine and health, gender roles, and other variables lead to changes in the structure and functioning of the family.   learn more...

link to catalog page SHUMAN, Favorite Dishes

Favorite Dishes

A Columbian Autograph Souvenir Cookery Book

Author: Compiled by Carrie V. Shuman
Pub Date: January 2001

Favorite Dishes affords an unusual and interesting look into the way the early women’s movement used conventional means to manipulate their way into a man’s world, and provides insight into how food, women, and American attitudes were changing at the end of a century.   learn more...

link to catalog page NOYES, Free Love in Utopia

Free Love in Utopia

John Humphrey Noyes and the Origin of the Oneida Community

Author: Compiled by George Wallingford Noyes
Pub Date: October 2001

The extraordinary “free love” Oneida community story, told in its entirety through never-before-published primary documents   learn more...

link to catalog page FREEMON, Gangrene and Glory

Gangrene and Glory

Medical Care during the American Civil War

Author: Frank R. Freemon
Pub Date: July 2001

An unusually powerful medical history and photodocumentary of the field hospitals, injuries, primitive treatments, and the dedicated medical personnel who fought the war against death behind both sides in the Civil War   learn more...

link to catalog page JENSEN, Illinois

Illinois

A History

Author: Richard J. Jensen
Pub Date: October 2001

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link to catalog page PORTERFIELD, Last Cavalier

Last Cavalier

The Life and Times of John A. Lomax, 1867-1948

Author: Nolan Porterfield
Pub Date: 2001

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