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History, Am.: 19th C.



link to catalog page, Collaborators for Emancipation

Collaborators for Emancipation

Abraham Lincoln and Owen Lovejoy

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

A look at how the fruitful relationship between Lincoln and an abolitionist minister helped end slavery   learn more...

link to catalog page, The Crimes of Womanhood

The Crimes of Womanhood

Defining Femininity in a Court of Law

Author: A. Cheree Carlson
Pub Date: Cloth: 2009; Paper: January 2014

A lively analysis of the scandalous cases of women on trial in turn-of-the-century America   learn more...

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Fannie Barrier Williams

Crossing the Borders of Region and Race

Author: Wanda A. Hendricks
Pub Date: January 2014

The biography of a key activist of the Progressive Era   learn more...

link to catalog page, Free Black Communities and the Underground Railroad Author: Cheryl Janifer LaRoche
Pub Date: January 2014

Uncovering the landscape of the Underground Railroad   learn more...

link to catalog page, Immigrant Voices

Immigrant Voices

New Lives in America, 1773-2000

Author: Edited by Thomas Dublin
Pub Date: April 2014

A new edition of the classic collection of writings by immigrants to the U.S.   learn more...

link to catalog page, The Lincoln-Douglas Debates

The Lincoln-Douglas Debates

The Lincoln Studies Center Edition

Author: Edited by Rodney O. Davis and Douglas L. Wilson
Pub Date: Cloth: 2008; Paper: August 2014

The most complete record ever assembled of the landmark Lincoln-Douglas debates, published on their 150th anniversary   learn more...

link to catalog page, Locomotive to Aeromotive

Locomotive to Aeromotive

Octave Chanute and the Transportation Revolution

Author: Simine Short
Pub Date: Cloth: 2011; Paper: August 2014

The first in-depth look at an influential engineer and aviation pioneer   learn more...

link to catalog page, Sex, Sickness, and Slavery

Sex, Sickness, and Slavery

Illness in the Antebellum South

Author: Marli F. Weiner
Pub Date: Cloth: 2012; Paper: September 2014

How white Southern doctors used science to defend slavery   learn more...

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Defining Deviance

Sex, Science, and Delinquent Girls, 1890-1960

Author: Michael A. Rembis
Pub Date: Cloth: 2011; Paper: February 2013

A historical study of the treatment of troubled girls, often perceived as threats to the American race   learn more...

link to catalog page, A Foreign Kingdom

A Foreign Kingdom

Mormons and Polygamy in American Political Culture, 1852-1890

Author: Christine Talbot
Pub Date: December 2013

The vexing nineteenth-century debate over Mormonism, polygamy, and what it means to be American   learn more...

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