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History, Am.: Colonial



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 GRIFFITH, The War for American Independence

The War for American Independence

From 1760 to the Surrender at Yorktown in 1781

Author: Samuel B. Griffith II
Pub Date: June 2002

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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 WIGGER, Taking Heaven by Storm

Taking Heaven by Storm

Methodism and the Rise of Popular Christianity in America

Author: John H. Wigger
Pub Date: August 2001

Thorough, readable, and comprehensive, this is the best history of Methodism from the founding of the country into the 1820s   learn more...

link to catalog page SMITH, The Tomato in America

The Tomato in America

Early History, Culture, and Cookery

Author: Andrew F. Smith
Pub Date: November 2001

A tasty and entertaining history of one of America’s favorite foodstuffs   learn more...

link to catalog page FOLEY, The First Chouteaus

The First Chouteaus

River Barons of Early St. Louis

Author: William E. Foley and C. David Rice
Pub Date: August 2000

The true story of a fascinating pair of entrepenuerial brothers who built a huge trade empire along the Mississippi River   learn more...

link to catalog page EKBERG, French Roots in the Illinois Country

French Roots in the Illinois Country

The Mississippi Frontier in Colonial Times

Author: Carl J. Ekberg
Pub Date: 2000

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link to catalog page WILLIAMS, Houses of God

Houses of God

Region, Religion, and Architecture in the United States

Author: Peter W. Williams
Pub Date: 2000

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link to catalog page CONNOR, Imagining Grace

Imagining Grace

Liberating Theologies in the Slave Narrative Tradition

Author: Kimberly Rae Connor
Pub Date: March 2000

Extends the tradition of the slave narrative to contemporary artists and demonstrates how they all work toward a “liberation theology”--even though it may not be traditionally Christian or sacred.   learn more...

link to catalog page WALTERS, Benjamin Franklin and His Gods Author: Kerry S. Walters
Pub Date: 1999

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