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History, Am.: 19th C.



link to catalog page JELKS, African Americans in the Furniture City

African Americans in the Furniture City

The Struggle for Civil Rights in Grand Rapids

Author: Randal Maurice Jelks
Pub Date: March 2005

The formation of a northern African American community and its struggle for civil rights   learn more...

link to catalog page, City of Clerks

City of Clerks

Office and Sales Workers in Philadelphia, 1870-1920

Author: Jerome P. Bjelopera
Pub Date: May 2005

A new class of workers in the city   learn more...

link to catalog page BARNUM, The Colossal P. T. Barnum Reader

The Colossal P. T. Barnum Reader

Nothing Else Like It in the Universe

Author: Phineas T. Barnum
Pub Date: January 2005

An encyclopedic treasure trove from the mastermind behind "The Greatest Show on Earth"   learn more...

link to catalog page BRØNDAL, Ethnic Leadership and Midwestern Politics

Ethnic Leadership and Midwestern Politics

Scandinavian Americans and the Progressive Movement in Wisconsin, 1890-1914

Author: Jørn Brøndal
Pub Date: December 2005

How Scandinavian immigrants entered the American world of politics in search of a Scandinavian-American identity   learn more...

link to catalog page COZZENS, General John Pope

General John Pope

A Life for the Nation

Author: Peter Cozzens
Pub Date: Cloth: 2000; Paper: 2005

A humane and balanced portrait of the much maligned man who played a crucial role in the Civil War   learn more...

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...

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...

link to catalog page HOLZER, The Lincoln Image

The Lincoln Image

Abraham Lincoln and the Popular Print

Author: Harold Holzer, Gabor S. Boritt, and Mark E . Neely Jr.
Pub Date: 2005

How printmakers chronicled and influenced Lincoln's transfiguration into an American icon   learn more...

link to catalog page KENSCHAFT, Reinventing Marriage

Reinventing Marriage

The Love and Work of Alice Freeman Palmer and George Herbert Palmer

Author: Lori Kenschaft
Pub Date: September 2005

An intimate biography of one of the first American dual-career marriages   learn more...

link to catalog page BARTON, The Soul of Abraham Lincoln Author: William E. Barton
Pub Date: 2005

A wonderfully dispassionate look at Lincoln's religious passions   learn more...

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