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History, Am.: 19th C.



link to catalog page MARTIN, Benching Jim Crow

Benching Jim Crow

The Rise and Fall of the Color Line in Southern College Sports, 1890-1980

Author: Charles H. Martin
Pub Date: August 2010

A benchmark study of racial exclusion in college athletics   learn more...

link to catalog page RODGER, Champagne Charlie and Pretty Jemima

Champagne Charlie and Pretty Jemima

Variety Theater in the Nineteenth Century

Author: Gillian M. Rodger
Pub Date: July 2010

A rich exploration of a pivotal nineteenth-century theater form   learn more...

link to catalog page, Dirty Words

Dirty Words

The Rhetoric of Public Sex Education, 1870-1924

Author: Robin E. Jensen
Pub Date: December 2010

Analyzing how health professionals and educators communicated with constituents about sex   learn more...

link to catalog page, Elizabeth Packard

Elizabeth Packard

A Noble Fight

Author: Linda V. Carlisle
Pub Date: December 2010

One woman's courage to battle stigma and injustice for women and the mentally ill   learn more...

link to catalog page, Freeing Charles

Freeing Charles

The Struggle to Free a Slave on the Eve of the Civil War

Author: Scott Christianson
Pub Date: February 2010

The dramatic, daring rescue of a fugitive slave   learn more...

link to catalog page GARLAND, Hamlin Garland, Prairie Radical

Hamlin Garland, Prairie Radical

Writings from the 1890s

Author: Hamlin Garland
Pub Date: April 2010

Preserving the spirit and personal convictions of the Midwest's outspoken native son   learn more...

link to catalog page WALKER, Mormon History Author: Ronald W. Walker, David J. Whittaker, and James B. Allen With a contribution by Armand Mauss
Pub Date: Cloth: 2001; Paper: 2010

A comprehensive view of how the writing of Mormon history has evolved since the establishment of the church   learn more...

link to catalog page BURNSTEIN, Next to Godliness

Next to Godliness

Confronting Dirt and Despair in Progressive Era New York City

Author: Daniel Eli Burnstein
Pub Date: Cloth: 2006; Paper: 2010

A window into Progressive Era social reform   learn more...

link to catalog page GRANDIN, A Parisienne in Chicago

A Parisienne in Chicago

Impressions of the World's Columbian Exposition

Author: Madame Léon Grandin
Pub Date: March 2010

Keen impressions of fin de siècle Chicago from a French female perspective   learn more...

link to catalog page BERRY, “Swing the Sickle for the Harvest Is Ripe”

“Swing the Sickle for the Harvest Is Ripe”

Gender and Slavery in Antebellum Georgia

Author: Daina Ramey Berry
Pub Date: Cloth: 2007; Paper: 2010

Examining how labor and economy shaped family life for both women and men among the enslaved   learn more...

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