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History, Am.: 19th C.



link to catalog page MARKS, Moses and the Monster and Miss Anne Author: Carole C. Marks
Pub Date: July 2009

The dynamic lives of three diverse women, fighting for and against slavery in antebellum Maryland   learn more...

link to catalog page, Open Wound

Open Wound

The Long View of Race in America

Author: William McKee Evans
Pub Date: April 2009

A timely reframing of race in America   learn more...

link to catalog page, Paradoxes of Prosperity

Paradoxes of Prosperity

Wealth-Seeking Versus Christian Values in Pre-Civil War America

Author: Lorman A. Ratner, Paula T. Kaufman, and Dwight L. Teeter Jr.
Pub Date: August 2009

Examining the intense conflict between financial success and moral righteousness in nineteenth-century America   learn more...

link to catalog page SKLAR, The Selected Letters of Florence Kelley, 1869-1931 Author: Edited by Kathryn Kish Sklar and Beverly Wilson Palmer
Pub Date: May 2009

First-hand accounts of one woman's fight to improve working conditions for Americans in the early twentieth century   learn more...

link to catalog page WALSH, The Shadows Rise

The Shadows Rise

Abraham Lincoln and the Ann Rutledge Legend

Author: John Evangelist Walsh
Pub Date: January 2009

Unraveling the fabled romance between Abraham Lincoln and Ann Rutledge   learn more...

link to catalog page WARREN, The Shawnees and Their Neighbors, 1795-1870 Author: Stephen Warren
Pub Date: January 2009

Looking past the rhetoric to expose the forces that shaped Shawnee nationalism   learn more...

link to catalog page CARTER, Southern Single Blessedness

Southern Single Blessedness

Unmarried Women in the Urban South, 1800-1865

Author: Christine Jacobson Carter
Pub Date: January 2009

The engaging lives that single women led in spite of (or perhaps because of) their "spinsterhood"   learn more...

link to catalog page, Sports in Zion

Sports in Zion

Mormon Recreation, 1890-1940

Author: Richard Ian Kimball
Pub Date: January 2009

A unique look at the Latter-day Saints' recreational efforts intended to "Mormonize" a rising generation of young men and women   learn more...

link to catalog page, The Turkey

The Turkey

An American Story

Author: Andrew F. Smith
Pub Date: October 2009

"Talking turkey" about the bird you thought you knew   learn more...

link to catalog page, Dark Victorians Author: Vanessa D. Dickerson
Pub Date: March 2008

Understanding connections between black Americans and white Victorian Britons   learn more...

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