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History, Am.: 19th C.



link to catalog page FRANCH, Robber Baron

Robber Baron

The Life of Charles Tyson Yerkes

Author: John Franch
Pub Date: Cloth: 2006; Paper: 2008

The epic story of an American visionary and scoundrel   learn more...

link to catalog page WHITT, Women in American Journalism Author: Jan Whitt
Pub Date: August 2008

The previously untold stories of women throughout the history of journalism   learn more...

link to catalog page LOERZEL, Alchemy of Bones

Alchemy of Bones

Chicago's Luetgert Murder Case of 1897

Author: Robert Loerzel
Pub Date: May 2007

The sensational story behind one of the first criminal investigations to use forensic analysis   learn more...

link to catalog page COOK-LYNN, Anti-Indianism in Modern America

Anti-Indianism in Modern America

A Voice from Tatekeya's Earth

Author: Elizabeth Cook-Lynn
Pub Date: 2007

A powerful and controversial Native American voice addresses overlooked injustices both past and present   learn more...

link to catalog page KIRSCH, Baseball and Cricket

Baseball and Cricket

The Creation of American Team Sports, 1838-72

Author: George B. Kirsch
Pub Date: February 2007

How and why Americans chose baseball over its early rival, cricket, as the national pastime   learn more...

link to catalog page DUIS, Challenging Chicago

Challenging Chicago

Coping with Everyday Life, 1837-1920

Author: Perry R. Duis
Pub Date: 2007

Hard lives and how they were lived in old Chicago   learn more...

link to catalog page NORD, Communities of Journalism

Communities of Journalism

A History of American Newspapers and Their Readers

Author: David Paul Nord
Pub Date: 2007

The significance of news and the institutions that produce it to American history   learn more...

link to catalog page HEPBURN, Crossing the Border

Crossing the Border

A Free Black Community in Canada

Author: Sharon A. Roger Hepburn
Pub Date: August 2007

A story of freedom and flourishing in a community of former slaves   learn more...

link to catalog page HICKEY, Don't Give Up the Ship!

Don't Give Up the Ship!

Myths of the War of 1812

Author: Donald R. Hickey
Pub Date: Cloth: 2006; Paper: 2007

Clearing the fog from the War of 1812   learn more...

link to catalog page SALVATORE, Eugene V. Debs

Eugene V. Debs

Citizen and Socialist

Author: Nick Salvatore
Pub Date: March 2007

The triumphs and tragedies of a great American socialist   learn more...

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