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History, Am.: 19th C.



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...

link to catalog page ADDAMS, Hull-House Maps and Papers

Hull-House Maps and Papers

A Presentation of Nationalities and Wages in a Congested District of Chicago, Together with Comments and Essays on Problems Growing Out of the Social Conditions

Author: By Residents of Hull-House
Pub Date: February 2007

Jane Addams’s early attempt to empower the people with information.   learn more...

link to catalog page WOOD, Karl Bodmer's Studio Art

Karl Bodmer's Studio Art

The Newberry Library Bodmer Collection

Author: W. Raymond Wood, Joseph C. Porter, and David C. Hunt
Pub Date: December 2007

Collected studio work from the premier documentary artist of the American West   learn more...

link to catalog page MANDEL, Labor, Free and Slave

Labor, Free and Slave

Workingmen and the Anti-Slavery Movement in the United States

Author: Bernard Mandel
Pub Date: April 2007

A classic piece of Old Left scholarship made available to a new generation of students and activists   learn more...

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