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History, Am.: 19th C.



link to catalog page HICKEY, The War of 1812

The War of 1812

A Short History

Author: Donald R. Hickey
Pub Date: December 2012

The essential history of the War of 1812, newly abridged and ideal for students and history buffs   learn more...

link to catalog page HALLWAS, Dime Novel Desperadoes

Dime Novel Desperadoes

The Notorious Maxwell Brothers

Author: John E. Hallwas
Pub Date: Cloth: 2008; Paper: 2011

The exhilarating true tale of two major American desperadoes who once captivated the nation   learn more...

link to catalog page WASHINGTON, Sojourner Truth's America Author: Margaret Washington
Pub Date: Cloth: 2009; Paper: 2011

An expansive new biography of Sojourner Truth, charismatic preacher and activist   learn more...

link to catalog page JUNGER, Becoming the Second City

Becoming the Second City

Chicago's Mass News Media, 1833-1898

Author: Richard Junger
Pub Date: January 2010

A colorful history of Chicago journalism in the nineteenth century   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 JENSEN, 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 CARLISLE, 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 CHRISTIANSON, 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 CLEGG, Troubled Ground

Troubled Ground

A Tale of Murder, Lynching, and Reckoning in the New South

Author: Claude A. Clegg III
Pub Date: December 2010

A deeply personal exploration of a city's shameful and forgotten past   learn more...

link to catalog page EDWARDS, The Lincoln Assassination Author: Edited by William C. Edwards and Edward Steers Jr.
Pub Date: April 2009

The authoritative published record of the Lincoln assassination investigation   learn more...

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