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History, Am.: 19th C.



link to catalog page DIRCK, Lincoln the Lawyer Author: Brian Dirck
Pub Date: January 2009

What the law did to and for Abraham Lincoln, and its important impact on his future presidency   learn more...

link to catalog page EVANS, 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 RATNER, 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 KIMBALL, 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 SMITH, 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 DICKERSON, Dark Victorians Author: Vanessa D. Dickerson
Pub Date: March 2008

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

link to catalog page CUMMING, Devil's Game

Devil's Game

The Civil War Intrigues of Charles A. Dunham

Author: Carman Cumming
Pub Date: 2008

The first book-length study of one of the Civil War's most outlandish and mysterious characters   learn more...

link to catalog page GOLDMAN, Emma Goldman

Emma Goldman

A Documentary History of the American Years, Volume 1: Made for America, 1890-1901

Author: Emma Goldman
Pub Date: August 2008

A unique history of one of American radicalism's most fiercely outspoken figures   learn more...

link to catalog page WALKER, A Noble Fight

A Noble Fight

African American Freemasonry and the Struggle for Democracy in America

Author: Corey D. B. Walker
Pub Date: November 2008

A critical investigation into the associational culture of African American freemasonry   learn more...

link to catalog page REEVE, Making Space on the Western Frontier

Making Space on the Western Frontier

Mormons, Miners, and Southern Paiutes

Author: W. Paul Reeve
Pub Date: April 2007

Exploring the cultural interactions on the southern rim of the Great Basin in the last half of the nineteenth century   learn more...

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