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History, Am.: 19th C.



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 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...

link to catalog page GORDON, The Moral Property of Women

The Moral Property of Women

A History of Birth Control Politics in America

Author: Linda Gordon
Pub Date: 2007

The most complete history of birth control ever written   learn more...

link to catalog page OPDYCKE, To Battle for God and the Right

To Battle for God and the Right

The Civil War Letterbooks of Emerson Opdycke

Author: Edited by Glenn V. Longacre and John E. Haas
Pub Date: February 2007

The remarkable letters of a Civil War commander, written during wartime   learn more...

link to catalog page LLOYD, Prologue to a Farce

Prologue to a Farce

Communication and Democracy in America

Author: Mark Lloyd
Pub Date: February 2006

The cure for an American media where market interests have usurped democratic participation   learn more...

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