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Debtor DiplomacyFinance and American Foreign Relations in the Civil War Era 1837-1873

Debtor Diplomacy: Finance and American Foreign Relations in the Civil War Era 1837-1873

Jay Sexton

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199281039
eISBN:
9780191712753
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199281039.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

The United States was a debtor nation in the mid-19th century, with half of its national debt held overseas. Lacking the resources to develop the nation and to fund the wars necessary to expand and ... More

Defining the StruggleNational Racial Justice Organizing, 1880-1915

Defining the Struggle: National Racial Justice Organizing, 1880-1915

Susan D. Carle

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199945740
eISBN:
9780199369843
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199945740.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century, Social History

This book uncovers the forgotten contributions of late nineteenth-century and early twentieth-century national organizations—including the National Afro-American League, the National Afro-American ... More

Deliver Us from EvilThe Slavery Question in the Old South

Deliver Us from Evil: The Slavery Question in the Old South

Lacy K. Ford,

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195118094
eISBN:
9780199870936
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195118094.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

A major contribution to our understanding of slavery in the early republic, this book illuminates the white South's twisted and tortured efforts to justify slavery, focusing on the period from the ... More

The Devil's LaneSex and Race in the Early South

The Devil's Lane: Sex and Race in the Early South

Catherine Clinton and Michele Gillespie (eds)

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195112436
eISBN:
9780199854271
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195112436.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

When Europeans settled in the early South, they quarreled over many things—but few imbroglios were so fierce as battles over land. Landowners wrangled bitterly over boundaries with neighbors and ... More

The Dogs of War1861

The Dogs of War: 1861

Emory M. Thomas

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780195174700
eISBN:
9780190254612
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195174700.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

In 1861, Americans thought that the war looming on their horizon would be brief. None foresaw that they were embarking on our nation's worst calamity, a four-year bloodbath that cost the lives of ... More

Eminent Victorians on American DemocracyThe View from Albion

Eminent Victorians on American Democracy: The View from Albion

Frank Prochaska

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199640614
eISBN:
9780191738678
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199640614.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, American History: 19th Century

This book is a survey of a wide range of British opinion on the United States in the nineteenth century and highlights the views of John Stuart Mill, Walter Bagehot, Sir Henry Maine, and James Bryce, ... More

Expelling the PoorAtlantic Seaboard States and the Nineteenth-Century Origins of American Immigration Policy

Expelling the Poor: Atlantic Seaboard States and the Nineteenth-Century Origins of American Immigration Policy

Hidetaka Hirota

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780190619213
eISBN:
9780190619244
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190619213.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century, British and Irish Modern History

This book examines the origins of immigration restriction in the United States, especially deportation policy. Based on an analysis of immigration policies in major American coastal states, including ... More

A Family VentureMen and Women on the Southern Frontier

A Family Venture: Men and Women on the Southern Frontier

Joan E. Cashin

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195053449
eISBN:
9780199853861
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195053449.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This book deals with the westward migration of the planter families of the seaboard South in the years before the Civil War. The book examines the decision of families to migrate, the effects ... More

“far, Far From Home”The Wartime Letters of Dick and Tally Simpson Third South Carolina Volunteers

“far, Far From Home”: The Wartime Letters of Dick and Tally Simpson Third South Carolina Volunteers

Guy R. Everson and Edward H. Simpson (eds)

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195086645
eISBN:
9780199853946
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195086645.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

In April 1861, Dick and Tally Simpson, sons of South Carolina Congressman Richard F. Simpson, enlisted in Company A of the Third South Carolina Volunteers of the Confederate army. Their letters home ... More

From Selma to AppomattoxThe History of the Jeff Davis Artillery

From Selma to Appomattox: The History of the Jeff Davis Artillery

Lawrence R. Laboda

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195109979
eISBN:
9780199853892
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195109979.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

The history of the Jeff Davis Artillery is the story of a company of Alabamians who fought with valor and distinction for the Confederacy during more than three and a half years of active service. As ... More

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