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Jefferson Davis's Generals

Jefferson Davis's Generals

Gabor S. Boritt (ed.)

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195139211
eISBN:
9780199848799
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195139211.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Confederate General P. G. T. Beauregard once wrote that “no people ever warred for independence with more relative advantages than the confederates.” If there was any doubt as to what Beauregard ... More

Jim Crow NorthThe Struggle for Equality in Antebellum New England

Jim Crow North: The Struggle for Equality in Antebellum New England

Richard Archer

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780190676643
eISBN:
9780190676674
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190676643.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century, Political History

The struggle to overcome Jim Crow was part of a larger movement for equal rights in antebellum New England. Using sit-ins, boycotts, petition drives, and other initiatives, African American New ... More

The Kingdom of Matthias

The Kingdom of Matthias

Paul E. Johnson and Sean Wilentz

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195098358
eISBN:
9780199854134
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195098358.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

In the autumn of 1834, New York City was awash with rumors of a strange religious cult operating nearby, centered around a mysterious, self-styled prophet named Matthias. It was said that Matthias ... More

Land and FreedomRural Society, Popular Protest, and Party Politics in Antebellum New York

Land and Freedom: Rural Society, Popular Protest, and Party Politics in Antebellum New York

Reeve Huston

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195136005
eISBN:
9780199848782
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195136005.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

During the early nineteenth century, 2 million acres of New York's farmland were controlled by a handful of great families, such as the Van Rensselaers and the Livingstons. Some 260,000 men, women, ... More

Life in Black and WhiteFamily and Community in the Slave South

Life in Black and White: Family and Community in the Slave South

Brenda E. Stevenson

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195118032
eISBN:
9780199853793
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195118032.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This book provides a panoramic portrait of family and community life in and around Loudoun County, Virginia—weaving the fascinating personal stories of planters and slaves, of free blacks and ... More

Lincolnites and RebelsA Divided Town in the American Civil War

Lincolnites and Rebels: A Divided Town in the American Civil War

Robert Tracy McKenzie

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195182941
eISBN:
9780199788897
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195182941.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This is the story of a bitterly divided Southern community during the American Civil War. Knoxville was the commercial center of East Tennessee, a prosperous mixed-farming area little reliant on ... More

Living in InfamyFelon Disfranchisement and the History of American Citizenship

Living in Infamy: Felon Disfranchisement and the History of American Citizenship

Pippa Holloway

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199976089
eISBN:
9780199349760
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199976089.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century, American History: 20th Century

Felon disfranchisement laws were revised after 1865 to target African Americans newly freed and enfranchised by the Thirteenth and Fourteenth Amendments. These laws were among the earliest methods to ... More

Making Slavery HistoryAbolitionism and the Politics of Memory in Massachusetts

Making Slavery History: Abolitionism and the Politics of Memory in Massachusetts

Margot Minardi

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195379372
eISBN:
9780199869152
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195379372.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This book examines how practices of commemoration and arguments about history informed early American debates over slavery and citizenship. The setting is a time and place in which people were ... More

Margaret Fuller

Margaret Fuller

Charles Capper

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195092677
eISBN:
9780199854264
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195092677.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This book draws fully on first-hand sources to paint a compelling portrait of the private life of Margaret Fuller, the organizer of the Dial (the journal of the Transcendental movement) and an ... More

Margaret FullerAn American Romantic Life Volume II: The Public Years

Margaret Fuller: An American Romantic Life Volume II: The Public Years

Charles Capper

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195396324
eISBN:
9780199852703
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195396324.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Filled with dramatic, ironic, and sometimes tragic turns, this superb biography captures the story of one of America’s most extraordinary figures, producing at once the best life of Margaret Fuller ... More

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