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Camping GroundsPublic Nature in American Life from the Civil War to the Occupy Movement

Camping Grounds: Public Nature in American Life from the Civil War to the Occupy Movement

Phoebe S.K. Young

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
June 2021
ISBN:
9780195372410
eISBN:
9780190093587
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195372410.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century, Cultural History

Camping appears to be a simple proposition, a time-honored way of getting away from it all. Yet as this book demonstrates, the simplicity of camping is deceptive, its history and meanings far from ... More

Joseph Smith for PresidentThe Prophet, the Assassins, and the Fight for American Religious Freedom

Joseph Smith for President: The Prophet, the Assassins, and the Fight for American Religious Freedom

Spencer W. McBride

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780190909413
eISBN:
9780197572436
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190909413.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century, Political History

In 1844, Joseph Smith, the controversial founder of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, had amassed a national following of some 25,000 believers—and a militia of some 2,500 men. In this ... More

Paper TrailsThe US Post and the Making of the American West

Paper Trails: The US Post and the Making of the American West

Cameron Blevins

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780190053673
eISBN:
9780197550069
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190053673.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Paper Trails presents a new history of the American state and its efforts to conquer, occupy, and integrate the western United States between the 1860s and early 1900s. The success of this project ... More

Principles in PowerLatin America and the Politics of U.S. Human Rights Diplomacy

Principles in Power: Latin America and the Politics of U.S. Human Rights Diplomacy

Vanessa Walker

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781501713682
eISBN:
9781501752698
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501713682.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This book explores the relationship between policy makers and nongovernment advocates in Latin America and the U.S. government in order to explain the rise of anti-interventionist human rights ... More

Starring WomenCelebrity, Patriarchy, and American Theater, 1790-1850

Starring Women: Celebrity, Patriarchy, and American Theater, 1790-1850

Sara E. Lampert

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780252043352
eISBN:
9780252052231
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043352.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Star actresses and dancers were among the most publicly visible, celebrated, and often polarizing female public figures in the early United States. This book examines the careers and celebrity of the ... More

Steam CityRailroads, Urban Space, and Corporate Capitalism in Nineteenth-Century Baltimore

Steam City: Railroads, Urban Space, and Corporate Capitalism in Nineteenth-Century Baltimore

David Schley

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780226720258
eISBN:
9780226720395
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226720395.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Historians have identified nineteenth-century railroads as both the engines of and models for industrial, corporate capitalism, but at the dawn of the railroad age, a very different vision prevailed. ... More

TampaImpressions of an Emigrant

Tampa: Impressions of an Emigrant

Translated by Wenceslao Gálvez y Delmonte

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780813066639
eISBN:
9780813058788
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813066639.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Tampa: Impressions of an Emigrant is a translation of Tampa: impresiones de emigrante written by Cuban author Wenceslao Gálvez y Delmonte, published in 1897 in Ybor City, Tampa, Florida, translated ... More

Teacher, Preacher, Soldier, SpyThe Civil Wars of John R. Kelso

Teacher, Preacher, Soldier, Spy: The Civil Wars of John R. Kelso

Christopher Grasso

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
June 2021
ISBN:
9780197547328
eISBN:
9780197547359
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197547328.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Teacher, Preacher, Soldier, Spy: The Civil Wars of John R. Kelso is an account of an extraordinary nineteenth-century American life. A schoolteacher and Methodist preacher in Missouri, in the Civil ... More

Urban LowlandsA History of Neighborhoods, Poverty, and Planning

Urban Lowlands: A History of Neighborhoods, Poverty, and Planning

Steven T. Moga

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780226710532
eISBN:
9780226710679
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226710679.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Ideas of neighborhood and community animate the study of the American city. Urban Lowlands is a comparative history of four low-lying neighborhoods: Harlem Flats in New York City; Black Bottom in ... More

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