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Building AmericaThe Life of Benjamin Henry Latrobe

Building America: The Life of Benjamin Henry Latrobe

Jean H. Baker

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
December 2019
ISBN:
9780190696450
eISBN:
9780190051402
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190696450.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century, Cultural History

Building America: The Life of Benjamin Henry Latrobe is a biography of America’s first professionally trained architect and engineer. Born in 1764, Latrobe was raised in Moravian communities in ... More

Jefferson's Muslim FugitivesThe Lost Story of Enslaved Africans, their Arabic Letters, and an American President

Jefferson's Muslim Fugitives: The Lost Story of Enslaved Africans, their Arabic Letters, and an American President

Jeffrey Einboden

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2020
ISBN:
9780190844479
eISBN:
9780190063917
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190844479.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

On October 3, 1807, Thomas Jefferson was contacted by an unknown traveler from the American frontier, who urgently requested a private “interview” with the President, promising to disclose “a matter ... More

Racial MigrationsNew York City and the Revolutionary Politics of the Spanish Caribbean

Racial Migrations: New York City and the Revolutionary Politics of the Spanish Caribbean

Jesse E. Hoffnung-Garskof

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780691183534
eISBN:
9780691185750
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691183534.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

In the late nineteenth century, a small group of Cubans and Puerto Ricans of African descent settled in the segregated tenements of New York City. At an immigrant educational society in Greenwich ... More

United States Reconstruction across the Americas

United States Reconstruction across the Americas

William A. Link (ed.)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780813056418
eISBN:
9780813058221
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056418.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

United States Reconstruction across the Americas explores how emancipation, nationhood and nationalism, and the spread of market capitalism—all central to United States Reconstruction—were interwoven ... More

The War for the Common SoldierHow Men Thought, Fought, and Survived in Civil War Armies

The War for the Common Soldier: How Men Thought, Fought, and Survived in Civil War Armies

Peter S. Carmichael

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781469643090
eISBN:
9781469643113
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469643090.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

How did Civil War soldiers endure the brutal and unpredictable existence of army life? This question is at the heart of Peter S. Carmichael’s sweeping study of men at war. Digging deeply into soldier ... More

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