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Civil War Period (1850-1877)

  • Nursing Rural Americaby John Kirchgessner; Arlene Keeling

    Springer Publishing Company 2014; US$ 60.00

    "Each chapter depicts nurses facing and overcoming a multitude of challenges as they addressed the medical needs of rural Americans. Because of their spirit of acceptance and community cooperation, their outcomes were remarkable: fully immunized communities, a decrease in mortality rates, statewide health policy implementation, and growth in community... more...

  • British Politics and Foreign Policy, 1727-44by Jeremy Black

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 134.95

    Following on from Jeremy Black’s previous studies on eighteenth-century foreign policy Politics and Foreign Policy in the Age of George I and The Collapse of the Anglo-French Alliance, this new book covers the period from the end of the Anglo-French alliance in 1731 to the declaration of war in 1744. The book draws upon a range of foreign and... more...

  • British Politics and Foreign Policy, 1727-44by Jeremy Black

    Oscar Test Publisher 2014; US$ 134.95

    Following on from Jeremy Black’s previous studies on eighteenth-century foreign policy Politics and Foreign Policy in the Age of George I and The Collapse of the Anglo-French Alliance, this new book covers the period from the end of the Anglo-French alliance in 1731 to the declaration of war in 1744. The book draws upon a range of foreign and... more...

  • Castiglione's Allegoryby W. R. Albury

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 124.95

    Approaching The Book of the Courtier as an early modern reader would have, author W.R. Albury explores aspects of the work which he argues are intentionally concealed and veiled in allegory. In this reading, Albury recovers a serious political message which he shows has a great deal of contemporary relevance, and which is lost from sight when the work... more...

  • The American Irishby Kevin Kenny

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 73.95

    The American Irish: A History , is the first concise, general history of its subject in a generation. It provides a long-overdue synthesis of Irish-American history from the beginnings of emigration in the early eighteenth century to the present day. While most previous accounts of the subject have concentrated on the nineteenth century, and especially... more...

  • A New Introduction to American Studiesby Howard Temperley; Christopher Bigsby

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 66.95

    A New Introduction to American Studies provides a coherent portrait of American history, literature, politics, culture and society, and also deals with some of the central themes and preoccupations of American life. It will provoke students into thinking about what it actually means to study a culture. Ideals such as the commitment to liberty,... more...

  • Gender and Race in Antebellum Popular Cultureby Sarah N. Roth

    Cambridge University Press 2014; US$ 79.00

    Argues that white women, as creators and consumers of popular culture media, played a pivotal role in the demasculinization of black men during the antebellum period. more...

  • Constructing Raceby Tracy Teslow

    Cambridge University Press 2014; US$ 79.00

    This book explores how physical anthropologists struggled to understand variation in bodies and cultures in the twentieth century. more...

  • Stonewall's Prussian Mapmakerby Richard Brady Williams

    The University of North Carolina Press 2014; US$ 44.99

    Stonewall's Prussian Mapmaker: The Journals of Captain Oscar Hinrichs more...

  • Faithful Bodiesby Heather Miyano Kopelson

    NYU Press 2014; US$ 67.50

    In the seventeenth-century English Atlantic, religious beliefs and practices played a central role in creating racial identity. English Protestantism provided a vocabulary and structure to describe and maintain boundaries between insider and outsider. In this path-breaking study, Heather Miyano Kopelson peels back the layers of conflicting definitions... more...