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  • Hanna's Townby W. William Wimberly II

    Indiana Historical Society Press 2014; US$ 19.95

    In late autumn 1902 a macabre scene unfolded at the original burial ground of Wabash, which had been called both the Old Cemetery and Hanna's Cemetery. The task at hand was the disinterment of four bodies. The newest of the four graves held whatever might be left of the corpse of Colonel Hugh Hanna who, more than any other single citizen, was the founding... more...

  • Hoosiers and the American Storyby James H. Madison; Lee Ann Sandweiss; Jane Hedeen

    Indiana Historical Society Press 2014; US$ 9.95

    A supplemental textbook for middle and high school students, Hoosiers and the American Story provides intimate views of individuals and places in Indiana set within themes from American history. During the frontier days when Americans battled with and exiled native peoples from the East, Indiana was on the leading edge of America?s westward expansion.... more...

  • Not For Tourists Guide to Brooklyn 2015by Not For Tourists

    Not For Tourists 2014; US$ 15.99

    The Not For Tourists Guide to Brooklyn is a neighborhood-by neighborhood map-based approach to New York?s most dynamic borough. The Brooklyn guide covers sixteen neighborhoods, with information on services and entertainment venues: everything from restaurants, movie theaters, bagel shops, and bars to landmarks, art galleries, transportation, and parks.... more...

  • Not For Tourists Guide to Chicago 2015by Not For Tourists

    Not For Tourists 2014; US$ 21.99

    The Not For Tourists Guide to Chicago divides Chi-town into sixty mapped neighborhoods. Every map is dotted with user-friendly NFT icons that plot the nearest essential services and entertainment locations, while providing important information on things like kid-friendly activities, public transportation, restaurants, bars, and Chicago?s art scene.... more...

  • Managing Inequalityby Karen R. Miller

    NYU Press 2014; US$ 40.00

    In the wake of the Civil War, many white northern leaders supported race-neutral laws and anti-discrimination statutes. These positions helped amplify the distinctions they drew between their political economic system, which they saw as forward-thinking in its promotion of free market capitalism, and the now vanquished southern system, which had been... more...

  • The Story of Vermontby Christopher McGrory Klyza; Stephen C. Trombulak; Bill McKibben

    University Press of New England 2015; Not Available

    The updated edition of a classic contemporary account of Vermont?s environmental history, told through the interaction of natural and human components more...

  • The Ohio Frontierby Emily Foster

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 25.00

    Few mementoes remain of what Ohio was like before white people transformed it. The readings in this anthology -- the diaries of a trader and a missionary, the letter of a frontier housewife, the travel account of a wide-eyed young English tourist, the memoir of an escaped slave, and many others -- are eyewitness accounts of the Ohio frontier. They... more...

  • Land Feverby James M. Marshall

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 30.00

    James Marshall's illuminating study of dispossession on the frontier begins with the autobiography of a pioneer who met repeated failure. Writing in his old age, Omar Morse (1824-1901) loked back on the successive loss of three homesteads in mid-nineteenth century Wisconsin and Minnesota. The frontier as Morse encountered it was a place of runaway... more...

  • Lion of the Forestby Charles C. Jr. Cole

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 25.00

    James B. Finley -- circuit rider, missionary, prison reformer, church official -- transformed the Ohio River Valley in the nineteenth century. As a boy he witnessed frontier raids, and as a youth he was known as the "New Market Devil" In adulthood, he traveled the Ohio forests, converting thousands through his thunderous preaching-and he was not abovebringing... more...

  • On Jordan's Banksby Darrel E. Bigham

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 50.00

    This comprehensive history examines communities on the northern and southern shores of the Ohio River that developed as a consequence of the Civil War. Darrel E. Bigham describes how these communities were shaped by the presence or absence of slavery and how the abolition of slavery and the rise of free labor became the rule of law on both banks.... more...