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Counterfeit Justice: The Judicial Odyssey of Texas Freedwoman Azeline Hearne

Counterfeit Justice

The Judicial Odyssey of Texas Freedwoman Azeline Hearne

For many of the forty years of her life as a slave, Azeline Hearne cohabitated with her wealthy,...

Los Brazos de Dios: A Plantation Society in the Texas Borderlands, 1821--1865

Los Brazos de Dios

A Plantation Society in the Texas Borderlands, 1821--1865

Historians have long believed that the "frontier" shaped Texas plantation society, but in this...

Designing Gotham: West Point Engineers and the Rise of Modern New York, 1817-1898

Designing Gotham

West Point Engineers and the Rise of Modern New York, 1817-1898

Between 1817 and 1898, New York City evolved from a vital Atlantic port of trade to the center of...

A Kingdom Divided: Evangelicals, Loyalty, and Sectionalism in the Civil War Era

A Kingdom Divided

Evangelicals, Loyalty, and Sectionalism in the Civil War Era

A Kingdom Divided uncovers how evangelical Christians in the border states influenced debates about...

Confederate Political Economy: Creating and Managing a Southern Corporatist Nation

Confederate Political Economy

Creating and Managing a Southern Corporatist Nation

In Confederate Political Economy, Michael Bonner suggests that the Confederate nation was an...

Hood's Texas Brigade: The Soldiers and Families of the Confederacy's Most Celebrated Unit

Hood's Texas Brigade

The Soldiers and Families of the Confederacy's Most Celebrated Unit

One of the most effective units to fight on either side of the Civil War, the Texas Brigade of the...

The Reconstruction of Mark Twain: How a Confederate Bushwhacker Became the Lincoln of Our Literature

The Reconstruction of Mark Twain

How a Confederate Bushwhacker Became the Lincoln of Our Literature

When Confederate forces fired on Fort Sumter in April 1861, thousands of patriotic southerners...

The Slaveholding Crisis: Fear of Insurrection and the Coming of the Civil War

The Slaveholding Crisis

Fear of Insurrection and the Coming of the Civil War

In December 1860, South Carolinians voted to abandon the Union, sparking the deadliest war in...

Undaunted Radical: The Selected Writings and Speeches of Albion W. Tourgée

Undaunted Radical

The Selected Writings and Speeches of Albion W. Tourgée

A leading proponent of racial equality in the United States during the second half of the nineteenth...

Granbury's Texas Brigade: Diehard Western Confederates

Granbury's Texas Brigade

Diehard Western Confederates

John R. Lundberg's compelling new military history chronicles the evolution of Granbury's Texas...