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“A Gentleman and an Officer”A Military and Social History of James B. Griffin's Civil War

“A Gentleman and an Officer”: A Military and Social History of James B. Griffin's Civil War

James B. Griffin

Judith N. McArthur and Orville Vernon Burton (eds)

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195093124
eISBN:
9780199853915
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195093124.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

In 1861, James B. Griffin left Edgefield, South Carolina, and rode off to Virginia to take up duty with the Confederate Army. He was thirty-five years old, a wealthy planter, and the owner of ... More

Active BodiesA History of Women’s Physical Education in Twentieth-Century America

Active Bodies: A History of Women’s Physical Education in Twentieth-Century America

Martha H. Verbrugge

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780195168792
eISBN:
9780199949649
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195168792.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, American History: 19th Century

This book examines the philosophies, experiences, and instructional programs of white and black female physical educators who taught in public schools and diverse colleges and universities, including ... More

After RedemptionJim Crow and the Transformation of African American Religion in the Delta, 1875-1915

After Redemption: Jim Crow and the Transformation of African American Religion in the Delta, 1875-1915

John M. Giggie

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195304039
eISBN:
9780199866885
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195304039.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century, History of Religion

This book explores religious transformation in the lives of ex-slaves and their descendants living in the Arkansas and Mississippi Delta between the end of Reconstruction and the start of the Great ... More

Aggressive NationalismMcCulloch v. Maryland and the Foundation of Federal Authority in the Young Republic

Aggressive Nationalism: McCulloch v. Maryland and the Foundation of Federal Authority in the Young Republic

Richard E. Ellis

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195323566
eISBN:
9780199788705
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195323566.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This book examines the public debate that took place over Chief Justice John Marshall's famous decision in McCulloch v. Maryland (1819). It sheds new light on how the case came before the US Supreme ... More

America's Joan of ArcThe Life of Anna Elizabeth Dickinson

America's Joan of Arc: The Life of Anna Elizabeth Dickinson

J. Matthew Gallman

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195161458
eISBN:
9780199788798
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195161458.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

One of the most celebrated women of her time, Anna Elizabeth Dickinson was a charismatic orator, writer, and actress, who rose to fame during the Civil War and remained in the public eye for the next ... More

British North America in the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries

British North America in the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries

Stephen Foster (ed.)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199206124
eISBN:
9780191746635
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199206124.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Until relatively recently, the linkage between British Imperial History and the History of Early America was taken for granted. This is no longer the case. Instead, Early American historiography has ... More

The Chinatown WarChinese Los Angeles and the Massacre of 1871

The Chinatown War: Chinese Los Angeles and the Massacre of 1871

Scott Zesch

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199758760
eISBN:
9780190254445
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199758760.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

In October 1871, a simmering, small-scale turf war involving three Chinese gangs exploded into a riot that engulfed the small but growing town of Los Angeles. A large mob of white Angelenos, spurred ... More

Confederate EmancipationSouthern Plans to Free and Arm Slaves during the Civil War

Confederate Emancipation: Southern Plans to Free and Arm Slaves during the Civil War

Bruce Levine

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195147629
eISBN:
9780199788866
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195147629.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This book offers an illuminating account of Major-General Patrick Cleburne's fascinating and politically charged idea — that “the most courageous of our slaves” be trained as soldiers and that “every ... More

Conquest by LawHow the Discovery of America Dispossessed Indigenous Peoples of Their Lands

Conquest by Law: How the Discovery of America Dispossessed Indigenous Peoples of Their Lands

Lindsay G. Robertson

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195148695
eISBN:
9780199788941
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195148695.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

In 1823, Chief Justice John Marshall handed down a Supreme Court decision of monumental importance in defining the rights of indigenous peoples throughout the English-speaking world (the United ... More

Consuming IdentitiesVisual Culture in Nineteenth-Century San Francisco

Consuming Identities: Visual Culture in Nineteenth-Century San Francisco

Amy DeFalco Lippert

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780190268978
eISBN:
9780190877026
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190268978.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century, Cultural History

Along with the rapid expansion of the market economy and industrial production methods, innovations including photography, lithography, and steam printing created a pictorial revolution in the ... More

Counting AmericansHow the US Census Classified the Nation

Counting Americans: How the US Census Classified the Nation

Paul Schor

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780199917853
eISBN:
9780190670856
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199917853.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century, American History: 20th Century

By telling how the US census classified and divided Americans by race and origin from the founding of the United States to World War II, this book shows how public statistics have been used to create ... More

Debtor DiplomacyFinance and American Foreign Relations in the Civil War Era 1837-1873

Debtor Diplomacy: Finance and American Foreign Relations in the Civil War Era 1837-1873

Jay Sexton

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199281039
eISBN:
9780191712753
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199281039.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

The United States was a debtor nation in the mid-19th century, with half of its national debt held overseas. Lacking the resources to develop the nation and to fund the wars necessary to expand and ... More

Defining the StruggleNational Racial Justice Organizing, 1880-1915

Defining the Struggle: National Racial Justice Organizing, 1880-1915

Susan D. Carle

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199945740
eISBN:
9780199369843
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199945740.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century, Social History

This book uncovers the forgotten contributions of late nineteenth-century and early twentieth-century national organizations—including the National Afro-American League, the National Afro-American ... More

Deliver Us from EvilThe Slavery Question in the Old South

Deliver Us from Evil: The Slavery Question in the Old South

Lacy K. Ford,

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195118094
eISBN:
9780199870936
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195118094.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

A major contribution to our understanding of slavery in the early republic, this book illuminates the white South's twisted and tortured efforts to justify slavery, focusing on the period from the ... More

The Devil's LaneSex and Race in the Early South

The Devil's Lane: Sex and Race in the Early South

Catherine Clinton and Michele Gillespie (eds)

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195112436
eISBN:
9780199854271
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195112436.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

When Europeans settled in the early South, they quarreled over many things—but few imbroglios were so fierce as battles over land. Landowners wrangled bitterly over boundaries with neighbors and ... More

The Dogs of War1861

The Dogs of War: 1861

Emory M. Thomas

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780195174700
eISBN:
9780190254612
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195174700.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

In 1861, Americans thought that the war looming on their horizon would be brief. None foresaw that they were embarking on our nation's worst calamity, a four-year bloodbath that cost the lives of ... More

A Dream of the FutureRace, Empire, and Modernity at the Atlanta and Nashville World's Fairs

A Dream of the Future: Race, Empire, and Modernity at the Atlanta and Nashville World's Fairs

Nathan Cardon

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780190274726
eISBN:
9780190888503
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190274726.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century, Social History

A Dream of the Future examines how southerners at the end of the nineteenth century worked through the major questions facing a nation undergoing profound change. In an age of empire and industry, ... More

Eminent Victorians on American DemocracyThe View from Albion

Eminent Victorians on American Democracy: The View from Albion

Frank Prochaska

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199640614
eISBN:
9780191738678
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199640614.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, American History: 19th Century

This book is a survey of a wide range of British opinion on the United States in the nineteenth century and highlights the views of John Stuart Mill, Walter Bagehot, Sir Henry Maine, and James Bryce, ... More

Expelling the PoorAtlantic Seaboard States and the Nineteenth-Century Origins of American Immigration Policy

Expelling the Poor: Atlantic Seaboard States and the Nineteenth-Century Origins of American Immigration Policy

Hidetaka Hirota

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780190619213
eISBN:
9780190619244
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190619213.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century, British and Irish Modern History

This book examines the origins of immigration restriction in the United States, especially deportation policy. Based on an analysis of immigration policies in major American coastal states, including ... More

A Family VentureMen and Women on the Southern Frontier

A Family Venture: Men and Women on the Southern Frontier

Joan E. Cashin

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195053449
eISBN:
9780199853861
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195053449.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This book deals with the westward migration of the planter families of the seaboard South in the years before the Civil War. The book examines the decision of families to migrate, the effects ... More

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