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Bonds of Union

Bonds of Union

Religion, Race, and Politics in a Civil War Borderland

Bridget Ford

Civil Rights, Culture Wars

Civil Rights, Culture Wars

The Fight over a Mississippi Textbook

Charles W. Eagles

Discovering the South

Discovering the South

One Man's Travels through a Changing America in the 1930s

Jennifer Ritterhouse

Frederick Douglass

Frederick Douglass

America's Prophet

D. H. Dilbeck

Funding Feminism

Funding Feminism

Monied Women, Philanthropy, and the Women’s Movement, 1870–1967

Joan Marie Johnson

The Gift of the Face

The Gift of the Face

Portraiture and Time in Edward S. Curtis's The North American Indian

Shamoon Zamir

Indigenous Prosperity and American Conquest

Indigenous Prosperity and American Conquest

Indian Women of the Ohio River Valley, 1690-1792

Susan Sleeper-Smith

Kika Kila

Kika Kila

How the Hawaiian Steel Guitar Changed the Sound of Modern Music

John W. Troutman

Knocking on Labor’s Door

Knocking on Labor’s Door

Union Organizing in the 1970s and the Roots of a New Economic Divide

Lane Windham

The Legend of the Black Mecca

The Legend of the Black Mecca

Politics and Class in the Making of Modern Atlanta

Maurice J. Hobson

The Loyal Republic

The Loyal Republic

Traitors, Slaves, and the Remaking of Citizenship in Civil War America

Erik Mathisen

A More Civil War

A More Civil War

How the Union Waged a Just War

D. H. Dilbeck

Porous Borders

Porous Borders

Multiracial Migrations and the Law in the U.S.-Mexico Borderlands

Julian Lim

Remaking Black Power

Remaking Black Power

How Black Women Transformed an Era

Ashley D. Farmer

Semi Queer

Semi Queer

Inside the World of Gay, Trans, and Black Truck Drivers

Anne Balay

Stonewall's Prussian Mapmaker

Stonewall's Prussian Mapmaker

The Journals of Captain Oscar Hinrichs

Richard Brady Williams, Robert K. Krick

The Stormy Present

The Stormy Present

Conservatism and the Problem of Slavery in Northern Politics, 1846–1865

Adam I. P. Smith

To Master the Boundless Sea

To Master the Boundless Sea

The U.S. Navy, the Marine Environment, and the Cartography of Empire

Jason W. Smith

The Transnational Mosque

The Transnational Mosque

Architecture and Historical Memory in the Contemporary Middle East

Kishwar Rizvi

Two Faces of Exclusion

Two Faces of Exclusion

The Untold History of Anti-Asian Racism in the United States

Lon Kurashige

Unjust Deeds

Unjust Deeds

The Restrictive Covenant Cases and the Making of the Civil Rights Movement

Jeffrey D. Gonda

The Virgin Vote

The Virgin Vote

How Young Americans Made Democracy Social, Politics Personal, and Voting Popular in the Nineteenth Century

Jon Grinspan

The Voyage of the Slave Ship Hare

The Voyage of the Slave Ship Hare

A Journey into Captivity from Sierra Leone to South Carolina

Sean M. Kelley

You Can’t Eat Freedom

You Can’t Eat Freedom

Southerners and Social Justice after the Civil Rights Movement

Greta de Jong