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|Daniel Walker Howe is a fine
and historian of ideas.
From the end of the War of 1812 through the
first railroads and telegraphs, the Mexican-American War which shifted
America's center of gravity to the slaveowning south.
Meanwhile, evangelism, temperance (anti-alcohol) and anti-slavery
movements stirred up the country.
|If you haven't read it
yet, maybe now is a good time, and guess what, it's a best-seller which
means Amazon is discounting it big. Accept no substitutes (esp.
from anybody named Beck).
(or titles: 'N...', if no author is given)
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Gary B., Class and society in early America (Englewood Cliffs, N.
J., Prentice-Hall )
Gary B., Forging freedom : the formation of Philadelphia's Black community,
1720-1840 (Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, c1988)
Gary B., Freedom by degrees : emancipation in Pennsylvania and its aftermath
/ Gary B. Nash and Jean R. Soderlund. (New York : Oxford University Press,
Gary B., The great fear; race in the mind of America. Edited by
Gary B. Nash [and] Richard Weiss. (New York, Holt, Rinehart and Winston
Gary B., The urban crucible : social change, political consciousness,
and the origins of the American Revolution / Gary B. Nash. (Cambridge,
Mass. : Harvard University Press, 1979)
Cited in Gilje,
Road to Mobocracy, p6, for the evolution away to a more individualistic
society, away from the old corporate of "single-interest" ideal.
ed , Documents of Upheaval - Selections from William Lloyd Garrison's
THE LIBERATOR, 1831-1865 (Hill and Wang, New York, 1966):
"All the great questions of the day found utterance in the pages
of The Liberator: Transcendentalism, the citizen's relation to the
state, the right of resistance, the higher-law thesis, ... violence versus
nonviolence, women's rights." (from Introduction, p.ix).
KEYWORDS: ownit, anti-slavery, journalism
John, John C. Calhoun and the Price of Union, A Biography (Lousiana
State U. Press, 1988).
John, Gideon Welles, Lincoln's Secretary of the Navy (Louisiana
State U. Press, 1973).
John, Salmon P. Chase, A Biography (Oxford U. Press 1995)
American Women 1607 - 1950 (Cambridge, MA: Belnap Press, 1971).
Very useful 3-volume set, though I'm missing the 2nd volume.
Nuland, Sherwin B., Doctors,
The Biography of Medicine (Alfred A. Knopf, NY 1988).
KEYWORDS: ownit; history:medicine
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