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Unmentionable Cuisine
Unmentionable Cuisine
Schwabe, Calvin W.

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Women Warriors in Romantic Drama
Nielsen, Wendy C.

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Creationism on Trial
Creationism on Trial

Evolution and God at Little Rock

Gilkey, Langdon

Creationism on Trial is Gilkey's blow-by-blow account of his experiences as a witness for the ACLU at the 1981 creationist trial in Little Rock, AR.

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The Papers of James Madison
The Papers of James Madison

3 November 1810-4 November 1811

Madison, James, Stagg, J. C. A., Cross, Jeanne Kerr, Perdue, Susan Holbrook

Edited by J.C.A. Stagg, Jeanne Kerr Cross, and Susan Holbrook Perdue

This carefully annotated and indexed volume sheds new light on many of the domestic and foreign...


The Papers of George Washington Digital Edition
The Papers of George Washington Digital Edition
Crackel, Theodore J.

All 59 volumes of the celebrated print edition published through 2009, encompassing five series and the complete diaries, are now available in one XML-based publication. Users...


War upon Our Border
War upon Our Border

Two Ohio Valley Communities Navigate the Civil War

Rockenbach, Stephen I.

War upon Our Border examines the experiences of two Ohio River Valley communities during the turmoil and social upheaval of the American Civil War. Although on opposite...


Exodus Politics
Exodus Politics

Civil Rights and Leadership in African American Literature and Culture

Patterson, Robert J.

Using the term "exodus politics" to theorize the valorization of black male leadership in the movement for civil rights, Robert J. Patterson explores the ways in which the...


Topographies of the Sacred
Topographies of the Sacred

The Poetics of Place in European Romanticism

Rigby, Kate

Although the British romantic poets—notably, Blake, Wordsworth, and Byron—have been the subjects of previous ecocritical examinations, Kate Rigby’s Topographies of the...


First and Always
First and Always

A New Portrait of George Washington

Henriques, Peter R.

George Washington may be the most famous American who ever lived, and certainly is one of the most admired. While surrounded by myths, it is no myth that the man who led...


Sucking Up
Sucking Up

A Brief Consideration of Sycophancy

Parker, Mark, Parker, Mark

Suck-up. Ass-kisser. Brownnoser. Bootlicker. Lickspittle. Toadeater... Found in every walk of life, both real and imagined, sycophants surround us. But whether we grumble about...


Historian in Chief
Historian in Chief

How Presidents Interpret the Past to Shape the Future

Cotlar, Seth, Ellis, Richard J.

Presidents shape not only the course of history but also how Americans remember and retell that history. From the Oval Office they instruct us what to respect and what to...


Giant's Causeway
Giant's Causeway

Frederick Douglass's Irish Odyssey and the Making of an American Visionary

Chaffin, Tom

In 1845, seven years after fleeing bondage in Maryland, Frederick Douglass was in his late twenties and already a celebrated lecturer across the northern United States. The...


The Agrarian Origins of American Capitalism
The Agrarian Origins of American Capitalism
Kulikoff, Allan

Allan Kulikoff's provocative new book traces the rural origins and growth of capitalism in America, challenging earlier scholarship and charting a new course for future studies...


The Haitian Declaration of Independence
The Haitian Declaration of Independence

Creation, Context, and Legacy

Gaffield, Julia

While the Age of Revolution has long been associated with the French and American Revolutions, increasing attention is being paid to the Haitian Revolution as the third great...


Slavery at the Home of George Washington
Slavery at the Home of George Washington
Schwarz, Philip J.

George Washington inherited his first slave at the age of eleven, and he was the only founding father to free his slaves in his will. This highly readable selection of articles...


Virginia

The New Dominion, A History from 1607 to the Present

Dabney, Virginius

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The Founding of Thomas Jefferson's University
The Founding of Thomas Jefferson's University
Ragosta, John A., Onuf, Peter S., O’Shaughnessy, Andrew J.

Established in 1819 by Thomas Jefferson, the University of Virginia was known as "The University" throughout the South for most of the nineteenth century, and today it stands...


Journal of Emily Shore
Journal of Emily Shore
Gates, Barbara Timm

Emily Shore's journal is the unique self-representation of a prodigious young Victorian woman. From July 5, 1831, at the age of eleven, until June 24, 1839, two weeks before...


The Works of Stephen Crane
The Works of Stephen Crane

Poems and Literary Remains

Crane, Stephen, Bowers, Fredson

The tenth and last volume of The Works of Stephen Cranecontains all of his known poetry and all of his known independent unfinished manuscripts, including the poetry...


The Angel out of the House
The Angel out of the House

Philanthropy and Gender in Nineteenth-Century England

Elliott, Dorice Williams

Was nineteenth-century British philanthropy the "truest and noblest woman’s work" and praiseworthy for having raised the nation’s moral tone, or was it a dangerous mission...


Waters of Potowmack
Waters of Potowmack
Metcalf, Paul

Waters of Potowmack is a documentary history of the Potomac River and its wide, fertile basin—the setting for much of early United States history. A collage of primary accounts...


The Afterlives of Animals
The Afterlives of Animals

A Museum Menagerie

Alberti, Samuel J. M. M.

In the quiet halls of the natural history museum, there are some creatures still alive with stories, whose personalities refuse to be relegated to the dusty corners of an...


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