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Captivating History

Explore the Captivating History of the American RevolutionIn an era where political discourse is becoming increasingly polarized, it is worth reflecting on the circumstances of America’s foundation. This captivating history book presents a g...

Noelani Arista

In 1823, as the first American missionaries arrived in Hawaiʻi, the archipelago was experiencing a profound transformation in its rule, as oral law that had been maintained for hundreds of years was in the process of becoming codified anew t...

Elaine Hampton

“The convertors would spew it out,” employee Arturo Hernandez recalled, referring to molten metal. “You’d see the ground, the dirt, catch on fire. . . . If you slip, you’d be like a little pat of butter, melting away. ” Hernandez was describ...

Hugh C. Gordon

The city of Watkinsville was founded in 1801. By 1819, there were two churches, two hotels, three stores, and a score of dwellings. The arrival of the Central of Georgia Railway in 1888 and the fact that Watkinsville is the county seat helpe...

John F. Doyle

Chicago Motor Coach Company chronicles an era in Chicago when buses first traversed the city's park district boulevards, including the Magnificent Mile. Streetcars were not allowed on the boulevards, this situation paved the way for the firs...

Monica M. White

In May 1967, internationally renowned activist Fannie Lou Hamer purchased forty acres of land in the Mississippi Delta, launching the Freedom Farms Cooperative (FFC). A community-based rural and economic development project, FFC would grow t...

J. L. Anderson

Pigs are everywhere in United States history. They cleared frontiers and built cities (notably Cincinnati, once known as Porkopolis), served as an early form of welfare, and were at the center of two nineteenth-century “pig wars. ” American ...

Paul Ashton

Across the globe, history has gone public. With the rise of the internet, family historians are now delving into archives continents apart. Activists look into and recreate the past to promote social justice or environmental causes. Dark and...

Julie L Seely

Skinny House-A Memoir of Family is a story of perseverance in the face of ruin and a glimpse into the past of the inventive, remarkable people who gracefully 'made it' despite overwhelming societal and financial hurdles. It is a granddaughte...

Andrew Feffer

In late summer 1940, as war spread across Europe and as the nation pulled itself out of the Great Depression, an anticommunist hysteria convulsed New York City. Targeting the city’s municipal colleges and public schools, the New York state l...

Giorgio Bertellini

At publication date, a free ebook version of this title will be available through Luminos, University of California Press's Open Access publishing program. Visit www. luminosoa. org to learn more. In the post–World War I American climate of ...

Preston Lauterbach

The little-known story of an iconic photographer, whose work captured―and influenced―a critical moment in American history. Who was Ernest Withers? Most Americans may not know the name, but they do know his photographs. Withers took some of ...

William Alsup

What was it like growing up white in Mississippi as the civil rights movement exploded in the 1950s and ’60s? How did some white children reconcile the decency and fairness taught by their parents with the indecency and unfairness of the Mis...

Timuel D. Black Jr.

Timuel Black is an acclaimed historian, activist, and storyteller. Sacred Ground: The Chicago Streets of Timuel Black chronicles the life and times of this Chicago legend. Sacred Ground opens in 1919, during the summer of the Chicago race ri...

Joseph Rosenbloom

An “immersive, humanizing, and demystifying” (Charles Blow, New York Times) look at the final hours of Dr. King’s life as he seeks to revive the non-violent civil rights movement and push to end poverty in America. At 10:33 a. m. on April 3,...

Ivan V. Small

In Vietnam, international remittances from the Vietnamese diaspora are quantitatively significant and contribute important economic inputs. Yet beyond capital transfer, these diasporic remittance economies offer insight into an unfolding tra...

Shani Robinson

An insider's account of the infamous Atlanta Public Schools cheating scandal that scapegoated black employees for problems rooted in the education reform movement. In March of 2013, 35 educators in the Atlanta Public Schools were charged wit...

J Coughlin

Excerpt from Jefferson County Centennial, 1905: Speeches, Addresses and Stories of the Towns Col. W. B. Camp, of Sackets Harbor, and Mr. George B. Mas sey, city, representing Jefferson County Historical Society. About the Publisher Forgotten...

Jim Gilbert

In 1895, the bustling town of Chatham, Ontario―then 8,000 strong―celebrated cityhood some 100 years after the first European settlers put down roots where McGregor’s Creek meets the Thames River. Carefully curated from the surviving negative...

Téodoro Rampalé

In 1951, a former naval officer described “a secret” of certain military and intelligence organizations. He called it “Pain-Drug-Hypnosis” and said it “is a vicious war weapon. . . The extensiveness of the use of this form of hypnotism in es...

Robert Brock

The entries in this volume provide a rich source of names, as well as land boundaries, payments, and other genealogical tidbits....

Rachel Cope

This comprehensive collection brings together every extant text known to have been penned by Elizabeth Webb, a missionary for the Society of Friends who traveled and taught in England and America during the seventeenth and eighteenth centuri...

Peter Svenson

Although she was one of the leading thinkers and writers of the women’s suffrage movement, Matilda Joslyn Gage (1826–1898) was largely written out of history. After working in collaboration with Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony, a...

David de Vries

The Middle East has long been a region of rival religions, ideologies, nationalisms, and ambitions. All of these conflicts-including the hostilities between Arabs and Israelis, and the violent challenges posed by Iraq's competing sects-are r...

John C. Rigdon

The 5th Minnesota was mustered into Federal service at Fort Snelling, Minnesota, between March 15 and April 30, 1862. They participated in the Siege of Corinth and the assault on Vicksburg, then spent the next year or so in Louisiana, Arkans...

Jason Farman

A celebration of waiting throughout history, and of its importance for connection, understanding, and intimacy in human communication   We have always been conscious of the wait for life‑changing messages, whether it be the time it takes to ...

Lila Banks Cockrell

Lila Banks Cockrell has been an important voice in San Antonio politics and public life for more than six decades. In Love Deeper Than a River, she recalls her life as a public servant in the city she loves and, as member of the Greatest Gen...

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