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Colonization and Its DiscontentsEmancipation, Emigration, and Antislavery in Antebellum Pennsylvania

Colonization and Its Discontents: Emancipation, Emigration, and Antislavery in Antebellum Pennsylvania

Beverly C. Tomek

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814783481
eISBN:
9780814784433
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814783481.001.0001
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

Pennsylvania contained the largest concentration of early America's abolitionist leaders and organizations, making it a necessary and illustrative stage from which to understand how national ... More

Controlling ParisArmed Forces and Counter-Revolution, 1789-1848

Controlling Paris: Armed Forces and Counter-Revolution, 1789-1848

Jonathan M. House

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479881154
eISBN:
9781479836635
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479881154.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

When not at war, armies are often used to control civil disorders, especially in eras of rapid social change and unrest. But in nineteenth-century Europe, without the technological advances of modern ... More

Cow Boys and Cattle MenClass and Masculinities on the Texas Frontier, 1865-1900

Cow Boys and Cattle Men: Class and Masculinities on the Texas Frontier, 1865-1900

Jacqueline M. Moore

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814757390
eISBN:
9780814759844
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814757390.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

Cowboys are an American legend, but despite ubiquity in history and popular culture, misperceptions abound. Technically, a cowboy worked with cattle, as a ranch hand, while his boss, the cattleman, ... More

Dark WorkThe Business of Slavery in Rhode Island

Dark Work: The Business of Slavery in Rhode Island

Christy Clark-Pujara

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781479870424
eISBN:
9781479822898
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479870424.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This book is about slavery, emancipation, and black freedom in the North, and Rhode Island in particular. It uses an economic lens to explore the ways the business begets experience, specifically ... More

A Death at Crooked CreekThe Case of the Cowboy, the Cigarmaker, and the Love Letter

A Death at Crooked Creek: The Case of the Cowboy, the Cigarmaker, and the Love Letter

Marianne Wesson

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814784563
eISBN:
9780814784570
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814784563.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

One winter night in 1879, at a lonely Kansas campsite near Crooked Creek, a man was shot to death. The dead man's traveling companion identified him as John Wesley Hillmon, a cowboy from Lawrence who ... More

Doing Time in the DepressionEveryday Life in Texas and California Prisons

Doing Time in the Depression: Everyday Life in Texas and California Prisons

Ethan Blue

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814709405
eISBN:
9780814723166
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814709405.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

As banks crashed, belts tightened, and cupboards emptied across the country, American prisons grew fat. This book tells the story of the 1930s as seen from the cell blocks and cotton fields of Texas ... More

Elizabeth Cady Stanton and the Feminist Foundations of Family Law

Elizabeth Cady Stanton and the Feminist Foundations of Family Law

Tracy A. Thomas

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780814783047
eISBN:
9781479853892
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814783047.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

This book analyzes the feminist and legal thought of women’s rights founder Elizabeth Cady Stanton on gender equality in the family. It discusses Stanton’s theories on marriage, divorce, marital ... More

Empire at the PeripheryBritish Colonists, Anglo-Dutch Trade, and the Development of the British Atlantic, 1621-1713

Empire at the Periphery: British Colonists, Anglo-Dutch Trade, and the Development of the British Atlantic, 1621-1713

Christian J. Koot

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814748831
eISBN:
9780814749425
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814748831.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

Throughout history the British Atlantic has often been depicted as a series of well-ordered colonial ports that functioned as nodes of Atlantic shipping, where orderliness reflected the effectiveness ... More

Empires and IndigenesIntercultural Alliance, Imperial Expansion, and Warfare in the Early Modern World

Empires and Indigenes: Intercultural Alliance, Imperial Expansion, and Warfare in the Early Modern World

Wayne E. Lee (ed.)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814753088
eISBN:
9780814765272
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814753088.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

The early modern period (c. 1500–1800) of world history is characterized by the establishment and aggressive expansion of European empires, and warfare between imperial powers and indigenous peoples ... More

Entangling AlliancesForeign War Brides and American Soldiers in the Twentieth Century

Entangling Alliances: Foreign War Brides and American Soldiers in the Twentieth Century

Susan Zeiger

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814797174
eISBN:
9780814797488
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814797174.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Throughout the twentieth century, American male soldiers returned home from wars with foreign-born wives in tow, often from allied, but at times from enemy, nations, resulting in a new, official ... More

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