- Forging freedom: Black women and the pursuit of liberty in antebellum CharlestonGet This Now!
For black women in antebellum Charleston, freedom was not a static legal category but a fragile and contingent experience. In this deeply researched social history, Amrita Cha…more
- Forging diaspora: Afro-Cubans and African Americans in a world of empire and Jim CrowGet This Now!
Forging Diaspora: Afro-Cubans and African Americans in a World of Empire and Jim Crow
- Grassroots Garveyism: the Universal Negro Improvement Association in the rural South, 1920-1927Get This Now!
The black separatist movement led by Marcus Garvey has long been viewed as a phenomenon of African American organization in the urban North. But as Mary Rolinson demonstrates,…more
- John Tyler: the accidental presidentGet This Now!
The first vice president to become president on the death of the incumbent, John Tyler (1790-1862) was derided by critics as ""His Accidency."" In this biography of the tenth …more
- The religious history of American women: reimagining the pastGet This Now!
More than a generation after the rise of women's history alongside the feminist movement, it is still difficult, observes Catherine Brekus, to locate women in histories of Ame…more
- Supreme Court Justice Joseph Story: statesman of the Old RepublicGet This Now!
The primary founder and guiding spirit of the Harvard Law School and the most prolific publicist of the nineteenth century, Story served as a member of the U.S. Supreme Court …more
- Within the plantation household: Black and White women of the Old SouthGet This Now!
Within the Plantation Household: Black and White Women of the Old South
- Rape and sexual power in early AmericaGet This Now!
- The Adams-Jefferson letters: the complete correspondence between Thomas Jefferson and Abigail and John AdamsGet This Now!
- Good wives, nasty wenches, and anxious patriarchs: gender, race, and power in colonial VirginiaGet This Now!
- For the freedom of her race: Black women and electoral politics in Illinois, 1877-1932Get This Now!
Focusing on Chicago and downstate Illinois politics during the incredibly oppressive decades between the end of Reconstruction in 1877 and the election of Franklin Delano Roos…more
- Living with history / making social changeGet This Now!
This stimulating collection of essays in an autobiographical framework spans the period from 1963 to the present. It encompasses Gerda Lerner's theoretical writing and her org…more