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04/16/2016
Spellman - Cornering the Market
In popular stereotypes, local grocers were avuncular men who spent their days in pickle-barrel conversations and checkers games; they were backward small-town merchants resistant to modernizing impulses. Cornering the Market challenges these conventions to demonstrate that nineteenth- and early-twentieth-century grocers were important but unsung innovators of business models and retail technologies that fostered the rise of contemporary retailing.
09/12/2015
City of Islands: Caribbean Intellectuals in New York
Tammy L. Brown uses the life stories of Caribbean intellectuals as "windows" into the dynamic history of immigration to New York and the long battle for racial equality in modern America
02/01/2015
Shaffer - Rendering Nature
From Eve to Evolution provides the first full-length study of American women’s responses to evolutionary theory and illuminates the role science played in the nineteenth-century women’s rights movement.
01/01/2015
Albarran: Seen and Heard in Mexico: Children and Revolutionary Culture Nationalism
During the first two decades following the Mexican Revolution, children in the country gained unprecedented consideration as viable cultural critics, social actors, and subjects of reform.
10/14/2014
Space and Conversion in Global Perspective
Space and Conversion in Global Perspective examines experiences of conversion as they intersect with physical location, mobility, and interiority. The volume's innovative approach is global and encompasses multiple religious traditions. Conversion emerges as a powerful force in early modern globalization.
06/01/2014
Writing the Gettysburg Address
Associate Professor of History Martin Johnson's book Writing the Gettysburg Address (2013, University Press of Kansas) won the prestigious 2014 Gilder Lehrman Lincoln Prize, which includes a $25,000 prize.
05/08/2014
Hamlin - From Eve to Evolution
From Eve to Evolution provides the first full-length study of American women’s responses to evolutionary theory and illuminates the role science played in the nineteenth-century women’s rights movement.