America in the Nineteenth Century

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  1. The Black Republic
    The Black Republic explores the critical but overlooked place of Haiti in black thought in the post-Civil War era. Following emancipation, African American leaders considered Haiti a singular example of black self-governance whose... Learn More
    Published: 29th November 2019
    Hardback | £34.00
  2. A Brotherhood of Liberty
    Dennis Patrick Halpin argues that Baltimore is key to understanding the trajectory of civil rights in the late nineteenth and early twentieth century. A Brotherhood of Liberty traces the civil rights victories scored by black... Learn More
    Published: 12th July 2019
    Hardback | £34.00
  3. Force and Freedom
    In Force and Freedom, Kellie Carter Jackson provides the first historical analysis exclusively focused on the tactical use of violence among antebellum black activists. Through tactical violence, argues Carter Jackson, abolitionist... Learn More
    Published: 22nd March 2019
    Hardback | £28.99
  4. In Union There Is Strength
    Andrew Heath shows how Philadelphians looked to consolidate their city across internal social and sectional divisions as the republic fell apart in the Civil War era. Rallying to the cry "In Union There Is Strength," their battles... Learn More
    Published: 15th February 2019
    Hardback | £43.00
  5. The Kingdom and the Republic
    In The Kingdom and the Republic, Noelani Arista uncovers a trove of previously unused Hawaiian language documents to chronicle Hawaiians' experience of encounter and colonialism in the nineteenth century, reconfiguring familiar... Learn More
    Published: 25th January 2019
    Hardback | £39.00
  6. Prairie Imperialists
    Published: 11th January 2019
    Hardback | £47.00
  7. The Alchemy of Slavery
    The Alchemy of Slavery foregrounds diverse and adaptable slaving practices that masters deployed to build a slave economy in Illinois, innovating in response to antislavery pressures.... Learn More
    Published: 2nd November 2018
    Hardback | £39.00
  8. Borderlands of Slavery
    Borderlands of Slavery explores how the existence of two involuntary labor systems—Mexican peonage and Indian captivity—in the nineteenth-century Southwest impacted the transformation of America's judicial and political... Learn More
    Published: 2nd May 2017
    Hardback | £41.00
  9. Luxurious Citizens
    Luxurious Citizens traces the ways in which Americans tied consumer desire to the national interest between 1789 and 1865 and reveals how the nation transformed individual desires for goods into an index of civic worth, placing... Learn More
    Published: 20th February 2017
    Hardback | £41.00