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Books Books 1 - 10 of about 43 related to Searching the Heart: Women, Men, and Romantic Love in Nineteenth-Century America.   

Dangerous Intimacy: The Untold Story of Mark Twain's Final Years

Karen Lystra - Biography & Autobiography - 2006 - 342 pages
The misunderstood events of the last ten years of Mark Twain's life are liberated in an incisive biography, demonstrating that, while he lived in the shadows of losses, he ...
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Concealed Weapon Laws of the Early Republic: Dueling, Southern Violence, and ...

Clayton E. Cramer - History - 1999 - 180 pages
Cramer's work examines the motivations and legislative history behind the nation's first laws regulating the carrying of concealed deadly weapons and establishes a previously ...
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Listening to Nineteenth-century America

Mark Michael Smith - History - 2001 - 372 pages
Arguing for the importance of the aural dimension of history, Mark M. Smith contends that to understand what it meant to be northern or southern, slave or free--to understand ...
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Domestic Manners of the Americans

Frances Milton Trollope - Social Science - 2003 - 254 pages
Frances Trollope, mother of the great Victorian novelist Anthony Trollope, wrote more than 40 books in her lifetime, including landmark novels dealing with important social ...
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Cigarette Wars: The Triumph of the Little White Slaver

Cassandra Tate - History - 2000 - 224 pages
We live in an age when the cigarette industry is under almost constant attack. Few weeks pass without yet another report on the hazards of smoking, or news of another anti ...
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Parades and the Politics of the Street: Festive Culture in the Early ...

Simon Peter Newman - History - 2000 - 271 pages
Throughout the 1790s, the streets and public places of the new American republic were alive with often elaborate, sometimes unruly parades, feasts, and festivals.
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Waltz the Hall: The American Play Party

Alan L. Spurgeon - History - 2005 - 238 pages
"This is the first book since the 1930s to study this important and little-remembered phenomenon of American folk culture. The author interviewed a large number of older ...
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Southern Hunting in Black and White: Nature, History, and Ritual in a ...

Stuart A. Marks - History - 1991 - 327 pages
For many Southern men living in or close to rural landscapes, hunting is a passion. But it is not a timeless activity in a cultural void. Whether pursuers of fox or raccoon ...
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