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Books Books 1 - 10 of about 45 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 - Literary Criticism - 2004 - 363 pages
The last phase of Mark Twain's life is sadly familiar: Crippled by losses and tragedies, America's greatest humorist sank into a deep and bitter depression. It is also wrong ...
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Women's Roles in Nineteenth-century America

Tiffany K. Wayne - History - 2007 - 210 pages
Presents a history of the status of women in nineteenth-century America, with an examination of their roles in marriage, family life, religion, and public life, and an analysis ...
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Making Marriage Modern : Women's Sexuality from the Progressive Era to World ...

Christina Simmons Associate Professor of History and Women's Studies University of Windsor - Social Science - 2009 - 320 pages
The nineteenth-century middle-class ideal of the married woman was of a chaste and diligent wife focused on being a loving mother, with few needs or rights of her own. The ...
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Jedediah Smith and the Opening of the West

Dale Lowell Morgan - History - 1964 - 458 pages
In 1822, before Jedediah Smith entered the West, it was largely an unknown land, “a wilderness,” he wrote, “of two thousand miles diameter.” During his nine years as a trapper ...
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Rough Rider: Buckey O'Neill of Arizona

Dale L. Walker - Biography & Autobiography - 200 pages
Buckey O’Neill was famous in Arizona Territory as a gambler, lawyer, newspaperman, miner, sheriff, and politician. This fast-moving narrative takes him from the streets of ...
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Voices of Wounded Knee

William S. E. Coleman - History - 2001 - 434 pages
In Voices of Wounded Knee, William S. E. Coleman brings together for the first time all the available sources-Lakota, military, and civilian-on the massacre of 29 December 1890 ...
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The Essential Calhoun: Selections from Writings, Speeches, and Letters

John Caldwell Calhoun - Political Science - 1999 - 440 pages
John C. Calhoun was a major actor in the political history of nineteenth-century America. His dramatic career will always be of interest. However, Calhoun is equally important ...
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Politics and Progress: American Society and the State Since 1865

Andrew Edmund Kersten, Kriste Lindenmeyer - History - 2001 - 158 pages
Focuses on the state's impact on American society from the Civil War to the present.
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The Progressive Era's Health Reform Movement: A Historical Dictionary

Ruth C. Engs - History - 2003 - 419 pages
Religious, political, social, and health reform earmarked the Progressive Era. The era's health reform movement--like today's clean living movement--saw campaigns against ...
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Orphan Trains

Marylin Irvin Holt - History - 1994 - 264 pages
"From 1850 to 1930 America witnessed a unique emigration and resettlement of at least 200,000 children and several thousand adults, primarily from the East Coast to the West ...
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