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Mr. Polk's Army: The American Military Experience in the Mexican War

Richard Bruce Winders - History - 2001 - 288 pages
A study of the American military experience in the Mexican War. Drawing on diaries, journals and reminiscences, it: presents the daily life of soldiers at war; links the army ...
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Devotion to the Adopted Country: U.S. Immigrant Volunteers in the Mexican War

Tyler V. Johnson - History - 2012 - 179 pages
In Devotion to the Adopted Country, Tyler V. Johnson looks at the efforts of America’s Democratic Party and Catholic leadership to use the service of immigrant volunteers in ...
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A Wicked War: Polk, Clay, Lincoln, and the 1846 U.S. Invasion of Mexico

Amy S. Greenberg - History - 2013 - 344 pages
Often forgotten and overlooked, the U.S.-Mexican War featured false starts, atrocities, and daring back-channel negotiations as it divided the nation, paved the way for the ...
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Slavery and the Numbers Game: A Critique of Time on the Cross

Herbert George Gutman - History - 1975 - 183 pages
Shows how the slaves labored, not because they shared values and goals with their masters, but because of the omnipresent threat of 'negative incentives, ' primarily physical ...
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Roots of Disorder: Race and Criminal Justice in the American South, 1817-80

Christopher Waldrep - History - 1998 - 267 pages
Every white southerner understood what keeping African Americans down meant and what it did not mean. It did not mean going to court; it did not mean relying on the law. It ...
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The Frontier Against Slavery: Western Anti-Negro Prejudice and the Slavery ...

Eugene H. Berwanger - History - 1967 - 176 pages
Attributes the social and political climates of the states and territories Ohio River Valley pioneers settled before 1860 to racial prejudice. This title draws from newspaper ...
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Notorious in the Neighborhood: Sex and Families Across the Color Line in ...

Joshua D. Rothman - History - 2003 - 341 pages
Provides a history of interracial sexual relationships during the era of slavery.
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Under Sentence of Death: Lynching in the South

William Fitzhugh Brundage - Social Science - 1997 - 330 pages
This collection of essays explores "such topics as same-race lynchings, black resistance to white violence, and the political motivations for lynching...The book raises ...
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