Seth Meehan US History, to 1877 Prof. Lyerly

Seth Meehan
US History, to 1877
Prof. Lyerly
Bender, Thomas, A Nation Among Nation: America's Place in World History
Novick, Peter. That Noble Dream: The “Objectivity Question” and the American Historical
Breen, T.H., The Tobacco Culture: The Mentality of the Great Tidewater Planters on the Eve of
the Revolution
Butler, Jon, Becoming America: The Revolution Before 1776
Calloway, Colin, The Scratch of a Pen: 1763 and the Transformation of North America
Kupperman, Karen, The Jamestown Project
Lepore, Jill, The Name of War: King Philip's War and the Origins of American Identity
White, Richard, The Middle Ground: Indians, Empires, and Republics in the Great Lakes
Region, 1650-1815
American Revolution
Bailyn, Bernard, The Ideological Origins of the American Revolution
Cott, Nancy, The Bonds of Womanhood: The "Women's Sphere" in New England, 1780-1835
Edling, Max, A Revolution in Favor of Government: Origins of the U.S. Constitution and the
Making of the American State
Heimert, Alan, Religion and the American Mind, from the Great Awakening to the Revolution
Holton, Woody, Forced Founders: Indians, Debtors, Slaves, and the Making of the American
Revolution in Virginia
Gross, Robert, Minutemen and Their World
Maier, Pauline, American Scripture: Making of the Declaration of Independence
Nash, Garry, The Unknown American Revolution: The Unruly Birth of Democracy and the
Struggle to Create America
Nash, Garry, The Urban Crucible: The Northern Seaports and the Origins of the American
Reading List, US History to 1877, major field
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Norton, Mary Beth, Liberty's Daughters: The Revolutionary Experience of American Women,
Taylor, Alan, William Cooper's Town: Power and Persuasion on the Frontier in the Early
American Republic
Wood, Gordon, The Radicalism of the American Revolution
Appleby, Joyce, Inheriting the Revolution: The First Generation of Americans
Cornell, Saul, The Other Founders: Anti-Federalism and the Dissenting Tradition in America,
Howe, Daniel Walker, What God Had Wrought: The Transformation of America, 1815-1848
Waldstriecher, David, In the Midst of Perpetual Fetes: The Making of American Nationalism,
Faust, Drew Gilpin, James Henry Hammond and the Old South: A Design for Mastery
Frey, Sylvia, Water From the Rock: Black Resistance in a Revolutionary Age
Furstenberg, Francois, In the Name of the Father: Washington's Legacy, Slavery, and the Making
of a Nation
Genovese, Eugene, Roll, Jordan, Roll: The World the Slaves Made
Gomez, Michael, Exchanging Our Country Marks: The Transformation of African Identities in
the Colonial and Antebellum South
Johnson, Walter, Soul by Soul: Life Inside the Antebellum Slave Market
Litwack, Leon, Been in the Storm So Long: The Aftermath of Slavery
Litwack, Leon, North of Slavery: The Negro in the Free States, 1790-1860
McCurry, Stephanie, Masters of Small Worlds: Yeoman Households, Gender Relations, and the
Political Culture of the Antebellum South Carolina Low Country
McLaurin, Melton, Celia, A Slave
Melish, Joanne, Disowning Slavery: Gradual Emancipation and "Race" in New England, 17801860
Morgan, Edmund, American Slavery, American Freedom: The Ordeal of Colonial Virginia
Oakes, James, The Ruling Race: A History of American Slaveholders
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Oakes, James, The Radical and the Republican: Frederick Douglass, Abraham Lincoln, and the
Triumph of Antislavery Politics
Stampp, Kenneth, The Peculiar Institution: Slavery in the Ante-Bellum South
Altschuler, Glenn and Blumin, Stuart, Rude Republic: Americans and Their Politics in the
Nineteenth Century
Anbinder, Tyler, Nativism and Slavery: The Northern Know Nothings and the Politics of the
Baker, Jean, Affairs of Party: The Political Culture of Northern Democrats in the MidNineteenth Century
Ferling, John, Adams vs. Jefferson: The Tumultuous Election of 1800
Holt, Michael, The Political Crisis of the 1850s
Howe, Daniel Walker, The Political Culture of the American Whigs
Kohl, Lawrence, The Politics of Individualism: Parties and the American Character in the
Jacksonian Era
McCoy, Drew, The Elusive Republic: Political Economy in Jeffersonian America
Pessen, Edward, Jacksonian America: Society, Personality, and Politics
Wilentz, Sean, The Rise of American Democracy: Jefferson to Lincoln
Breen, T.H. The Marketplace Revolution: How Consumer Politics Shaped American
Greenberg, Amy, Manifest Manhood and the Antebellum American Empire
Henkin, David, The Postal Age: The Emergence of Modern Communications in NineteenthCentury America
Hietala, Thomas, Manifest Design: American Exceptionalism and Empire
Larsen, John, Internal Improvements: National Public Works and the Promise of Popular
Government in the Early United States
May, Robert, Manifest Destiny's Underworld: Filibustering in Antebellum America
Sellers, Charles, The Market Revolution: Jacksonian America, 1815-1846
Sheriff, Carol, The Artificial River: The Erie Canal and the Paradox of Progress, 1817-1862
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Way, Peter, Common Labor: Workers and the Digging of North American Canals, 1780-1860
Civil War/Lincoln/Reconstruction
Donald, David, Lincoln
Channing, Steven, Crisis of Fear: Secession in South Carolina
Carwardine, Richard, Lincoln: A Life of Purpose and Power
Faust, Drew Gilpin, This Republic of Suffering: Death and the American Civil War
Foner, Eric, Free Soil, Free Labor, Free Men: The Ideology of the Republican Party Before the
Civil War
Foner, Eric, Reconstruction: America’s Unfinished Revolution, 1863-1877
Gilmore, Glenda Elizabeth. Gender and Jim Crow: Women and the Politics of White Supremacy
in North Carolina, 1896-1920
Hess, Earl, The Union Soldier in Battle: Enduring the Ordeal of Combat
Hodes, Martha Elizabeth, The Sea Captain's Wife: A True Story of Love, Race, and War in the
Nineteenth Century
Ownby, Ted, Subduing Satan: Religion, Recreation, and Manhood in the Rural South, 18651920
Richardson, Heather Cox, The West from Appomattox: The Reconstruction of American After the
Civil War
Stout, Harry, Upon the Altar of the Nation: A Moral History of the American Civil War
White, Ronald, Lincoln's Greatest Speech: The Second Inaugural
Wills, Garry, Lincoln at Gettysburg: The Words the Remade America
Woodworth, Steven, While God is Marching On: The Religious World of Civil War Soldiers