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The American 1890's: Select Bibliography

A Course Specific Guide to Library Research for HIST 385: The American 1890's


Print & Media Resources @ Long Library

Select Bibliography of Print & Media Sources @ Long Library.Subjects are based on weekly reading assignments and listed accordingly.

Culture and Consumption in the Gilded Age

 The Nineties:Glimpses of a Lost but Lively World, Ed. Oliver Jensen. --Call # 917.3 N71

The Age of Confidence, Henry Canby. --Call # 813 C21ag

The Culture of Consumption: Critical Essays in American History, Eds. Foc & Lears. --Call # 339.4 C96

Portrait of an Era as Drawn by C.D. Gibson, Fairfax Downey. --Call # 740B D74

Character is capital : success manuals and manhood in Gilded Age America, Judy Hilkey. --Call #650.14 H64c

"The City" and the "Other Half"

The World's Columbian Exposition Reproduced Containing Views of Grounds, Landscapes...Which Had Place at the World's Fair, Chicago, 1893. --Call # 974.71 A53

Five Points: the 19th Century New York City Neighborhodd That Invented Tap Dance, Stole Elections, and Became the World's Most Nortorius Slum, Tyler Anbinder. --Call # 974.71 A53

Low Life: Lures and Snares of Old New York, Luc Sante. --Call # 974.71 S23

Devil in the White City, Erik Larsen. --Call # 364.152 L33
Ethnicity and Cultural Identity

Coming to America : a History of Immigration and Ethnicity in American Life. Roger Daniels. --Call # 325.73 D186
Immigrant Women , ed. Maxine Schwartz Seller. -- Call # 301.41 I33 1994
Foreign & Female: Immigrant Women in America, 1840-1930, Doris Weatherford. -- Call # 301.41 W362f
Immigrant Voices: New Lives in America 1773-1986 (Chapters 3,4,5)  Ed. Thomas Dublin . -- Call # 325.73 I32d
The Incorporation of American and the Crisis of Labor
Out of the Sweatshop: The Struggle for Industrial Democracy, (Chapt. 2: "Sweatshop-Immigrant Style"), ed. Leon Stein.--Call #331.4 

There is Power in a Union : the Epic Story of Labor in America, Philip Dray.--Call # 331.0973 D76
Autobiography of Mother Jones -- Call # 331B J78
Railroaded: The Transcontinentals and the Making of Modern America , Richard White. --Call # 385.09 W58r
Political Crisis and Popular Insurgency
The Granger Movement, Solon Buck. --Call # 630.62 B92g
A Prairie Populist: The Memoirs of Luna Kellie, ed. Jane Taylor Nelsen . --Call # 978.2B K29ya
Farewell to Reform: Being a History of the Rise, Life and Decay of the Progressive Mind in America, John Chamberlain. --Call # 973.91 C44f
Reconsidering American Liberalism: The Troubled Odyssey of the American Liberal Idea , James P. Young. --Call # 320.5 Y73r
Labor and Farmer Parties in the United States 1828-1928, Nathan Fine. --Call # 329.8 F49
The Climax of Populism, Robert Durden. --Call # 329.8 D95
Race and National Identity in the Era of Jim Crow
The Strange Career of Jim Crow, C. Vann Woodward. --Call # 325.26 W892s2
Gender and Jim Crow : Women and the Politics of White Supremacy in North Carolina, 1896-1920. Glenda Elizabeth Gilmore. --Call # 325.26

African American political thought, 1890-1930 : Washington, Du Bois, Garvey, and Randolph, ed. Cary D. Wintz.--Call # 325.26 A258wi
W.E.B. DuBois of Great Barrington, PBS. --Call # V-100
Gender and the "New Woman"
The Common Ground of Womanhood: Class, Gender, and the Working Girls Clubs, 1884-1928, Priscilla Murolo. --Call # 331.4 M97c
In the Company of Educated Women , Barbara Miller Solomon. --Call # 376.973 S68
The Fair Women: The Story of the Woman's Building, World's Columbian Exposition, Chicago 1983, Jeanne Madeline Weimann. --Call # Art History Oversize F11 W41
Women in Pants: Manly Maidens, Cowgirls, and Other Renegades, Catherine Smith & Cynthia Greig. --Call # 391.2 qS64
Women's America: Refocusing the Past, Linda K. Kerber --Call # 301.41 W87ke
Women and the American Experience, Nancy Woloch --Call # 301.41 W858w
The West and the American Experience
Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee: an Indian History of the American West, Dee Brown. -- Call # 970.1 B87
Away From Home: American Indian Boarding School Experiences, 1879-2000, Eds. by Margaret L. Archuleta, Brenda J. Child, and K. Tsianina Lomawaima.--Call # 970.5 A96a 2004
The Frontier in American History by Frederick Jackson Turner . Call #--973 T94
The American Empire
Aloha Betrayed:Native Hawaiian Resistance to American Colonialism by Noenoe K. Silva. -- Call # 996.9 S58
Expansion Under New World Conditions by Josiah Strong. Call # 327.73 S92
US Expansionism: the Imperialist Urge in the 1890's by David Healy. -- Call # 325.373 H43
The United States and the Philippines by American Assembly. -- Call # 991.4 A51
The Robe and the Sword: the Methodist Church and the Rise of American Imperialism by Kenneth Mackenzie. -- Call # 261.83 M15r
Savage Acts: Wars, Fairs, and Empire 1898-1904 (Who Built America Documentary Series). --Call # DVD-270