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Lincoln RevisitedNew Insights from the Lincoln Forum

Lincoln Revisited: New Insights from the Lincoln Forum

Harold Holzer and Dawn Vogel

John Y. Simon (ed.)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823227365
eISBN:
9780823240869
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823227365.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

In February 2009, America celebrated the bicentennial of the birth of Abraham Lincoln, and the pace of new Lincoln books and articles has already quickened. From his cabinet's politics to his own ... More

Making Italian AmericaConsumer Culture and the Production of Ethnic Identities

Making Italian America: Consumer Culture and the Production of Ethnic Identities

Simone Cinotto (ed.)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780823256235
eISBN:
9780823261741
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823256235.001.0001
Subject:
History, Economic History

Exploring Italian American consumers and the U.S. consumption of Italianness, Making Italian America makes a compelling case for taste as a leading determinant of ethnic identity. Discussing in fresh ... More

Miracle on High StreetThe Rise, Fall and Resurrection of St. Benedict's Prep in Newark,
            N.J.

Miracle on High Street: The Rise, Fall and Resurrection of St. Benedict's Prep in Newark, N.J.

Thomas A. McCabe

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823233106
eISBN:
9780823234950
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823233106.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

Just outside downtown Newark, New Jersey, sits an abbey and school. For more than 150 years Benedictine monks have lived, worked, and prayed on High Street, a once-grand thoroughfare ... More

New Bedford's Civil War

New Bedford's Civil War

Earl Mulderink, III

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780823243341
eISBN:
9780823243389
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823243341.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

This book examines the social, political, economic, and military history of New Bedford, Massachusetts, in the nineteenth century, with a focus on the Civil War homefront from 1861 to 1865 and on the ... More

New MenReconstructing the Image of the Veteran in Late-Nineteenth-Century American Literature and Culture

New Men: Reconstructing the Image of the Veteran in Late-Nineteenth-Century American Literature and Culture

John Casey

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780823265398
eISBN:
9780823266708
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823265398.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

New Men examines the reentry into civilian life of Civil War soldiers and exposes a growing gap between how former soldiers saw themselves and the representations of them created by ... More

Northern CharacterCollege-Educated New Englanders, Honor, Nationalism, and Leadership in the Civil War Era

Northern Character: College-Educated New Englanders, Honor, Nationalism, and Leadership in the Civil War Era

Kanisorn Wongsrichanalai

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780823271818
eISBN:
9780823271863
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823271818.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This book examines the development and application of character, a code of honor that motivated the gentleman class of the North during the Civil War Era. The “New Brahmins,” college-educated men who ... More

On the Edge of FreedomThe Fugitive Slave Issue in South Central Pennsylvania, 1820–1870

On the Edge of Freedom: The Fugitive Slave Issue in South Central Pennsylvania, 1820–1870

David G. Smith

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780823240326
eISBN:
9780823240364
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823240326.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

In On the Edge of Freedom, David G. Smith breaks new ground by illuminating the unique development of antislavery sentiment in south central Pennsylvania—a border region of a border state with a ... More

A Pact with VichyAngelo Tasca from Italian Socialism to French Collaboration

A Pact with Vichy: Angelo Tasca from Italian Socialism to French Collaboration

Emanuel Rota

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780823245642
eISBN:
9780823252824
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823245642.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

Angelo Tasca, a pivotal figure in the political history of twentieth-century Italy, and indeed the history of Europe, is frequently overshadowed by his Fascist opponent Benito Mussolini or his ... More

Raised by the ChurchGrowing up in New York City's Catholic Orphanages

Raised by the Church: Growing up in New York City's Catholic Orphanages

Edward Rohs

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780823240227
eISBN:
9780823240265
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823240227.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

This book chronicles the extraordinary life of Ed Rohs, a bright, mischievous boy who was raised in five institutions of the Catholic orphanage system in postwar Brooklyn, New York, from infancy in ... More

The Rat That Got AwayA Bronx Memoir

The Rat That Got Away: A Bronx Memoir

Allen Jones

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823231027
eISBN:
9780823240821
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823231027.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

This is the story of Allen Jones and his odyssey from the streets of the Bronx to a life as a professional athlete and banker in Europe, but it is also provides a unique vantage point on the history ... More

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