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Angels of MercyWhite Women and the History of New York's Colored Orphan Asylum

Angels of Mercy: White Women and the History of New York's Colored Orphan Asylum

William Seraile

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823234196
eISBN:
9780823240838
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823234196.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

This book uncovers the history of the Colored Orphan Asylum, founded in New York City in 1836 as the nation's first orphanage for African American children — a remarkable institution that is still in ... More

As Bad as They Say?Three Decades of Teaching in the Bronx

As Bad as They Say?: Three Decades of Teaching in the Bronx

Janet Grossbach Mayer

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823234165
eISBN:
9780823240814
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823234165.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

Rundown, vermin-infested buildings; rigid, slow-to-react bureaucratic systems; children from broken homes and declining communities. How can a teacher succeed? How does a student not only survive but ... More

Chancellorsville and the GermansNativism, Ethnicity, and Civil War Memory

Chancellorsville and the Germans: Nativism, Ethnicity, and Civil War Memory

Christian B. Keller

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823226504
eISBN:
9780823234899
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823226504.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

Often called Lee's greatest triumph, the battle of Chancellorsville decimated the Union Eleventh Corps, composed of large numbers of German-speaking volunteers. Poorly deployed, the ... More

Civil Rights in New York CityFrom World War II to the Giuliani Era

Civil Rights in New York City: From World War II to the Giuliani Era

Clarence Taylor (ed.)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823232895
eISBN:
9780823240876
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823232895.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

Since the 1960s, most U.S. history has been written as if the civil rights movement were primarily or entirely a Southern history. This book joins a growing body of scholarship that demonstrates the ... More

The Civil War Confiscation ActsFailing to Reconstruct the South

The Civil War Confiscation Acts: Failing to Reconstruct the South

John Syrett

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823224890
eISBN:
9780823240852
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823224890.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This book is the first full account in more than 20 years of two significant, but relatively understudied, laws passed during the Civil War. The Confiscation Acts (1861–62) were designed to sanction ... More

Commons DemocracyReading the Politics of Participation in the Early United States

Commons Democracy: Reading the Politics of Participation in the Early United States

Dana D. Nelson

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780823268382
eISBN:
9780823272525
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823268382.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

Commons Democracy presents an overlooked history of democracy in the United States. Like the familiar one, its story begins in the Revolutionary era. But instead of the tale of the Founders’ ... More

Confederate PhoenixRebel Children and Their Families in South Carolina

Confederate Phoenix: Rebel Children and Their Families in South Carolina

Edmund L. Drago

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823229376
eISBN:
9780823234912
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823229376.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

This book tells a story of white children and their families in the most militant Southern state in the United States (the state where the Civil War erupted). Drawing on a rich array of sources, many ... More

Constitutionalism in the Approach and Aftermath of the Civil War

Constitutionalism in the Approach and Aftermath of the Civil War

Paul D. Moreno and Jonathan O'Neill (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780823251940
eISBN:
9780823253012
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823251940.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This collection of essays shows how the constitutional aspects of the Civil War were part of American politics for a long time before and after the conflict by examining developments from the ... More

Dante and Islam

Dante and Islam

Jan M. Ziolkowski (ed.)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780823263868
eISBN:
9780823266302
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823263868.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

Dante put Muhammad in one of the lowest circles of Hell. At the same time, the medieval Christian poet placed several Islamic philosophers much more honorably in Limbo. Furthermore, it has long been ... More

Deserter CountryCivil War Opposition in the Pennsylvania Appalachians

Deserter Country: Civil War Opposition in the Pennsylvania Appalachians

Robert M. Sandow

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823230518
eISBN:
9780823240845
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823230518.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

During the Civil War, there were throughout the Union explosions of resistance to the war–from the deadly Draft Riots in New York City to other, less well-known outbreaks. In this book, the author ... More

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