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Red Meat Republic: The Rise of the Cattle-Beef Complex, 1865-1906
"Red Meat Republic: The Rise of the Cattle-Beef Complex, 1865-1906," examines the consolidation of the American meatpacking and ranching industries. Supplying urban consumers with inexpensive beef required a form of ...
Soul Sleepers: A History of Somnambulism in the United States, 1740-1840
Melancholy Landscapes: Writing Warfare in the American Revolution
Though the American Revolutionary Army is often portrayed as a crucible of national feeling, this study of 169 diaries reveals that Revolutionary soldiers barely understood, or accepted as part of their community, large ...
Free to Move? The Law and Politics of Internal Migration in Twentieth-Century America
The history of the United States in the mid-twentieth century is, in significant measure, a history of internal migration. Between 1930 and 1970, as national quota laws kept the nation's foreign-born population at record ...