By Guthrie Archives
By Sara McGuire
By Tammy Burrow Schrecengost
As the 1st settlers all started developing stakes within the zone, a tent urban used to be outfitted on the springs whereas waiting for the coming of a railway. as soon as the educate was once in provider, immense Spring started to enhance extra everlasting dwellings; faculties, church buildings, and a newspaper have been verified, quick via the development of inns and banks and the formation of a neighborhood govt. Featured listed here are over one hundred fifty years of the region's citizens, houses, and social occasions, masking the numerous cities and groups of the County reminiscent of Forsan, Coahoma, Lomax, Elbow, backyard urban, Knott, Vealmoor, Ackerly, and Vincent.
By David Huyssen
By Michael T. Gilmore
How did slavery and race effect American literature within the 19th century? during this formidable publication, Michael T. Gilmore argues that they have been the companies of linguistic restrict, and writers from Frederick Douglass to Stephen Crane wrestled with the calls for for silence and circumspection that observed the antebellum worry of disunion and the postwar reconciliation among the North and South.
Proposing an intensive new interpretation of nineteenth-century American literature, The battle on Words examines struggles over permissible and impermissible utterance in works starting from Thoreau’s “Civil Disobedience” to Henry James’s The Bostonians. Combining old wisdom with groundbreaking readings of a few of the vintage texts of the yankee earlier, The battle on Words locations Lincoln’s Cooper Union tackle within the comparable constellation as Margaret Fuller’s feminism and Thomas Dixon’s safety of lynching. Arguing that slavery and race exerted coercive strain on freedom of expression, Gilmore deals the following a transformative examine that alters our realizing of nineteenth-century literary tradition and its fraught engagement with the ideal to speak.
By Carl Ballenas
By Frank Passic
Albion within the twentieth Century beneficial properties greater than 225 pictures from the non-public number of Albion historian Frank Passic, which chronologically exhibit the adjustments in the neighborhood. The e-book makes a speciality of daily staff (including union officers and manufacturing facility employees) and ball teams-plus "famous" humans akin to flora and fauna artist Lynn Bogue Hunt and writer-photographer Gwen Dew. striking occasions chronicled contain the seize of the red Gang automobile, the 1994 NCAA department III Albion university Britons nationwide soccer championship, and the card vintage sled race.
By Gus Spector
By Joseph Milton Nance
The level used to be set for clash: the 1st Congress of the Republic of Texas had arbitrarily specific the Rio Grande because the boundary of the hot country. but the ancient barriers of Texas, below Spain and Mexico, had by no means prolonged past the Nueces River. Mexico, unwilling to recognize Texas independence, used to be much more unwilling to permit this additional encroachment upon her territory.
But neither nation was once in a powerful place to verify claims; so the clash built as a warfare of futile threats, border raids, and counterraids. however, males died—often heroically—and this is often the 1st complete tale in their sour fight. according to unique resources, it truly is an impartial account of Texas-Mexican kinfolk in an important period.
By Dean Shapiro
Louisiana holds a size seldom portrayed within the hundreds of thousands of flicks and tv indicates shot within the nation. around the nation there exists a tradition of hardworking humans tilling the land, pulling fish and shrimp from the ocean, staffing factories, and promoting the end result in their labors within the open marketplace.
Louisiana can be a spot the place the joie de vivre—the “joy of life”—is celebrated like nowhere else. each side of this desirable locale, the paintings and the play, the struggles and the pleasures, are obvious within the assorted images showcased during this quantity. full of approximately 2 hundred photographs reproduced in brilliant black-and-white, ancient photographs of Louisiana is an entrancing examine this detailed state.