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The Akron Offering: A Ladies' Literary Magazine, 1849-1850, Jon Miller Aug 2015

The Akron Offering: A Ladies' Literary Magazine, 1849-1850, Jon Miller

Jon Miller

FREE FULL-TEXT PDF DOWNLOAD From 1849 to 1850, Calista Cummings edited and published Akron's first literary magazine, The Akron Offering. At the time, Akron was a booming canal town on the verge of even greater prosperity. By turns religious, comic, romantic, and political, this extraordinary collection of early midwestern creative literature expresses a wide range of sometimes contradictory opinions on both the important questions of its day and the important questions of today: historical events such as the California Gold Rush of 1849 and the 1848 revolutions in Europe are considered alongside more timeless contemplations on truth, justice, and ...


And He Was No Soft-Tongued Apologist: Fredrick Douglass As A Constitutional Theorist 1865-1895, Gabriel Pivarnik Jan 2014

And He Was No Soft-Tongued Apologist: Fredrick Douglass As A Constitutional Theorist 1865-1895, Gabriel Pivarnik

Rev. R. Gabriel Pivarnik, O.P., S.T.D.

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