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Mabie's Popular History of the United States by Hamilton W. Mabie 1897 Rare
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Mabie's Popular History of the United States by Hamilton W. Mabie 1897 Rare
Mabie's Popular History of the United States by Hamilton W. Mabie 1897 Rare
Mabie's Popular History of the United States by Hamilton W. Mabie 1897 Rare
Mabie's Popular History of the United States by Hamilton W. Mabie 1897 Rare

Mabie's Popular History of the United States by Hamilton W. Mabie 1897 Rare

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856 pages
Re-backed and repaired. Gilt-titled and trim, three-quarter leather boards are covered at spine and corners with silver duct tape. Frontispiece illustration in color. Front hinge repaired at page vi. Minimal pencil underlining on several pages. Interior creamy white with little to no brown specks. Patterned detail on exterior at edges of pages. Great condition for over 120-year old book.

Extremely Rare Original Antique Collectible 1897 Hardcover Book
Marvelous Addition to Any American Historical Collection!!

Culturally Important Manuscript as Evidenced by Multiple Newer Reprints of the Original

Original Leather Cover, with Temporary Repairs, of this Significant Text

Profusely Illustrated with Historical Black and White Illustrations

OVER 350 ILLUSTRATIONS!!
(mostly by noted American Artists)

NOT a Sample, Preview, or Publisher's Dummy

Full 856 pages of Text and Illustrations

Book Dimensions: Approx. 10 ¼” x 7 ¾” x 2 ¼”

Great for reading about historical events from a nineteenth-century point of view

Great reading and cultural learning material for any age

Description
This book, "Mabie's Popular History of the United States, comprising the important events, episodes, and incidents which make up the record of four hundred years from Columbus to the present time."

By Hamilton W. Mabie, LL.B., Lit. D.,
Editor of ‘The Outlook,’ N. Y., ‘The Makers of America’ Series, Etc.

Hamilton Wright Mabie also had a role in promoting the concept of 'reading up' during his ten-year stint as the cultivator of literary taste for the highly popular Ladies' Home Journal.


LIST OF CHAPTERS AND SUBJECTS

INTRODUCTION
I. FINDING THE NEW COUNTRY
II. POST-COLUMBIAN EXPLORERS AND DISCOVERERS
III. SETTLING THE NEW COUNTRY
IV. MAKING THE NEW PEOPLE
V. OLD COLONY DAYS AND WAYS
VI. STORY OF THE BUCCANEERS AND PIRATES
VII. CUTTING LOOSE FROM EUROPE
VIII. THE WAR FOR INDEPENDENCE
IX. STRUGGLE FOR LIBERTY AND GOVERNMENT
By Francis Newton Thorpe, Ph. D.
Professor of School of American History and Institutions, University of Pennsylvania

X. PATHFINDER AND PIONEERS
XI. PUSHING BACK THE BOUNDARIES
XII. THE SECOND WAR FOR INDEPENDENCE, OR THE WAR OF 1812
XIII. THE STORY OF THE INDIAN
XIV. THE INDIAN OF THE NINETEENTH CENTURY
By Hon. Henry L. Dawes
Chairman Committee on Indian Affairs, U. S. Senate
XV. STORY OF THE NEGRO
XVI. THE STORY OF THE CIVIL WAR
XVII. SOME FORGOTTEN LESSONS OF THE WAR
By Alexander K. McClure
Editor and Proprietor of the Philadelphia Times
XVIII. OUR FLAG AT SEA
XIX. DIFFICULTIES WITH FOREIGN POWERS
XX. ARCTIC ADVENTURERS
XXI. RELIGION UNDER NEW CONDITIONS
XXII. THE PEOPLE UNDER NEW CONDITIONS
XXIII. GOLD AND SILVER MINING
XXIV. THE PROBLEM OF OUR NATIONAL CURRENCY
By Hon. John Sherman
Its History and Evolution. By J. K. Upton
XXV. SCHOOL, COLLEGE, AND UNIVERSITY
By Professor T. S. Doolittle, D. D., LL. D.,
Vice-President Rutgers College
XXVI. THE FARMER AND HIS FARM
XXVII. SOME GREAT AMERICAN INDUSTRIES
XXVIII. GREAT INVENTIONS AND THEIR INVENTORS
XXIX. THE SAVING OF LIFE
XXX. FROM CAVE TO PALACE
XXXI. TRAPPING AND HUNTING
XXXII. HUNTING AND FISHING
XXXIII. OUR AMERICAN LITERATURE
XXXIV. NEWSPAPERS AND JOURNALISM
XXXV. HOW WE GOVERN OURSELVES
XXXVI. OUR PRESIDENTS
XXXVII. TRAVEL IN OLD TIMES AND NEW
XXXVIII. MANUFACTURING AND MILLING
XXXIX. OUR AMERICAN RAILROADS
XL. LIFE ON THE FRONTIER
XLI. WORLD’S FAIRS
XLII. THE METROPOLITAN CITY
XLIII. THE NEW ENGLAND CAPITAL
XLIV. THE CITY OF AMERICAN INDEPENDENCE
XLV. THE CITY OF THE WORLD’S FAIR
XLVI. THE NORTHWEST
By Albert Shaw, LL. D.,
Editor of Review of Reviews
XLVII. THE OLD SOUTH AND THE NEW
By Hon. W. C. P. Breckinridge,
Member of Congress from Kentucky
XLVIII. WOMEN IN AMERICA
By Miss Frances E. Willard,
President of the World’s W. C. T. U.
XLIX. THE AMERICAN CHURCH
By Bishop J. H. Vincent, LL. D.,
Chancellor of the Chautauqua University
L. THE PRESIDENTIAL CAMPAIGN OF 1896
LI. THE OUTLOOK
By Hamilton W. Mabie
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