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The Nineteenth Century in Print: the Making of America in Books and Periodicals

presents digitized books and periodicals published in the U.S. during the 19th century. The collection includes 23 popular magazines and more than 1,500 books that illuminate themes central to American life in the mid- to late 19th century, including the Civil War, slavery and abolition, religion, education, self-help and self-improvement, travel and westward expansion, and poetry. (Library of Congress)

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Many nineteenth-century Americans revelled in the amplitude of language, whether spoken or written, and delighted to frame their perceptions in the structures of poetry. The result was an outpouring of poetic works and the extensive employment of poetic quotation in texts of many kinds.
Illustration from Phrenology book. The self-instructor in phrenology and physiology: with over one hundred new illustrations, including a chart for the use of pratical phrenologists / by O.S. and L.N.

The Self-Instructor in Phrenology and Physiology

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