MOTHERS IN UNCLE TOM'S CABIN.
A LOOK AT THE MATERNAL IDEAL AS IT WAS UNDERSTOOD BY HARRIET BEECHER STOWE AND HER READERS. STOWE'S CRUSADE WAS NOT SIMPLY FOR THE ABOLITION OF SLAVERY, BUT FOR THE INSTITUTION OF A MATERNAL CHRISTIAN CODE. WHAT SHE AND OTHER AUTHORS OF HER TIME SAW AS THE SALVATION OF A DEEPLY TROUBLED SOCIETY WAS THE REMOVAL OF EARTHLY (MASCULINE) NORMS AND THE PLACEMENT OF A HEAVENLY (FEMININE) FRAMEWORK.

UNCLE TOM'S HOUSES - THE AMERICAN DOMESTIC IDEAL 1840 TO 1870
THIS SITE IS AN EXPLORATION OF THE NINETEENTH-CENTURY DOMESTIC IDEAL. DISSEMINATED IN NOVELS, ARCHITECTURAL PLAN-BOOKS, DOMESTIC MANUALS, AND PERIODICAL LITERATURE OF THE TIME, THE IDEAL HOME FIGURED IN A HOUSING REFORM MOVEMENT BEGINNING IN THE 1840'S.

RELIGION IN AMERICA, 1820-1840
RELIGION IN THE UNITED STATES AT THE TIME OF ALEXIS DE TOCQUEVILLE'S FAMOUS VISIT. A DISCUSSION OF TWO IMPORTANT RELIGIOUS FIGURES OF THE DAY, CHARLES GRANDISON FINNEY AND WILLIAM ELLERY CHANNING, AND A SAMPLE OF WHAT THEY AND TOCQUEVILLE HAD TO SAY ABOUT RELIGION.

MARK TWAIN, HUCK FINN, AND FOLKLORE
FOLK BELIEFS IN The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. THE ROLES OF FOLKLORE IN TWAIN'S WORK AND THE LITERATURE OF THE TIME.

GATEWAY REVISION - LINCOLN IMAGE
REVISION AND EXPANSION OF A PROJECT CREATED BY A MEMBER OF THE MA96 CLASS.

PHILOSOPHY AND RELIGION YELLOW PAGES

AN UPDATED VERSION OF AN EXTANT DIRECTORY.

REGIONAL YELLOW PAGES
A LIST OF ONLINE RESOURCES SPECIFIC TO GEOGRAPHIC REGIONS OF THE UNITED STATES.