Freedom's Frontier Book Club Selections

Bader, Robert Smith. Hayseeds, Moralizers and Methodists: The Twentieth-Century Image of Kansas. Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 1988.

Blackwell, Marilyn S. and Kristen Tegtmeier Oertel. Frontier Feminist: Clarina Howard Nichols and the Politics of Motherhood.  Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 2010.

Crockett, Ken. Missouri Coal Miner's Strike: They Gave Their Word. Harrisonville, MO: Burnt District Press, 2011.

Miner, H. Craig and William E. Unarau. The end of Indian Kansas: A Study of Cultural Revolution, 1854-1871. Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 1990.

Mutti Burke, Diane. On Slavery's Border: Missouri's Small-Slaveholding Households, 1815-1865. Athens, Georgia: University of Georgia Press, 2010.

Oertel, Kristin Tegtmeier. Bleeding Borders: Race, Gender, and Violence in Pre-Civil War Kansas. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 2009.

Silber, Matthew. Platte County's History Illustrated. Platte County Historical Society, 2015.

Vanderpool, Clare. Moon Over Manifest.  New York: Delacorte Press, 2010.


Other Books of Interest

Boman, Dennis K. Lincoln and Citizens' Rights in Civil War Missouri: Balancing Freedom and Security. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 2001.

Earle, Jonathan and Diane Mutti Burke, Eds. Bleeding Kansas, Bleeding Missouri: The Long Civil War on the Border. Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 2013.

Eickhoff, Diane and Aaron Barnhart. The Big Divide: A Travel Guide to Historic and Civil War Sites in the Missouri-Kansas Border Region. Kansas City: Quindaro Press, 2013.

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