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OLLI Recommendations

The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at University of Nebraska-Lincoln, otherwise known as OLLI at UNL, is a membership-based lifelong learning program for adults 50 years plus. OLLI offers non-credit courses, events, travel opportunities and lectures. Hear from outstanding speakers and instructors. No tests. No grades. OLLI is all about the joy of learning.

Membership is required to take most courses, attend events and to take advantage of all of OLLI's opportunities.

We'll add links to books that are pertinent to the different classes.  Check back regularly for additions.

 

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A Question of Freedom: The Families Who Challenged Slavery from the Nation’s Founding to the Civil War Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9780300234121
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Yale University Press - November 24th, 2020

The Crooked Path to Abolition: Abraham Lincoln and the Antislavery Constitution Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9781324005858
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: W. W. Norton & Company - January 12th, 2021

The Kidnapping Club: Wall Street, Slavery, and Resistance on the Eve of the Civil War Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9781568587523
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Bold Type Books - October 20th, 2020

Stolen: Five Free Boys Kidnapped into Slavery and Their Astonishing Odyssey Home Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781501169441
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: 37 Ink - December 1st, 2020

American Harvest: God, Country, and Farming in the Heartland Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781644450178
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Graywolf Press - April 7th, 2020