Recent Scholarship Based on Research at the American Antiquarian Society
The following list includes publications or awards based on research in the Society's collections that have come to our attention recently.
A complete list of scholarship based on research at AAS and published since 2000 is available as a pdf.
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Entries recorded from June 1, 2014 - August 31, 2014
Cohen, Daniel A. “Hero Strong” and Other Stories: Tales of Girlhood Ambition, Female Masculinity, and Women’s Worldly Achievement in Antebellum America. Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press, 2014. (Botein Fellow, 1992-1993; AAS-NEH Fellow, 2007-2008; AAS member)
Cangany, Catherine. Frontier Seaport : Detroit’s Transformation into an Atlantic Entrepôt. Chicago, Illinois: University of Chicago Press, 2014.
Drury, Bob and Tom Clavin. The Heart of Everything That Is : The Untold Story of Red Cloud, an American Legend. New York, New York: Simon & Schuster, 2013.
Edelstein, Sari. Between the Novel and the News: The Emergence of American's Women's Writing. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2014. (Peterson Fellow, 2008-2009)
Elkins, Kimberly. What is Visible. 2014. (Hearst Fellow, 2007-2008)
Fuhrer, Mary Babson. A Crisis of Community : The Trial and Transformation of a New England Town, 1815-1848. Chapel Hill, North Carolina: University of North Carolina Press, 2014. (Last Fellow, 2013-2014)
Jacobs, Diane. Dear Abigail : The Intimate Lives and Revolutionary Ideas of Abigail Adams and Her Two Remarkable Sisters. New York: Ballantine Books, 2014.
Leibman, Laura Arnold. Messianism, Secrecy and Mysticism : A New Interpretation of Early American Jewish Life. Portland: Vallentine Mitchell, 2012.
Lobel, Cindy R. Urban Appetites : Food and Culture in Nineteenth-Century New York. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2014.
Mudgett, Kathryn. Writing the Seaman’s Tale in Law and Literature : Dana, Melville, and Justice Story. New York: AMS Press, Inc., 2013.
Peart, Daniel. Era of Experimentation : American Political Practices in the Early Republic. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2014.
Stopp, Klaus. The Printed Birth and Baptismal Certificates of the German Americans. Mainz: Klaus Stopp.
Tompkins, Kyla Wazana. Racial Indigestion : Eating Bodies in the 19th Century. New York: New York University Press, 2012.
Volk, Kyle. Moral Minorities and the Making of American Democracy. New York: Oxford University Press, 2014. (AAS-NEH Fellow, 2010-2011)
Wulf, Andrea. Founding Gardeners : The Revolutionary Generation, Nature, and the Shaping of the American Nation. New York: Vintage Books, 2012.
Altschuler, Sari. “’Ain’t one limb enough?’ Historicizing Disability in the American Novel.” American Literature 86.2 (2014): 245-274. (Legacy Fellow, 2011-2012; Hench Post-Dissertation Fellow, 2013-2014)
Barreyre, Nicolas, et al. “AHR Roundtable: You Are the People.” AHR 119.3 (2014). (Tracy Fellow, 2011-2012)
D’Alessandro, Michael. “The Drunkard’s Directions: Mapping Urban Space in the Antebellum Temperance Drama.” The New England Quarterly 87.2 (2014): 252-291. (Last Fellow, 2012-2013)
Forbes, Erin. “From Prison Cell to Slave Ship: Social Death in ‘The Premature Burial’.” Poe Studies 46 (2013): 32-58. (Peterson Fellow, 2008-2009)
Gonzalez, Aston. “The Art of Racial Politics: The Work of Robert Douglas Jr., 1833-46.” The Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography 138.1 (2014): 5-37. (Last Fellow, 2011-2012)
Gordon, Adam. “The Rise of the Print Culture Canon.” Early American Literature 49.2 (2014): 533-552. (Hench Fellow, 2011-2012)
Guyatt, Nicholas. “ ‘An Impossible Idea?’ The Curious Career of Internal Colonization.” The Journal of the Civil War Era 4.2 (2014): 234-263. (Peterson Fellow, 2013-2014)
Klein, Lauren F. “Dinner-Table Bargains: Thomas Jefferson, James Madison, and the Sense of Taste.” Early American Literature 49.2 (2014): 403-434. (Drawn-to-Art Fellow, 2013-2014)
Klimasmith, Betsy. “Kelroy’s Parlor Games.” Early American Literature 49.2 (2014): 467-498. (Botein Fellow, 2008-2009)
Mercado, Monica. “’Have you ever read?’ Imagining Women, Bibles, and Religious Print in Nineteenth-Century America.” U.S. Catholic Historian 31. 3 (2013):1-21.
Radus, Daniel. “Printing Native History in David Cusick’s Sketches of Ancient History of the Six Nations.” American Literature 86.2 (2014): 217-243.
Rood, Daniel. “Bogs of Death: Slavery, the Brazilian Flour Trade, and the Mystery of the Vanishing Millpond in Antebellum Virginia.” Journal of American History 101.1 (2014): 19-43. (Hench Fellow, 2010-2011)
Schachterle, Lance. “Patriotism and Caste in The Chainbearer: Cooper’s Fifth Revolutionary War Novel.” Literature in the Early American Republic (2014): 171-188. (AAS member)
Smith, Steven Carl. “’A rash, thoughtless, and imprudent young man’: John Ward Fenno and the Federalist Literary Network.” Literature in the Early American Republic (2014): 1-36. (Reese Fellow, 2011-2012)
Walsh, Megan. “Wieland, Illustrated: Word and Image in the Early American Novel.” Literature in the Early American Republic (2014): 1-36. (NeMLA Fellow, 2013-2014)