Under the Dome: Celebrating Fifty Years of AAS Fellowships

Under the Dome

Saturday, October 22, 2022

9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. ET

This hybrid event will be held in person at Antiquarian Hall and virtually on Zoom. Advance registration is required for both. Please RSVP for in person attendance by October 7, 2022. COVID-19 vaccinations are required for all in person visitors. Doors open at 9:00 a.m. and we encourage you to arrive early to present your proof of vaccination. Closed captioning will be available for virtual attendees. For questions about this event, contact programs@mwa.org or call 508-471-2127.

Join us as we celebrate fifty years of fellowships at AAS. Throughout the day we will have panel presentations followed by discussions about the fellowship program and its impact on scholarship, careers, and the Society itself.

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

9:30-10:00 a.m. ET
Welcome and Opening Remarks by Scott Casper, AAS President, at Antiquarian Hall (185 Salisbury Street)
In person and virtual

10:00-11:15 a.m. ET
Impact of AAS Fellowships on Scholarship and Careers: Kabria Baumgartner and William Huntting Howell in conversation with Manisha Sinha
In person and virtual

11:15-11:45 a.m. ET
Coffee and Tea Break at the Goddard Daniels House (190 Salisbury Street)
In person only

11:45-1:00 p.m. ET
Impact of AAS Fellowships on Scholarship and Careers: Camille S. Owens and Michaela Rife in conversation with Katie Walkiewicz
In person and virtual

1:00-2:30 p.m. ET
Lunch at the Goddard-Daniels House
In person only

2:30-3:45 p.m. ET
Reflection on the Impact of Fellowships Over the Decades: Tara Bynum and Patricia Crain in conversation with Richard D. Brown
In person and virtual

3:45-4:00 p.m. ET
Looking Forward: The Future of AAS Fellowships, with Nan Wolverton, AAS Vice President for Programs
In person and virtual

4:00-4:15 p.m. ET
Conclusion and Final Comments
In person and virtual

4:15-5:30 p.m. ET
Cocktail Reception at the Goddard-Daniels House
In person only

Presenters will include:
Kabria Baumgartner, Dean’s Associate Professor of History and Africana Studies; Associate Director of Public History, Northeastern University
Richard D. Brown, Board of Trustees Distinguished Professor of History, Emeritus University of Connecticut
Tara Bynum, Assistant Professor of English & African American Studies, University of Iowa
Patricia Crain, Professor of English Emerita, New York University
William Huntting Howell, Associate Professor Associate Chair of English, Boston University
Camille S. Owens, Junior Fellow at the Harvard Society of Fellows, African American Studies and American Studies
Michaela Rife, Assistant Professor and Postdoctoral Scholar, History of Art, University of Michigan
Manisha Sinha, James L. and Shirley A. Draper Chair in American History, University of Connecticut
Katie Walkiewicz, Assistant Professor of Literature at UC San Diego and an enrolled citizen of Cherokee Nation

Books by Fellows

Since the inception of the AAS fellowship program in 1972, fellows have written over five hundred books based on research conducted at AAS. Browse these books by author, title, subject, and fellowship.

2022

 
Book cover for Scientific Americans

Susan Branson

Scientific Americans: Invention, Technology, and National Identity

Published by Cornell University Press

AAS Catalog Record

Peterson Fellow, 2011-12

2022

 
book cover for Fictions of Consent

Urvashi Chakravarty

Fictions of Consent: Slavery, Servitude, and Free Service in Early Modern England

Published by University of Pennsylvania Press

AAS Catalog Record

Lapides Fellow, 2014-15

2022

 
American Fragments book cover

Daniel Diez Couch

American Fragments The Political Aesthetic of Unfinished Forms in the Early Republic

Published by University of Pennsylvania Press

AAS Catalog Record

Reese Fellow, 2020-21

2022

 
Liberty's Chain book cover

David Gellman

Liberty's Chain: Slavery, Abolition, and the Jay Family of New York

Published by Cornell University Press

AAS Catalog Record

Peterson Fellow, 2004-5

2022

 
Book cover for Agrotopias

Abby Goode

Agrotopias: An American Literary History of Sustainability

Published by University of North Carolina Press

Peterson Fellow, 2017-18

2022

 
book cover for Urban Rehearsals and Novel Plots in the Early American City

Betsy Klimasmith

Urban Rehearsals and Novel Plots in the Early American City

Published by Oxford University Press

AAS Catalog Record

Botein Fellow, 2008-9

2022

 
Book cover for Education of Betsey Stockton

Gregory Nobles

The Education of Betsey Stockton: An Odyssey of Slavery and Freedom

Published by University of Chicago Press

AAS Catalog Record

Mellon Distinguished Scholar in Residence, 2016-17

2022

 
Mouth and Toes book cover

Marianne Petit

Mouth & Toes: The World of 19th-Century Silhouette Artists with Disabilities

Published by Written by Laurel Daen. Illustrated and Animated by Marianne R. Petit

AAS Catalog Record

Last Fellow, 2020

2022

 
book cover for Beaverland

Leila Philip

Beaverland: How One Weird Rodent Made America

Published by Twelve

Baron Fellow, 2018

2022

 
book cover for beauty and the brain

Rachel E. Walker

Beauty and the Brain: The Science of Human Nature in Early America

Published by University of Chicago Press

AAS-NEH Fellow, 2020-21

2021

 
Nineteenth-Century American Literature and the Discourse of Natural History book cover

Juliana Chow

Nineteenth-Century American Literature and the Discourse of Natural History

Published by Cambridge University Press

AAS Catalog Record

2022 Public Program

AAS-NEH Fellow, 2017-18

2021

 
A Country No More: Rediscovering the Landscapes of John James Audubon by Krista Elrick

Krista Elrick

A Country No More: Rediscovering the Landscapes of John James Audubon

Published by George F. Thompson Publishing

AAS Catalog Record

Artists in the Archive page

2021 Public Program

Last Fellow, 2016

2021

 
Book cover for Underwriters of the United States: How Insurance Shaped the American Founding

Hannah Farber

Underwriters of the United States: How Insurance Shaped the American Founding

Published by University of North Carolina Press

AAS Catalog Record

2022 PHBAC Virtual Book Talk

Peterson Fellow, 2011-12

2021

 

Gordon Fraser

Star Territory: Printing the Universe in Nineteenth-Century America

Published by University of Pennsylvania Press

AAS Catalog Record

2021 PHBAC Virtual Book Talk

Reese Fellow, 2018-19

2021

 
Against Sex book cover

Kara French

Against Sex: Identities of Sexual Restraint in Early America

Published by University of North Carolina Press

AAS Catalog Record

Peterson Fellow, 2011-12

2021

 
Book cover for Useful Objects

Reed Gochberg

Useful Objects: Museums, Science, and Literature in Nineteenth-Century America

Published by Oxford University Press

AAS Catalog Record

2022 PHBAC Virtual Book Talk

Packer Fellow, 2016-17

2021

 
Book cover for The Transcendentalists and Their World

Robert A. Gross

The Transcendentalists and Their World

Published by Farrar, Straus and Giroux

AAS Catalog Record

2022 Public Program

Mellon Distinguished Scholar in Residence, 2002-3

2021

 
book cover for Sensitive Negotiations

Nikki Hessell

Sensitive Negotiations: Indigenous Diplomacy and British Romantic Poetry

Published by State University of New York Press

AAS Catalog Record

Peterson Fellow, 2018-19

2021

 
Bookcover for Hard Road to Freedom

Lois E. Horton and James Oliver Horton

Hard Road to Freedom: The Story of Black America, Vol. 1

Published by Oxford University Press

AAS Catalog Record

Mellon Distinguished Scholars in Residence, , 2010-11

2021

 
Bookcover for Hard Road to Freedom, Vol. 2

Lois E. Horton and James Oliver Horton

Hard Road to Freedom: The Story of Black America, Vol. 2

Published by Oxford University Press

AAS Catalog Record

Mellon Distinguished Scholars in Residence, , 2010-11

2021

 
book cover for The Course of God’s Providence

Philippa Koch

The Course of God’s Providence: Religion, Health, and the Body in Early America

Published by New York University Press

AAS Catalog Record

Peterson Fellow, 2013-14

2021

 
book cover for How Welfare Worked in the Early United States

Gabriel Loiacono

How Welfare Worked in the Early United States: Five Microhistories

Published by Oxford University Press

AAS Catalog Record

Peterson Fellow, 2006-7

2021

 
book cover for An Empire Transformed

Kate Luce Mulry

An Empire Transformed: Remolding Bodies and Landscapes in the Restoration Atlantic

Published by New York University Press

AAS Catalog Record

ASECS Fellow, 2016-17

2021

 
book cover for Green Green Green

Gillian Osborne

Green Green Green

Published by Nightboat Books

2022 Public Program

Packer Fellow, 2015-16

2021

 
book cover for Empire's Nursery

Brian Rouleau

Empire's Nursery: Children's Literature and the Origins of the American Century

Published by New York University Press

AAS Catalog Record

Schiller Fellow, 2014-15

2021

 
book cover for A Refuge of Cure or Care

Madeline Kearin Ryan

A Refuge of Cure or Care: The Sensory Dimensions of Confinement at the Worcester State Hospital for the Insane

Published by Rowman & Littlefield

AAS Catalog Record

Peterson Fellow, 2018-19

2021

 
Bookcover for American Mirror

Roberto Saba

American Mirror: The United States and Brazil in the Age of Emancipation

Published by Princeton University Press

AAS Catalog Record

2022 Public Program

Hench Fellow, 2017-18

2021

 
book cover for Slavery and Sacred Text

Jordan Watkins

Slavery and Sacred Text: The Bible, the Constitution, and Historical Consciousness in Antebellum America

Published by Cambridge University Press

AAS Catalog Record

Peterson Fellow, 2015-16

2021

 
book cover for Fighting for the Higher Law

Peter Wirzbicki

Fighting for the Higher Law: Black and White Transcendentalists Against Slavery

Published by University of Pennsylvania Press

AAS Catalog Record

Packer Fellow, 2014-15

2021

 
Book cover for Assembled for Use

Kelly Wisecup

Assembled for Use: Indigenous Compilation and the Archives of Early Native American Literature

Published by Yale University Press

AAS Catalog Record

Peterson Fellow, 2014-15

2020

 
Bookcover for Playful Visions

Meredith Bak

Playful Visions: Optical Toys and the Emergence of Children’s Media Culture

Published by MIT Press

AAS Catalog Record

Last Fellow, 2010-11

2020

 
Stolen: Five Free Boys Kidnapped into Slavery and Their Astonishing Odyssey Home by Richard Bell

Richard Bell

Stolen: Five Free Boys Kidnapped into Slavery and Their Astonishing Odyssey Home

Published by Simon & Schuster

AAS Catalog Record

2020 Public Program

AAS-NEH Fellow, 2007-2008

2020

 
Patriotism By Proxy, by Colleen Boggs

Colleen Boggs

Patriotism By Proxy: The Civil War Draft and the Cultural Formation of Citizen-Soldiers, 1863-1865

Published by Oxford University Press

AAS Catalog Record

2021 Public Program

AAS-NEH Fellow, 2015-16

2020

 
Settling the Good Land book cover

Agnès Delahaye

Settling the Good Land: Governance and Promotion in John Winthrops New England (1620-1650)

Published by Brill Publishers

AAS Catalog Record

Jenny d’Héricourt Fellow, 2015-16

2020

 
Book cover for Relative Races

Brigitte Fielder

Relative Races: Genealogies of Interracial Kinship in Nineteenth-century America

Published by Duke University Press

AAS Catalog Record

2020 PHBAC Virtual Book Talk

Last Fellow, 2011-12

2020

 
Vitalism in America: Elihu Palmer’s Radical Religion in the Early Republic by Kirsten Fischer

Kirsten Fischer

American Freethinker: Elihu Palmer and the Struggle for Religious Freedom in the New Nation

Published by University of Pennsylvania Press

AAS Catalog Record

Peterson Fellow, 2016-17

2020

 
Crisis and Legitimacy in Atlantic American Narratives of Piracy book cover

Alexandra Ganser

Crisis and Legitimacy in Atlantic American Narratives of Piracy

Published by Palgrave Macmillan

AAS Catalog Record

Ebeling Fellow, 2009-10

2020

 
Island of the Innocent by Diane Glancy

Diane Glancy

Island of the Innocent: A Consideration on the Book of Job

Published by Turtle Point Press

AAS Catalog Record

Artists in the Archive page

2020 Public Program

Baron Fellow, 2020

2020

 
Visualizing Equality: African American Rights and Visual Culture in the 19th Century by Aston Gonzalez

Aston Gonzalez

Visualizing Equality: African American Rights and Visual Culture in the Nineteenth Century

Published by University of North Carolina Press

AAS Catalog Record

2021 CHAViC Webinar

Last Fellow, 2011-12

2020

 
Cultivated by Hand: Amateur Musicians in the Early American Republic by Glenda Goodman

Glenda Goodman

Cultivated by Hand: Amateur Musicians in the Early American Republic

Published by Oxford University Press

AAS Catalog Record

2020 PHBAC Virtual Book Talk

Peterson Fellow, 2010-11

2020

 
Prophets, Publicists, and Parasites by Adam Gordon

Adam Gordon

Prophets, Publicists, and Parasites: Antebellum Print Culture and the Rise of the Critic

Published by University of Massachusetts Press

AAS Catalog Record

2020 PHBAC Virtual Book Talk

Hench Fellow, 2011-12

2020

 
The Man of the People: Political Dissent and the Making of the American Presidency by Nathaniel Green

Nathaniel Green

The Man of the People: Political Dissent and the Making of the American Presidency

Published by University Press of Kansas

AAS Catalog Record

Last Fellow, 2019-20

2020

 
Book cover for Cross-Racial Class Protect

Timothy Helwig

Cross-Racial Class Protest in Antebellum American Literature

Published by University of Massachusetts Press

AAS Catalog Record

Peterson Fellow, 2005-6

2020

 
The Age of Phillis by Honorée Fanonne Jeffers

Honorée Fanonne Jeffers

The Age of Phillis

Published by Wesleyan University Press

AAS Catalog Record

Artists in the Archive page

2020 Public Program

Baron Fellow, 2009

2020

 
Bookcover for Captives of Liberty

T. Cole Jones

Captives of Liberty: Prisoners of War and the Politics of Vengeance in the American Revolution

Published by University of Pennsylvania Press

AAS Catalog Record

Hench Fellow, 2014-15

2020

 
book cover for humbug

Wendy Jean Katz

Humbug! The Politics of Art Criticism in New York City's Penny Press

Published by Fordham University Press

AAS Catalog Record

Last Fellow, 2008-9

2020

 
The Fruits of Empire: Art, Food, and the Politics of Race in the Age of American Expansion by Shana Klein

Shana Klein

The Fruits of Empire: Art, Food, and the Politics of Race in the Age of American Expansion

Published by University of California Press

AAS Catalog Record

AHPCS Fellow, 2013-14

2020

 
Bookcover for Starring Women

Sara Lampert

Starring Women: Celebrity, Patriarchy, and American Theater, 1790-1850

Published by University of Illinois Press

AAS Catalog Record

Peterson Fellow, 2010-11

2020

 
Picturing Political Power: Images in the Women's Suffrage Movement by Allison Lange

Allison Lange

Picturing Political Power: Images in the Women's Suffrage Movement

Published by University of Chicago Press

AAS Catalog Record

2020 Public Program

AHPCS Fellow, 2011-12

2020

 
The Lost Tradition of Economic Equality in America, 1600-1870 by Daniel Mandell

Daniel Mandell

The Lost Tradition of Economic Equality in America, 1600-1870

Published by Johns Hopkins University Press

AAS Catalog Record

AAS-NEH Fellow, 2012-13

2020

 
Female Husbands: A Trans History by Jen Manion

Jen Manion

Female Husbands: A Trans History

Published by Cambridge University Press

AAS Catalog Record

AAS-NEH Fellow, 2012-13

2020

 

Stephen Marini

The Cashaway Psalmody: Transatlantic Religion and Music in Colonial Carolina

Published by University of Illinois Press

AAS Catalog Record

AAS-NEH Fellow, 1988-89

2020

 
Historic Real Estate Book Cover

Whitney Martinko

Historic Real Estate: Market Morality and the Politics of Preservation in the Early United States

Published by University of Pennsylvania Press

AAS Catalog Record

Hench Fellow, 2015-16

2020

 
After Mistic by David Mills

David Mills

After Mistic

Published by New Feral Press

Hearst Fellow, 2019

2020

 
The Province of Affliction book cover

Ben Mutschler

The Province of Affliction: Illness and the Making of Early New England

Published by University of Chicago Press

AAS Catalog Record

2020 Public Program

Peterson Fellow, 1996-97

2020

 
Beheld by TaraShea Nesbit

TaraShea Nesbit

Beheld

Published by Bloomsbury Publishing

AAS Catalog Record

2020 Public Program

Baron Fellow, 2018

2020

 
book cover for The Nature of the Future

Emily Pawley

The Nature of the Future: Agriculture, Science and Capitalism in the Antebellum North

Published by University of Chicago Press

AAS Catalog Record

AAS-NEH Fellow, 2009-10

2020

 
Men in the American Women’s Rights Movement, book cover

Hélène Quanquin

Men in the American Women’s Rights Movement, 1830–1890: Cumbersome Allies

Published by Routledge

AAS Catalog Record

Peterson Fellow, 2009-10

2020

 
Awakening Verse by Wendy Roberts

Wendy Roberts

Awakening Verse: The Poetics of Early American Evangelicalism

Published by Oxford University Press

AAS Catalog Record

AAS-NEH Fellow, 2015-16

2020

 
Bookcover for Reinvention of Atlantic Slavery

Daniel Rood

The Reinvention of Atlantic Slavery: Technology, Labor, Race, and Capitalism in the Greater Caribbean

Published by Oxford University Press

AAS Catalog Record

Hench Fellow, 2010-11

2020

 
book cover for Bonds of Salvation

Ben Wright

Bonds of Salvation: How Christianity Inspired and Limited American Abolitionism

Published by Louisiana State University Press

AAS Catalog Record

Peterson Fellow, 2015-16

2019

 
Revolutionary Networks: The Business and Politics of Printing the News, 1763–1789 by Joseph Adelman

Joseph Adelman

Revolutionary Networks: The Business and Politics of Printing the News, 1763-1789

Published by Johns Hopkins University Press

AAS Catalog Record

AAS-NEH Fellow, 2011-12

2019

 
Book cover image of The Suicide's Son by James Arthur

James Arthur

The Suicide's Son

Published by Signal Editions

AAS Catalog Record

Artists in the Archive page

Last Fellow, 2018

2019

 
Storm of the Sea: Indians and Empires in the Atlantic's Age of Sail by Matthew Bahar

Matthew Bahar

Storm of the Sea: Indians and Empires in the Atlantic's Age of Sail

Published by Oxford University Press

AAS Catalog Record

Legacy Fellow, 2010-11

2019

 
In Pursuit of Knowledge book cover

Kabria Baumgartner

In Pursuit of Knowledge: Black Women and Educational Activism in Antebellum America

Published by New York University Press

AAS Catalog Record

Peterson Fellow, 2015-16

2019

 
Iconoclasm in New York: Revolution to Reenactment

Wendy Bellion

Iconoclasm in New York: Revolution to Reenactment

Published by Penn State Press

AAS Catalog Record

2021 CHAViC Webinar

Last Fellow, 2011-12

2019

 
Creole Drama book cover

Juliane Braun

Creole Drama: Theatre and Society in Antebellum New Orleans

Published by University of Virginia Press

AAS Catalog Record

Ebling Fellow, 2008-9

2019

 
Our Beloved Kin by Lisa Brooks

Lisa Brooks

Our Beloved Kin: A New History of King Philip's War

Published by Yale University Press

AAS Catalog Record

Peterson Fellow, 2001-2

2019

 
Transoceanic America book cover

Michelle Burnham

Transoceanic America: Risk, Writing, and Revolution in the Global Pacific

Published by Oxford University Press

AAS Catalog Record

ASECS Fellow, 2011-12

2019

 
Everybody's Doin' It by Dale Cockrell

Dale Cockrell

Everybody's Doin' It: Sex, Music, and Dance in New York, 1840-1917

Published by W. W. Norton & Company

AAS Catalog Record

AAS-NEH Fellow, 1994-95

2019

 
Crying the News by Vincent DiGirolamo

Vincent DiGirolamo

Crying the News: A History of America's Newsboys

Published by Oxford University Press

AAS Catalog Record

AAS-NEH Fellow, 2000-1

2019

 
book cover for Unfaithful

Carol Faulkner

Unfaithful: Love, Adultery, and Marriage Reform in Nineteenth-Century America

Published by University of Pennsylvania Press

AAS Catalog Record

Peterson Fellow, 2014-15

2019

 
Exposing Slavery by Matthew Fox-Amato

Matthew Fox-Amato

Exposing Slavery: Photography, Human bondage, and the Birth of Modern Visual Politics in America

Published by Oxford University Press

AAS Catalog Record

Last Fellow, 2011-12

2019

 
book cover of Church in the Wild

Brett Malcolm Grainger

Church in the Wild: Evangelicals in Antebellum America

Published by Harvard University Press

AAS Catalog Record

Last Fellow, 2012-13

2019

 
I am a Stranger Here Myself by Debra Gwartney

Debra Gwartney

I am a Stranger Here Myself

Published by University of New Mexico Press

AAS Catalog Record

Baron Fellow, 2008

2019

 
book cover for the Puritans

David Hall

The Puritans: A Transatlantic History

Published by Princeton University Press

AAS Catalog Record

Mellon Distinguished Scholar in Residence, 2004-5

2019

 
book cover for The Voyage of the Slave Ship Hare

Sean Kelley

The Voyage of the Slave Ship Hare: A Journey into Captivity from Sierra Leone to South Carolina

Published by University of North Carolina Press

AAS Catalog Record

AAS-NEH Fellow, 2008-9

2019

 
book cover for Revolution Across Borders

Julien Mauduit

Revolution Across Borders: Jacksonian America and the Canadian Rebellion

Published by McGill-Queen's University Press

AAS Catalog Record

Peterson Fellow, 2011-12

2019

 
Pulpit, Press, and Politics: Methodists and the Market for Books in Upper Canada by Scott McLaren

Scott McLaren

Pulpit, Press, and Politics: Methodists and the Market for Books in Upper Canada

Published by University of Toronto Press

AAS Catalog Record

Botein Fellow, 2012-13

2019

 
Slavery and the Making of Early American Libraries: British Literature, Political Thought, and the Transatlantic Book Trade, 1731-1814 by Sean Moore

Sean Moore

Slavery and the Making of Early American Libraries: British Literature, Political Thought, and the Transatlantic Book Trade, 1731-1814

Published by Oxford University Press

AAS Catalog Record

AAS-NEH Fellow, 2014-15

2019

 
Girl in Black and White: The Story of Mary Mildred Williams and the Abolition Movement by Jessie Morgan-Owens

Jessie Morgan-Owens

Girl in Black and White: The Story of Mary Mildred Williams and the Abolition Movement

Published by W.W. Norton & Co

AAS Catalog Record

AAS-NEH Fellow, 2012-13

2019

 
book cover for Statehood and Union

Peter S. Onuf

Statehood and Union: A History of the Northwest Ordinance

Published by University of Notre Dame Press

AAS Catalog Record

AAS-NEH Fellow, 1984-85

2019

 
The City-State of Boston by Mark Peterson

Mark Peterson

The City-State of Boston: The Rise and Fall of an Atlantic Power, 1630–1865

Published by Princeton University Press

AAS Catalog Record

2019 Public Program

Burkhardt Fellow, 2003-4

2019

 
book cover for Manufacturing Advantage

Lindsay Schakenbach Regele

Manufacturing Advantage: War, the State, and the Origins of American Industry, 1776-1848

Published by Johns Hopkins University Press

AAS Catalog Record

Peterson Fellow, 2014-15

2019

 
book cover for A Literate South: Reading before Emancipation

Beth Barton Schweiger

A Literate South: Reading before Emancipation

Published by Yale University Press

AAS Catalog Record

Peterson Fellow, 2003-4

2019

 
book cover for Speaking with the Dead in Early America

Erik Seeman

Speaking with the Dead in Early America

Published by University of Pennsylvania Press

AAS Catalog Record

Hiatt Fellow, 1992-93

2019

 
The Intimacy of Paper in Early and Nineteenth-Century American Literature

Jonathan Senchyne

The Intimacy of Paper in Early and Nineteenth-Century American Literature

Published by University of Massachusetts Press

AAS Catalog Record

2020 PHBAC Virtual Book Talk

AAS-NEH Fellow, 2013-14

2019

 
Who Owns the News? A History of Copyright by Will Slauter

Will Slauter

Who Owns the News? A History of Copyright

Published by Stanford University Press

AAS Catalog Record

2019 Public Program

AAS-NEH Fellow, 2014-15

2019

 
Book cover for Practice of Citizenship

Derrick Spires

The Practice of Citizenship: Black Politics and Print Culture in the Early United States

Published by University of Pennsylvania Press

AAS Catalog Record

2020 PHBAC Virtual Book Talk

Peterson Fellow, 2008-9

2019

 
Recipes for Respect: African American Meals and Meaning by Rafia Zafar

Rafia Zafar

Recipes for Respect: African American Meals and Meaning

Published by University of Georgia Press

AAS Catalog Record

Peterson Fellow, 1999-00

2018

 
The Medical Imagination by Sari Altschuler

Sari Altschuler

The Medical Imagination: Literature and Health in the Early United States

Published by University of Pennsylvania Press

AAS Catalog Record

Hench Fellow, 2013-14

2018

 
Book cover for Fugitives, Smugglers, and Thieves

Sharada Balachandran Orihuela

Fugitives, Smugglers, and Thieves: Piracy and Personhood in Hemispheric American Literature

Published by University of North Carolina Press

AAS Catalog Record

NEMLA Fellow, 2015-16

2018

 
American Farmer book cover

Richard Bushman

The American Farmer in the Eighteenth Century: A Social and Cultural History

Published by Yale University Press

AAS Catalog Record

Mellon Distinguished Scholar in Residence, 2014-15

2018

 
Red States: Indigeneity, Settler Colonialism, and Southern Studies by Gina Caison

Gina Caison

Red States: Indigeneity, Settler Colonialism, and Southern Studies

Published by University of Georgia Press

AAS Catalog Record

Last Fellow, 2011-12

2018

 
Object Lessons by Sarah Anne Carter

Sarah Anne Carter

Object Lessons: How Nineteenth-Century Americans Learned to Make Sense of the Material World

Published by Oxford University Press

AAS Catalog Record

Last Fellow, 2007-8

2018

 
Bookcover for Figures of Speech

Tim Cassedy

Figures of Speech: Six Histories of Language & Identity in the Age of Revolutions

Published by University of Iowa Press

AAS Catalog Record

Peterson Fellow, 2010-11

2018

 
American Harmony: Inspired Choral Miniatures from New England, Appalachia, the Mid-Atlantic, the South, and the Midwest by Nym Cooke

Nym Cooke

American Harmony: Inspired Choral Miniatures from New England, Appalachia, the Mid-Atlantic, the South, and the Midwest

Published by David Godine

AAS Catalog Record

2018 Public Program

AAS-NEH Fellow, 1992-93

2018

 
Veteran Americans book cover

Benjamin Cooper

Veteran Americans: Literature and Citizenship from Revolution to Reconstruction

Published by University of Massachusetts Press

AAS Catalog Record

Peterson Fellow, 2011-12

2018

 
Memory Lands: King Philip’s War and the Place of Violence in the Northeast by Christine DeLucia

Christine DeLucia

Memory Lands: King Philip’s War and the Place of Violence in the Northeast

Published by Yale University Press

AAS Catalog Record

2018 Public Program

AAS-NEH Fellow, 2015-16

2018

 
Colonial Revivals: The Nineteenth-Century Lives of Early American Books by Lindsay DiCuirci

Lindsay DiCuirci

Colonial Revivals: The Nineteenth-Century Lives of Early American Books

Published by University of Pennsylvania Press

AAS Catalog Record

Botein Fellow, 2013-14

2018

 
book cover of Skepticism and American Faith

Christopher Grasso

Skepticism and American Faith: From the Revolution to the Civil War

Published by Oxford University Press

AAS Catalog Record

Peterson Fellow, 1999-00

2018

 
Slantwise Moves: Games, Literature, and Social Invention in Nineteenth-Century America

Douglas Guerra

Slantwise Moves: Games, Literature, and Social Invention in Nineteenth-Century America

Published by University of Pennsylvania Press

AAS Catalog Record

Last Fellow, 2014-15

2018

 
book cover for Paper Promises: Early American Photography

Mazie Harris

Paper Promises: Early American Photography

Published by The J. Paul Getty Museum

AAS Catalog Record

Last Fellow, 2012-13

2018

 
Bookcover for Reading These United States

Keri Holt

Reading These United States: Federal Literacy in the Early Republic, 1776–1830

Published by University of Georgia Press

AAS Catalog Record

Last Fellow, 2010-11

2018

 
A Player and a Gentleman: The Diary of Harry Watkins, Nineteenth-Century US American Actor, edited by Amy Hughes and Naomi J. Stubbs

Amy Hughes

A Player and a Gentleman: The Diary of Harry Watkins, Nineteenth-Century U.S. American Actor

Published by University of Michigan Press

AAS Catalog Record

AAS-NEH Fellow, 2015-16

2018

 
book cover for Civic Longing

Carrie Hyde

Civic Longing: The Speculative Origins of U.S. Citizenship

Published by Harvard University Press

AAS Catalog Record

Peterson Fellow, 2009-10

2018

 
The Natural History of Sexuality in Early America by Greta LaFleur

Greta LaFleur

The Natural History of Sexuality in Early America

Published by Johns Hopkins University Press

AAS Catalog Record

Peterson Fellow, 2013-14

2018

 
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Hugh McIntosh

Guilty Pleasures: Popular Novels and American Audiences in the Long Nineteenth Century

Published by University of Virginia Press

AAS Catalog Record

Last Fellow, 2010-11

2018

 
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Daegan Miller

This Radical Land: A Natural History of American Dissent

Published by University of Chicago Press

AAS Catalog Record

Last Fellow, 2010-11

2018

 
Bible Culture and Authority in the Early United States by Seth Perry

Seth Perry

Bible Culture and Authority in the Early United States

Published by University of Iowa Press

AAS Catalog Record

Reese Fellow, 2009-10

2018

 
The Hymnal: A Reading History

Christopher Phillips

The Hymnal: A Reading History

Published by Johns Hopkins University Press

AAS Catalog Record

Lapides Fellow, 2012-13

2018

 
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Judith Ridner

The Scots Irish of Early Pennsylvania: A Varied People

Published by Temple University Press

AAS Catalog Record

Last Fellow, 2017-18

2018

 
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Caitlin Rosenthal

Accounting for Slavery: Masters and Management

Published by Harvard University Press

AAS Catalog Record

Botein Fellow, 2010-11

2018

 
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Renée M. Sentilles

American Tomboys, 1850-1915

Published by University of Massachusetts Press

AAS Catalog Record

Peterson Fellow, 2003-4

2018

 
Study in Black and White: Photography, Race, Humor by Tanya Sheehan

Tanya Sheehan

Study in Black and White: Photography, Race, Humor.

Published by Penn State University Press

AAS Catalog Record

AAS-NEH Fellow, 2009-10

2018

 
Relic Hunters: Archaeology and the Public in Nineteenth- Century America by James Snead

James Snead

Relic Hunters: Archaeology and the Public in Nineteenth-Century America

Published by Oxford University Press

AAS Catalog Record

Peterson Fellow, 2009-10

2017

 
American Niceness: A Cultural History by Carrie Tirado Bramen

Carrie Tirado Bramen

American Niceness: A Cultural History

Published by Harvard University Press

AAS Catalog Record

NEMLA Fellow, 2009-10

2017

 
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Claudia Bushman

Going to Boston: Harriet Robinson's Journey to New Womanhood

Published by University of Chicago Press

AAS Catalog Record

Mellon Distinguished Scholar in Residence, 2014-15

2017

 
Begin with Trouble: Poems inspired by the 1727 New England Primer by Martha Carlson-Bradley

Martha Carlson-Bradley

Begin with Trouble: Poems Inspired by the 1727 New-England Primer

Published by Hobblebush Books

AAS Catalog Record

Artists in the Archive page

Baron Fellow, 2008

2017

 
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Christopher Castiglia

The Practices of Hope: Literary Criticism in Disenchanted Times

Published by New York University Press

AAS Catalog Record

Mellon Distinguished Scholar in Residence, 2012-13

2017

 
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Joanna Cohen

Luxurious Citizens: The Politics of Consumption in Nineteenth-Century America

Published by University of Pennsylvania Press

AAS Catalog Record

Last Fellow, 2007-8

2017

 
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Kenneth Cohen

They Will Have Their Game: Sporting Culture and the Making of the Early American Republic

Published by Cornell University Press

AAS Catalog Record

AHPCS Fellow, 2006-7

2017

 
James Fenimore Cooper: The Later Years by Wayne Franklin

Wayne Franklin

James Fenimore Cooper: The Later Years

Published by Yale University Press

AAS Catalog Record

AAS-NEH Fellow, 1994-95

2017

 
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Erika Gasser

Vexed with Devils: Manhood and Witchcraft in Old and New England

Published by New York University Press

AAS Catalog Record

Peterson Fellow, 2003-4

2017

 
Bookcover for Man's Better Angles

Philip Gura

Man's Better Angels: Romantic Reformers and the Coming of the Civil War

Published by Harvard University Press

AAS Catalog Record

Mellon Distinguished Scholar in Residence Fellow, 2006-7

2017

 
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Heike Jablonski

John Foxe in America: Discourses of Martyrdom in the Eighteenth- And Nineteenth-Century United States

Published by Ferndinand Schöningh, Brill Deutschland

AAS Catalog Record

Ebeling Fellow, 2013-14

2017

 
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Adam Jortner

Blood from the Sky: Miracles and Politics in the Early American Republic

Published by University of Virginia Press

AAS Catalog Record

ASECS Fellow, 2014-15

2017

 
Smell Detectives: An Olfactory History of Nineteenth-Century Urban America by Melanie Kiechle

Melanie Kiechle

Smell Detectives: An Olfactory History of Nineteenth-Century Urban America

Published by University of Washington Press

AAS Catalog Record

AAS-NEH Fellow, 2014-15

2017

 
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Drew Lopenzina

Through an Indian's Looking-Glass: A Cultural Biography of William Apess, Pequot

Published by University of Massachusetts Press

AAS Catalog Record

Peterson Fellow, 2014-15

2017

 
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Jane Merritt

The Trouble with Tea: The Politics of Consumption in the Eighteenth-Century Global Economy

Published by Johns Hopkins University Press

AAS Catalog Record

Peterson Fellow, 2008-9

2017

 
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Lincoln Mullen

The Chance of Salvation: A History of Conversion in America

Published by Harvard University Press

AAS Catalog Record

Peterson Fellow, 2013-14

2017

 
Indians in the Family by Dawn Peterson

Dawn Peterson

Indians in the Family: Adoption and the Politics of Antebellum Expansion

Published by Harvard University Press

AAS Catalog Record

Hench Fellow, 2012-13

2017

 
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Katherine Preston

Opera for the People: English-Language Opera and Women Managers in Late 19th-Century America

Published by Oxford University Press

AAS Catalog Record

Peterson Fellow, 2003-4

2017

 
Pestiferous Questions: A Life in Poems by Margaret Rozga

Margaret Rozga

Pestiferous Questions: A Life in Poems

Published by Lit Fest Press

AAS Catalog Record

Baron Fellow, 2014

2017

 
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Britt Rusert

Fugitive Science: Empiricism and Freedom in Early African American Culture

Published by New York University Press

AAS Catalog Record

Peterson Fellow, 2011-12

2017

 
Great Crossings: Indians, Settlers, and Slaves in the Age of Jackson by Christina Synder

Christina Snyder

Great Crossings: Indians, Settlers, and Slaves in the Age of Jackson

Published by Oxford University Press

AAS Catalog Record

Peterson Fellow, 2012-13

2017

 
Bright Advent by Robert Strong

Robert Strong

Bright Advent

Published by White Pine Press

AAS Catalog Record

Hearst Fellow, 2009

2017

 
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Anthony Szczesiul

The Southern Hospitality Myth: Ethics, Politics, Race, and American Memory

Published by University of Georgia Press

AAS Catalog Record

Peterson Fellow, 2005-6

2017

 
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Jennifer Van Horn

The Power of Objects in Eighteenth-Century British America

Published by University of North Carolina Press

AAS Catalog Record

AHPCS Fellow, 2008-9

2017

 
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Wendy Warren

New England Bound: Slavery and Colonization in Early America

Published by W.W. Norton & Co

AAS Catalog Record

Peterson Fellow, 2005-6

2016

 
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Zara Anishanslin

Portrait of a Woman in Silk: Hidden Histories of the British Atlantic World

Published by Yale University Press

AAS Catalog Record

Last Fellow, 2013-14

2016

 
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Christopher Apap

The Genius of Place: The Geographic Imagination in the Early Republic

Published by University of New Hampshire Press

AAS Catalog Record

Peterson Fellow, 2012-13

2016

 
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Susanna L. Blumenthal

Law and the Modern Mind: Consciousness and Responsibility in American Legal Culture

Published by Harvard University Press

AAS Catalog Record

AAS-NEH Fellow, 2016-17

2016

 
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John Coward

Indians Illustrated: The Image of Native Americans in the Pictorial Press

Published by University of Illinois Press

AAS Catalog Record

AHPCS Fellow, 2010-11

2016

 
Reading Children: Literacy, Property, and the Dilemmas of Childhood in Nineteenth-Century America by Patricia Crain

Patricia Crain

Reading Children: Literacy, Property, and the Dilemmas of Childhood in Nineteenth-Century America

Published by University of Pennsylvania Press

AAS Catalog Record

2016 Public Program

AAS-NEH Fellow, 2005-6

2016

 
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Sara Crosby

Poisonous Muse: The Female Poisoner and the Framing of Popular Authorship in Jacksonian America

Published by University of Iowa Press

AAS Catalog Record

AAS-NEH Fellow, 2005-6

2016

 
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James Alexander Dun

Dangerous Neighbors: Making the Haitian Revolution in Early America

Published by University of Pennsylvania Press

AAS Catalog Record

Tracy Fellow, 2014-15

2016

 
The Black Newspaper and the Chosen Nation book cover

Benjamin Fagan

The Black Newspaper and the Chosen Nation

Published by University of Georgia Press

AAS Catalog Record

Tracy Fellow, 2008-9

2016

 
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Molly Farrell

Counting Bodies: Population in Colonial American Writing

Published by Oxford University Press

AAS Catalog Record

ASECS Fellow, 2012-13

2016

 
Bonds of Union by Bridget Ford

Bridget Ford

Bonds of Union: Religion, Race, and Politics in a Civil War Borderland

Published by University of North Carolina Press

AAS Catalog Record

Hench Fellow, 2002-3

2016

 
The Early American Daguerreotype book cover

Sarah Kate Gillespie

The Early American Daguerreotype: Cross-Currents in Art and Technology

Published by MIT Press

AAS Catalog Record

Drawn to Art Fellow, 2006-7

2016

 
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Nicholas Guyatt

Bind Us Apart: How Enlightened Americans Invented Racial Segregation

Published by Basic Books

AAS Catalog Record

Peterson Fellow, 2013-14

2016

 
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Carsten Junker

Patterns of Positioning: On the Poetics of Early Abolition

Published by Universitätsverlag Winter

AAS Catalog Record

Ebeling Fellow, 2011-12

2016

 
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Katja Kanzler

The Kitchen and the Factory: Spaces of Women’s Work and the Negotiation of Social Difference in Antebellum American Literature

Published by The Universitätsverlag Winter

AAS Catalog Record

Ebeling Fellow, 2006-7

2016

 
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John Patrick Leary

A Cultural History of Underdevelopment: Latin America in the U.S. Imagination

Published by University of Virginia Press

AAS Catalog Record

Peterson Fellow, 2011-12

2016

 
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Elizabeth Pryor

Colored Travelers: Mobility and the Fight for Citizenship Before the Civil War

Published by University of North Carolina Press

AAS Catalog Record

Peterson Fellow, 2010-11

2016

 
Evangelical Gotham by Kyle Roberts

Kyle Roberts

Evangelical Gotham: Religion and the Making of New York City, 1783-1860

Published by University of Chicago Press

AAS Catalog Record

Hench Fellow, 2007-8

2016

 
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Sarah N. Roth

Gender and Race in Antebellum Popular Culture

Published by Cambridge University Press

AAS Catalog Record

Drawn to Art Fellow, 2000-01

2016

 
Thundersticks: Firearms and the Violent Transformation of Native America

David J. Silverman

Thundersticks: Firearms and the Violent Transformation of Native America

Published by Harvard University Press

AAS Catalog Record

ASECS Fellow, 2010-11

2016

 
The Slave’s Cause: A History of Abolition by Manisha Sinha

Manisha Sinha

The Slave’s Cause: A History of Abolition

Published by Yale University Press

AAS Catalog Record

2017 Public Program

AAS-NEH Fellow, 2004-5

2016

 
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Joseph Stubenrauch

The Evangelical Age of Ingenuity in Industrial Britain

Published by Oxford University Press

AAS Catalog Record

Last Fellow, 2008-9

2016

 
Frank J. Webb’s The Garies and Their Friends (1857). Co-edited with William Huntting Howell

Megan Walsh

Frank J. Webb’s The Garies and Their Friends

Published by Broadview Press

AAS Catalog Record

NEMLA Fellow, 2013-14

2016

 
Book cover for Black Girlhood

Nazera Sadiq Wright

Black Girlhood in the Nineteenth Century

Published by University of Illinois Press

AAS Catalog Record

2019 Public Program

Ford Fellow, 2013-14

2016

 
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Jonathan Yeager

Jonathan Edwards and Transatlantic Print Culture

Published by Oxford University Press

AAS Catalog Record

Reese Fellow, 2014-15

2015

 
Book cover for Gold and Freedom

Nicolas Barreyre

Gold and Freedom: The Political Economy of Reconstruction

Published by University of Virginia Press

AAS Catalog Record

Tracy Fellow, 2011-12

2015

 
Civil War Canon book cover

Thomas Brown

Civil War Canon: Sites of Confederate Memory in South Carolina

Published by University of North Carolina Press

AAS Catalog Record

Peterson Fellow, 2003-4

2015

 
The Social Lives of Poems in Nineteenth-Century America by Michael Cohen

Michael Cohen

The Social Lives of Poems in Nineteenth-Century

Published by University of Pennsylvania Press

AAS Catalog Record

Tracy Fellow, 2005-6

2015

 
Holy Nation book cover

Sarah Crabtree

Holy Nation: The Transatlantic Quaker Ministry in an Age of Revolution

Published by University of Chicago Press

AAS Catalog Record

ASECS Fellow, 2013-14

2015

 
Bookcover for Patriotism to Piety

Jonathan Den Hartog

Patriotism and Piety: Federalist Politics and Religious Struggle in the New American Nation

Published by University of Virginia Press

AAS Catalog Record

AHPCS Fellow, 2012-13

2015

 
The Kashmiri Shawl by Joanne Dobson

Joanne Dobson

The Kashmiri Shawl

Published by CreateSpace Publishing

AAS Catalog Record

Baron Fellow, 2004

2015

 
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Nicole Eustace

1812: War and the Passions of Patriotism

Published by University of Pennsylvania Press

AAS Catalog Record

Peterson Fellow, 2008-9

2015

 
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Sara Fanning

Caribbean Crossing: African Americans and the Haitian Emigration Movement

Published by New York University Press

AAS Catalog Record

Tracy Fellow, 2004-5

2015

 
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Richard Wightman Fox

Lincoln’s Body: A Cultural History

Published by W.W. Norton & Company

AAS Catalog Record

Mellon Distinguished Scholar in Residence Fellow, 2005-6

2015

 
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Jean Friedman

Abraham Lincoln and the Virtues of War: How Civil War Families Challenged and Transformed Our National Values

Published by Praeger

AAS Catalog Record

Peterson Fellow, 1985-86

2015

 
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Robert Lawrence Gunn

Ethnology and Empire: Languages, Literature, and the Making of the North American Borderlands

Published by New York University Press

AAS Catalog Record

Peterson Fellow, 2008-9

2015

 
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Sean Harvey

Native Tongues: Colonialism and Race from Encounter to the Reservation

Published by Harvard University Press

AAS Catalog Record

AAS-NEH Fellow, 2010-11

2015

 
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April Haynes

Riotous Flesh: Women, Physiology, and the Solitary Vice in Nineteenth-Century America

Published by University of Chicago Press

AAS Catalog Record

Hench Fellow, 2009-10

2015

 
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Jeffrey Malanson

Addressing America: George Washington's Farewell and the Making of National Culture, Politics, and Diplomacy, 1796-1852

Published by Kent State University Press

AAS Catalog Record

Peterson Fellow, 2009-10

2015

 
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David Narrett

Adventurism and Empire: The Struggle for Mastery in the Louisiana-Florida Borderlands, 1762-1803

Published by University of North Carolina Press

AAS Catalog Record

ASECS Fellow, 2001-02

2015

 
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Lloyd Pratt

The Strangers Book: The Human of African American Literature

Published by University of Pennsylvania Press

AAS Catalog Record

NEMLA Fellow, 2008-9

2015

 
London and the Making of Provincial Literature: Aesthetics and the Transatlantic Book Trade, 1800-1850 by Joseph Rezek

Joseph Rezek

London and the Making of Provincial Literature: Aesthetics and the Transatlantic Book Trade, 1800-1850

Published by University of Pennsylvania Press

AAS Catalog Record

Botein Fellow, 2015-16

2015

 
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Honor Sachs

Home Rule: Households, Manhood, and National Expansion on the Eighteenth-Century Kentucky Frontier

Published by Yale University Press

AAS Catalog Record

Peterson Fellow, 2002-3

2015

 
Native American Whalemen and the World

Nancy Shoemaker

Native American Whalemen and the World: The Contingency of Race

Published by University of North Carolina Press

AAS Catalog Record

AAS-NEH Fellow, 2006-7

2014

 
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Shelby Balik

Rally the Scattered Believers: Northern New England's Religious Geography

Published by Indiana University Press

AAS Catalog Record

Peterson Fellow, 2003-4

2014

 
Book cover for Rendering Violence

Ross Barrett

Rendering Violence Riots, Strikes, and Upheaval in Nineteenth-Century American Art

Published by University of California Press

AAS Catalog Record

Drawn to Art Fellow, 2005-6

2014

 
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Geoffrey Brock

Voices Bright Flags

Published by Waywiser Press

AAS Catalog Record

Artists in the Archive page

Hearst Fellow, 2001

2014

 
Transformable Race book cover

Katy Chiles

Transformable Race: Surprising Metamorphoses in the Literature of Early America

Published by Oxford University Press

AAS Catalog Record

Botein Fellow, 2014-15

2014

 
The Heathen School book cover

John Demos

The Heathen School: A Story of Hope and Betrayal in the Age of the Early Republic

Published by Alfred A. Knopf

AAS Catalog Record

Mellon Distinguished Scholar in Residence Fellow, 2011-12

Mellon Distinguished Scholar in Residence, 2011-12

2014

 
New World Drama: The Performative Commons in the Atlantic World, 1649-1849 by Elizabeth Maddock Dillon

Elizabeth Maddock Dillon

New World Drama: The Performative Commons in the Atlantic World, 1649-1849

Published by Duke University Press

AAS Catalog Record

AAS-NEH Fellow, 2010-11

2014

 
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Sari Edelstein

Between the Novel and the News: The Emergence of American Women's Writing

Published by University of Virginia Press

AAS Catalog Record

Peterson Fellow, 2008-9

2014

 
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Kimberly Elkins

What is Visible

Published by Grand Central Publishing

AAS Catalog Record

Hearst Fellow, 2007

2014

 
The Rise and Fall of Early American Magazine Culture book cover

Jared Gardner

The Rise and Fall of Early American Magazine Culture

Published by University of Illinois Press

AAS Catalog Record

ASECS Fellow, 2000-1

2014

 
Episodic Poetics: Politics and Literary Form after the Constitution book cover

Matthew Garrett

Episodic Poetics: Politics and Literary Form after the Constitution

Published by Oxford University Press

AAS Catalog Record

NEMLA Fellow, 2011-12

2014

 
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Ezra Greenspan

William Wells Brown: An African American Life

Published by W. W. Norton & Company

AAS Catalog Record

Mellon Distinguished Scholar in Residence, 2009-10

2014

 
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Amanda Herbert

Female Alliances: Gender, Identity, and Friendship in Early Modern Britain

Published by Yale University Press

AAS Catalog Record

Peterson Fellow, 2007-8

2014

 
Dangerous Goods by Sean Hill

Sean Hill

Dangerous Goods

Published by Milkweed Editions

AAS Catalog Record

Hearst Fellow, 2010

2014

 
Urban Appetites by Cindy Lobel

Cindy Lobel

Urban Appetites: Food and Culture in Nineteenth-Century New York

Published by University of Chicago Press

AAS Catalog Record

Hench Fellow, 2004-5

2014

 
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Christopher Pastore

Between Land and Sea: The Atlantic Coast and the Transformation of New England

Published by Harvard University Press

AAS Catalog Record

Peterson Fellow, 2010-11

2014

 
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Aaron Sachs

Arcadian America: The Death and Life of an Environmental Tradition

Published by Yale University Press

AAS Catalog Record

Peterson Fellow, 2007-8

2014

 
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Martha Schoolman

Abolitionist Geographies

Published by University of Minnesota Press

AAS Catalog Record

Peterson Fellow, 2006-7

2014

 
American Environmental Fiction, 1782-1847

Matthew Wynn Sivils

American Environmental Fiction, 1782-1847

Published by Routledge

AAS Catalog Record

Schiller Fellow, 2012-13

2014

 
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Lisa Tetrault

The Myth of Seneca Falls: Memory and the Women's Suffrage Movement, 1848-1898

Published by University of North Carolina Press

AAS Catalog Record

Peterson Fellow, 2007-8

2014

 
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T.J. Tomlin

A Divinity for All Persuasions: Almanacs and Early American Religious Life

Published by Oxford University Press

AAS Catalog Record

Botein Fellow, 2010-11

2014

 
Moral Minorities and the Making of American Democracy by Kyle G. Volk

Kyle G. Volk

Moral Minorities and the Making of American Democracy

Published by Oxford University Press

AAS Catalog Record

AAS-NEH Fellow, 2010-11

2014

 
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Lisa Wilson

A History of Stepfamilies in Early America

Published by University of North Carolina Press

AAS Catalog Record

AAS-NEH Fellow, 2010-11

2013

 
Book cover for Native Apostles

Edward E. Andrews

Native Apostles: Black and Indian Missionaries in the British Atlantic World

Published by Harvard University Press

AAS Catalog Record

Peterson Fellow, 2007-8

2013

 
The Movement of the Stars by Amy Brill

Amy Brill

The Movement of the Stars: A Novel

Published by Riverhead Books

AAS Catalog Record

Artists in the Archive page

2013 Public Program

Baron Fellow, 2005

2013

 
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Dawn Coleman

Preaching and the Rise of the American Novel

Published by Ohio State University Press

AAS Catalog Record

NEMLA Fellow, 2006-7

2013

 
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James Kabala

Church-State Relations in the Early American Republic, 1787–1846

Published by Pickering & Chatto

AAS Catalog Record

Legacy Fellow, 2007-8

2013

 
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Daniel Kilbride

Being American in Europe, 1750–1860

Published by Johns Hopkins University Press

AAS Catalog Record

Peterson Fellow, 2007-8

2013

 
The Many Panics of 1837 by  Jessica Leper

Jessica Lepler

The Many Panics of 1837: People, Politics, and the Creation of a Transatlantic Financial Crisis

Published by Cambridge University Press

AAS Catalog Record

Hench Fellow, 2008-9

2013

 
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Barry Levy

Town Born: The Political Economy of New England from Its Founding to the Revolution

Published by University of Pennsylvania Press

AAS Catalog Record

AAS-NEH Fellow, 1998-99

2013

 
The Accidental Diarist by Molly McCarthy

Molly McCarthy

The Accidental Diarist: A History of the Daily Planner in America

Published by University of Chicago Press

AAS Catalog Record

Hench Fellow, 2003-4

2013

 
book cover for Writing the Seaman's Tale in Law and Literature

Kathryn Mudgett

Writing the Seaman's Tale in Law and Literature: Dana, Melville, and Justice Story

Published by AMS Press

AAS Catalog Record

Peterson Fellow, 1999-00

2013

 
Jeremiah’s Scribes: Creating Sermon Literature in Puritan New England by Meredith Marie Neuman

Meredith Marie Neuman

Jeremiah’s Scribes: Creating Sermon Literature in Puritan New England

Published by University of Pennsylvania Press

AAS Catalog Record

AAS-NEH Fellow, 2008-9

2013

 
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Derek Pacheco

Moral Enterprise: Literature and Education in Antebellum America

Published by Ohio State University Press

AAS Catalog Record

Packer Fellow, 2013-14

2013

 
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Matthew Raffety

The Republic Afloat: Law, Honor, and Citizenship in Maritime America

Published by University of Chicago Press

AAS Catalog Record

Sigety Fellow, 2001-02

2013

 
Eclipse of Empires: World History in Nineteenth-Century U.S. Literature and Culture by Patricia Jane Roylance

Patricia Jane Roylance

Eclipse of Empires: World History in Nineteenth-Century U.S. Literature and Culture

Published by University of Alabama Press

AAS Catalog Record

Last Fellow, 2008-9

2013

 
Spider in a Tree by Susan Stinson

Susan Stinson

Spider in a Tree

Published by Small Beer Press

AAS Catalog Record

Hearst Fellow, 2016

2013

 
The Forage House by Tess Taylor

Tess Taylor

The Forage House

Published by Red Hen Press

AAS Catalog Record

Artists in the Archive page

2014 Public Program

Baron Fellow, 2006

2013

 
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Mark Thompson

The Contest for the Delaware Valley: Allegiance, Identity, and Empire in the Seventeenth Century

Published by Louisiana State University

AAS Catalog Record

Peterson Fellow, 2012-13

2013

 
book cover for Imaginary Citizens

Courtney Weikle-Mills

Imaginary Citizens: Child Readers and the Limits of American Independence, 1640–1868

Published by Johns Hopkins University Press

AAS Catalog Record

Reese Fellow, 2008-9

2013

 
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Rachel Wheeler

To Live upon Hope: Mohicans and Missionaries in the Eighteenth-Century Northeast

Published by Cornell University Press

AAS Catalog Record

Peterson Fellow, 1996-97

2012

 
Mahogany by Jennifer Anderson

Jennifer Anderson

Mahogany: The Costs of Luxury in Early America

Published by Harvard University Press

AAS Catalog Record

Hench Fellow, 2006-7

2012

 
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Peter Baldwin

In the Watches of the Night: Life in the Nocturnal City, 1820-1930

Published by University of Chicago Press

AAS Catalog Record

Tracy Fellow, 2004-5

2012

 
To Fight Aloud is Very Brave by Faith Barrett

Faith Barrett

To Fight Aloud is Very Brave: American Poetry and the Civil War

Published by University of Massachusetts Press

AAS Catalog Record

Botein Fellow, 2006-7

2012

 
We Shall Be No More by Richard Bell

Richard Bell

We Shall Be No More: Suicide and Self-Government in the Newly United States

Published by Harvard University Press

AAS Catalog Record

Botein Fellow, 2003-4

2012

 
View from the Mast-Head book cover

Hester Blum

The View from the Mast-Head: Maritime Imagination and Antebellum American Sea Narratives

Published by University of North Carolina Press

AAS Catalog Record

Reese Fellow, 2004-5

2012

 
Stumbling Toward the Constitution book cover

Jonathan Chu

Stumbling Toward the Constitution: The Economic Consequences of Freedom in the Atlantic World

Published by Palgrave Macmillan

AAS Catalog Record

AAS-NEH Fellow, 1987-88

2012

 
Fabrication of American Literature book cover

Lara Langer Cohen

The Fabrication of American Literature: Fraudulence and Antebellum Print Culture

Published by University of Pennsylvania Press

AAS Catalog Record

AAS-NEH Fellow, 2011-12

2012

 
Early African American Print Culture edited by Lara Langer Cohen

Lara Langer Cohen

Early African American Print Culture

Published by University of Pennsylvania Press

AAS Catalog Record

Botein Fellow, 2008-9

2012

 
Book cover for The Indian Great Awakening

Linford Fisher

The Indian Great Awakening: Religion and the Shaping of Native Cultures in Early America

Published by Oxford University Press

AAS Catalog Record

Peterson Fellow, 2007-8

2012

 
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Ellen Gruber Garvey

Writing with Scissors: American Scrapbooks from the Civil War to the Harlem Renaissance

Published by Oxford University Press

AAS Catalog Record

Peterson Fellow, 2008-9

2012

 
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Melissa Homestead

E. D. E. N. Southworth: Recovering a Nineteenth-Century Popular Novelist

Published by University of Tennessee Press

AAS Catalog Record

Reese Fellow, 2010-11

2012

 
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Nian-Sheng Huang

Floating Poverty: The Poor in Eighteenth-Century Massachusetts

Published by Nian-Sheng Huang

AAS Catalog Record

Peterson Fellow, 2005-6

2012

 
Spectacles of Reform: Theater and Activism in Nineteenth-Century America

Amy Hughes

Spectacles of Reform: Theater and Activism in Nineteenth-Century America

Published by University of Michigan Press

AAS Catalog Record

Last Fellow, 2009-10

2012

 
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Megan Nelson

Ruin Nation: Destruction and the American Civil War

Published by University of Georgia Press

AAS Catalog Record

Last Fellow, 2008-9

2012

 
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Catherine Parisian

Frances Burney's Cecilia: A Publishing History

Published by Routledge

AAS Catalog Record

Reese Fellow, 2008-9

2012

 
Flush Times and Fever Dreams: A Story of Capitalism and Slavery in the Age of Jackson by Joshua Rothman

Joshua Rothman

Flush Times and Fever Dreams: A Story of Capitalism and Slavery in the Age of Jackson

Published by University of Georgia Press

AAS Catalog Record

AAS-NEH Fellow, 2005-6

2012

 
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Alexandra Socarides

Dickinson Unbound: Paper, Process, Poetics

Published by Oxford University Press

AAS Catalog Record

Botein Fellow, 2004-5

2012

 
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Matthew Wittmann

Circus and the City: New York 1793- 2010

Published by Yale University Press

AAS Catalog Record

2022 CHAViC Webinar

Peterson Fellow, 2005-6

2012

 
Book cover for English Letters and Indian Literacies

Hilary Wyss

English Letters and Indian Literacies: Reading, Writing, and New England Missionary Schools, 1750-1830

Published by University of Pennsylvania Press

AAS Catalog Record

ASECS Fellow, 2006-7

2011

 
Hotel Dreams: Luxury, Technology, and Urban Ambition in America, 1829-1929 by Molly Berger

Molly Berger

Hotel Dreams: Luxury, Technology, and Urban Ambition in America, 1829-1929

Published by Johns Hopkins University Press

AAS Catalog Record

Peterson Fellow, 1993-94

2011

 
Racial Innocence book cover

Robin Bernstein

Racial Innocence: Performing American Childhood from Slavery to Civil Rights

Published by New York University Press

AAS Catalog Record

Last Fellow, 2008-9

2011

 
Unnatural Rebellion: Loyalists in New York City during the Revolution book cover

Ruma Chopra

Unnatural Rebellion: Loyalists in New York City during the Revolution

Published by University of Virginia Press

AAS Catalog Record

Peterson Fellow, 2006-7

2011

 
Tom Paine's America book cover

Seth Cotlar

Tom Paine's America: The Rise and Fall of Transatlantic Radicalism in the Early Republic

Published by University of Virginia Press

AAS Catalog Record

Peterson Fellow, 1997-98

2011

 
Fighting Chance book cover

Faye Dudden

Fighting Chance: The Struggle Over Woman Suffrage and Black Suffrage in Reconstruction America

Published by Oxford University Press

AAS Catalog Record

Tracy Fellow, 2003-4

2011

 
The Grand Chorus of Complaint book cover

Michael Everton

The Grand Chorus of Complaint: Authors and the Business Ethics of American Publishing

Published by Oxford University Press

AAS Catalog Record

Reese Fellow, 2003-4

2011

 
A Reforming People: Puritanism and the Transformation of Public Life in New England by David Hall

David Hall

A Reforming People: Puritanism and the Transformation of Public Life in New England

Published by Alfred A. Knopf

AAS Catalog Record

AAS-NEH Fellow, 1981-82

2011

 
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Kate Haulman

The Politics of Fashion in Eighteenth-Century America

Published by University of North Carolina Press

AAS Catalog Record

Peterson Fellow, 1999-00

2011

 
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Barbara Hochman

Uncle Tom's Cabin and the Reading Revolution: Race, Literacy, Childhood, and Fiction, 1851–1911

Published by University of Massachusetts Press

AAS Catalog Record

NEMLA Fellow, 2001-2

2011

 
Clothed in Robes of Sovereignty: The Continental Congress and the People Out of Doors by Benjamin Irvin

Benjamin Irvin

Clothed in Robes of Sovereignty: The Continental Congress and the People Out of Doors

Published by Oxford University Press

AAS Catalog Record

Peterson Fellow, 2000-1

2011

 
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Paul Christian Jones

Against the Gallows: Antebellum American Writers and the Movement to Abolish Capital Punishment

Published by University of Iowa Press

AAS Catalog Record

Peterson Fellow, 2007-8

2011

 
A Democracy of Facts: Natural History in the Early Republic by Andrew Lewis

Andrew Lewis

A Democracy of Facts: Natural History in the Early Republic

Published by University of Pennsylvania Press

AAS Catalog Record

Peterson Fellow, 2000-1

2011

 
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Brian Luskey

On the Make: Clerks and the Quest for Capital in Nineteenth-Century America

Published by New York University Press

AAS Catalog Record

Peterson Fellow, 2003-4

2011

 
book cover for Ten Hills Farm

Catherine Manegold

Ten Hills Farm: The Forgotten History of Slavery in the North

Published by Princeton University Press

AAS Catalog Record

AAS-NEH Fellow, 2005-6

2011

 
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Anne McLucas

The Musical Ear: Oral Tradition in the USA

Published by Routledge

AAS Catalog Record

Peterson Fellow, 1985-86

2011

 
Adopting America: Childhood, Kinship, and National Identity in Literature by Carol Singley

Carol Singley

Adopting America: Childhood, Kinship, and National Identity in Literature

Published by Oxford University Press

AAS Catalog Record

Peterson Fellow, 1997-98

2011

 
Book cover for Limits of Optimism

Maurizio Valsania

The Limits of Optimism: Thomas Jefferson's Dualistic Enlightenment

Published by University of Virginia Press

AAS Catalog Record

Last Fellow, 2007-8

2011

 
book cover for American Encounters with Islam in the Atlantic World

Nicole Waller

American Encounters with Islam in the Atlantic World

Published by Universitätsverlag Winter

AAS Catalog Record

Ebeling Fellow, 2007-8

2011

 
book cover for Martyrs' Mirror

Adrian Weimer

Martyrs' Mirror: Persecution and Holiness in Early New England

Published by Oxford University Press

AAS Catalog Record

Peterson Fellow, 2010-11

2011

 
Book cover for Unbecoming British

Kariann Akemi Yokota

Unbecoming British: How Revolutionary America Became a Postcolonial Nation

Published by Oxford University Press

AAS Catalog Record

Peterson Fellow, 1999-00

2011

 
Uneasy Allies by David Zonderman

David Zonderman

Uneasy Allies: Working for Labor Reform in Nineteenth-Century Boston

Published by University of Massachusetts Press

AAS Catalog Record

Peterson Fellow, 1989-90

2010

 
Toussaint Louverture and the American Civil War: The Promise and Peril of a Second Haitian Revolution by Matthew Clavin

Matthew Clavin

Toussaint Louverture and the American Civil War: The Promise and Peril of a Second Haitian Revolution

Published by University of Pennsylvania Press

AAS Catalog Record

Peterson Fellow, 2003-4

2010

 
Suck on the Marrow by Camille Dungy

Camille Dungy

Suck on the Marrow

Published by Red Hen Press

AAS Catalog Record

Hearst Fellow, 2005

2010

 
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Bernd Herzogenrath

An American Body|Politic: A Deleuzian Approach

Published by University Press of New England

AAS Catalog Record

Ebeling Fellow, 2003-4

2010

 
David Ruggles: A Radical Black Abolitionist and the Underground Railroad in New York City by Graham Russell Gao Hodges

Graham Russell Gao Hodges

David Ruggles: A Radical Black Abolitionist and the Underground Railroad in New York City

Published by University of North Carolina Press

AAS Catalog Record

Peterson Fellow, 1999-00

2010

 
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Vicki Hsueh

Hybrid Constitutions: Challenging Legacies of Law, Privilege, and Culture in Colonial America

Published by Duke University Press

AAS Catalog Record

Peterson Fellow, 2004-5

2010

 
Creek Paths and Federal Roads: Indians, Settlers, and Slaves and the Making of the American South by Angela Pulley Hudson

Angela Pulley Hudson

Creek Paths and Federal Roads: Indians, Settlers, and Slaves and the Making of the American South

Published by University of North Carolina Press

AAS Catalog Record

Peterson Fellow, 2004-5

2010

 
In the Eye of All Trade: Bermuda, Bermudians, and the Maritime Atlantic World, 1680-1783 by Michael Jarvis

Michael Jarvis

In the Eye of All Trade: Bermuda, Bermudians, and the Maritime Atlantic World, 1680-1783

Published by University of North Carolina Press

AAS Catalog Record

AAS-NEH Fellow, 2003-4

2010

 
Teaching Children Science: Hands-On Nature Study in North America, 1890-1930 by Sally Gregory Kohlstedt

Sally Gregory Kohlstedt

Teaching Children Science: Hands-On Nature Study in North America, 1890-1930

Published by University of Chicago Press

AAS Catalog Record

Haven Fellow, 1982-83

2010

 
Discerning Characters: The Culture of Appearance in Early America by Christopher Lukasik

Christopher Lukasik

Discerning Characters: The Culture of Appearance in Early America

Published by University of Pennsylvania Press

AAS Catalog Record

Drawn to Art Fellow, 2003-4

2010

 
Education and the Culture of Print in Modern America edited by Adam Nelson

Adam Nelson

Education and the Culture of Print in Modern America

Published by University of Wisconsin Press

AAS Catalog Record

AAS-NEH Fellow, 2008-9

2010

 
Good Music for a Free People

Nancy Newman

Good Music for a Free People: The Germania Musical Society in Nineteenth-Century America

Published by University of Rochester Press

AAS Catalog Record

Peterson Fellow, 1997-98

2010

 
Firsting and Lasting: Writing Indians Out of Existence in New England by Jean O'Brien

Jean M. O'Brien-Kehoe

Firsting and Lasting: Writing Indians Out of Existence in New England

Published by University of Minnesota Press

AAS Catalog Record

AAS-NEH Fellow, 1998-99

2010

 
Sister Séance book cover

Aimee Parkison

Sister Séance

Published by Kerpunkt Press

AAS Catalog Record

Hearst Fellow, 2013

2010

 
Art for the Middle Classes: America's Illustrated Magazines of the 1840s by Cynthia Lee Patterson

Cynthia Lee Patterson

Art for the Middle Classes: America's Illustrated Magazines of the 1840s

Published by University Press of Mississippi

AAS Catalog Record

Last Fellow, 2008-9

2010

 
Hearts Beating for Liberty: Women Abolitionists in the Old Northwest by Stacey Robertson

Stacey Robertson

Hearts Beating for Liberty: Women Abolitionists in the Old Northwest

Published by University of North Carolina Press

AAS Catalog Record

Tracy Fellow, 2007-8

2010

 
Red Brethren: The Brothertown and Stockbridge Indians and the Problem of Race in Early America by David Silverman

David J. Silverman

Red Brethren: The Brothertown and Stockbridge Indians and the Problem of Race in Early America

Published by Cornell University Press

AAS Catalog Record

ASECS Fellow, 2005-6

2010

 
Biblia Americana: America's First Bible Commentary: A Synoptic Commentary on the Old and New Testaments: Volume 1: Genesis edited by Reiner Smolinski

Reiner Smolinski

Biblia Americana: America's First Bible Commentary: A Synoptic Commentary on the Old and New Testaments: Volume 1: Genesis

Published by Baker Academic

AAS Catalog Record

Peterson Fellow, 2002-3

2010

 
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Mitchell Snay

Fenians, Freedmen, and Southern Whites: Race and Nationality in the Era of Reconstruction

Published by Louisiana State University

AAS Catalog Record

Tracy Fellow, 2000-01

2010

 
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Mark Valeri

Heavenly Merchandize: How Religion Shaped Commerce in Puritan America

Published by Princeton University Press

AAS Catalog Record

AAS-NEH Fellow, 1989-90

2010

 
Heavenly Merchandize: How Religion Shaped Commerce in Puritan America by Mark Valeri

Mark Valeri

Heavenly Merchandize: How Religion Shaped Commerce in Puritan America

Published by Princeton University Press

AAS Catalog Record

ASECS Fellow, 1998-99

2010

 
Book cover for The Great Divorce

Ilyon Woo

The Great Divorce: A Nineteenth-Century Mother's Extraordinary Fight Against Her Husband, the Shakers, and Her Times

Published by Atlantic Monthly Press

AAS Catalog Record

Peterson Fellow, 2004-5

2010

 
Prospero's America: John Winthrop, Jr., Alchemy, and the Creation of New England Culture, 1606-1676 by Walter Woodward

Walter W. Woodward

Prospero's America: John Winthrop, Jr., Alchemy, and the Creation of New England Culture, 1606-1676

Published by University of North Carolina Press for the Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture

AAS Catalog Record

Peterson Fellow, 1997-98

2009

 
Paper Money Men

David Anthony

Paper Money Men: Commerce, Manhood, and the Sensational Public Sphere in Antebellum America

Published by Ohio State University Press

AAS Catalog Record

NEMLA Fellow, 2000-1

Research Associate, 1984-85

2009

 
American Constitutionalism Heard Round the World, 1776-1989 by George Athan Billias

George Athan Billias

American Constitutionalism Heard Round the World, 1776-1989: A Global Perspective

Published by New York University Press

AAS Catalog Record

2009

 
Foul Bodies: Cleanliness in Early America by Kathleen Brown

Kathleen Brown

Foul Bodies: Cleanliness in Early America

Published by Yale University Press

AAS Catalog Record

Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow, 1997-98

2009

 
The Widow's Might: Widowhood and Gender in Early British America by Vivian Bruce Conger

Vivian Bruce Conger

The Widow's Might: Widowhood and Gender in Early British America

Published by New York University Press

AAS Catalog Record

Hiatt Fellow, 1989-90

2009

 
Scandal and Civility: Journalism and the Birth of American Democracy by Marcus Daniel

Marcus Daniel

Scandal and Civility: Journalism and the Birth of American Democracy

Published by Oxford University Press

AAS Catalog Record

Peterson Fellow, 1992-93

2009

 
Book cover for In My Power

Konstantin Dierks

In My Power: Letter Writing and Communications in Early America

Published by University of Pennsylvania Press

AAS Catalog Record

Peterson Fellow, 1998-99

2009

 
A Nation of Speechifiers: Making an American Public After the Revolution by Carolyn Eastman

Carolyn Eastman

A Nation of Speechifiers: Making an American Public After the Revolution

Published by The University of Chicago Press

AAS Catalog Record

Peterson Fellow, 1997-98

2009

 
Citizen Bachelors: Manhood and the Creation of the United States by John Gilbert McCurdy

John Gilbert McCurdy

Citizen Bachelors: Manhood and the Creation of the United States

Published by Cornell University Press

AAS Catalog Record

ASECS Fellow, 2006-7

2009

 
Jarretsville by Cornelia Nixon

Cornelia Nixon

Jarretsville

Published by Counterpoint Press

AAS Catalog Record

Wallace Fellow, 1998

Research Associate, 1990-91

2009

 
book cover for The Wilderness, the Nation, and the Electronic Era

Elmer O'Brien

The Wilderness, the Nation, and the Electronic Era: American Christianity and Religious Communication, 1620-2000: An Annotated Bibliography

Published by Scarecrow Press

AAS Catalog Record

2009

 
Rogue Performances: Staging the Underclasses in Early American Theatre Culture by Peter Reed

Peter Reed

Rogue Performances: Staging the Underclasses in Early American Theatre Culture

Published by Palgrave Macmillan

AAS Catalog Record

NEMLA Fellow, 2007-8

2009

 
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Edward Bartlett Rugemer

The Problem of Emancipation: The Caribbean Roots of the American Civil War

Published by Louisiana State University

AAS Catalog Record

Tracy Fellow, 2006-7

2009

 
Masterpiece Comics by R. Sikoryak

R. Sikoryak

Masterpiece Comics

Published by Drawn and Quarterly

AAS Catalog Record

Baron Fellow, 2006

2009

 
In Hock: Pawning in America From Independence Through the Great Depression by Wendy Woloson

Wendy A. Woloson

In Hock: Pawning in America From Independence Through the Great Depression

Published by University of Chicago Press

AAS Catalog Record

Peterson Fellow, 2005-6

2009

 
Untimely Ruins: An Archaeology of American Urban Modernity, 1819-1919 by Nick Yablon

Nick Yablon

Untimely Ruins: An Archaeology of American Urban Modernity, 1819-1919

Published by University of Chicago Press

AAS Catalog Record

AAS-NEH Fellow, 2002-3

2008

 
The Specter of Salem: Remembering the Witch Trials in Nineteenth-Century America, by Gretchen Adams

Gretchen Adams

The Specter of Salem: Remembering the Witch Trials in Nineteenth-Century America

Published by Cambridge University Press

AAS Catalog Record

Peterson Fellow, 2000-1

2008

 
Sarah Johnson's Mount Vernon by Scott Casper

Scott Casper

Sarah Johnson's Mount Vernon: The Forgotten History of an American Shrine

Published by Hill and Wang

AAS Catalog Record

2008 Public Program

Peterson Fellow, 1998-99

2008

 
Flash Press: Sporting Male Weeklies in 1840s New York by Patricia Cline Cohen

Patricia Cline Cohen

Flash Press: Sporting Male Weeklies in 1840s New York

Published by University of Chicago Press; in association with the American Antiquarian Society

AAS Catalog Record

Mellon Distinguished Scholar in Residence Fellow, 2001-2

Research Associate, 1991-92

2008

 
Book cover for For the People

Ronald Formisano

For the People: American Populist Movements from the Revolution to the 1850s

Published by University of North Carolina Press

AAS Catalog Record

2008

 
Looking Close and Seeing Far: Samuel Seymour, Titian Ramsay Peale, and the Art of the Long Expedition, 1818-1823 by Kenneth Haltman

Kenneth Haltman

Looking Close and Seeing Far: Samuel Seymour, Titian Ramsay Peale, and the Art of the Long Expedition, 1818-1823

Published by Pennsylvania State University Press

AAS Catalog Record

Peterson Fellow, 1993-94

2008

 
Oceans of Wine: Madeira and the Emergence of American Trade and Taste by David Hancock

David Hancock

Oceans of Wine: Madeira and the Emergence of American Trade and Taste

Published by Yale University Press

AAS Catalog Record

ASECS Fellow, 2003-4

2008

 
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J. M. Opal

Beyond the Farm: National Ambitions in Rural New England

Published by University of Pennsylvania Press

AAS Catalog Record

Legacy Fellow, 2002-3

2008

 
Theaters of Madness: Insane Asylums and Nineteenth-Century American Culture

Benjamin Reiss

Theaters of Madness: Insane Asylums and Nineteenth-Century American Culture

Published by University of Chicago Press

AAS Catalog Record

AAS-NEH Fellow, 2001-02

2008

 
The Muse of the Revolution by Nancy Rubin Stuart

Nancy Rubin Stuart

The Muse of the Revolution: The Secret Pen of Mercy Otis Warren and the Founding of a Nation

Published by Beacon Press

AAS Catalog Record

2008 Public Program

Hearst Fellow, 2005

2008

 
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James Rixey Ruffin

A Paradise of Reason: William Bentley and Enlightenment Christianity in the Early Republic

Published by Oxford University Press

AAS Catalog Record

Peterson Fellow, 1998-99

2008

 
Brothers Among Nations

Cynthia Van Zandt

Brothers Among Nations: The Pursuit of Intercultural Alliances in Early America, 1580-1660

Published by Oxford University Press

AAS Catalog Record

Botein Fellow, 2001-2

2008

 
book cover for The Native American Declaration of Independence

Kerstin Vogel

The Native American Declaration of Independence: William Apess's Reflections of Ethnic Consciousness

Published by Universitätsverlag Winter

AAS Catalog Record

Ebeling Fellow, 2005-6

2007

 
A Republic of Mind by Catherine Albanese

Catherine Albanese

A Republic of Mind and Spirit: A Cultural History of American Metaphysical Religion

Published by Yale University Press

AAS Catalog Record

Haven Fellow, 1983-84

2007

 
Critical Americans: Victorian Intellectuals and Transatlantic Liberal Reform by Leslie Butler

Leslie Butler

Critical Americans: Victorian Intellectuals and Transatlantic Liberal Reform

Published by University of North Carolina Press

AAS Catalog Record

Peterson Fellow, 1998-99

2007

 
Rebels Rising: Cities and the American Revolution by Benjamin Carp

Benjamin Carp

Rebels Rising: Cities and the American Revolution

Published by Oxford University Press

AAS Catalog Record

Peterson Fellow, 2001-2

2007

 
Children at Play by Howard Chudacoff

Howard Chudacoff

Children at Play: An American History

Published by New York University Press

AAS Catalog Record

Peterson Fellow, 2000-1

2007

 
Slavery on Trial book cover

Jeannine DeLombard

Slavery on Trial: Law, Abolitionism, and Print Culture

Published by University of North Carolina Press

AAS Catalog Record

NEMLA Fellow, 2001-2

2007

 
Road to Disunion Vol 2 by William Freehling

William Freehling

The Road to Disunion: Volume II: Secessionists Triumphant, 1854-1861

Published by Oxford University Press

AAS Catalog Record

AAS-NEH Fellow, 1989-90

2007

 
Singing for Freedom book cover

Scott E. Gac

Singing for Freedom: The Hutchinson Family Singers and the Nineteenth-Century Culture of Reform

Published by Yale University Press

AAS Catalog Record

Peterson Fellow, 2001-02

2007

 
Unruly Americans and the Origins of the Constitution by Woody Holton

Woody Holton

Unruly Americans and the Origins of the Constitution

Published by Hill and Wang

AAS Catalog Record

AAS-NEH Fellow, 1999-00

2007

 
Fallen Founder: The Life of Aaron Burr by Nancy Isenberg

Nancy Isenberg

Fallen Founder: The Life of Aaron Burr

Published by Viking Press

AAS Catalog Record

Peterson Fellow, 2003-4

2007

 
The Business of Letters: Authorial Economies in Antebellum America by Leon Jackson

Leon Jackson

The Business of Letters: Authorial Economies in Antebellum America

Published by Stanford University Press

AAS Catalog Record

Peterson Fellow, 2003-4

2007

 
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Karen Ordahl Kupperman

The Jamestown Project

Published by Harvard University Press

AAS Catalog Record

Mellon Distinguished Scholar in Residence, 2003-04

2007

 
From Sacred to Secular: Visual Images in Early American Publications by Barbara Lacey

Barbara Lacey

From Sacred to Secular: Visual Images in Early American Publications

Published by University of Delaware Press

AAS Catalog Record

AAS-NEH Fellow, 1996-97

2007

 
A Nation of Counterfeiters: Capitalists, Con Men, and the Making of the United States

Stephen Mihm

A Nation of Counterfeiters: Capitalists, Con Men, and the Making of the United States

Published by Harvard University Press

AAS Catalog Record

Peterson Fellow, 2001-2

2007

 
book cover for A History of Worcester: 1674-1848

Kenneth Moynihan

A History of Worcester: 1674-1848

Published by Arcadia Publishing

AAS Catalog Record

AAS-NEH Fellow, 1992-93

2007

 
Many Identities, One Nation: The Revolution and its legacy in the Mid-Atlantic by Liam Riordan

Liam Riordan

Many Identities, One Nation: The Revolution and Its Legacy in the Mid-Atlantic

Published by University of Pennsylvania Press

AAS Catalog Record

Tracy Fellow, 1999-00

2007

 
Becoming African in America: Race and Nation in the Early Black Atlantic by James Sidbury

James Sidbury

Becoming African in America: Race and Nation in the Early Black Atlantic

Published by Oxford University Press

AAS Catalog Record

Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow, 2002-3

2007

 
A Bridge Dead in the Water by James Thomas Stevens

James Thomas Stevens

A Bridge Dead in the Water

Published by Salt Publishing

AAS Catalog Record

Baron Fellow, 2004

2007

 
book cover for Anglophilia: Deference, Devotion, and Antebellum America

Elisa Tamarkin

Anglophilia: Deference, Devotion, and Antebellum America

Published by University of Chicago Press

AAS Catalog Record

Sigety Fellow, 2002-3

2007

 
Revolutionary Backlash

Rosemarie Zagarri

Revolutionary Backlash : Women and politics in the early American Republic

Published by University of Pennsylvania Press

AAS Catalog Record

ASECS Fellow, 1996-97

2006

 
Heartless Immensity by Anne Baker

Anne Baker

Heartless Immensity: Literature, Culture, and Geography in Antebellum America

Published by University of Michigan Press

AAS Catalog Record

Botein Fellow, 1999-00

2006

 
The Geographic Revolution in Early America: Maps, Literacy, and National Identity by Martin Bruckner

Martin Brückner

The Geographic Revolution in Early America: Maps, Literacy, and National Identity

Published by University of North Carolina Press for the Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture

AAS Catalog Record

ASECS Fellow, 1998-99

2006

 
Tolerable Entertainment: Herman Melville and Professionalism in Antebellum New York by John Evelev

John Evelev

Tolerable Entertainment: Herman Melville and Professionalism in Antebellum New York

Published by University of Massachusetts Press

AAS Catalog Record

Botein Fellow, 1996-97

2006

 
The Collected Speeches of Sagoyewatha, or Red Jacket edited by Granville Ganter

Granville Ganter

The Collected Speeches of Sagoyewatha, or Red Jacket

Published by Syracuse University Press

AAS Catalog Record

Peterson Fellow, 2001-02

2006

 
Book cover of A Spectacular Secret

Jacqueline Goldsby

A Spectacular Secret: Lynching in American Life and Literature

Published by University of Chicago Press

AAS Catalog Record

Peterson Fellow, 2000-1

2006

 
Learning to Stand and Speak: Women, Education, and Public Life in America's Republic by Mary Kelley

Mary Kelley

Learning to Stand and Speak: Women, Education, and Public Life in America's Republic

Published by University of North Carolina Press

AAS Catalog Record

Peterson Fellow, 1990-91

2006

 
Sex among the Rabble: A Intimate History of Gender & Power in the Age of Revolution, Philadelphia, 1730-1830 by Clare Lyons

Clare Lyons

Sex among the Rabble: A Intimate History of Gender & Power in the Age of Revolution, Philadelphia, 1730-1830

Published by University of North Carolina Press for the Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture

AAS Catalog Record

Peterson Fellow, 1992-93

2006

 
The Cultural Roots of American Islamicism by Timothy Marr

Timothy Marr

The Cultural Roots of American Islamicism

Published by Cambridge University Press

AAS Catalog Record

Hench Fellow, 1999-00

2006

 
The Needle's Eye: Women and Work in the Age of Revolution by Marla Miller

Marla Miller

The Needle's Eye: Women and Work in the Age of Revolution

Published by University of Massachusetts Press

AAS Catalog Record

Peterson Fellow, 1994-95

2006

 
American Curiosity: Cultures of Natural History in the Colonial British Atlantic World by Susan Scott Parrish

Susan Scott Parrish

American Curiosity: Cultures of Natural History in the Colonial British Atlantic World

Published by University of North Carolina Press for the Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture

AAS Catalog Record

Botein Fellow, 2003-4

2006

 
Blue Colonial by David Roderick

David Roderick

Blue Colonial

Published by Copper Canyon Press

AAS Catalog Record

Artists in the Archive page

Baron Fellow, 2003

2006

 
Spreading the Word: A History of Information in the California Gold Rush by Richard Stillson

Richard Stillson

Spreading the Word: A History of Information in the California Gold Rush

Published by University of Nebraska Press

AAS Catalog Record

Botein Fellow, 2000-01

2006

 
Inventing Niagara by Ginger Strand

Ginger Strand

Inventing Niagara

Published by Simon & Schuster

AAS Catalog Record

Baron Fellow, 2006

2006

 
The Divided Ground: Indians, Settlers, and the Northern Borderland of the American Revolution by Alan Taylor

Alan Taylor

The Divided Ground: Indians, Settlers, and the Northern Borderland of the American Revolution

Published by Alfred A. Knopf

AAS Catalog Record

Mellon Distinguished Scholar in Residence Fellow, 2000-1

Research Associate, 1986-87

2006

 
Transatlantic Encounters: American Indians in Britain, 1500-1776 by Alden T. Vaughan

Alden T. Vaughan

Transatlantic Encounters: American Indians in Britain, 1500-1776

Published by Cambridge University Press

AAS Catalog Record

2006

 
Liberty's Captives: Narratives of Confinement in the Print Culture of the Early Republic edited by Daniel Williams

Daniel E. Williams

Liberty's Captives: Narratives of Confinement in the Print Culture of the Early Republic

Published by University of Georgia Press

AAS Catalog Record

ASECS Fellow, 1993-94

2006

 
Reclaiming Authorship: Literary Women in America, 1850-1900 by Susan S. Williams

Susan S. Williams

Reclaiming Authorship: Literary Women in America, 1850-1900

Published by University of Pennsylvania Press

AAS Catalog Record

Botein Fellow, 1997-98

2006

 
Everyday Ideas: Socioliterary Experience among Antebellum New Englanders by Ronald J. Zboray, and Mary Saracino Zboray

Ronald J. Zboray, and Mary Saracino Zboray

Everyday Ideas: Socioliterary Experience among Antebellum New Englanders

Published by University of Tennessee Press

AAS Catalog Record

AAS-NEH Fellow, 1992-93

2005

 
Securing the Commonwealth: Debt, Speculation, and Writing in the Making of Early America by Jennifer Jordan Baker

Jennifer Jordan Baker

Securing the Commonwealth: Debt, Speculation, and Writing in the Making of Early America

Published by Johns Hopkins University Press

AAS Catalog Record

Peterson Fellow, 1996-97

2005

 
Daughter of Boston: The Extraordinary Diary of a Nineteenth-Century Woman, Caroline Healey Dall by Helen Deese

Helen Deese

Daughter of Boston: The Extraordinary Diary of a Nineteenth-Century Woman, Caroline Healey Dall

Published by Beacon Press

AAS Catalog Record

Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow, 1998-99

2005

 
The Afterlife of John Brown edited by Eldrid Herrington and Andrew Taylor

Eldrid Herrington

The Afterlife of John Brown

Published by Palgrave Macmillan

AAS Catalog Record

AAS-NEH Fellow, 2003-4

2005

 
American Women Authors and Literary Property, 1822-1869 by Melissa Homestead

Melissa Homestead

American Women Authors and Literary Property, 1822-1869

Published by Cambridge University Press

AAS Catalog Record

Hench Fellow, 2000-1

2005

 
Beyond Garrison: Antislavery and Social Reform by Bruce Laurie

Bruce Laurie

Beyond Garrison: Antislavery and Social Reform

Published by Cambridge University Press

AAS Catalog Record

AAS-NEH Fellow, 1993-94

2005

 
Red House by Sarah Messer

Sarah Messer

Red House: Being a Mostly Accurate Account of New England's Oldest Continuously Lived-In House

Published by Viking

AAS Catalog Record

Wallace Fellow, 1999

2005

 
The Black Laws: Race and the Legal Process in Early Ohio by Stephen Middleton

Stephen Middleton

The Black Laws: Race and the Legal Process in Early Ohio

Published by Ohio University Press

AAS Catalog Record

Peterson Fellow, 1994-95

2005

 
Yellowface: Creating the Chinese in American Popular Music and Performance, 1850s-1920s by Krystyn Moon

Krystyn Moon

Yellowface: Creating the Chinese in American Popular Music and Performance, 1850s-1920s

Published by Rutgers University Press

AAS Catalog Record

Peterson Fellow, 2000-1

2005

 
Born Losers: A History of Failure in America by Scott Sandage

Scott Sandage

Born Losers: A History of Failure in America

Published by Harvard University Press

AAS Catalog Record

Peterson Fellow, 1993-94

2005

 
Stray Wives: Marital Conflict in Early National New England by Mary Beth Sievens

Mary Beth Sievens

Stray Wives: Marital Conflict in Early National New England

Published by New York University Press

AAS Catalog Record

Peterson Fellow, 1995-96

2005

 
Faith and Boundaries: Colonists, Christianity, and Community among the Wampanoag Indians of Martha's Vineyard 1600-1871 by David Silverman

David J. Silverman

Faith and Boundaries: Colonists, Christianity, and Community among the Wampanoag Indians of Martha's Vineyard 1600-1871

Published by Cambridge University Press

AAS Catalog Record

Hench Fellow, 2001-2

2005

 
One Nation, One Blood: Interracial Marriage in American Fiction, Scandal, and Law, 1820-1870 by Karen Woods Weierman

Karen Woods Weierman

One Nation, One Blood: Interracial Marriage in American Fiction, Scandal, and Law, 1820-1870

Published by University of Massachusetts Press

AAS Catalog Record

AAS-NEH Fellow, 2000-1

2005

 
Early New England: A Covenanted Society by David A. Weir

David A. Weir

Early New England: A Covenanted Society

Published by W.B. Eerdmans Publishing Company

AAS Catalog Record

Hiatt Fellow, 1984-85

2005

 
Talking to the Dead by Barbara Weisberg

Barbara Weisberg

Talking to the Dead: Kate and Maggie Fox and the Rise of Spiritualism

Published by Harper Collins Press

AAS Catalog Record

Wallace Fellow, 1998

2005

 
Intricate Relations: Sexual and Economic Desire in American Fiction, 1789-1814 by Karen A. Weyler

Karen A. Weyler

Intricate Relations: Sexual and Economic Desire in American Fiction, 1789-1814

Published by University of Iowa Press

AAS Catalog Record

Botein Fellow, 1995-96

2005

 
The Sounds of Slavery: Discovering African American History through Songs, Sermons, and Speech by Shane White and Graham White

Shane White

The Sounds of Slavery: Discovering African American History through Songs, Sermons, and Speech

Published by Beacon Press

AAS Catalog Record

Peterson Fellow, 1990-91

2004

 
Word in the World: Evangelical Writing, Publishing, and Reading in America, 1789-1880 by Candy Gunther Brown

Candy Gunther Brown

Word in the World: Evangelical Writing, Publishing, and Reading in America, 1789-1880

Published by University of North Carolina Press

AAS Catalog Record

Peterson Fellow, 1998-99

2004

 
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Nicole Cooley

The Afflicted Girls

Published by Louisiana State University Press

AAS Catalog Record

Artists in the Archive page

2015 Public Program

Wallace Fellow, 1999

2004

 
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Deborah Dancy

The Conjurer's Apprentice

Published by Privately Published

Hearst Fellow, 2002

2004

 
Jesus in America: Personal Savior, Cultural Hero, National Obsession by Richard Fox

Richard Wightman Fox

Jesus in America: Personal Savior, Cultural Hero, National Obsession

Published by HarperSanFrancisco

AAS Catalog Record

Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow, 2000-1

2004

 
Bound for the Promised Land: Harriet Tubman, Portrait of an American Hero by Kate CliffordLarson

Kate Clifford Larson

Bound for the Promised Land: Harriet Tubman, Portrait of an American Hero

Published by Ballantine Books

AAS Catalog Record

Legacy Fellow, 2001-2

2004

 
Faith in Reading: Religious Publishing and the Birth of Mass Media in America by David Paul Nord

David Paul Nord

Faith in Reading: Religious Publishing and the Birth of Mass Media in America

Published by Oxford University Press

AAS Catalog Record

Botein Fellow, 1996-97

2004

 
Orphan Trains by Stephen O'Connor

Stephen O'Connor

Orphan Trains: The Story of Charles Loring Brace and the Children He Saved and Failed

Published by Houghton Mifflin

AAS Catalog Record

Wallace Fellow, 1997

2004

 
Minding the Machine: Languages of Class in Early Industrial America by Stephen Rice

Stephen Rice

Minding the Machine: Languages of Class in Early Industrial America

Published by University of California Press

AAS Catalog Record

Peterson Fellow, 1995-96

2004

 
Gender and the Poetics of Reception in Poe's Circle by Eliza Richards

Eliza Richards

Gender and the Poetics of Reception in Poe's Circle

Published by Cambridge University Press

AAS Catalog Record

AAS-NEH Fellow, 2002-3

2003

 
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Thomas Augst

The Clerk’s Tale: Young Men and Moral Life in Nineteenth-Century America

Published by University of Chicago Press

AAS Catalog Record

Reese Fellow, 1999-00

2003

 
Poets in the Public Sphere: The Emancipatory Project of American Women's Poetry, 1800-1900 by Paula Bennett

Paula Bennett

Poets in the Public Sphere: The Emancipatory Project of American Women's Poetry, 1800-1900

Published by Princeton University Press

AAS Catalog Record

AAS-NEH Fellow, 1996-97

2003

 
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Philip Gould

Barbaric Traffic: Commerce and Antislavery in the Eighteenth-Century Atlantic World

Published by Harvard University Press

AAS Catalog Record

NEMLA Fellow, 1999-00

2003

 
C.F. Martin & His Guitars, 1796-1873 by Philip Gura

Philip Gura

C.F. Martin & His Guitars, 1796-1873

Published by University of North Carolina Press

AAS Catalog Record

Peterson Fellow, 2002-3

2003

 
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Robert Lawson-Peebles

American Literature Before 1880

Published by Routledge

AAS Catalog Record

ASECS Fellow, 1990-91

2003

 
Jump Jim Crow: Lost Plays, Lyrics, and Street Prose of the First Atlantic Popular Culture by W. T. Lhamon

W. T. Lhamon

Jump Jim Crow: Lost Plays, Lyrics, and Street Prose of the First Atlantic Popular Culture

Published by Harvard University Press

AAS Catalog Record

Peterson Fellow, 1998-99

2003

 
American Literature and the Culture of Reprinting, 1834-1853 by Meredith McGill

Meredith McGill

American Literature and the Culture of Reprinting, 1834-1853

Published by University of Pennsylvania Press

AAS Catalog Record

Peterson Fellow, 1995-96

2003

 
How Early America Sounded by Richard Cullen Rath

Richard Cullen Rath

How Early America Sounded

Published by Cornell University Press

AAS Catalog Record

Peterson Fellow, 1997-98

2003

 
The Grammar of Good Intentions: Race and the Antebellum Culture of Benevolence by Susan Ryan

Susan Ryan

The Grammar of Good Intentions: Race and the Antebellum Culture of Benevolence

Published by Cornell University Press

AAS Catalog Record

Peterson Fellow, 1997-98

2003

 
Performing Menken: Adah Isaacs Menken and the Birth of American Celebrity by Renee Sentilles

Renée M. Sentilles

Performing Menken: Adah Isaacs Menken and the Birth of American Celebrity

Published by Cambridge University Press

AAS Catalog Record

Hench Fellow, 1998-99

2003

 
A Tale of New England: The Diaries of Hiram Harwood, Vermont Farmer, 1810-1837 by Robert Shalhope

Robert Shalhope

A Tale of New England: The Diaries of Hiram Harwood, Vermont Farmer, 1810-1837

Published by Johns Hopkins University Press

AAS Catalog Record

AAS-NEH Fellow, 1995-96

2003

 
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Kent Logan Walgren

Freemasonry, Anti-Masonry and Illuminism in the United States, 1734-1850: A Bibliography

Published by American Antiquarian Society

AAS Catalog Record

Peterson Fellow, 1995-96

2002

 
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Martha Burns

Piano Roles: Three Hundred Years of Life with the Piano

Published by Yale University Press

AAS Catalog Record

Peterson Fellow, 1993-94

Research Associate, 1990-91

2002

 
Business of the Heart: Religion and Emotion in the Nineteenth Century by John Corrigan

John Corrigan

Business of the Heart: Religion and Emotion in the Nineteenth Century

Published by University of California Press

AAS Catalog Record

2002

 
A Short, Offhand, Killing Affair: Soldiers and Social Conflict during the Mexican-American War by Paul Foos

Paul Foos

A Short, Offhand, Killing Affair: Soldiers and Social Conflict during the Mexican-American War

Published by University of North Carolina Press

AAS Catalog Record

Peterson Fellow, 1996-97

2002

 
Rereading Sex: Battles over Sexual Knowledge and Suppression in Nineteenth-Century America by Helen Lefkowitz Horowitz

Helen Lefkowitz Horowitz

Rereading Sex: Battles over Sexual Knowledge and Suppression in Nineteenth-Century America

Published by Alfred A. Knopf

AAS Catalog Record

Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow, 1999-00

2002

 
Miscegenation: Making Race in America by Elise Lemire

Elise Lemire

Miscegenation: Making Race in America

Published by University of Pennsylvania Press

AAS Catalog Record

Peterson Fellow, 1994-95

2002

 
Sex Radicals and the Quest for Women's Equality by Joanne Passet

Joanne Passet

Sex Radicals and the Quest for Women's Equality

Published by University of Illinois Press

AAS Catalog Record

Peterson Fellow, 1997-98

2002

 
Sealed with Blood: War, Sacrifice, and Memory in Revolutionary America by Sarah J. Purcell

Sarah J. Purcell

Sealed with Blood: War, Sacrifice, and Memory in Revolutionary America

Published by University of Pennsylvania Press

AAS Catalog Record

Peterson Fellow, 2007-8

2002

 
London Booksellers and American Customers: Transatlantic Literary Community and the Charleston Library Society, 1748-1811 by James Raven

James Raven

London Booksellers and American Customers: Transatlantic Literary Community and the Charleston Library Society, 1748-1811

Published by University of South Carolina Press

AAS Catalog Record

Peterson Fellow, 1994-95

2002

 
A Traffic of Dead Bodies: Anatomy and Embodied Social Identity in Nineteenth-Century America by Michael Sappol

Michael Sappol

A Traffic of Dead Bodies: Anatomy and Embodied Social Identity in Nineteenth-Century America

Published by Princeton University Press

AAS Catalog Record

Peterson Fellow, 1996-97

2002

 
Shameless: The Visionary Life of Mary Gove Nichols by Jean Silver-Isenstadt

Jean Silver-Isenstadt

Shameless: The Visionary Life of Mary Gove Nichols

Published by Johns Hopkins University Press

AAS Catalog Record

Peterson Fellow, 1995-96

2002

 
Larding the Lean Earth: Soil and Society in Nineteenth-Century America by Steven Stoll

Steven Stoll

Larding the Lean Earth: Soil and Society in Nineteenth-Century America

Published by Hill and Wang

AAS Catalog Record

Peterson Fellow, 1998-99

2002

 
The Healer's Calling: Women and Medicine in Early New England by Rebecca Tannenbaum

Rebecca Tannenbaum

The Healer's Calling: Women and Medicine in Early New England

Published by Cornell University Press

AAS Catalog Record

Peterson Fellow, 1994-95

2002

 
The Devotion of These Women: Rhode Island in the Antislavery Network by Deborah Bingham Van Broekhoven

Deborah Bingham Van Broekhoven

The Devotion of These Women: Rhode Island in the Antislavery Network

Published by University of Massachusetts Press

AAS Catalog Record

AAS-NEH Fellow, 1986-87

2002

 
A Gentleman of Color: The Life of James Forten by Julie Winch

Julie Winch

A Gentleman of Color: The Life of James Forten

Published by Oxford University Press

AAS Catalog Record

Peterson Fellow, 1987-88

2002

 
The Wealth of Nations Rediscovered: Integration and Expansion in American Financial Markets, 1780-1850 by Robert Wright

Robert E. Wright

The Wealth of Nations Rediscovered: Integration and Expansion in American Financial Markets, 1780-1850

Published by Cambridge University Press

AAS Catalog Record

Peterson Fellow, 1999-00

Research Associate, 1994-95

2001

 
Observing God: Thomas Dick, Evangelicalism, and Popular Science in Victorian Britain and America by William Astore

William Astore

Observing God: Thomas Dick, Evangelicalism, and Popular Science in Victorian Britain and America

Published by Ashgate Publishing Ltd.

AAS Catalog Record

2001

 
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Burton Bledstein

The Middling Sorts: Explorations in the History of the American Middle Class

Published by Routledge

AAS Catalog Record

Peterson Fellow, 1988-89

2001

 
America's Jubilee: How in 1826 a Generation Remembered Fifty Years of Independence by Andrew Burstein

Andrew Burstein

America's Jubilee: How in 1826 a Generation Remembered Fifty Years of Independence

Published by Alfred A. Knopf

AAS Catalog Record

Peterson Fellow, 1997-98

2001

 
Book cover of Hope is the Thing With Feathers by Christopher Cokinos

Christopher Cokinos

Hope is the Thing With Feathers: A Personal Chronicle of Vanished Birds

Published by J.P. Tarcher/Putnam

AAS Catalog Record

Artists in the Archive page

Wallace Fellow, 1998

2001

 
The Education of Laura Bridgman, First Deaf and Blind Person to Learn Language by Ernest Freeberg

Ernest Freeberg

The Education of Laura Bridgman, First Deaf and Blind Person to Learn Language

Published by Harvard University Press

AAS Catalog Record

ASECS Fellow, 1995-96

2001

 
 Slave Patrols: Law and Violence in Virginia and the Carolinas by Sally Hadden

Sally Hadden

Slave Patrols: Law and Violence in Virginia and the Carolinas

Published by Harvard University Press

AAS Catalog Record

Peterson Fellow, 1994-95

2001

 
Purchasing Identity in the Atlantic World: Massachusetts Merchants, 1670-1780 by Phyllis Whitman Hunter

Phyllis Whitman Hunter

Purchasing Identity in the Atlantic World: Massachusetts Merchants, 1670-1780

Published by Cornell University Press

AAS Catalog Record

Peterson Fellow, 1992-93

2001

 
The Sweet By and By by Jeanne Mackin

Jeanne Mackin

The Sweet By and By

Published by St. Martin's Press

AAS Catalog Record

Wallace Fellow, 1999

2001

 
1831: Year of Eclipse by Louis Masur

Louis Masur

1831: Year of Eclipse

Published by Hill and Wang

AAS Catalog Record

Peterson Fellow, 1998-99

2001

 
The Form of News: A History by John Nerone and Kevin Barnhurst

John Nerone

The Form of News: A History

Published by Guilford Publications

AAS Catalog Record

AAS-NEH Fellow, 1996-97

2001

 
Communities of Journalism: A History of American Newspapers and Their Readers by David Paul Nord

David Paul Nord

Communities of Journalism: A History of American Newspapers and Their Readers

Published by University of Illinois Press

AAS Catalog Record

Peterson Fellow, 1986-87

2001

 
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Katherine Preston

Opera on the Road: Traveling Opera Troupes in the United States, 1825-60

Published by University of Illinois Press

AAS Catalog Record

Peterson Fellow, 1985-86

2001

 
Facing East from Indian Country: A Native History of Early America by Daniel Ritcher

Daniel Richter

Facing East from Indian Country: A Native History of Early America

Published by Harvard University Press

AAS Catalog Record

Daniels Fellow, 1981-82

2001

 
A Republic of Righteousness: The Public Christianity of the Post-Revolutionary New England Clergy by Jonathan Sassi

Jonathan Sassi

A Republic of Righteousness: The Public Christianity of the Post-Revolutionary New England Clergy

Published by Oxford University Press

AAS Catalog Record

ASECS Fellow, 1999-00

2000

 
Parlor Politics: In Which the Ladies of Washington Help Build a City and a Government by Catherine Allgor

Catherine Allgor

Parlor Politics: In Which the Ladies of Washington Help Build a City and a Government

Published by University Press of Virginia

AAS Catalog Record

Peterson Fellow, 1995-96

2000

 
Inheriting the Revolution: The First Generation of Americans by Joyce Appleby

Joyce Appleby

Inheriting the Revolution: The First Generation of Americans

Published by Harvard University Press

AAS Catalog Record

ASECS Fellow, 1994-95

2000

 
Race and Reunion: The Civil War in American Memory by David Blight

David Blight

Race and Reunion: The Civil War in American Memory

Published by Harvard University Press

AAS Catalog Record

2012 Public Program

Peterson Fellow, 1996-97

2000

 
From Fireplace to Cookstove: Technology and the Domestic Ideal in America by Priscilla Brewer

Priscilla Brewer

From Fireplace to Cookstove: Technology and the Domestic Ideal in America

Published by Syracuse University Press

AAS Catalog Record

Hiatt Fellow, 1984-85

2000

 
The Story of A: The Alphabetization of America from the New England Primer to the Scarlet Letter by Patricia Crain

Patricia Crain

The Story of A: The Alphabetization of America from the New England Primer to the Scarlet Letter

Published by Stanford University Press

AAS Catalog Record

ASECS Fellow, 1997-98

2000

 
The Unvarnished Truth: Personal Narratives in Nineteenth-Century America by Ann Fabian

Ann Fabian

The Unvarnished Truth: Personal Narratives in Nineteenth-Century America

Published by University of California Press

AAS Catalog Record

Botein Fellow, 1994-95

2000

 
The Imagined Civil War: Popular Literature of the North and South, 1861-65 by Alice Fahs

Alice Fahs

The Imagined Civil War: The Performative Commons in the Atlantic World, 1649-1849

Published by University of North Carolina Press

AAS Catalog Record

Hiatt Fellow, 1991-92

2000

 
Women and Reform in a New England Community, 1815-1860 by Carolyn Lawes

Carolyn Lawes

Women and Reform in a New England Community, 1815-1860

Published by University Press of Kentucky

AAS Catalog Record

Peterson Fellow, 1990-91

2000

 
Carnival on the Page: Popular Print Media in Antebellum America by Isabelle Lehuu

Isabelle Lehuu

Carnival on the Page: Popular Print Media in Antebellum America

Published by University of North Carolina Press

AAS Catalog Record

Boni Fellow, 1988-89

2000

 
An Empire Divided: The American Revolution and the British Caribbean by Andrew Jackson O'Shaughnessy

Andrew Jackson O'Shaughnessy

An Empire Divided: The American Revolution and the British Caribbean

Published by University of Pennsylvania Press

AAS Catalog Record

Peterson Fellow, 1986-87

2000

 
An Unsettled Conquest: The British Campaign against the Peoples of Acadia by Geoffrey Plank

Geoffrey Plank

An Unsettled Conquest: The British Campaign against the Peoples of Acadia

Published by University of Pennsylvania Press

AAS Catalog Record

ASECS Fellow, 1996-97

2000

 
The Politics of Long Division: The Birth of the Second Party System in Ohio, 1818-1828 by Donald Ratcliffe

Donald Ratcliffe

The Politics of Long Division: The Birth of the Second Party System in Ohio, 1818-1828

Published by Ohio State University Press

AAS Catalog Record

Haven Fellow, 1983-84

Research Associate, 1987-88

2000

 
Suffering Soldiers: Revolutionary War Veterans, Moral Sentiment, and Political Culture in the Early Republic by John Resch

John Resch

Suffering Soldiers: Revolutionary War Veterans, Moral Sentiment, and Political Culture in the Early Republic

Published by University of Massachusetts Press

AAS Catalog Record

2000

 
American Alchemy: The California Gold Rush and Middle-Class Culture by Brian Roberts

Brian Roberts

American Alchemy: The California Gold Rush and Middle-Class Culture

Published by University of North Carolina Press

AAS Catalog Record

AAS-NEH Fellow, 1998-99

2000

 
Piety in Providence: Class Dimensions of Religious Experience in Antebellum Rhode Isalnd by Mark Schantz

Mark Schantz

Piety in Providence: Class Dimensions of Religious Experience in Antebellum Rhode Island

Published by Cornell University Press

AAS Catalog Record

Hiatt Fellow, 1987-88

2000

 
Transcendental Wordplay: America's Romantic Punsters and the Search for the Language of Nature by Michael West

Michael West

Transcendental Wordplay: America's Romantic Punsters and the Search for the Language of Nature

Published by Ohio State University Press

AAS Catalog Record

Peterson Fellow, 1985-86

2000

 
Blind Memory: Visual Representations of Slavery in England America, 1780-1865 by Marcus Wood

Marcus Wood

Blind Memory: Visual Representations of Slavery in England America, 1780-1865

Published by Routledge

AAS Catalog Record

Peterson Fellow, 1992-93

1999

 
Framing American Divorce by Norma Basch

Norma Basch

Framing American Divorce: From the Revolutionary Generation to the Victorians

Published by University of California Press

AAS Catalog Record

AAS-NEH Fellow, 1990-91

1999

 
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Robert Begiebing

The Adventures of Allegra Fullerton or, A Memoir of Startling and Amusing Episodes from Itinerant Life: A Novel

Published by University Press of New England

AAS Catalog Record

Artists in the Archive page

Wallace Fellow, 1996

1999

 
Constructing American Lives by Scott Casper

Scott Casper

Constructing American Lives: Biography and Culture in Nineteenth-Century

Published by University of North Carolina Press

AAS Catalog Record

Peterson Fellow, 1990-91

1999

 
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Saul Cornell

The Other Founders: Anti-Federalism and the Dissenting Tradition in America, 1788-1828

Published by University of North Carolina Press

AAS Catalog Record

Hiatt Fellow, 1987-88

1999

 
People of the Wachusett: Greater New England in History and Memory, 1630-1860 by David Jaffee

David Jaffee

People of the Wachusett: Greater New England in History and Memory, 1630-1860

Published by Cornell University Press

AAS Catalog Record

Peterson Fellow, 1988-89

1999

 
The Name of War: King Philip's War and the Origins of American Identity by Jill Lepore

Jill Lepore

The Name of War: King Philip's War and the Origins of American Identity

Published by Vintage

AAS Catalog Record

1998 Public Program

Peterson Fellow, 1993-94

1998

 
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Ann Bowden

Sir Walter Scott: A Bibliographical History 1796-1832

Published by Oak Knoll Press

AAS Catalog Record

Peterson Fellow, 1992-93

1998

 
Strangers & Pilgrims : Female Preaching in America, 1740-1845 by Catherine Brekus

Catherine Brekus

Strangers & Pilgrims: Female Preaching in America, 1740-1845

Published by University of North Carolina Press

AAS Catalog Record

Hiatt Fellow, 1991-92

1998

 
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Karen Halttunen

Murder Most Foul: The Killer and the American Gothic Imagination

Published by Harvard University Press

AAS Catalog Record

Peterson Fellow, 1987-88

1998

 
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Nancy Isenberg

Sex and Citizenship in Antebellum America

Published by University of North Carolina Press

AAS Catalog Record

Hiatt Fellow, 1987-88

Research Associate, 1995-96

1998

 
American Exceptionalism by Deborah Madsen

Deborah Madsen

American Exceptionalism

Published by University Press of Mississippi

AAS Catalog Record

1998

 
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Margaret Ellen Newell

From Dependency to Independence: Economic Revolution in Colonial New England

Published by Cornell University Press

AAS Catalog Record

Hiatt Fellow, 1988-89

Research Associate, 1987-88

1998

 
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John Seelye

Memory's Nation: The Place of Plymouth Rock

Published by University of North Carolina Press

AAS Catalog Record

1998

 
Book cover for Sectional Nationalism

Harlow Sheidley

Sectional Nationalism: Massachusetts Conservative Leaders and the Transformation of America, 1815-1836

Published by Northeastern University Press

AAS Catalog Record

Hiatt Fellow, 1983-84

1998

 
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Albert von Frank

The Trials of Anthony Burns Freedom and Slavery in Emerson’s Boston

Published by Harvard University Press

AAS Catalog Record

Peterson Fellow, 1995-96

1997

 
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Elizabeth Bethel

The Roots of African-American Identity: Memory and History in the Antebellum Free Communities

Published by St. Martin's Press

AAS Catalog Record

Peterson Fellow, 1985-86

1997

 
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Gregory Nobles

American Frontiers: Cultural Encounters and Continental Conquest

Published by Hill & Wang

AAS Catalog Record

Boni Fellow, 1991-92

1997

 
The Transformation of Authorship in America by Grantland Rice

Grantland Rice

The Transformation of Authorship in America

Published by University of Chicago Press

AAS Catalog Record

Botein Fellow, 1993-94

1997

 
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David L. Waldstreicher

In the Midst of Perpetual Fetes: The Making of American Nationalism, 1776-1820

Published by University of North Carolina Press

AAS Catalog Record

Peterson Fellow, 1992-93

1997

 
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Joseph Wood

The New England Village

Published by Johns Hopkins University Press

AAS Catalog Record

Peterson Fellow, 1988-89

Research Associate, 1992-93

1996

 
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Steven Bullock

Revolutionary Brotherhood: Freemasonry and the Transformation of the American Social Order, 1730-1840

Published by University of North Carolina Press

AAS Catalog Record

1996

 
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W. Clark Gilpin

A Preface to Theology

Published by University of Chicago Press

AAS Catalog Record

Haven Fellow, 1982-83

Research Associate, 1984-85

1996

 
The Battle for Christmas

Stephen Nissenbaum

The Battle for Christmas

Published by Alfred A. Knopf

AAS Catalog Record

1996

 
Founding Mothers & Fathers by Mary Beth Norton

Mary Beth Norton

Founding Mothers & Fathers: Gendered Power and the Forming of American Society

Published by Penguin Random House

AAS Catalog Record

2018 Baron Lecture

Peterson Fellow, 1984-85

1996

 
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Nell Irvin Painter

Sojourner Truth: A Life, A Symbol

Published by W.W. Norton

AAS Catalog Record

Peterson Fellow, 1991-92

1996

 
Book cover for Printers and Men of Capital

Rosalind Remer

Printers and Men of Capital: Philadelphia Book Publishers in the New Republic

Published by University of Pennsylvania Press

AAS Catalog Record

Peterson Fellow, 1988-89

1996

 
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Shirley Samuels

Romances of the Republic: Women, the Family, and Violence in the Literature of the Early American Nation

Published by Oxford University Press

AAS Catalog Record

NEMLA Fellow, 1988-89

1996

 
The Artificial River

Carol Sheriff

The Artificial River: The Erie Canal and the Paradoxes of Progress, 1817-1862

Published by Hill and Wang

AAS Catalog Record

Peterson Fellow, 1991-92

1996

 
The Making of an American Senate: Reconstitutive Change in Congress, 1787-1841

Elaine Swift

The Making of an American Senate: Reconstitutive Change in Congress, 1787-1841

Published by University of Michigan Press

AAS Catalog Record

Hiatt Fellow, 1985-86

1995

 
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Michael Bellesiles

Revolutionary Outlaws: Ethan Allen and the Struggle for Independence on the Early American Frontier

Published by University of Virginia Press

AAS Catalog Record

Haven Fellow, 1984

1995

 
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Dona Brown

Inventing New England: Regional Tourism in the Nineteenth Century

Published by Smithsonian Institution Press

AAS Catalog Record

Hiatt Fellow, 1986-87

1995

 
The Communitarian Moment by Christopher Clark

Christopher Clark

The Communitarian Moment: The Radical Challenge of the Northampton Association

Published by Cornell University Press

AAS Catalog Record

Peterson Fellow, 1990-91

1995

 
Women Before the Bar by Cornelia Dayton

Cornelia Dayton

Women Before the Bar: Gender, Law, and Society in Connecticut, 1639-1789

Published by Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture and the University of North Carolina Press

AAS Catalog Record

ASECS Fellow, 1991-92

1995

 
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Richard John

Spreading the News: The American Postal System from Franklin to Morse

Published by Harvard University Press

AAS Catalog Record

Hiatt Fellow, 1986-87

1995

 
William Cooper's Town: Power and Persuasion on the Frontier of the Early American Republic by Alan Taylor

Alan Taylor

William Cooper's Town: Power and Persuasion on the Frontier of the Early American Republic

Published by Alfred A. Knopf

AAS Catalog Record

2020 Public Program

AAS-NEH Fellow, 1989-90

1995

 
Book cover for American Literary Publishing in the Mid-nineteenth Century

Michael Winship

American Literary Publishing in the Mid-Nineteenth Century: The Business of Ticknor and Fields

Published by Cambridge University Press

AAS Catalog Record

Peterson Fellow, 1989-90

1994

 

Gaylord Albaugh

History and Annotated Bibliography of American Religious Periodicals and Newspapers Established from 1730 through 1830

Published by American Antiquarian Society

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U.S. Steel Foundation Fellow, 1972-73

1994

 
Book cover for Behold the Child

Gillian Avery

Behold the Child: American Children and Their Books, 1621–1922

Published by Johns Hopkins University Press

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Peterson Fellow, 1985-86

1994

 
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Menahem Blondheim

News Over the Wires: The Telegraph and the Flow of Public Information in America, 1844-1897

Published by Harvard University Press

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Boni Fellow, 1987-88

1994

 
Contraception and Abortion book cover

Janet Brodie

Contraception and Abortion in Nineteenth-Century America

Published by Cornell University Press

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Peterson Fellow, 1988-89

1994

 
Book cover for The Public Prints

Charles E. Clark

The Public Prints: The Newspaper in Anglo-American Culture, 1665-1740

Published by Oxford University Press

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Boni Fellow, 1985-86

1994

 
Book cover for Women in the American Theater

Faye Dudden

Women in the American Theatre: Actresses & Audiences, 1790-1870

Published by Yale University Press

AAS Catalog Record

Peterson Fellow, 1988-89

1994

 
Book cover for Profane, the Civil, and the Godly

Richard Gildrie

The Profane, the Civil, and the Godly:The Reformation of Manners in Orthodox New England, 1679–1749

Published by Pennsylvania State University Press

AAS Catalog Record

Peterson Fellow, 1983-84

1994

 
Book cover for Conflicting Paths

Harvey Graff

Conflicting Paths Growing Up in America

Published by Harvard University Press

AAS Catalog Record

AAS-NEH Fellow, 1988-89

1994

 
book cover for Froth and Scum

Andie Tucher

Froth and Scum: Truth, Beauty, Goodness, and the Ax Murder in America's First Mass Medium

Published by University of North Carolina Press

AAS Catalog Record

Hiatt Fellow, 1983-84

1993

 
Training the Eye by Elliot Davis

Elliot Davis

Training the Eye and the Hand: Fitz Hugh Lane and Nineteenth Century American Drawing Books

Published by Cape Ann Historical Association

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Hiatt Fellow, 1990-91

Research Associate, 1985-86

1993

 
Bright Radical Star book cover

Robert Dykstra

Bright Radical Star: Black Freedom and White Supremacy on the Hawkeye Frontier

Published by Harvard University Press

AAS Catalog Record

1993

 
book cover for Money, Language, and Thought

Marc Shell

Money, Language, and Thought: Literary and Philosophic Economies from the Medieval to the Modern Era

Published by Johns Hopkins University Press

AAS Catalog Record

AAS-NEH Fellow, 1981-82

1993

 
Book Cover for Common Labor

Peter Way

Common Labour: Workers and the Digging of North American Canals 1780–1860

Published by Cambridge University Press

AAS Catalog Record

Hiatt Fellow, 1988-89

1993

 
A fictive people: antebellum economic development and the reading public for American novels, 1837-1857 by Ronald Zboray

Ronald J. Zboray

A Fictive People: Antebellum Economic Development and the Reading Public for American Novels, 1837-1857

Published by Oxford University Press

AAS Catalog Record

Boni Fellow, 1983-84

Research Associate, 1989-90

1992

 
Music of the Highest Class by Michael Broyles

Michael Broyles

Music of the Highest Class: Elitism and Populism in Antebellum Boston

Published by Yale University Press

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1992

 
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Claudia Bushman

America Discovers Columbus: How an Italian Explorer Became an American Hero

Published by University Press of New England

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Peterson Fellow, 1991-92

1992

 
Book cover for Origins of Photojournalism

Michael Carlebach

The Origins of Photojournalism in America

Published by Smithsonian Institution Press

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Peterson Fellow, 1986-87

1992

 
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Bruce Greenfield

Narrating Discovery: The Romantic Explorer in American Literature, 1790-1855

Published by Columbia University Press

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NEMLA Fellow, 1989-90

1992

 
Origins of the Black Press: New York, 1827-1847

Bernell Tripp

Origins of the Black Press: New York, 1827-1847

Published by Vision Press

AAS Catalog Record

Botein Fellow, 1991-92

1992

 
book cover for The Protestant Evangelical Awakening

William Ward

The Protestant Evangelical Awakening

Published by Cambridge University Press

AAS Catalog Record

Peterson Fellow, 1987-88

1991

 
book cover for Quakers and Baptists in Colonial Massachusetts

Carla Gardina Pestana

Quakers and Baptists in Colonial Massachusetts

Published by Cambridge University Press

AAS Catalog Record

Peterson Fellow, 1988-89

Research Associate, 1987-88

1991

 
book cover for With an Air Debonair

Susan L. Porter

With an Air Debonair: Musical Theatre in America 1785-1815

Published by Smithsonian Institution Press

AAS Catalog Record

1991

 
book cover for Beautiful Machine

John Seelye

Beautiful Machine: Rivers and the Republican Plan, 1755-1825

Published by Oxford University Press

AAS Catalog Record

AAS-NEH Fellow, 1985-86

Research Associate, 1988-90

1991

 
Book cover for the Divine Dramitist

Harry Stout

The Divine Dramatist: George Whitefield and the Rise of Modern Evangelicalism

Published by W.B. Eerdmans

AAS Catalog Record

1991

 
Book cover for The Angelical Conjunction

Patricia Watson

The Angelical Conjunction: The Preacher-Physicians of Colonial New England

Published by University of Tennessee Press

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Hiatt Fellow, 1984-85

1991

 
book cover for Toward a More Perfect Union

Ann Withington

Toward a More Perfect Union: Virtue and the Formation of American Republics

Published by Oxford University Press

AAS Catalog Record

AAS-NEH Fellow, 1991-92

1990

 
Book cover for Oracles of Empire

David Shields

Oracles of Empire: Poetry, Politics, and Commerce in British America, 1690-1750

Published by University of Chicago Press

AAS Catalog Record

Haven Fellow, 1985-86

1990

 
Book cover for The Letters of the Republic

Michael Warner

The Letters of the Republic Publication and the Public Sphere in Eighteenth-Century America

Published by Harvard University Press

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AAS-NEH Fellow, 1986-87

1989

 
Book cover for Daniel Defoe: His Life

Paula Backscheider

Daniel Defoe: His Life

Published by Johns Hopkins University Press

AAS Catalog Record

Peterson Fellow, 1987-88

1989

 
Book cover for Radical Spirits

Ann Braude

Radical Spirits: Spiritualism and Women's Rights in Nineteenth-Century America

Published by Beacon Press

AAS Catalog Record

Hiatt Fellow, 1985-86

1989

 
Heart of the Commonwealth by John Brooke

John Brooke

The Heart of the Commonwealth: Society and Political Culture in Worcester County, Massachusetts 1713–1861

Published by Cambridge University Press

AAS Catalog Record

Haven Fellow, 1982-83

1989

 
Book cover for Knowledge is Power

Richard D. Brown

Knowledge Is Power: The Diffusion of Information in Early America, 1700-1865

Published by Oxford University Press

AAS Catalog Record

AAS-NEH Fellow, 1977-78

1989

 
Book cover for The Shadow of the Dream

Peter Coclanis

The Shadow of a Dream: Economic Life and Death in the South Carolina Low Country, 1670-1920

Published by Oxford University Press

AAS Catalog Record

Daniels Fellow, 1977-78

Research Associate, 1983-84

1989

 
Book cover for Reading Becomes a Necessity of Life

William Gilmore-Lehne

Reading Becomes a Necessity of Life: Material and Cultural Life in Rural New England, 1780-1835

Published by University of Tennessee Press

AAS Catalog Record

1989

 
Book cover for Nation's Newspapers

Richard Schwarzlose

The Nation's Newsbrokers

Published by Northwestern University Press

AAS Catalog Record

Peterson Fellow, 1984-85

1988

 
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Michael Hall

The Last American Puritan: The Life of Increase Mather, 1639–1723

Published by Wesleyan University Press

AAS Catalog Record

Daniels Fellow, 1975-76

1988

 
Beneath the American Renaissance by David Reynolds

David Reynolds

Beneath the American Renaissance: The Subversive Imagination in the Age of Emerson and Melville

Published by Alfred A. Knopf

AAS Catalog Record

AAS-NEH Fellow, 1982-83

1987

 
Coming Over book cover

David Cressy

Coming Over: Migration and Communication between England and New England in the Seventeenth Century

Published by Cambridge University Press

AAS Catalog Record

Daniels Fellow, 1980-81

1987

 
book cover for Exiles of Erin

Charles Fanning

The Exiles of Erin: Nineteenth Century Irish-American Fiction

Published by University of Notre Dame Press

AAS Catalog Record

Daniels Fellow, 1981-82

1987

 
book cover for The People's Voice

William Miles

The People's Voice: An Annotated Bibliography of American Presidential Campaign Newspapers, 1828-1984

Published by Greenwood Press

AAS Catalog Record

Haven Fellow, 1984-85

1987

 
book cover for The Democratic Dilemma

Randolph Roth

The Democratic Dilemma: Religion, Reform, and the Social Order in the Connecticut River Valley of Vermont, 1791–1850

Published by Cambridge University Press

AAS Catalog Record

Daniels Fellow, 1981-82

1986

 
Revolution and the Word by Cathy Davidson

Cathy Davidson

Revolution and the Word: The Rise of the Novel in America

Published by Oxford University Press

AAS Catalog Record

Peterson Fellow, 1984-85

1986

 
Southern Capitalists

Laurence Shore

Southern Capitalists: The Ideological Leadership of an Elite, 1832-1885

Published by University of North Carolina Press

AAS Catalog Record

Daniels Fellow, 1981-82

1986

 

Carroll Smith-Rosenberg

Disorderly Conduct: Visions of Gender in Victorian America

Published by Oxford University Press

AAS Catalog Record

AAS-NEH Fellow, 1976-77

1986

 
The New England Soul: Preaching and Religious Culture in Colonial New England by Harry Stout

Harry Stout

The New England Soul: Preaching and Religious Culture in Colonial New England

Published by Oxford University Press

AAS Catalog Record

Daniels Fellow, 1980-81

1985

 
Book cover for American Revolution

Edward Countryman

The American Revolution

Published by Hill and Wang

AAS Catalog Record

Haven Fellow, 1983-84

1983

 
Book cover for Transformation of Political Culture

Ronald Formisano

The Transformation of Political Culture: Massachusetts Parties, 1790s-1840s

Published by Oxford University Press

AAS Catalog Record

AAS-NEH Fellow, 1976-77

1983

 
book cover for The Coming of Industrial Order

Jonathan Prude

The Coming of Industrial Order: Town and Factory Life in Rural Massachusetts, 1810–1860

Published by Cambridge University Press

AAS Catalog Record

Daniels Fellow, 1977-78

1982

 
Book cover for A Calculating People

Patricia Cline Cohen

A Calculating People: The Spread of Numeracy in Early America

Published by University of Chicago Press

AAS Catalog Record

Daniels Fellow, 1977-78

1982

 
book cover for George Washington, An American Icon

Wendy Wick Reaves

George Washington, An American Icon: The Eighteenth-Century Graphic Portraits

Published by Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service

AAS Catalog Record

Daniels Fellow, 1976-77

1981

 
Book cover for Faithful Magistrates and Republican Lawyers

A. G. Roeber

Faithful Magistrates and Republican Lawyers: Creators of Virginia Legal Culture, 1680-1810

Published by University of North Carolina Press

AAS Catalog Record

AAS-NEH Fellow, 1978-79

1980

 
book cover for Soldiers of Light and Love

Jacqueline Jones

Soldiers of Light and Love: Northern Teachers and Georgia Blacks, 1865-1873

Published by University of Georgia Press

AAS Catalog Record

Daniels Fellow, 1974-75

1980

 
book cover for Glory, Hallelujah! The Story of the American Campmeeting Spiritual

Ellen Jane Lorenz

Glory, Hallelujah! The Story of the American Campmeeting Spiritual

Published by Abingdon

AAS Catalog Record

Daniels Fellow, 1977-78

1980

 
The Language of Canaan by Mason Lowance

Mason Lowance

The Language of Canaan: Metaphor and Symbol in New England from the Puritans to the Transcendentalists

Published by Harvard University Press

AAS Catalog Record

U.S. Steel Foundation Fellow, 1972-73

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