The Invention of New England in the Nineteenth Century

American Studies Seminar
Dona Brown

The following American Studies Seminar research papers were written by students in the 1993 seminar, "The Invention of New England in the Nineteenth Century," under the supervision of Dona Brown, assistant professor of American history at the University of New Hampshire.

  • "William Bentley and the Rise and Fall of Salem, Massachusetts," by Kendra Cote
  • "Mill Women and the Destruction of the Lowell Myth," by Jennifer Fox
  • "The Railroads and the Revolution of New England in the 19th-century," by Albert Gagliardi
  • "Charles Jewett 'Bound and How' by the New England Temperance Reform," by Sharon Gillette
  • "Covert Feminist Messages in the Theatres of New England, 1845-1875," by Hansie Grignon
  • "'Why were they crazy to visit?," by Julie A. Jablonski
  • "The Pilgrims' Progress: The Changing Nature of the Pilgrim Myth in American History," by Jennifer Mercier
  • "Northampton: The Perfect New England Town," by Jennifer Nuttall
  • "Selling Nantucket in the Nineteenth Century," by Matthew Thomas Spillane.

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