Recent Scholarship Based on Research at the American Antiquarian Society

The following list includes publications or awards based on research in the Society's collections that have come to our attention recently.

A complete list of scholarship based on research at AAS and published since 2000 is available as a pdf.

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Entries recorded from September 1, 2016 to February 28, 2017

Dillon, Elizabeth Maddock and Michael J. Drexler, editors. The Haitian Revolution and the Early United States. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2016. (Dillon: AAS-NEH Fellow, 2010-11; AAS member)

Dun, James Alexander. Dangerous Neighbors: Making the Haitian Revolution in Early America. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2016. (Tracy Fellow, 2014-15)

Howell, William Huntting and Megan Walsh, editors. The Garies and Their Friends. Peterborough, Ontario: Broadview Press, 2016. (NeMLA Fellows, 2013.)

O’Connell, James C. Dining Out in Boston: A Culinary History. Hanover, University Press of New England, 2017.

Branson, Susan. “Phrenology and the Science of Race in Antebellum America.” Early American Studies 15 (2017): 164-193. (Peterson Fellow, 2011-12)

Bruchac, Margaret. “Hill Town Touchstone: Reconsidering William Apess and Colrain, Massachusetts.” Early American Studies 14 (2016): 712-748. (AAS member)

Fielder, Brigitte. “‘Those people must have loved her very dearly’: Interracial Adoption and Radical Love in Antislavery Children’s Literature.” Early American Studies 14.4 (2016): 749-780. (CHAViC Fellow, 2011-12)

Martinko, Whitney. “Byles versus Boston: Historic Houses, Urban Development, and the Public Good in an Improving City.” Massachusetts Historical Review 19 (2016): 119-152. (CHAViC Fellow, 2009-10; Hench Fellow, 2015-16)

Reed, Peter P. “The Life and Death of Anna Gardie: American Theater, Refugee Dramas, and the Specter of Haitian Revolution.” Early American Literature 51 (2016): 623-652. (NeMLA Fellow, 2007-08 and 2010-11)

Weyler, Karen A. and Michelle Burnham. “Reanimating Ghost Editions, Reorienting the Early American Novel.” Early American Literature 51 (2016): 655-664. (Weyler: Botein Fellow, 1995-96; Burnham: ASECS Fellow, 2011-12)

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