This Week @MHS
Join us for a program this week! Here is a look at what is going on: - Tuesday, 29 January, 5:15 PM: Better Teaching through Technology, 1945-1969, with Victoria Cain, Northeastern ...
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These scholars received support through the MHS-NEH Long-term Fellowship Program.
University of New Hampshire
The Life and Times of Robert Morris: America's First Human Rights Lawyer
University of Virginia
The Abolitionist Civil War: Immediatists and the Fate of the Union”
University of Exeter
Pax Economics: The Economic War for Peace, 1846-1946
University of Southern California
Patriots Before Revolution: The Invention of Party Politics in the Atlantic
The Home/Front: Gender, Domestic Space, and Military Occupation in the American Revolution
Labor, Land, and Freedom: Antebellum Labor Reform and the Rise of Antislavery Politics
Thomas Jefferson University
Hippocratic Vows: How the Doctor’s Wife Transformed American Medicine
The Abolitionist Nation: An Intellectual History of Nation, Democracy, and Race During Reconstruction, 1863-1877
Mint Conditions: The Politics and Geography of Money in Britain and Its Empire, 1650-1760
North Carolina State University
Things Set Apart: An Alternative History of the Separation of Church and State
Penn State Brandywine
Race, Religion, and Rebellion: Recovering the Early Antebellum Writing and Itinerant Ministry of Zilpha Elaw
College of William and Mary
The Constitution of Disability in the Early United States
Adrian C. Weimer
Godly Petitions: Puritanism and the Crisis of the Restoration in America
University of Massachusetts – Amherst
Men for All Seasons: Sumner, Stevens, and the Making of Radical Reconstruction
A Passion for Patents: Inventiveness, Citizenship and American Nationhood
Harvard Law School
Designing Money in Early America: Experiments in Political Economy (1680-1775)
Redeeming Verse: The Poetics of Revivalism
University of Maine Farmington
"Everyday Laureates: Poetic Communities in New England, 1865-1900"
"Charles Sumner's America: A Cultural Biography"
University of North Carolina at Charlotte
"Liberal Theology in Early America, 1630-1830"
University of Virginia/ Jefferson Scholars Foundation
"New Votes for New Parties: Young Americans and Third Parties in Antebellum Massachusetts"
University of Connecticut
"Pursuing Respectability in the Cannibal Isles: Americans in Nineteenth-Century Fiji"
"The Appomattox Myth: Struggling to Find the End of the American Civil War"
University of California Santa Barbara
"Networking for Global Perfection: The International Dimension of Nineteenth-Century Fourierism"
Boston University School of Law
"Entitling Marriage: A History of Marriage, Public Money, and the Law"
University of Oregon
"American Relics and the Material Politics of Public Memory"
New York University
"Mourning Lincoln: Personal Grief and the Meaning of the American Civil War"
Joshua R. Greenberg
Bridgewater State University
"Face to Face: American Engagement with Paper Money in the Early Republic"
Joanne Pope Melish
University of Kentucky
"Making Black Communities: White Laborers, Black Neighbors, and the Evolution of Race and Class in the Post-Revolutionary North"
"American Citizens of the World: The Political Culture of Peace Reform, 1812-1865"
"Free Trade and Family Values: Kinship Networks and the Culture of Early American Capitalism"
University of North Carolina
"Sexual Warfare: Rape and the American Civil War"
Linford D. Fisher
"The Indian Great Awakening: Religion and the Shaping of Native Cultures in Early America" (postponed to 2010-2011)
University of California, Santa Barbara
"Riotous Flesh: Confronting Gender and Sexuality through Grahamite Health Reform, 1830-1860"
University of Maryland
Phillis Wheatley Biography
University of Texas
"Learning to See Gender in the 18th Century Atlantic World"
Fitchburg State College
"New England/New Israel: Puritans and Jews in Colonial New England"
"Letter and Spirit: Literary Theories of the Sermon in Puritan New England"
Professor of History, California State University Channel Islands
“The Poor in Early Massachusetts, 1630-1830”
Lisa M. Tetrault
Assistant Professor of History, Carnegie Mellon University
“Memory of a Movement: Re-Imagining Woman Suffrage in Reconstruction America, 1865-1890”
Ruth Wallis Herndon
Assistant Professor of History, University of Toledo
"Children of Misfortune: The Fates of Boston's Poor Apprentices"
Professor of American History, Connecticut College
"Cinderella's Family: Stepfamily Tradition in Eighteenth-Century New England"
Associate Professor of History, Meadville Lombard Theological School
"American Heretic: Theodore Parker, Democracy, and Civil War."
David C. Hsiung
Charles A. Dana Professor of History, Juniata College
"The Environmental History of the American Revolution."
Mellon Postdoctoral Lecturer, Washington University in St. Louis
"The Other Liberal Tradition in America: The American Whigs and the Rationale for Formative Politics."
Professor, Department of History, University of Richmond
"Minds Afire: Angry Farmers and the Origins of the United States Constitution."
Ellen Gruber Garvey
Associate Professor, Department of English, New Jersey City University
"Scrapbooks, Scissorizing and Book Destruction and Reconstruction: Interventions in Print Culture"
Professor, Department of History, University of Notre Dame
"The Strange Fascination of Things Spanish: Ticknor, Prescott, and Friends"
Walter W. Woodward
Assistant Professor, Department of History, Dickinson College
"Prospero's America: John Winthrop, Jr., Alchemy, and the Creation of New England Culture (1606-1676)"
The domestic realm has long captivated feminist scholars who have sought to understand the lives of women and the workings of gender. How have women experienced, ...
The chain of green spaces and waterways that comprise the Emerald Necklace park system is an invaluable urban oasis. Described as “the lungs of the city” this ...
Ever since US troops occupied the Philippines in 1898, generations of Filipinos have served in and alongside the US armed forces. Historian Christopher Capozzola reveals ...
Like so many good stories here at the Historical Society, it began with a reference question. Jeremy Belknap, hunting through his sources, asked Vice President John Adams for some help. Belknap, the ...