Who is J. Gibbs?
The Massachusetts Historical Society recently received a donation of William Gray Brooks family papers, primarily correspondence on genealogical subjects. It’s a terrific collection of letters ...
These scholars received support through the Loring fellowship program, a collaboration of the Massachusetts Historical Society and the Boston Athenaeum.
Iowa State University
Bonds Burst Asunder: The Revolutionary Politics of Getting By in Civil War and Emancipation, 1860-1867
Phillips Exeter Academy
A Time-Stained God: Spiritual Lives, Civil War Deaths and the Violent Remaking of Religion in America
The Contact of Human Souls
University of Pennsylvania
The Slave South in the Far West: California, the Pacific, and Proslavery Visions of Empire
University of Delaware
"Sculpting the Citizen Soldier: Reproduction and National Memory, 1865-1917"
New York University
"Americanizing America: How the Federal Government Shaped the Nation, 1818-1924"
Ann K. Holder
"'Making the Body Politic': Sexual Histories, Racial Uncertainties and Vernacular Citizenship in the Post-Emancipation U.S."
University of Nevada, Las Vegas
"The Place of the Past in the American Civil War"
New York University
"Black Intellectuals, White Abolitionists, and Revolutionary Transcendentalists: Creating the Radical Intellectual Tradition in Antebellum Boston"
Kathryn Shively Meier
University of Virginia
"Under the Surge of the Blue": Environmental Effects on Civil War Soldier Mental and Physical Health in Virginia, 1862"
Megan Kate Nelson
California State University at Fullerton
"Flesh and Stone: Ruins and the Civil War"
Any city is composed of many layers, including superseded and could-have-been versions of itself: lost cities. This essay is drawn from Rotella’s current book ...
Disability emerged in the Early Republic as a meaningful bureaucratic, legal, institutional, and cultural category. It was rooted in ideas about work, social worth, and ...
This biography, based on original letters and diaries, illuminates four extraordinary women painted by the iconic high-society portraitist John Singer Sargent. ...
When President John Quincy Adams delivered his first annual message to Congress on December 6, 1825, he noted that “the want of a naval school of instruction, corresponding with the Military ...