This has been a momentous week for early Americanists, with the 150th anniversary of the Lincoln assassination to start the week and, especially for those of us in Massachusetts, the annual commemorations of Patriot’s Day this weekend. We have lots of great links for you below the fold!
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Here’s our seasonal roundup of new and forthcoming titles. Share your finds below! Continue reading
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Just in time for your holiday shopping list, here’s our preview of new titles—share your finds in the comments!
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Iron Yoke Slave Collar
John A. Andrew Artifact Collection, MHS
Questions first ignited in a comprehensive exam room have an electric way of rippling through your whole career, whether you’re teaching in a university classroom and/or in the realms of public history. Take, for example, a standard query about nineteenth-century material culture: How would you tell a history of the American Civil War in five objects?
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Here’s your seasonal roundup of early American art on exhibit. Add your finds below!
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Here’s the weekly review of early America in the news: Continue reading
Here’s our fall preview of new titles—share your finds in the comments! Continue reading
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