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?
Posted in Pedagogy, Public History Tagged Abraham Lincoln, academia, Archives, Civil War, Gender History, material culture, pedagogy, Public History, Slavery, teaching
Here’s your seasonal roundup of early American art on exhibit. Add your finds below!
Posted in Museums, Public History Tagged 19th Century, Abraham Lincoln, African-American history, American art, Atlantic World, Early Republic, museum, Native Americans, Popular History, Public History
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
Posted in Lists Tagged 19th Century, Abraham Lincoln, American Revolution, Atlantic World, Civil War, cultural history, Early Republic, gender, Native Americans, Politics, Popular History, Print Culture, race, religion, Slavery
After a few quiet weeks in early American history, we’re back with your breaking headlines. To the links! Continue reading
Well, technically, this will be the last two weeks in early American history since we missed last Sunday. Let’s get to it: Continue reading
Posted in The Week in Early American History Tagged Abraham Lincoln, Alexander Hamilton, American Revolution, Andrew O'Shaughnessy, empire, Eric Foner, historical memory, James Oakes, Job Market, Manisha Sinha, mental health, podcast, race, Slavery
Welcome to your weekly roundup of early American history headlines. Now that you’ve aced your presidential history knowledge, and reviewed this reading list of their lives, it’s on to the links! Continue reading