Autumn Reads

1992.12_SL1Here’s our fall preview of new titles—share your finds in the comments!

Nicole N. Aljoe and Ian Finseth, eds., Journeys of the Slave Narrative in the Early Americas

David F. Allmendinger, Jr., Nat Turner and the Rising in Southampton County

Jana L. Argersinger and Phyllis Cole, eds., Toward a Female Genealogy of Transcendentalism

Peter Baldwin, The Copyright Wars: Three Centuries of Trans-Atlantic Battle

Emily Blanck, Tyrannicide: Forging an American Law of Slavery in Revolutionary South Carolina and Massachusetts

Richard Brookhiser, Founders’ Son: A Life of Abraham Lincoln

Nick Bunker, An Empire on the Edge: How Britain Came to Fight America

Colin G. Calloway, The Victory with No Name: The Native American Defeat of the First American Army

Russ Castronovo, Propaganda 1776: Secrets, Leaks, and Revolutionary Communications in Early America

Lee V. Chambers, The Weston Sisters: An American Abolitionist Family

Geraldine J. Clifford, Those Good Gertrudes: A Social History of Women Teachers in America

Andy Doolen, Territories of Empire: U.S. Writing from the Louisiana Purchase to Mexican Independence

Richard S. Dunn, A Tale of Two Plantations: Slave Life and Labor in Jamaica and Virginia

Charles N. Edel, Nation Builder: John Quincy Adams and the Grand Strategy of the Republic

Emily Erikson, Between Monopoly and Free Trade: The English East India Company, 1600-1757

Neil Foley, Mexicans in the Making of America

Katherine Grandjean, American Passage: The Communications Frontier in Early New England  

Alexander B. Haskell, For God, King, and People: Forging Commonwealth Bonds in Renaissance Virginia

Allyson Hobbs, A Chosen Exile: A History of Racial Passing in American Life

Phyllis Hunter, Sailing East: The Empress of China and the New Nation

James J. Gigantino II, The Ragged Road to Abolition Slavery and Freedom in New Jersey, 1775-1865

Thomas S. Kidd, George Whitefield: America’s Spiritual Founding Father

Stephanie Kirk and Sarah Rivett, eds., Religious Transformations in the Early Modern Americas

Heather Miyano Kopelson, Faithful Bodies: Performing Religion and Race in the Puritan Atlantic

Joel Kovarsky, The True Geography of Our Country: Jefferson’s Cartographic Vision

Kathryn Gin Lum, Damned Nation: Hell in America from the Revolution to Reconstruction

Terry A. McNealy, The Doan Gang: The Remarkable History of America’s Most Notorious Loyalist Outlaws

Catherine McNeur, Taming Manhattan: Environmental Battles in the Antebellum City

Ken Miller, Dangerous Guests: Enemy Captives and Revolutionary Communities during the War for Independence

David Narrett, Adventurism and Empire: The Struggle for Mastery in the Louisiana-Florida Borderlands, 1762-1803

Eric Nelson, The Royalist Revolution: Monarchy and the American Founding

Lindsay O’Neill, The Opened Letter: Networking in the Early Modern British World

Ann Marie Plane, Dreams and the Invisible World in Colonial New England: Indians, Colonists, and the Seventeenth Century

Heather Cox Richardson, To Make Men Free: A History of the Republican Party

David R. Roediger, Seizing Freedom: Slave Emancipation and Liberty for All

Bethel Saler, The Settlers’ Empire: Colonialism and State Formation in America’s Old Northwest

Jean R. Soderlund, Lenape Country: Delaware Valley Society before William Penn

Mark Wahlgren Summers, The Ordeal of the Reunion: A New History of Reconstruction

Roy Talbert, Jr. and Meggan A. Farish, The Antipedo Baptists of Georgetown, South Carolina, 1710–2010  

T.J. Tomlin, A Divinity for All Persuasions: Almanacs and Early American Religious Life

Timothy J. Williams, Intellectual Manhood: University, Self, and Society in the Antebellum South

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