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SEA Recent and Forthcoming Publications 

The Society of Early Americanists Recent Publications on Early American Topics page contains a list of books relevant to the field of Early American Studies. Listed below are New and Forthcoming Releases in alphabetical order by Publisher for Fall 2019 and Spring 2020, followed by Spring and Summer 2019.


Fall 2019 and Spring 2020

Bucknell University Press

  • Charles Brockden Brown, Collected Writings of Charles Brockden Brown: The Literary Magazine and Other Writings, 1801–1807, Volume 3, Edited by Robert M. Battistini, Michael A. Cody, Karen A. Weyler
  • Charles Brockden Brown, Collected Writings of Charles Brockden Brown: Political Pamphlets, Volume 4, Edited by Mark L. Kamrath, Stephen Shapiro, Maureen Tuthill 
  • Charles Brockden Brown, Collected Writings of Charles Brockden Brown: Poems, Volume 7, Edited by Michael C. Cohen, Alexandra Socarides 
  • Lenora Warren, Fire on the Water: Sailors, Slaves, and Insurrection in Early American Literature, 1789-1886

Cambridge University Press

  • Robert H. Churchill, The Underground Railroad and the Geography of Violence in Antebellum America
  • Monica D. Fitzgerald, Puritans Behaving Badly: Gender, Punishment, and Religion in Early America
  • Jen Manion, Female Husbands: A Trans History
  • The Cambridge Companion to The Federalist, Edited by Jack N. Rakove and Colleen A. Sheehan
  • The Cambridge Companion to the First Amendment and Religious Liberty, Edited by Michael D. Breidenbach and Owen J. Anderson
  • Lauren Working, The Making of an Imperial Polity: Civility and America in the Jacobean Metropolis

Clemson University Press

  • Gendered Ecologies New Materialist Interpretations of Women Writers in the Long Nineteenth Century, Edited by Dewey W. Hall and Jillmarie Murphy

Cornell University Press

  • Contingent Citizens: Shifting Perceptions of Latter-Day Saints in American Political Culture, Edited by Spencer W. McBride, Brent M. Rogers, Keith A. Erekson, and Adam J. Jortner
  • Andrew Devereux, The Other Side of Empire: Just War in the Mediterranean and the Rise of Early Modern Spain
  • Rachel B. Herrmann, No Useless Mouth: Waging War and Fighting Hunger in the American Revolution
  • Richard W. Maass, The Picky Eagle: How Democracy and Xenophobia Limited U.S. Territorial Expansion
  • Katherine D. Moran, The Imperial Church: Catholic Founding Fathers and United States Empire
  • D. L. Noorlander, Heaven’s Wrath: The Protestant Reformation and the Dutch West India Company in the Atlantic World
  • Amanda L. Scott, The Basque Seroras: Local Religion, Gender, and Power in Northern Iberia, 1550-1800
  • Mark Walcyznski, The History of Starved Rock, 1673-1911

Dartmouth College Press

  • Afterlives of Indigenous Archives: Essays in Honor of the Occom Circle, Edited by Ivy Schweitzer and Gordon Henry

Duke University Press

  • Crossing Empires: Taking U.S. History into Transimperial Terrain, Edited by Kristin L. Hoganson and Jay Sexton
  • The Haiti Reader: History, Culture, Politics, Edited by Laurent Dubois, Kaiama L. Glover, Nadève Ménard, Millery Polyné, Chantalle F. Verna

Harvard University Press

  • John Adams, Papers of John Adams, Volume 20: June 1789 – February 1791, Edited by Sara Georgini, Sara Martin, R. M. Barlow, Gwen Fries, Amanda M. Norton, Neal E. Millikan, Hobson Woodward
  • Wendell Bird, Criminal Dissent: Prosecutions under the Alien and Sedition Acts of 1798
  • T. H. Breen, The Will of the People: The Revolutionary Birth of America
  • Vincent Brown, Tacky’s Revolt: The Story of an Atlantic Slave War
  • Lindsay M. Chervinsky, The Cabinet: George Washington and the Creation of an American Institution
  • Annelien de Dijn, Freedom: An Unruly History
  • Julia Rose Kraut, Threat of Dissent: A History of Ideological Exclusion and Deportation in the United States
  • Alex Krieger, City on a Hill: Urban Idealism in America from the Puritans to the Present
  • Andrew A. Robichaud, Animal City: The Domestication of America
  • Jordan Alexander Stein, When Novels Were Books
  • Tom Zoellner, Island on Fire: The Revolt That Ended Slavery in the British Empire

Indiana University Press

  • Sarah Justina Eyerly, Moravian Soundscapes: A Sonic History of the Moravian Missions in Early Pennsylvania

Johns Hopkins University Press

  • Peter Charles Hoffer, Law and People in Colonial America, second edition
  • Daniel R. Mandell, The Lost Tradition of Economic Equality in America, 1600–1870
  • Marla R. Miller, Entangled Lives: Labor, Livelihood, and Landscapes of Change in Rural Massachusetts

Louisiana State University Press

  • William Boelhower, Atlantic Studies: Prospects and Challenges
  • James M. Greene, The Soldier’s Two Bodies: Military Sacrifice and Popular Sovereignty in Revolutionary War Veteran Narratives
  • Christopher J. Leahy, President without a Party: The Life of John Tyler
  • Ryan C. McIlhenny, To Preach Deliverance to the Captives: Freedom and Slavery in the Protestant Mind of George Bourne, 1780–1845
  • Warren Eugene Milteer Jr., North Carolina’s Free People of Color, 1715–1885
  • New Orleans, Louisiana, and Saint-Louis, Senegal: Mirror Cities in the Atlantic World, 1659-2000s, Edited by Emily Clark, Cécile Vidal, and Ibrahima Thioub
  • Jillian J. Sayre, Mourning the Nation to Come: Creole Nativism in Nineteenth-Century American Literatures

New York University Press

  • Kabria Baumgartner, In Pursuit of Knowledge: Black Women and Educational Activism in Antebellum America
  • Anna Mae Duane, Educated for Freedom: The Incredible Story of Two Fugitive Schoolboys who Grew Up to Change a Nation
  • Elizabeth Fenton, Old Canaan in a New World: Native Americans and the Lost Tribes of Israel
  • Kelly A. Ryan, Everyday Crimes: Social Violence and Civil Rights in Colonial America

Oxford University Press

  • Jean H. Baker, Building America: The Life of Benjamin Henry Latrobe
  • Jeffrey Einboden, Jefferson’s Muslim Fugitives: A Lost Story of Slavery and Emancipation
  • Glenda Goodman, Cultivated by Hand: Amateur Musicians in the Early American Republic
  • Carlton F.W. Larson, The Trials of Allegiance: Treason, Juries, and the American Revolution
  • W. Caleb McDaniel, Sweet Taste of Liberty: A True Story of Slavery and Restitution in America
  • Alexander Mikaberidze, The Napoleonic Wars: A Global History
  • Owen Stanwood, The Global Refuge: Huguenots in an Age of Empire
  • The Writings of Phillis Wheatley, Edited by Vincent Carretta
  • Anik Waldow, Experience Embodied: Early Modern Accounts of the Human Place in Nature

Penn State University Press

  • A Material World: Culture, Society, and the Life of Things in Early Anglo-America, Edited by George W. Boudreau and Margaretta M. Lovell
  • Afro-Catholic Festivals in the Americas: Performance, Representation, and the Making of Black Atlantic Tradition, Edited by Cécile Fromont
  • Wendy Bellion, Iconoclasm in New York: Revolution to Reenactment 
  • Nicholas R. Jones, Staging Habla de Negros: Radical Performances of the African Diaspora in Early Modern Spain
  • Rufus Porter’s Curious World: Art and Invention in America, 1815-1860, Edited by Laura Fecych Sprague and Justin Wolff
  • The Francis Daniel Pastorius Reader: Writings by an Early American Polymath, Edited by Patrick Erben, Alfred Brophy, and Margo Lambert 
  • The Susquehannocks: New Perspectives on Settlement and Cultural Identity, Edited by Paul A. Raber 

Princeton University Press

  • Thomas Campanella, Brooklyn: The Once and Future City
  • David Hall, The Puritans: A Transatlantic History
  • Eleanor Jones Harvey, Alexander von Humboldt and the United States: Art, Nature, and Culture
  • Christopher Tomlins, In the Matter of Nat Turner: A Speculative History

Yale University Press

  • Manuel Barcia, The Yellow Demon of Fever: Fighting Disease in the Nineteenth-Century Transatlantic Slave Trade
  • Lloyd DeWitt and Corey Piper, Thomas Jefferson, Architect: Palladian Models, Democratic Principles, and the Conflict of Ideals, With an introduction by Erik H. Neil and contributions by Guido Beltramini, Barry Bergdoll, Howard Burns, Lloyd DeWitt, Louis P. Nelson, Mabel O. Wilson, and Richard Guy Wilson 
  • Kate Fullagar, The Warrior, the Voyager, and the Artist: Three Lives in an Age of Empire
  • Richard Godbeer, World of Trouble: A Philadelphia Quaker Family’s Journey through the American Revolution
  • Pekka Hämäläinen, Lakota America: A New History of Indigenous Power
  • Matthew Lockwood, To Begin the World Over Again: How the American Revolution Devastated the Globe
  • Peter C. Mancall, The Trials of Thomas Morton: An Anglican Lawyer, His Puritan Foes, and the Battle for a New England
  • Sarah M. S. Pearsall, Polygamy: An Early American History 
  • Jonathan Scott, How the Old World Ended: The Anglo-Dutch-American Revolution 1500-1800
  • Stephen Taylor, Sons of the Waves: The Common Seaman in the Heroic Age of Sail
  • Leslie Woodcock Tentler, American Catholics: A History
  • John G. Turner, They Knew They Were Pilgrims: Plymouth Colony and the Contest for American Liberty
  • Abram C. Van Engen, City on a Hill: A History of American Exceptionalism

University of Arizona Press

  • Samuel Duwe, Tewa Worlds: An Archaeological History of Being and Becoming in the Pueblo Southwest
  • Global Spanish Empire: Five Hundred Years of Place Making and Pluralism, Edited by Christine D. Beaule and John G. Douglass 
  • John Robert Gust and Jennifer P. Mathews, Sugarcane and Rum: The Bittersweet History of Labor and Life on the Yucatán Peninsula
  • Ignacio Martínez, The Intimate Frontier: Friendship and Civil Society in Northern New Spain
  • Moquis and Kastiilam: Hopis, Spaniards, and the Trauma of History, Volume II, 1680–1781, Edited by Thomas E. Sheridan, Stewart B. Koyiyumptewa, Anton Daughters, Dale S. Brenneman, T. J. Ferguson, Leigh J. Kuwanwisiwma, Lee Wayne Lomayestewa
  • Lee M. Panich, Narratives of Persistence: Indigenous Negotiations of Colonialism in Alta and Baja California
  • Bradley Skopyk, Colonial Cataclysms: Climate, Landscape, and Memory in Mexico’s Little Ice Age

University of Chicago Press

  • John Corrigan, Religious Intolerance, America, and the World: A History of Forgetting and Remembering
  • Peter Coviello, Make Yourselves Gods: Mormons and the Unfinished Business of American Secularism
  • Zachary Dorner, Merchants of Medicines: The Commerce and Coercion of Health in Britain’s Long Eighteenth Century
  • Kenyon Gradert, Puritan Spirits in the Abolitionist Imagination
  • Christina Harrison and Tony Kirkham, Remarkable Trees
  • Emma Hart, Trading Spaces: The Colonial Marketplace and the Foundations of American Capitalism
  • Ann Durkin Keating, The World of Juliette Kinzie: Chicago Before the Fire
  • Roger J. Lederer, The Art of the Bird: The History of Ornithological Art Through Forty Artists
  • Joanna Merwood-Salisbury, Design for the Crowd: Patriotism and Protest in Union Square
  • Ben Mutschler, The Province of Affliction: Illness and the Making of Early New England
  • Miles Ogborn, The Freedom of Speech: Talk and Slavery in the Anglo-Caribbean World
  • Ricardo Padrón, The Indies of the Setting Sun: How Early Modern Spain Mapped the Far East as the Transpacific West
  • Thomas Paine, The Daily Thomas Paine: A Year of Common-Sense Quotes for a Nonsensical Age, Edited and with a Foreword by Edward G. Gray
  • Jennifer M. Rampling, The Experimental Fire: Inventing English Alchemy, 1300–1700
  • Nancy S. Seasholes, The Atlas of Boston History
  • Alexander von Humboldt, Political Essay on the Kingdom of New Spain, Volume 1: A Critical Edition, Edited and with an Introduction by Vera M. Kutzinski and Ottmar Ette
  • Alexander von Humboldt, Political Essay on the Kingdom of New Spain, Volume 2: A Critical Edition, Edited and with an Introduction by Vera M. Kutzinski and Ottmar Ette
  • Elizabeth A. Williams, Appetite and Its Discontents: Science, Medicine, and the Urge to Eat, 1750–1950
  • Wendy A. Woloson, Crap: A History of Cheap Stuff in America

University Press of Florida

  • An Archaeology and History of a Caribbean Sugar Plantation on Antigua, Edited by Georgia L. Fox
  • Archaeology of Domestic Landscapes of the Enslaved in the Caribbean, Edited by James A. Delle and Elizabeth C. Clay
  • C Riley Augé, The Archaeology of Magic: Gender and Domestic Protection in Seventeenth-Century New England
  • Christopher W. Calvo, The Emergence of Capitalism in Early America
  • Charles R. Cobb, The Archaeology of Southeastern Native American Landscapes of the Colonial Era
  • Contact, Colonialism, and Native Communities in the Southeastern United States, Edited by Edmond A. Boudreaux III, Maureen Meyers, and Jay K. Johnson
  • Heather Martel, Deadly Virtue: Fort Caroline and the Early Protestant Roots of American Whiteness
  • Luis Martínez-Fernández, Key to the New World: A History of Early Colonial Cuba

University of Georgia Press

  • Atlantic Environments: and the American South, Edited by Thomas Blake Earle and D. Andrew Johnson 
  • Dennis B. Blanton, Conquistador’s Wake: Tracking the Legacy of Hernando de Soto in the Indigenous Southeast
  • Susan Falls and Jessica R. Smith, Overshot: The Political Aesthetics of Woven Textiles from the Antebellum South and Beyond
  • Bram Hoonhout, Borderless Empire: Dutch Guiana in the Atlantic World, 1750–1800 
  • Lester D. Langley, The Long American Revolution and Its Legacy 
  • Anthony J. Martin, Tracking the Golden Isles: The Natural and Human Histories of the Georgia Coast 
  • Andrea Shaw Nevins, Working Juju: Representations of the Caribbean Fantastic 
  • Marcus P. Nevius, City of Refuge: Slavery and Petit Marronage in the Great Dismal Swamp, 1763–1856

University of Illinois Press

  • Stefanie Hunt-Kennedy, Between Fitness and Death: Disability and Slavery in the Caribbean
  • Stephen A. Marini, The Cashaway Psalmody: Transatlantic Religion and Music in Colonial Carolina

University Press of Kansas

  • Jeremy D. Bailey, The Idea of Presidential Representation: An Intellectual and Political History
  • Rex C. Buchanan, Burke W. Griggs, and Joshua L. Svaty, Petroglyphs of the Kansas Smoky Hills 
  • Matthew R. Costello, The Property of the Nation: George Washington’s Tomb, Mount Vernon, and the Memory of the First President
  • Stephen Huggins, America’s Use of Terror: From Colonial Times to the A-bomb
  • Inventing Destiny: Cultural Explorations of US Expansion, Edited by Jimmy L. Bryan, Jr.
  • J. Patrick Mullins, Father of Liberty: Jonathan Mayhew and the Principles of the American Revolution
  • Jobie Turner, Feeding Victory: Innovative Military Logistics from Lake George to Khe Sanh

University of Massachusetts Press

  • Jared R. Hardesty, Black Lives, Native Lands, White Worlds: A History of Slavery in New England
  • William B. Hart, “For the Good of Their Souls”: Performing Christianity in Eighteenth-Century Mohawk Country
  • Alea Henle, Rescued from Oblivion: Historical Cultures in the Early United States
  • Ben P. Lafferty, American Intelligence: Small-Town News and Political Culture in Federalist New Hampshire
  • James M. Lindgren, Preserving Maritime America: A Cultural History of the Nation’s Great Maritime Museums
  • Beth Luey, At Home: Historic Houses of Central and Western Massachusetts
  • Joseph Manca, Shaker Vision: Seeing Beauty in Early America
  • Emily C. K. Romeo, The Virtuous and Violent Women of Seventeenth-Century Massachusetts
  • George H. Schwartz, Collecting the Globe: The Salem East India Marine Society Museum
  • Jonathan Senchyne, The Intimacy of Paper in Early and Nineteenth-Century American Literature
  • Karen Woods Weierman, The Case of the Slave-Child, Med: Free Soil in Antislavery Boston

University of North Carolina Press

  • Allison Margaret Bigelow, Mining Language: Racial Thinking, Indigenous Knowledge, and Colonial Metallurgy in the Early Modern Iberian World
  • Céline Carayon, Eloquence Embodied: Nonverbal Communication among French and Indigenous Peoples in the Americas
  • Maurice S. Crandall, These People Have Always Been a Republic: Indigenous Electorates in the U.S.-Mexico Borderlands, 1598–1912
  • D. H. Dilbeck, Frederick Douglass: America’s Prophet
  • Laurent Dubois and Richard Lee Turits, Freedom Roots: Histories from the Caribbean
  • Environments of Empire: Networks and Agents of Ecological Change, Edited by Ulrike Kirchberger and Brett M. Bennett
  • Jeffrey Alan Erbig Jr., Where Caciques and Mapmakers Met: Border Making in Eighteenth-Century South America
  • Thavolia Glymph, The Women’s Fight: The Civil War’s Battles for Home, Freedom, and Nation
  • Kirsten A. Greer, Red Coats and Wild Birds: How Military Ornithologists and Migrant Birds Shaped Empire
  • Ryan Hall, Beneath the Backbone of the World: Blackfoot People and the North American Borderlands, 1720–1877
  • Bernard L. Herman, A South You Never Ate: Savoring Flavors and Stories from the Eastern Shore of Virginia
  • Cynthia A. Kierner, Inventing Disaster: The Culture of Calamity from the Jamestown Colony to the Johnstown Flood
  • Noeleen McIlvenna, Early American Rebels: Pursuing Democracy from Maryland to Carolina, 1640–1700
  • Paul J. Polgar, Standard-Bearers of Equality: America’s First Abolition Movement
  • Christine Walker, Jamaica Ladies: Female Slaveholders and the Creation of Britain’s Atlantic Empire
  • Sophie White, Voices of the Enslaved: Love, Labor, and Longing in French Louisiana
  • Jeremy Zallen, American Lucifers: The Dark History of Artificial Light, 1750–1865

University of Pennsylvania Press

  • Aviva Ben-Ur, Jewish Autonomy in a Slave Society: Suriname in the Atlantic World, 1651-1825
  • Christopher James Bonner, Remaking the Republic: Black Politics and the Creation of American Citizenship
  • Trevor Burnard, Jamaica in the Age of Revolution
  • Teresa A. Goddu, Selling Antislavery: Abolition and Mass Media in Antebellum America
  • Joshua R. Greenberg, Bank Notes and Shinplasters: The Rage for Paper Money in the Early Republic
  • T. Cole Jones, Captives of Liberty: Prisoners of War and the Politics of Vengeance in the American Revolution
  • John Lauritz Larson, Laid Waste!: The Culture of Exploitation in Early America
  • Whitney Martinko, Historic Real Estate: Market Morality and the Politics of Preservation in the Early United States
  • Erik R. Seeman, Speaking with the Dead in Early America
  • Jason T. Sharples, The World That Fear Made: Slave Revolts and Conspiracy Scares in Early America
  • Aaron Sullivan, The Disaffected: Britain’s Occupation of Philadelphia During the American Revolution 

University of South Carolina Press

  • James Waring McCrady and C.L. Bragg, Patriots in Exile: Charleston Rebels in St. Augustine during the American Revolution
  • John J. Navin, The Grim Years: Settling South Carolina, 1670–1720 
  • John S. Sledge, The Gulf of Mexico: A Maritime History

University of Virginia Press

  • After Print: Eighteenth-Century Manuscript Cultures, Edited by Rachael Scarborough King
  • Ralph Bauer, The Alchemy of Conquest: Science, Religion, and the Secrets of the New World
  • Scott M. Cleary, The Field of Imagination: Thomas Paine and Eighteenth-Century Poetry
  • Elizabeth Dill, Erotic Citizens: Sex and the Embodied Subject in the Antebellum Novel
  • Educated in Tyranny: Slavery at Thomas Jefferson’s University, Edited by Maurie D. McInnis and Louis P. Nelson
  • Lydia G. Fash, The Sketch, the Tale, and the Beginnings of American Literature
  • Harry Y. Gamble, God on the Grounds: A History of Religion at Thomas Jefferson’s University
  • Thomas Hutchinson, The Correspondence of Thomas Hutchinson, 1767-1769, Edited by John W. Tyler and Elizabeth Dubrulle
  • Jeffersonians in Power: The Rhetoric of Opposition Meets the Realities of Governing, Edited by Joanne B. Freeman and Johann N. Neem
  • Rodrigo Lazo, Letters from Filadelfia: Early Latino Literature and the Trans-American Elite
  • James Madison, The Papers of James Madison Presidential Series, vol. 11, 1 May 1816-3 March 1817, with a supplement, 1809-1815, Edited by J. C. A. Stagg, Mary Parke Johnson, Katharine E. Harbury, and Anne Mandeville Colony
  • Julia A. Sienkewicz, Epic Landscapes: Benjamin Henry Latrobe and the Art of Watercolor
  • Bruce E. Stewart, Redemption from Tyranny: Herman Husband’s American Revolution
  • Brent Tarter, Virginians and Their Histories
  • The Dark Thread: From Tragical Histories to Gothic Tales, Edited by John D. Lyons
  • The Founding of Thomas Jefferson’s University, Edited by John A. Ragosta, Peter S. Onuf, and Andrew J. O’Shaughnessy
  • Ann L. Tucker, Newest Born of Nations: European Nationalist Movements and the Making of the Confederacy
  • George Washington, The Papers of George Washington: Revolutionary War Series, vol. 27, 5 July-27 August 1780, Edited by Benjamin L. Huggins
  • George Washington, The Papers of George Washington: Presidential Series, vol. 20, 1 April-21 September 1796, Edited by David R. Hoth and William M. Ferraro
  • Edward Watts, Colonizing the Past: Mythmaking and Pre-Columbian Whites in Nineteenth-Century American Writing
  • Devin P. Zuber, A Language of Things: Emanuel Swedenborg and the American Environmental Imagination

Bloomsbury Publishing

  • David J. Silverman, This Land is Their Land: The Wampanoag Indians, Plymouth Colony, and the Troubled History of Thanksgiving 

Mohr Siebeck

  • Cotton Mather: Biblia Americana, America’s First Bible Commentary. Vol. 2 (Exodus - Deuteronomy), Edited with an Introduction and Annotations by Reiner Smolinski



Spring and Summer 2019 

Bucknell University Press

  • Cara Anne Kinnally, Forgotten Futures, Colonized Pasts: Transnational Collaboration in Nineteenth-Century Greater Mexico

Cambridge University Press

  • Caree A. Banton, More Auspicious Shores: Barbadian Migration to Liberia, Blackness, and the Making of an African Republic
  • Gerald Leonard and Saul Cornell, The Partisan Republic: Democracy, Exclusion, and the Fall of the Founders’ Constitution, 1780s–1830s
  • Jessica K. Lowe, Murder in the Shenandoah: Making Law Sovereign in Revolutionary Virginia
  • Wilson Jeremiah Moses, Thomas Jefferson: A Modern Prometheus
  • Christoph Rosenmüller, Corruption and Justice in Colonial Mexico, 1650–1755

Cornell University Press

  • John Gilbert McCurdy, Quarters: The Accommodation of the British Army and the Coming of the American Revolution
  • H. Daniel Peck, Thomas Cole’s Refrain: The Paintings of Catskill Creek

Duke University Press

  • Hester Blum, The News at the Ends of the Earth: The Print Culture of Polar Exploration

Harvard University Press

  • Adams Family, Adams Family Correspondence, Volume 14: October 1799 – February 1801, Edited by Hobson Woodward, Sara Martin, Christopher F. Minty, Amanda M. Norton, Neal E. Millikan, Gwen Fries, Sara Georgini
  • Brett Malcolm Grainger, Church in the Wild: Evangelicals in Antebellum America
  • Jacob F. Lee, Masters of the Middle Waters: Indian Nations and Colonial Ambitions along the Mississippi

Indiana University Press 

  • Richard A. Van Orman, Hotels of the Old West

Johns Hopkins University Press

  • Joseph M. Adelman, Revolutionary Networks: The Business and Politics of Printing the News, 1763–1789
  • Margaret E. Schotte, Sailing School: Navigating Science and Skill, 1550-1800
  • Timelines of American Literature, Edited by Cody Marrs and Christopher Hager

Louisiana State University Press

  • Katharine A. Burnett, Cavaliers and Economists: Global Capitalism and the Development of Southern Literature, 1820-1860

New York University Press

  • Will B. Mackintosh, Selling the Sights: The Invention of the Tourist in American Culture
  • Kelly A. Ryan, Everyday Crimes: Violence and Civil Rights in Early America
  • Sabrina Strings, Fearing the Black Body: The Racial Origins of Fat Phobia

Ohio University Press

  • Jared Staller, Converging on Cannibals: Terrors of Slaving in Atlantic Africa, 1509–1670

Oxford University Press

  • Stanley Alpern, Abson & Company: Slave Traders in Eighteenth-Century West Africa
  • Michelle Burnham, Transoceanic America: Risk, Writing, and Revolution in the Global Pacific
  • Nancy E. Davis, The Chinese Lady: Afong Moy in Early America
  • Lindsay Moore, Women Before the Court: Law and Patriarchy in the Anglo-American World, 1600-1800
  • Sean Moore, Slavery and the Making of Early American Libraries: British Literature, Political Thought, and the Transatlantic Book Trade, 1731-1814
  • William E. Nelson, E Pluribus Unum: How the Common Law Helped Unify and Liberate Colonial America, 1607-1776
  • New Critical Studies on Early Quaker Women, 1650-1800, Edited by Michele Lise Tarter and Catie Gill
  • Jennifer Potter, The Jamestown Brides: The Story of England’s “Maids for Virginia”
  • Mark Somos, American States of Nature: The Origins of Independence, 1761-1775
  • The Oxford Handbook of Charles Brockden Brown, Edited by Philip Barnard, Hilary Emmett, and Stephen Shapiro
  • David J. Voelker, The Powhatans and the English in the Seventeenth-Century Chesapeake

Penn State University Press

  • Babel of the Atlantic, Edited by Bethany Wiggin
  • Benjamin Hoffmann, Posthumous America: Literary Reinventions of America at the End of the Eighteenth Century, Translated by Alan J. Singerman
  • Nicholas R. Jones, Staging Habla de Negros: Radical Performances of the African Diaspora in Early Modern Spain
  • The Francis Daniel Pastorius Reader: Writings by an Early American Polymath, Edited by Patrick Erben, Alfred Brophy, and Margo Lambert
  • Paul A. W. Wallace, Indian Paths of Pennsylvania, With a new foreword by Kurt W. Carr 

Princeton University Press

  • Thomas Jefferson, Jefferson’s Legal Commonplace Book, Edited by David Thomas Konig and Michael P. Zuckert
  • Peter Martin, The Dictionary Wars: The American Fight over the English Language

Rutgers University Press

  • Slavery’s Descendants: Shared Legacies of Race and Reconciliation, Edited by Jill Strauss, Dionne Ford

Yale University Press

  • Edward S. Cooke, Jr., Inventing Boston: Design, Production, and Consumption, 1680–1720
  • Rob DeSalle and Ian Tattersall, A Natural History of Beer
  • Stephanie E. Jones-Rogers, They Were Her Property: White Women as Slave Owners in the American South
  • Peter Lehr, Pirates: A New History, from Vikings to Somali Raiders
  • Andrew Pettegree and Arthur der Weduwen, The Bookshop of the World: Making and Trading Books in the Dutch Golden Age
  • Robert L. Wilken, Liberty in the Things of God: The Christian Origins of Religious Freedom
  • Michael P. Winship, Hot Protestants: A History of Puritanism in England and America

University of Alabama Press

  • Mike Bunn, Early Alabama: An Illustrated Guide to the Formative Years, 1798–1826
  • Richard T. Green, Alexander Hamilton's Public Administration
  • Bryan C. Rindfleisch, George Galphin's Intimate Empire: The Creek Indians, Family, and Colonialism in Early America

University of Arizona Press

  • Matthew A. Beaudoin, Challenging Colonial Narratives: Nineteenth-Century Great Lakes Archaeology

University of Chicago Press

  • Matthew H. Edney, Cartography: The Ideal and Its History
  • James Poskett, Materials of the Mind: Phrenology, Race, and the Global History of Science, 1815-1920

University Press of Florida

  • Cahokia in Context: Hegemony and Diaspora, Edited by Charles H. McNutt and Ryan M. Parish
  • James A. Delle, The Archaeology of Northern Slavery and Freedom
  • Fort St. Joseph Revealed: The Historical Archaeology of a Fur Trading Post, Edited by Michael S. Nassaney,
  • The Historical Archaeology of Revolutionary War Encampments of Washington’s Army, Edited by Cosimo Sgarlata, David G. Orr, Bethany A. Morrison, and David R. Starbuck
  • Terrance M. Weik, The Archaeology of Removal in North America

University of Georgia Press

  • Thomas A. Foster, Rethinking Rufus: Sexual Violations of Enslaved Men
  • Grégory Pierrot, The Black Avenger in Atlantic Culture

University of Iowa Press

  • Tim Cassedy, Figures of Speech: Six Histories of Language and Identity in the Age of Revolutions

University Press of Kansas

  • Kate Elizabeth Brown, Alexander Hamilton and the Development of American Law
  • Adam Dahl, Empire of the People: Settler Colonialism and the Foundations of Modern Democratic Thought
  • Tai Edwards, Osage Women and Empire: Gender and Power
  • Michael J. Faber, An Anti-Federalist Constitution: The Development of Dissent in the Ratification Debates
  • J. Patrick Mullins, Father of Liberty: Jonathan Mayhew and the Principles of the American Revolution

University Press of Kentucky

  • Nancy O’Malley, Boonesborough Unearthed: Frontier Archaeology at a Revolutionary Fort

University of Massachusetts Press

  • David J. Dzurec III, Our Suffering Brethren: Foreign Captivity and Nationalism in the Early United States
  • Kacy Dowd Tillman, Stripped and Script: Loyalist Women Writers of the American Revolution

University of Nebraska Press

  • David V. Kaufman, Clues to Lower Mississippi Valley Histories: Language, Archaeology, and Ethnography
  • Bronwen McShea, Apostles of Empire: The Jesuits and New France
  • The Spanish Caribbean and the Atlantic World in the Long Sixteenth Century, Edited and with an introduction by Ida Altman and David Wheat

University of North Carolina Press

  • Jeff Broadwater, Jefferson, Madison, and the Making of the Constitution
  • North Carolina’s Revolutionary Founders, Edited by Jeff Broadwater and Troy Kickler
  • Cécile Vidal, Caribbean New Orleans: Empire, Race, and the Making of a Slave Society
  • Virginia 1619: Slavery and Freedom in the Making of English America, Edited by Paul Musselwhite, Peter C. Mancall, and James Horn

University of Oklahoma Press

  • Deanna Tidwell Broughton, Hide, Wood, and Willow: Cradles of the Great Plains Indians
  • Gunlög Fur, Painting Culture, Painting Nature: Stephen Mopope, Oscar Jacobson, and the Development of Indian Art in Oklahoma

University of Pennsylvania Press

  • Tyson Reeder, Smugglers, Pirates, and Patriots: Free Trade in the Age of Revolutions
  • Strother Roberts, Colonial Ecology, Atlantic Economy: Transforming Nature in Early New England
  • Translating Nature: Cross-Cultural Histories of Early Modern Science, Edited by Jaime Marroquín Arredondo and Ralph Bauer

University of South Carolina Press

  • Richardson-Sinkler Connections: Planting, Politics, Horses, and Family Life, 1769—1853, Edited by Harriett Clare Little

University of Virginia Press

  • Christine Levecq, Black Cosmopolitans: Race, Religion, and Republicanism in an Age of Revolution
  • Women in the American Revolution: Gender, Politics, and the Domestic World, Edited by Barbara B. Oberg




 

Jane Beekman

Jane Beekman

John Durand. Jane Beekman. 1767. Oil on canvas. Gift of the Beekman Family Association. New-York Historical Society. To view the full image, please click here or on the thumbnail.

Costume des Quakers

Costume des Quakers: Bibliothéque de Philadelphie

Costume des Quakers [graphic]: Bibliothéque de Philadelphie. Published in Édouard de Montulé's Voyage en Amérique, en Italie, en Sicile et en Egypte, pendant les années 1816, 1817, 1818 et 1819 (Paris, Delaunay [etc.], 1821). Library Company of Philadelphia. To view the full image, please click here or on the thumbnail.

Phillis Wheatley

Phillis Wheatley

Phillis Wheatley (ca. 1753–1784), Frontispiece and Title Page, Poems on Various Subjects, Religious and Moral. Engraving attributed to Scipio Moorhead, 1773. Imagination Gallery B. American Treasures of the Library of Congress. Rare Book & Special Collections Division. To view the full image, please click here or on the thumbnail.

William Beekman

William Beekman

John Durand. William Beekman. 1767. Oil on canvas. Gift of the Beekman Family Association. New-York Historical Society. To view the full image, please click here or on the thumbnail.