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Re: Author Interview--Christopher Klein (When the Irish Invaded Canada)

Mr. Klein,

I am enjoying this conversation. In the process of research for my published biography of Pauline Cushman, an nineteenth-century actress and Civil War spy, I discovered that she and her Irish acting friend, James M. Ward, traveled around Upstate New York, New Jersey, and New York City raising money for the Fenians during 1865 to about 1867. Have you come across either of their names?

Cordially,

Bill Christen

From the Web

From the Web: The Multigraph Collective and Interacting with Print

In the latest Perspectives on History, editor Allison Miller tells the fascinating story of the Multigraph Collective, a group of 22 book historians and print scholars from Canada, the US, and the UK interested in the materiality and interactivity of reading who employed a radical form of electronic collaboration to produce the jointly composed and edited "multigraph,"

 

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