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The latest from H-SHEAR...

Announcement: Papers of Andrew Jackson Webinar: Dr. Alaina E. Roberts, “A Western Reconstruction: Black Slaves, Native Masters, and American Intervention” (April 21)

The Papers of Andrew Jackson is pleased to announce that the fourth and final webinar of our 2020-2021 series is scheduled for Wednesday, April 21, 4-5pm (eastern). Dr. Alaina E. Roberts will give a presentation entitled: “A Western Reconstruction: Black Slaves, Native Masters, and American Intervention.” To preregister for this webinar, please visit: tiny.utk.edu/pajwebinarapril21.

Providence College Seminar in the History of Early America SEMINAR ANNOUNCEMENT

Please join us for our next Providence College Seminar in the History of Early America (PC-SHEA) when we welcome: 

 

Dr. Bryan Rindfleisch

Assistant Professor of History

Marquette University

 

"From Creek (Mvskoke) to Cherokee (Tsalagi): Cherokee Kings, Coweta Kings, & the Entangled Histories of Native America, 1700-1800"

Monday, April 19, 2021 7pm

New free, digital open-access book on immigration, citizenship, legal rights, and national identity: Stranger Citizens

Dear H-Net readers: I am excited to announced the publication of my new book, both as a free, open-access e-book and in traditional print format! Feel free to share the announcement below with students, fellow scholars, friends, and anyone else who may be interested.

Stranger Citizens: Migrant Influence and National Power in the Early American Republic (Ithaca, N.Y.: Cornell University Press, 2021)