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H-SHEAR is dedicated to enhancing scholarly communication on the history of the early American republic, during the period 1775 to 1860. The network is sponsored by SHEAR, the Society of Historians of the Early American Republic, and is owned by H-Net, Humanities & Social Sciences Online, currently centered at Michigan State University.  Click here to learn more...


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Call for Papers: 25th Annual British American Nineteenth Century Historians (BrANCH) conference, Madingley Hall, Cambridge, 5-7 October 2018


The BrANCH committee is pleased to invite proposals for our 25th anniversary annual conference, to be held at Madingley Hall, Cambridge, 5th-7th October, 2018.

Upcoming conference: "Entangled Histories: Making New Connections in Early America," April 5-7, 2018

Entangled Histories: Making New Connections in Early America, c. 1750-1850

April 5-7, 2018, Philadelphia, PA

The McNeil Center for Early American Studies invites you to a special conference on entanglements in America and the Atlantic world.