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Kentucky Historical Society Research Fellowship

The Kentucky Historical Society (KHS) research fellowship program is committed to providing funding for scholars whose research requires the use of KHS’s rich collections. The program supports senior and emerging scholars, including doctoral students, through one-to-four week fellowships ($400 for each week of fellowship residency).

Author: 
Brian P. Luskey, Wendy A. Woloson, eds.
Reviewer: 
Sean Patrick Adams

Adams on Luskey and Woloson, 'Capitalism by Gaslight: Illuminating the Economy of Nineteenth-Century America'


Brian P. Luskey, Wendy A. Woloson, eds. Capitalism by Gaslight: Illuminating the Economy of Nineteenth-Century America. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2015. 328 pp. $49.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8122-4689-6.

Reviewed by Sean Patrick Adams (Dept. of History, University of Florida)
Published on H-SHEAR (July, 2016)
Commissioned by Robert P. Murray

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