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New Article of Interest in the Pacific Historical Review

The Pacific Historical Review recently published the following article that may interest H-SHEAR list subscribers:

“‘Unquestionable Geographies: The Empirical and the Romantic in U.S. Expansionist Cartography, 1810 - 1848,” by Jimmy L. Bryan Jr.

This article can be accessed via the following link: http://phr.ucpress.edu/content/86/3

Call for Panelists, American Revolutionary women, SHEAR Annual Meeting 2019

This panel would focus on regional American Revolutionary women approximately 1775-1783.  I will be writing about the Revolutionary women, both Patriot and Loyalist, of Long Island, New York 1774-1783.  The turning point of the Battle of Long Island and the resulting occupation of Long Island will be my focus.  The other two panelists would focus on other regional areas.

We will have three panelists, a Chair and a Commentator, from different areas and colleges.