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2 days until SHEAR

SHEAR Conference News

Dear SHEARites, less than 2 days until our 40th annual meeting opens in Cleveland and I have a few updates and reminders to share with you.  Please read all the way through and please overlook any cross-postings; I’m trying to reach everyone.



Papers of Andrew Jackson online

The Papers of Andrew Jackson project at the University of Tennessee is pleased to announce that our latest volume, Volume X:1832, published in 2016, has been added to our University of Virginia Press Rotunda digital edition at http://www.upress.virginia.edu/content/papers-andrew-jackson-digital-edition.  This edition offers advanced features, including cross-searchability with the large Rotunda stable of other Early Republic editions and direct one-click links from transcriptio

Roundtable on Hollinger's _Protestants Abroad_ (x-h-diplo)

Our friends at H-Diplo commissioned a roundtable review of David Hollinger's recent Protestants Abroad: How Missionaries Tried to Change the World but Changed America.  (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2017).  The entire discussion can be found and printed here.  The reviewers include: Albert Wu, American University of Paris; Charles W.