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TOC for J19: The Journal of Nineteenth Century Americanists Spring 2015


Following is the Table of Contents for the latest issue of J19: The Journal of Nineteenth Century Americanists - Volume 3.1, Spring 2015.


Published by University of Pennsylvania Press. 

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Paul Chase


Pleasure Reading Description 




Hester Blum


ASEH 2016 Panel on National Parks and Public Lands

We are seeking scholars and professionals for an ASEH 2016 panel on National Parks as sites of negotiation between the public and the organic landscape.  Furthermore, we hope to step outside the box of conventional academia by rounding out this panel with a mixture of conventional academics and professionals working directly with the NPS or in related public history professions.  The upcoming conference's theme of "environmental history and its publics" demands an approach that breaks down the walls between "academic" and "public" history, and parks are an ideal forum to explore this