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www.common-place.org · VOL. 02 · NO. 02 · January 2002
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Talk of the Past
Jane Kamensky
Our Buildings, Ourselves
Glass, mortar, and American dreams

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Hungry Eye
Joshua Brown
The Hungry Eye, Episode Three
Continuing a new work of historical fiction

 Jeffrey N. Wasserstrom
 The Ends of History
 The case of the murdered muse

Gregory Fried
True Pictures
Frederick Douglass on race in early American photography

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Reviews
Gordon Sayre
Explorers and Travelers
Review of Return Passages by Larzer Ziff and The La Salle Expedition to Texas ed. by William C. Foster

Eric Hinderaker
Still Life with Empire
Review of Peoples and Empires by Anthony Pagden, Empire and Order by James Muldoon, and The Ideological Origins of the British Empire by David Armitage

Albrecht Koschnik
Sense and Sympathy
Review of American Sympathy by Caleb Crain

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crierPublick Occurences
Jeffrey L. Pasley
Federalist Chic
John Adams, Superstar

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dollVox Pop
Simone Zelitch
Girls Just Want to Have Fun
When dolls come with pre-packaged pasts

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Ask the author
Joanne B. Freeman
Founding Bothers
The politics of writing about politics

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Tales from the Vault
Patricia Cline Cohen
On the Road Again
In search of aura

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Death's Head
The Common School
Dean Eastman
Tiptoeing through the Tombstones
When high schoolers visit colonial cemeteries

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Object Lessons
Martha J. McNamara
"Nearest a Kin to Fisher"
Words and images in a colonial tavern

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