- · VOL. 01 · NO. 03 · April 2001

Talk of the Past
Jill Lepore
Go West, Sensitive New-Age Guy
The last frontier?


What Will We Be Seing?
Eric Stange
Shooting Back
What do we film when we film the past?

Benjamin Filene
Searching for Florence
Tracing a girl's enigmatic gaze

Nicole Cooley
Three Poems:
    Testimony: He or His Apparition
    The Mather Boys
    Witness, Recantation

Elizabeth Reis
The Trouble With Angels
Why New England's Puritans would sooner see devils


Jimmy Josh Brown
The Past Impaneled
Review of The Jew of New York by Ben Katchor, and Jimmy Corrigan: The Smartest Kid on Earth by Chris Ware

Hannibal Kristina Bross
Hannibal the Cannibal
Review of Hannibal, the book by Thomas Harris and the movie by Ridley Scott

Philip Morgan
To Market, To Market . . .
Review of From British Peasants to Colonial American Farmers by Allan Kulikoff

Edward Countryman
A Gothic Tale of Revolutionary Amerika
Review of Martha Peake by Patrick McGrath

Graham Russell Hodges
Lumpen-Proletarians of the Atlantic World, Unite!
Review of The Many-Headed Hydra by Peter Linebaugh and Marcus Rediker

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Jeffrey L. Pasley
Losing One to the Gipper
Hamilton and Reagan Duke it out in Your Wallet


Ask the author
Jon Butler
Synthetic Rewards
Putting Humpty Dumpty together again


Tales from the Vault
John B. Thomas III
Our Mayflower Bible
Bibliography to the rescue


The Common School
John Mack Faragher
Tell Me What You See
Learning to be an historian


Object Lessons

David R. Brigham
Painting Stories in the Land
Ralph Earl's Looking East from Denny Hill (1800)


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