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AAS FSU · VOL. 08 · NO. 03 · April 2008

Talk of the Past
Edward Gray
Making the Irregular Regular
Or, Dr. Freud's return

Amanda Bowie Moniz
A Radical Shrew in America
Mary Wilkes Hayley and celebrity in the early United States

Leslie Stainton
Edwin Booth and the nineteenth-century American stage

Adam Arenson
Freeing Dred Scott
St. Louis confronts an icon of slavery, 1857-2007

Common Reading
David M. Henkin
Reading Our E-mail

Review by Erik J. Chaput
Sibling Rivalry in Early America
Charles Rappleye, Sons of Providence

Review by Mark A. Nicholas
A Whale of a Book
Eric Jay Dolin. Leviathan: The History of Whaling in America

Review by Michael Leroy Oberg
The Jamestown Project
Karen Ordahl Kupperman, The Jamestown Project

Review by J. M. Opal
Freedom from High Federalism
Edward J. Larson, A Magnificent Catastrophe

Review by Herbert Sloan
Aaron Burr Redivivus
Nancy Isenberg, Fallen Founder: The Life of Aaron Burr

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Ask the author
Harvey Green
History in the Workshop

crierPublick Occurences 2.0
Jeffrey L. Pasley
Welcome to the New Publick Occurences
A blog of historical punditry

Lampi's Election Notes
Philip Lampi
Lampi's Election Notes
A new blog about the election

Tales from the Vault
Douglas Shadle
Alive with the Sound of Music
Digitizing the manuscripts of Philadelphia composer William Henry Fry

The Common School
Jim Cullen
From Hondas to Civics
The pedagogy of national identity in a hybrid age

Object Lessons
Martin Brückner
The Material Map
Lewis Evans and cartographic consumer culture, 1750-1775

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