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EXTRA ISSUE: VOL. 13 · NO. 03.5 · June 2013

Poetic Research Department
T. Zachary Cotler

Josh Brown
A graphic novel in several parts


Jennifer L. Brady
Close Reading
Gillian Silverman, Bodies and Books

Rebecca Anne Goetz
Legally Free, Unable to Live Freely
Eva Sheppard Wolf, Almost Free

Jared Hardesty
The Law Could Make You Rich
Julie Winch, The Clamorgans · VOL. 13 · NO. 03 · Spring 2013


image Jack Larkin
What He Did For Love
David Claypoole Johnston and the Boston Irish, 1825-1865

image Marion Rust
An 'Epidemical Distemper'
Conversion and Disorder, then and now

image Amanda Taylor-Montoya
There is No There There
Women and Intermarriage in the Southwestern Borderlands

Megan Walsh
Diagram of a Fugitive Slave Narrative


Tyler Boulware
The Indians' Hidden World
Tom Arne Midtrød, The Memory of All Ancient Customs

John Haddad
Chinese Market; Global Trade
Eric Jay Dolin, When America First Met China

Lisa Rosner
Public Health and Public Good
Simon Finger, The Contagious City


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crierPublick Occurences 2.0
Jeffrey L. Pasley

Just Teach One
Recovering and teaching neglected or forgotten texts

Joshua Brown
A graphic novel in several parts

Poetic Research Department
Diana Arterian

Ask the author
Lucia Stanton
A Life's Work at Monticello
Thomas Jefferson, Enslaved Families, and a Historian

imageObject Lessons
Nicole Belolan
Object Lesson
Desire Tripp and Her Arm's Gravestone

Caitlin Galante-DeAngelis Hopkins
Object Lesson
Pompe Stevens, Enslaved Artisan

imageTales from the Vault
Michelle Marchetti Coughlin
Mehetabel Chandler Coit
Finding "Her Book"

Web Library
Curtis Urban
The Common-place Web Library is an annotated selection of Web resources in American History. This month's link: U.S. Congressional Documents and Debates 1774-1875

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