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  1. Poetry Wars
    The pen was as mighty as the musket during the American Revolution, as poets waged literary war against politicians, journalists, and each other. Drawing on hundreds of poems, Poetry Wars reconstructs the important public role... Learn More
    Published: 27th November 2017
    Hardback / £45.00
  2. Liquid Landscape
    In Liquid Landscape, Michele Currie Navakas analyzes the history of Florida's incorporation alongside the development of new ideas of personhood, possession, and political identity within American letters, from early American... Learn More
    Published: 16th October 2017
    Hardback / £41.00
  3. Warner Mifflin
    Writing in beautiful prose and marshalling fascinating evidence, Gary B. Nash constructs a convincing case that Warner Mifflin belongs in the Quaker antislavery pantheon with William Southeby, Benjamin Lay, John Woolman, and Anthony... Learn More
    Published: 18th September 2017
    Hardback / £28.99
  4. Surviving Slavery in the British Caribbean
    Surviving Slavery in the British Caribbean depicts the human drama in which enslaved Africans struggled against their enslavers and environment, and one another. The book reorients Atlantic slavery studies by revealing how social... Learn More
    Published: 4th September 2017
    Hardback / £37.00
  5. Contested Bodies
    Contested Bodies explores how the end of the transatlantic trade impacted Jamaican slaves and their children. Examining the struggles for control over biological reproduction, Turner shows how central childbearing was to the organization... Learn More
    Published: 23rd May 2017
    Hardback / £37.00
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  6. Contested Spaces of Early America

    Contested Spaces of Early America

    Edited by Juliana Barr and Edward Countryman

    Series Early American Studies

    University of Pennsylvania Press, Inc.

    Contested Spaces of Early America is a wide-ranging, eclectic volume that seeks to reconcile the parallel histories and historiographies of European and Indian spaces created throughout the hemisphere during the colonial era.... Learn More
    Published: 24th March 2014
    Hardback / £46.00
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  7. John James Audubon
    In John James Audubon: The Nature of the American Woodsman, Gregory Nobles shows that one of Audubon's greatest creations was himself. Nobles explores the central irony of Audubon's true nature: the man who took so much time and... Learn More
    Published: 3rd February 2017
    Hardback / £28.99
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  8. Taming Lust
    This fascinating history examines the circumstances of two elderly New Englanders who were prosecuted and sentenced to death for bestiality at the turn of the eighteenth century. Their astonishing cases become a springboard to... Learn More
    Published: 17th January 2014
    Hardback / £28.99
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  9. The American Revolution Reborn

    The American Revolution Reborn

    Edited by Patrick Spero and Michael Zuckerman

    Series Early American Studies

    University of Pennsylvania Press, Inc.

    The American Revolution Reborn parts company with the American Revolution of our popular imagination and renders it as a time of intense ambiguity and frightening contingency. With an introduction by Spero and a conclusion by... Learn More
    Published: 28th October 2016
    Hardback / £45.00
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  10. New Netherland and the Dutch Origins of American Religious Liberty
    Evan Haefeli demonstrates how convoluted and uncertain were the beginnings of religious tolerance in America, by giving them an international context.... Learn More
    Published: 6th April 2012
    Hardback / £42.00
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  11. Tea Sets and Tyranny
    Tea Sets and Tyranny offers a political history of politeness in early America, from its origins in the late seventeenth century to its remaking in the age of the Revolution.... Learn More
    Published: 24th October 2016
    Hardback / £37.00
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  12. Frontier Country
    Synthesizing the tensions between high and low politics and eastern and western regions in Pennsylvania before the Revolution, Patrick Spero recasts the importance of frontiers, as eighteenth-century Pennsylvanians would have... Learn More
    Published: 4th October 2016
    Hardback / £33.00
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  13. Seasons of Misery
    Seasons of Misery offers a boldly original account of early English settlement in American by placing catastrophe and crisis at the center of the story. Donegan argues that the constant state of suffering and uncertainty decisively... Learn More
    Published: 24th August 2016
    Paperback / £15.99
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  14. Slavery's Capitalism
    Slavery's Capitalism explores the role of slavery in the development of the U.S. economy during the first decades of the nineteenth century. It tells the history of slavery as a story of national, even global, economic importance... Learn More
    Published: 8th August 2016
    Hardback / £33.00
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  15. The Threshold of Manifest Destiny
    Among the many contentious frontier zones in nineteenth-century North America, Florida was an early and important borderland where the United States worked out how it would colonize new territories.... Learn More
    Published: 8th August 2016
    Hardback / £41.00
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  16. Republic of Taste
    Exploring the intersection of the early republic's material, visual, literary, and political cultures, Republic of Taste demonstrates how American thinkers upheld the similarities between aesthetics and politics in order to wrestle... Learn More
    Published: 8th July 2016
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