Recent Scholarship Based on Research at the American Antiquarian Society
The following list includes publications or awards based on research in the Society's collections that have come to our attention recently.
A complete list of scholarship based on research at AAS and published since 2000 is available as a pdf.
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Entries recorded from March 1 to May 31, 2013
Bell, Richard. We Shall Be No More : Suicide and Self-Government In the Newly United States. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2012. (Botein Fellow, 2003-2004; AAS-NEH Fellow, 2007-2008; Peterson Fellow, 2012-2013)
Bidwell, John. American Paper Mills 1690-1832. A Directory of the Paper Trade with Notes on Products, Watermarks, Distribution Methods, and Manufacturing Techniques. Hanover: Dartmouth College Press, 2013. (Daniels Fellow, 1978-1979; ASECS Fellow, 1994-1995; AAS member)
Black, Jennifer M. Branding Trust: Advertising, Trademarks, and the Problem of Legitimacy in the United States, 1876-1920, 2013.
Brekus, Catherine A. Sarah Osborn’s World : The Rise of Evangelical Christianity in Early America. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2013. (Jacob Hiatt Fellow, 1991-1992; AAS member)
Bremer, Francis J. Building a New Jerusalem : John Davenport, a Puritan in Three Worlds. (AAS member)
Brill, Amy. The Movement of Stars. New York: Riverhead Books, 2013. (Baron Fellow, 2005-2006)
Coleman, Dawn. Preaching and the Rise of the American Novel. Columbus: Ohio State University Press, 2013. (NEMLA Fellow, 2006-2007)
Cotlar, Seth. Tom Paine’s America : The Rise and Fall of Transatlantic Radicalism in the Early Republic. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2011. (Peterson Fellow, 1997-1998)
Eckel, Leslie. Atlantic Citizens : Nineteenth-Century American Writers at Work in the World. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2013.
Fabian, Ann. The Skull Collectors: Race, Science, and America’s Unburied Dead. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2010. (Botein Fellow, 1994-1995; AAS member)
Gura, Philip F. Truth’s Ragged Edge : The Rise of the American Novel. New York: Farrar, Straus, and Giroux, 2013. (Peterson Fellow, 2002-2003; Mellon Distinguished Scholar, 2006-2007; AAS member)
Hager, Christopher. Word By Word : Emancipation and the Act of Writing. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2013.
Homestead, Melissa J. and Pamela T. Washington, eds. E.D.E.N. Southworth : Recovering a Nineteenth-Century Popular Novelist. Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press, 2012. (Mellon Post-Dissertation Fellow, 2000-2001; Reese Fellow, 2010-2011)
Howard, Ryan. Punch and Judy in 19th Century America : A History and Biographical Dictionary. Jefferson: McFarland & Company, Inc., 2013.
Hughes, Amy E. Spectacles of Reform : Theater and Activism in Nineteenth-Century America. Ann Arbor: The University of Michigan Press, 2012. (Last Fellow, 2009-2010)
Huhtamo, Erkki. Illusions in Motion: Media Archaeology of the Moving Panorama and Related Spectacles. Cambridge: MIT Press, 2013.
Immel, Andrea and Brian Alderson. Tommy Thumb’s Pretty Song-Book : The First Collection of English Nursery Rhymes : A Facsimile Edition With a History and Annotations. Los Angeles: Cotsen Occasional Press, 2013.
Johns, Adrian. Piracy : The Intellectual Property Wars from Gutenberg to Gates. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2009.
Kingston, George C. James Madison Hood : Lincoln’s Consul to the Court of Siam. Jefferson: McFarland & Company, Inc., 2013.
Madison, James. The Papers of James Madison. Retirement Series. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2009.
Mizelle, Brett. Pig. London: Reaktion Books, 2011. (AHPCS Fellow, 1998-1999)
Moran, Karen Board. Gates Along My Path. United States: Karen Board Moran: 2013. (K-12 Fellow, 1997)
Murphy, Teresa Anne. Citizenship and the Origins of Women’s History in the United States. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2013.
Nelson, Megan Kate. Ruin Nation : Destruction and the American Civil War. Athens: University of Georgia Press, 2012. (Last Fellow, 2007-2008)
Nipps, Karen. Lydia Bailey : A Checklist of Her Imprints. University Park: Pennsylvania State University Press, 2013.
O’Brien, Donald C. Engraving Trade in Early Cincinnati: With a Brief Account of the Beginning of the Lithographic Trade. Athens: Ohio University Press, 2013. (AAS member)
Plaag, Eric. On the Waters of the Wissahickon: A History of Erdenheim Farm. Columbia: University of South Carolina Press, 2012.
Rainey, Sue. Creating a World On Paper : Harry Fenn’s Career in Art. Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press, 2013.
Sachs, Aaron. Arcadian America: The Death and Life of an Environmental Tradition New Haven: Yale University Press, 2013. (Peterson Fellow, 2007-2008)
Slipp, Naomi. Teaching the Body: Artistic Anatomy in the American Academy, from Copley, Rimmer, and Eakins to Contemporary Artists. Boston: Boston University, Art Gallery, 2013.
Stahr, Walter. Seward : Lincoln’s Indispensable Man. New York: Simon & Schuster, 2012.
Walls, Laura Dassow. The Passage to Cosmos : Alexander von Humboldt and the Shaping of America. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2009.
Weikle-Mills, Courtney. Imaginary Citizens : Child Readers and the Limits of American Independence, 1640-1868. Baltimore, Maryland: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2013. (Reese Fellow, 2008-2009)
Weyler, Karen Ann. Empowering Words : Outsiders and Authorship in Early America. Athens: University of Georgia Press, 2013.
Williams, Susan. Alice Morse Earle and the Domestic History of Early America. Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press, 2013.
Bernstein, Robin. “Signposts on the Road Less Taken: John Newton Hyde’s Anti-Racist Illustrations of African American Children.” J19: Journal of Nineteenth-Century Americanists 1 (2013): 97-120. (Last Fellow, 2008-2009)
Brooke, John L. “ ‘King George Has Issued Too Many Pattents for Us’: Property and Democracy in Jeffersonian New York.” Journal of the Early Republic 33 (2013): 187-218. (AAS member)
Dillon, Elizabeth Maddock. “Obi, Assemblage, Enchantment.” J19: Journal of Nineteenth-Century Americanists 1 (2013): 172-178. (AAS-NEH Fellow, 2010-2011)
Fielder, Brigitte Nicole. “ ‘Almost Eliza’: Genre, Racialization, and Reading Mary King as the Mixed-Race Heroine of William G. Allen’s The American Prejudice Against Color.” Studies in American Fiction 40 (2013): 1-26. (Fellow, 2011-2012)
Lampi, Philip J. “The Federalist Party Resurgence, 1808-1816: Evidence from the New Nation Votes Database.” Journal of the Early Republic 33 (2013): 255-282.
Ratcliffe, Donald. “The Right to Vote and the Rise of Democracy, 1787-1828.” Journal of the Early Republic 33 (2013): 219-254.
Robertson, Andrew W. “Afterword: Reconceptualizing Jeffersonian Democracy.” Journal of the Early Republic 33 (2013): 317-334.
Shoemaker, Nancy. “Mr. Tashtego: Native American Whalemen in Antebellum New England.” Journal of the Early Republic 33 (2013): 109-132.
Sloat, Caroline F. “A New Nation Votes and the Study of American Politics, 1789-1824.” Journal of the Early Republic 33 (2013): 183-186.
Zagarri, Rosemarie. “The Family Factor: Congressmen, Turnover, and the Burden of Public Service in the Early American Republic.” Journal of the Early Republic 33 (2013): 283-316.
“Echoes of Egypt : Conjuring the Land of the Pharaohs.” Peabody Museum of Natural History. 170 Whitney Ave., New Haven, CT 06520. April 13, 2013-January 4, 2014.