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11.1.5
Josh Brown
Ithaca
A graphic novel in several parts
Review by
Wendy Lucas Castro

For the Want of
a Good Hat

Ann M. Carlos and Frank D. Lewis, Commerce by a Frozen Sea
Review by
Craig Thompson Friend

"The man that isn't jolly after drinking is just a driveling idiot, to my thinking"
Richard Stott, Jolly Fellows
Review by
Sarah J. Purcell

Speaking and Listening
Carolyn Eastman, A Nation of Speechifiers

www.common-place.org · VOL. 11 · NO. 01 · October 2010
Features

Bynum
Tara Bynum
Phillis Wheatley's Pleasures
Reading good feeling in Phillis Wheatley's Poems and letters

image A. Roger Ekirch
Kidnapped!
Tracking down a ripping good Irish-American tale


image Hsuan L. Hsu
A Connecticut Yankee in the Court of Wu Chih Tien
Mark Twain and Wong Chin Foo


Poetic Research Department
Honorée Fanonne Jeffers
The Age of Phillis

Reviews
Review by Stephen Aron
The French Connection
Jay Gitlin, The Bourgeois Frontier

Review by Ralph Bauer
Alchemical Errand into the Wilderness
Walter W. Woodward, Prospero's America

Review by Carol Faulkner
The Fertility Revolution
Susan Klepp, Revolutionary Conceptions

Review by Matthew Mason
Commonplace Conclusions on the Revolution and Bondage
Peter A. Dorsey, Common Bondage

Review by Margot Minardi
Beyond Crispus Attucks
Douglas R. Egerton, Death or Liberty

 

crierPublick Occurences 2.0
Jeffrey L. Pasley

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Common Reading

Molly McCarthy
Redeeming the Almanac
Learning to Appreciate the iPhone of Early America

imageTales from the Vault
Amy Werbel
Searching for Smut
Hot on the trail of Anthony Comstock (1844-1915)

imageThe Common School
Kevin M. Levin
Civil War Site
A blogger's increasingly successful effort to open new fronts in the historical profession

imageObject Lessons
Edward T. O'Donnell
Striking Scenes
Robert Koehler, The Strike (1886), and competing visions of labor-capital conflict in the Gilded Age

Web Library
Arthur Rolston
The Common-place Web Library is an annotated selection of Web resources in American History. This month's link: The NBER/Maryland State Constitutions Project

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