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The Tactics of Toleration

A Refugee Community in the Age of Religious Wars

Spohnholz, Jesse

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Alexis de Tocqueville and Gustave de Beaumont in America
Alexis de Tocqueville and Gustave de Beaumont in America

Their Friendship and Their Travels

Tocqueville, Alexis de, Zunz, Olivier

Alexis de Tocqueville, a young aristocrat of twenty-five, worried deeply about the future of France as well as his own fate in his native country, which had just experienced...


The Diaries of George Washington
The Diaries of George Washington

January 1790-December 1799

Washington, George

Washington was rarely isolated from the world during his eventful life. His diary for 1751-52 relates a voyage to Barbados when he was nineteen. The next two accounts concern...


The Papers of James Madison
The Papers of James Madison

5 November 1811-9 July 1812

Madison, James, Stagg, J. C. A., Cross, Jeanne Kerr, Spangler, Jewel L., Barber, Ellen J., King, Martha J., Colony, Anne Mandeville, Perdue, Susan Holbrook

Edited by J.C.A. Stagg, Jeanne Kerr Cross, Jewel L. Spangler, Ellen J. Barber, Martha J. King, Anne Mandeville Colony, and Susan Holbrook Perdue

This fourth volume...


Avoiding War with China
Avoiding War with China

Two Nations, One World

Etzioni, Amitai

Are the United States and China on a collision course? In response to remarks made by Donald Trump’s secretary of state, China’s state-run newspaper Global Times...


Reconstructing the Campus
Reconstructing the Campus

Higher Education and the American Civil War

Cohen, Michael David

The Civil War transformed American life. Not only did thousands of men die on battlefields and millions of slaves become free; cultural institutions reshaped themselves in the...


The Papers of James Madison
The Papers of James Madison
Secretary of State Series, vol. 4

8 October 1802-15 May 1803

Madison, James, Hackett, Mary A., Stagg, J. C. A., Cross, Jeanne Kerr, Perdue, Susan Holbrook, Barber, Ellen J.

The Papers of James Madison project, housed at the University of Virginia, was established in 1956 to publish annotated volumes of the correspondence and writings of James...


Pocahontas, Powhatan, Opechancanough
Pocahontas, Powhatan, Opechancanough

Three Indian Lives Changed by Jamestown

Rountree, Helen C.

Pocahontas may be the most famous Native American who ever lived, but during the settlement of Jamestown, and for two centuries afterward, the great chiefs Powhatan and...


The Making of a Racist
The Making of a Racist

A Southerner Reflects on Family, History, and the Slave Trade

Dew, Charles B.

In this powerful memoir, Charles Dew, one of America’s most respected historians of the South--and particularly its history of slavery--turns the focus on his own life, which...


The Papers of Robert Treat Paine

Volume II: 1757-1774

Riley, Stephen T., Hanson, Edward W.

The Papers of Robert Treat Paine is a selected edition of documents primarily from the Robert Treat Paine collection at the Massachusetts Historical Society. Covering...


Worth a Dozen Men
Worth a Dozen Men

Women and Nursing in the Civil War South

Hilde, Libra R.

In antebellum society, women were regarded as ideal nurses because of their sympathetic natures. However, they were expected to exercise their talents only in the home; nursing...


Old World, New World
Old World, New World

America and Europe in the Age of Jefferson

Sadosky, Leonard J., Nicolaisen, Peter, Onuf, Peter S., O’Shaughnessy, Andrew J.

Old World, New World: America and Europe in the Age of Jefferson grew out of workshops in Salzburg and Charlottesville sponsored by Monticello’s International Center...


Backlash

Libel, Impeachment, and Populism in the Reign of Queen Anne

Carnell, Rachel

A country bitterly divided between two political parties. Populist mobs rising in support of a reactionary rabble-rouser. Foreign interference in the political process....


The Papers of George Washington
The Papers of George Washington

September 1789-January 1790

Washington, George, Abbot, W. W., Twohig, Dorothy

Volume 4 covers the fall and early winter of 1789-90 and focuses on the problems facing the new administration. Many documents in this volume deal with the difficulties...


Reclaiming Patriotism
Reclaiming Patriotism
Etzioni, Amitai

Amitai Etzioni has made his reputation by transcending unwieldy, and even dangerous, binaries such as left/right or globalism/nativism. In his new book, Etzioni calls for...


The Private Jefferson
The Private Jefferson

Perspectives from the Collections of the Massachusetts Historical Society

Onuf, Peter S., Wulf, Andrea, Adams, Henry

One of U.S. history’s most eminent figures, Thomas Jefferson is as elusive as he is revered. The Private Jefferson opens a window onto the third president’s inner life...


Freedom's Promise
Freedom's Promise

Ex-Slave Families and Citizenship in the Age of Emancipation

Regosin, Elizabeth

Emancipation and the citizenship that followed conferred upon former slaves the right to create family relationships that were sanctioned, recognized, and regulated by the laws...


The Papers of George Washington
The Papers of George Washington
Revolutionary War Series, vol. 24

1 January–9 March 1780

Washington, George, Huggins, Benjamin L.

With volume 24 of the Revolutionary War Series, the conflict enters a new decade. New Year's Day 1780 finds Washington in winter quarters at Morristown, N.J., having...


Founding Friendship
Founding Friendship

George Washington, James Madison, and the Creation of the American Republic

Leibiger, Stuart

Although the friendship between George Washington and James Madison was eclipsed in the early 1790s by the alliances of Madison with Jefferson and Washington with Hamilton,...


The Papers of George Washington
The Papers of George Washington

June 1767-December 1771

Washington, George, Abbot, W. W., Twohig, Dorothy

The ten-volume Colonial Series, covering the years 1748-1775, takes the young Washington through his command of the Virginia Regiment during the French and Indian War and then...


Night Journeys
Night Journeys

The Power of Dreams in Transatlantic Quaker Culture

Gerona, Carla

Early modern Quakers looked to their dreams to gain spiritual insight and developed a potent system of dreamwork that acted simultaneously as a device for gaining and retaining...


Jamestown, the Truth Revealed
Jamestown, the Truth Revealed
Kelso, William M.

What was life really like for the band of adventurers who first set foot on the banks of the James River in 1607? Important as the accomplishments of these men and women were,...


Ireland and America
Ireland and America

Empire, Revolution, and Sovereignty

Griffin, Patrick, Cogliano, Francis D.

Looking at America through the Irish prism and employing a comparative approach, leading and emerging scholars of early American and Atlantic history interrogate anew the...


The Selected Papers of John Jay
The Selected Papers of John Jay

1785-1788

Jay, John, Nuxoll, Elizabeth M.

Volume 4 of The Selected Papers of John Jay opens in January 1785 as John Jay assumes office as secretary for foreign affairs and brings system and order to the long-...


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