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The Papers of George Washington
The Papers of George Washington

July-November 1790

Washington, George, Twohig, Dorothy

During the period covered by volume 6, Washington's attention was devoted to several matters of great national significance. He signed the Residence and Funding Acts,...


Collateral Damage

Women Write about War

Mujica, Bárbara

From Homer to Tim O’Brien, war literature remains largely the domain of male writers, and traditional narratives imply that the burdens of war are carried by men. But women and...


Backstage in the Novel
Backstage in the Novel

Frances Burney and the Theater Arts

Saggini, Francesca

In Backstage in the Novel, Francesca Saggini traces the unique interplay between fiction and theater in the eighteenth century through an examination of the work of the...


You Come Too
You Come Too

My Journey with Robert Frost

Francis, Lesley Lee

Robert Frost observed in his wife, Elinor, a desire to live "a life that goes rather poetically." The same could be said of many members of the Frost family, over several...


A Passion for the Past
A Passion for the Past

The Odyssey of a Transatlantic Archaeologist

Noël Hume, Ivor

Ivor Noël Hume has devoted his life to uncovering countless lives that came before him. In A Passion for the Past the world-renowned archaeologist turns to his own life...


Studies in Bibliography
Studies in Bibliography

Papers of the Bibliographical Society of the University of Virginia

Vander Meulen, David L.

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The Papers of George Washington
The Papers of George Washington

1 May-30 September 1794

Washington, George, Hoth, David R., Ebel, Carol S.

During the spring and summer of 1794, Washington and his cabinet faced concerns that arose from the ongoing war in Europe. Embargo evasions, activities of French and British...


Slavery, Freedom, and Expansion in the Early American West
Hammond, John Craig

Most treatments of slavery, politics, and expansion in the early American republic focus narrowly on congressional debates and the inaction of elite "founding fathers" such as...


The Recovery of Rhetoric
The Recovery of Rhetoric

Persuasive Discourse and Disciplinarity in the Human Sciences

Roberts, R. H., Good, J. M. M.

This collection of essays by distinguished international scholars from various disciplines addresses the widespread and growing interest in the nature and function of rhetoric...


The Segregated Scholars
The Segregated Scholars

Black Social Scientists and the Creation of Black Labor Studies, 1890–1950

Wilson, Francille Rusan

In Segregated Scholars Francille Rusan Wilson explores the lives and work of fifteen black labor historians and social scientists as seen through the prisms of gender, class,...


Sex, Lies, and Autobiography
Sex, Lies, and Autobiography

The Ethics of Confession

O'Rourke, James

In Sex, Lies, and Autobiography James O’Rourke explores the relationships between literary form and ethics, revealing how autobiographical texts are able to confront...


The Otherness of God
The Otherness of God
Summerell, Orrin F.

This volume offers essays on the nature of God and the fundamental tasks of philosophy and theology written by internationally recognized thinkers in the distinct fields of...


The Papers of George Washington
The Papers of George Washington

March-September 1791

Washington, George, Twohig, Dorothy

n the period covered by volume 8 of the Presidential Series, the spring and summer of 1791, Washington completed a tour of the southern states, traveling almost 2,000 miles...


The Specter of Races
The Specter of Races

Latin American Anthropology and Literature between the Wars

Birkenmaier, Anke

Arguing that race has been the specter that has haunted many of the discussions about Latin American regional and national cultures today, Anke Birkenmaier shows how theories...


America on the Eve of the Civil War
America on the Eve of the Civil War
Ayers, Edward L., Martin, Carolyn R.

"This remarkable publication provides a captivating and brilliantly executed series of conversations among seventeen most impressive historians. These participants in a daylong...


American Exceptionalism, American Anxiety
American Exceptionalism, American Anxiety

Wages, Competition, and Degraded Labor in the Antebellum United States

Glickstein, Jonathan A.

The mythology of nineteenth-century American economic exceptionalism trumpeted the positive work incentives prevailing in a society of scarce labor, weak class barriers, and...


George L. Viavant

Artist of the Hunt

Jordan, George E.

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Thomas Jefferson
Thomas Jefferson

Draftsman of a Nation

Bober, Natalie S.

Thomas Jefferson’s was one of history’s greatest voices for the importance of individual freedom. His eloquence on this fundamental right became the cornerstone of our nation...


Bound for Work
Bound for Work

Labor, Mobility, and Colonial Rule in Central Mozambique, 1940-1965

Kagan Guthrie, Zachary

Diverging from the studies of southern African migrant labor that focus on particular workplaces and points of origin, Bound for Work looks at the multitude of forms and...


System of Transcendental Idealism (1800)
System of Transcendental Idealism (1800)
Schelling, F. W. J.

System of Transcendental Idealism is probably Schelling's most important philosophical work. A central text in the history of German idealism, its original German publication...


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