Recent Books Based on Research at AAS

Looking for something new to read?  Listed below are some suggestions, just a sampling of the most recent books to come across our desk that were researched here at AAS.

If you have recently published a work based on research at the Society, let us know so we can add it to our list.  Information on how to do that is available on the recent scholarship page on the AAS website.  There is also a complete list of the publications and other works based on research at AAS since 2000.

Recent Scholarship:

* indicates a publication by an AAS fellow

The Amazing American Circus Poster: The Strobridge Lithographing Company. Cincinnati: Cincinnati Art Museum and the John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art, 2011.

Bellion, Wendy. Citizen Spectator: Art, Illusion, and Visual Perception in Early National America. Chapel Hill, NC: University of North Carolina Press, Chapel Hill, 2011.

Botting, Eileen Hunt and Sarah L. Houser, eds. Reminiscences and Traditions of Boston. Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2011.

Chopra, Ruma.* (Peterson 2006) Unnatural Rebellion: Loyalists in New York City During the Revolution. Charlottesville, VA: University of Virginia Press, 2011.

Corey, Steven H. and Lisa Krissoff Boehm, eds. The American Urban Reader: History and Theory. New York: Routledge, 2011.

Desjardins, Simon. Castorland Journal: An Account of the Exploration and Settlement of Northern New York State by French Émigrés in the Years 1793 to 1797. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 2010.

Drake, James David. The Nation’s Nature: How Continental Presumptions Gave Rise to the United States of America. Charlottesville, VA: University of Virginia Press, 2011.

Everton, Michael.* (Reese 2004) The Grand Chorus of Complaint: Authors and the Business Ethics of American Publishing. New York: Oxford University Press, 2011.

Finkelman, Paul. Millard Fillmore. New York: Times Books, 2011.

Fowler, William M., Jr. American Crisis: George Washington and the Dangerous Two Years After Yorktown, 1781-1783. New York: Walker & Company, 2011.

Grundset, Eric with Briana L. Diaz and Hollis L. Gentry. America’s Women in the Revolutionary Era: A History Through Bibliography. Washington, D.C.: National Society Daughters of the American Revolution, 2011.

Haulman, Kate. The Politics of Fashion in Eighteenth-Century America. Chapel Hill, NC: University of North Carolina Press, 2011.

Henderson, Desirée.  Grief and Genre in American Literature, 1790-1870. Burlington, VT: Ashgate Publishing Co., 2011.

Herbert, Robert L. and Daria D’Arienzo. Orra White Hitchcock: 1796-1863: An Amherst Woman of Art and Science. Amherst, MA: Mead Art Museum, 2011.

Hochman, Barbara.* (AAS-NEMLA 2002) Uncle Tom’s Cabin and the Reading Revolution: Race, Literacy, Childhood, and Fiction, 1851-1911. Amherst, MA: University of Massachusetts Press, 2011.

Jaeger, Katherine and Q. David Bowers. 100 Greatest American Medals and Tokens: Complete With Market Values. Atlanta: Whitman Publishing, LLC, 2007.

Juergens, Tom. Wicked Puritans of Essex County. Charleston: The History Press, 2011.

Newman, Nancy. Good Music for a Free People: The Germania Musical Society in Nineteenth-Century America. Rochester: University of Rochester Press, 2010.

North, Louise V. In the Words of Women: The Revolutionary War and the Birth of the Nation, 1765-1799. Lanham, MD: Lexington Books, 2011.

Romero, R. Todd. Making War and Minting Christians: Masculinity, Religion, and Colonialism in Early New England. Amherst, MA: University of Massachusetts Press, 2011.

St. Jean, Wendy. Remaining Chickasaw in Indian Territory, 1830s-1907. Tuscaloosa, AL: The University of Alabama Press, 2011.

Stanwood, Owen. The Empire Reformed: English America in the Age of the Glorious Revolution. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2011.

Tatham, David. Winslow Homer in London: A New York Artist Abroad. Syracuse: Syracuse University Press, 2010.

Tolles, Bryant Franklin. Architecture & Academe: College Buildings in New England Before 1860. Hanover, NH: University Press of New England, 2011.

Valsania, Maurizio.* (Peterson, 2008) The Limits of Optimism: Thomas Jefferson’s Dualistic Enlightenment. Charlottesville, VA: University of Virginia Press, 2011.

Vogeley, Nancy. The Bookrunner: A History of Inter-American Relations—Print, Politics, and Commerce in the United States and Mexico, 1800-1830. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: American Philosophical Society, 2011.

Wakely, Cheryl R. From the Roxbury Fells to the Eastward Vale: A Journey through Woodstock: 1686-2011. Woodstock, CT: Woodstock Historical Society, 2011.

Zonderman, David A.* (Peterson 1989) Uneasy Allies: Working for Labor Reform in Nineteenth-Century Boston. Amherst, MA: University of Massachusetts Press, 2011.

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