Now In Print from the AAS Community

Every quarter at AAS we release a list of recent publications by those who have researched at serverthe library as fellows, members, or readers. To see this list, as well as a list of works published from 2000-2014, please visit our recent scholarship page on the AAS website. If your book, article, or other achievement is not included, just let us know if you’d like to see it there!


Brennan, Denis. The Making of an Abolitionist: William Lloyd Garrison’s Path to Publishing The Liberator. Jefferson: McFarland & Company, 2014.

Dobson, Joanne. The Kashmiri Shawl. 2014. (Baron Fellow, 2004-2005)

Gaskill, Malcolm. Between Two Worlds: How the English Became Americans. New York: Basic Books, 2014.

Glynn, Tom. Reading Publics: New York City’s Public Libraries, 1754-1911. New York: Fordham University Press, 2015.

Harvey, Sean P. Native Tongues: Colonialism and Race from Encounter to the Reservation. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2015. (AAS-NEH Fellow, 2010-2011)

Holzer, Harold. Lincoln and the Power of the Press: The War for Public Opinion. New York: Simon & Schuster, 2014. (AAS member)

Iarocci, Luoisa. The Urban Department Store in America, 1850-1930. Burlington, VT: Ashgate, 2014.

Johnston, Patricia and Caroline Frank, eds. Global Trade and Visual Arts in Federal New England. Durham: University of New Hampshire Press, 2014. (Johnston: Last Fellow, 2007-2008; Frank: CHAViC Fellow, 2013-2014)

Lomazow, Steven. The Great American Magazine: Adventures in History. Selections from the Steven Lomazow Collection of American Periodicals. New Jersey, 2014. (AAS member)

Plane, Ann Marie. Dreams and the Invisible World in Colonial New England: Indians, Colonists, and the Seventeenth Century. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2014.

Raven, James. Publishing Business in Eighteenth-Century England. Woodbridge: The Boydell Press, 2014. (Peterson Fellow, 1986-1987; Peterson Fellow, 1994-1995; AAS member)

Tomlin, T.J. A Divinity for All Persuasions: Almanacs and Early American Religious Life. New York: Oxford University Press, 2014. (Botein Fellow, 2010-2011)


Christ, Birte. “Capital Punishment and the Citizen-Subject.” American Literary History 27.1 (2014): 114-127. (Ebeling Fellow, 2012-2013)

Jortner, Adam. “Without Demons: Witchcraft and Witch Trials in the Colonial Chesapeake.” In Order and Civility in the Early Modern Chesapeake, edited by Debra Meyers and Melanie Perreault. Lanham: Lexington Books, 2014. (AAS-ASECS Fellow, 2014-2015)

Lopenzina, Drew. “Le Jeune Dreams of Moose: Altered States among the Montagnais in the Jesuit Relations of 1634. Early American Studies 13.1 (2015): 3-37. (Peterson Fellow, 2014-2015)

Verplanck, Anne. “Making History: Antiquarian Culture in Mid-Nineteenth-Century Philadelphia. The Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography 138.4 (2014): 395-424. (CHAViC Fellow, 2011-2012)

Verplanck, Anne. “‘They Carry Their Religion…Into Every Act of Their Public and Private Lives’: Quaker Consumption of Early Photographic Images in Philadelphia, 1839-1860.” Early American Studies 13.1 (2015): 237-278. (CHAViC Fellow, 2011-2012)

Wolfe, S.J., Kathleen M. Haley, and Caroline W. Stoffel. “EMINA (Egyptian Mummies in North America): A Database for Mummy Studies.” Yearbook of Mummy Studies 2 (2014): 117-124. (AAS staff)

Wolfe, S.J. “Padihershef and Me.” In Inspired by My Museum. Birmingham, England: Sampad, 2014. (AAS staff)


The Spread of U.S. Slavery, 1790-1860.” Online exhibit by Lincoln Mullen. (Peterson Fellow, 2013-2014)

EMINA—Egyptian Mummies in North America.” Online database launched April 19, 2014, by S.J. Wolfe. (AAS staff)


Shelby M. Balik received the Phi Alpha Theta Best First Book Award (awarded in September 2014) for her book Rally the Scattered Believers: Northern New England’s Religious Geography. (Peterson Fellow, 2003-2004)

David Brion Davis’s The Problem of Slavery in the Age of Emancipation was a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award for general nonfiction. (AAS member)

Ellen Gruber Garvey received several awards for her book Writing with Scissors: American Scrapbooks from the Civil War to the Harlem Renaissance: The Institute for Humanities Research’s Transdisciplinary Book Award; The Society of American Archivists’ Waldo Gifford Leland Award;  the year’s only Highly Commended Award of the SHARP DeLong Book History Book Prize; and sole honorable mention from the EBSCOhost/Research Society for American Periodicals (RSAP) Book Prize. (Peterson Fellow, 2008-2009)

Ezra Greenspan’s William Wells Brown: An African American Life was a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award for biography. (Mellon Distinguished Scholar in Residence, 2009-2010; AAS member)

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