The Daughters of the American Revolution and Patriotic Memory in the Twentieth Century

“Critically connects the two sprawling scholarly and public conversations about race and memory in the United States. This is a must read for anyone who wants to better understand how the lost cause won and why middle-class white women were its most effective foot soldiers.”—Kristin Ann Hass, author of Sacrificing Soldiers on the National Mall “Wendt’s … Continue reading The Daughters of the American Revolution and Patriotic Memory in the Twentieth Century

James Monroe

“A well-crafted exposition of James Monroe’s perception of the new United States and his ideas on its place in the family of nations. A valuable contribution to our understanding of the hopes and aspirations of the founding generation for their newly created country.”—Daniel Preston, editor of The Papers of James Monroe “James Monroe has often lived … Continue reading James Monroe

Freedom and Resistance

“Brilliant. Puts the Bahamas on the map with Jamaica, Antigua, Nova Scotia, and Sierra Leone as sites where black refugees who fled the American victory in the War of Independence added mightily to the economy and religious life in their new homes.”—John Saillant, author of Black Puritan, Black Republican: The Life and Thought of Lemuel … Continue reading Freedom and Resistance

Endgame for Empire

"Since so much of Indian-European relations and the course of the American Revolution in the South pivoted on how the Creeks and British dealt with each other, illuminating that relationship is of critical importance. Juricek demonstrates an absolute mastery of the sources and a bone-deep understanding of the nuances of both Creek and British culture."—Joshua … Continue reading Endgame for Empire