A Cuban Angle on the Revolution

By Alex Borucki (University of California, Irvine) and José Luis Belmonte Postigo (Universidad de Sevilla) The authors’ article, “The Impact of the American Revolutionary War on the Slave Trade to Cuba” was published in the July 2023 William and Mary Quarterly. You can read the abstract here. How does the essay relate to your larger project and/or more… Read More

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Racialization and Dispossession in the Memory of the American Revolution

by Blake Grindon (Princeton University) Blake Grindon is the author of “Hilliard d’Auberteuil’s Mis Mac Rea: A Story of the American Revolution in the French Atlantic” (William and Mary Quarterly, October 2022). Many years ago, when I first became intrigued by Jane McCrea—the subject of my dissertation and of my recent WMQ article—I searched her name in the catalogue… Read More

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2026 and Insurance: A Conversation with Hannah Farber

In this installment of interviews with OI Book authors about the Semiquincentennial, Hannah Farber discusses marine insurance—a topic that seems below the surface but that nonetheless had a significant impact on the Revolution and American independence. Her 2021 book, Underwriters of the United States: How Insurance Shaped the American Founding, navigates a cast… Read More

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GPP Coffee Break

Join Georgian Papers Programme scholar Angel-Luke O’Donnell for an online version of the popular GPP Coffee Break series at King’s College London. Join us on January 21, 2022, at 3:30 pm GST (10:30 am EST) for a presentation by John McCurdy (Eastern Michigan University) as he outlines the connections between manhood and military service in Georgian Britain and colonial… Read More

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