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Q&A with Katharine Gerbner, author of Christian Slavery: Conversion and Race in the Protestant Atlantic World

19 April 2019

Today the Junto features a Q&A with Assistant Professor of History at the University of Minnesota, Katherine Gerbner conducted by Kristen Beales. Gerbner teaches courses on Atlantic...

Review: Katharine Gerbner, Christian Slavery: Conversion and Race in the Protestant Atlantic World

18 April 2019

On the heels of its recent release in paperback, today The Junto features a review of Christian Slavery: Conversion and Race in the Protestant Atlantic World (University of Pennsylvania...

Ben Wright: Thomas Paine and the Conflicting Ideologies of the Digital Revolution

11 April 2019

This post is part of a joint series entitled “Digital Research, Digital Age: Blogging New Approaches to Early American Studies,” hosted at the Panorama and the...

Digital Databases and the Illusion of Comprehension

9 April 2019

In the second post in the Digital Age, Digital Research series, Joseph Adelman reflects on Thomas Paine, Common Sense, and the limits of using digital databases to conduct research.