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Why Did Teachers Organize? Feminism and Socialism in the Making of New York City Teacher Unionism (2020)
Journal Article
Phelps, C. (in press). Why Did Teachers Organize? Feminism and Socialism in the Making of New York City Teacher Unionism. Modern American History,

This is the first detailed narrative history of the genesis of New York City teacher unionism between 1912 and 1916, a crucial contributor to the formation of the American Federation of Teachers (AFT). In charting the process leading from the foundin... Read More about Why Did Teachers Organize? Feminism and Socialism in the Making of New York City Teacher Unionism.

Linking Law: Viking and Medieval Scandinavian Law in Literature and History (2020)
Journal Article
Ruiter, K. (2020). Linking Law: Viking and Medieval Scandinavian Law in Literature and History. The Historian, 8-12

This short magazine article highlights ongoing interdisciplinary scholarship which has cast light on the surprisingly sophisticated world of Viking-Age and Medieval Scandinavian law and its wide-ranging influence in these societies.

William Dean Howells's Periodical Time (2019)
Journal Article
Thompson, G. (2019). William Dean Howells's Periodical Time. Arizona Quarterly, 75(4), 77-106. https://doi.org/10.1353/arq.2019.0021

© 2019 by Arizona Board of Regents. This essay uses the example of William Dean Howells to redefine periodical time and suggest new ways in which extraliterary time manifests itself in literary form and content. Howells spent his early life typesetti... Read More about William Dean Howells's Periodical Time.

The unfinished revolution: Haiti, Black sovereignty and power in the nineteenth-century Atlantic world (2019)
Book
Salt, K. (2019). The unfinished revolution: Haiti, Black sovereignty and power in the nineteenth-century Atlantic world. Liverpool: Liverpool University Press. https://doi.org/10.2307/j.ctvt6rjmr

The Unfinished Revolution: Haiti, Black Sovereignty and Power in the Nineteenth-Century Atlantic World addresses post-revolutionary (and contemporary) sovereignty in Haiti. Working through an archive of black politics, The Unfinished Revolution exami... Read More about The unfinished revolution: Haiti, Black sovereignty and power in the nineteenth-century Atlantic world.

Cross-Border Film Adaptation and Life of Pi (2018)
Book Chapter
Roberts, G. (2018). Cross-Border Film Adaptation and Life of Pi. In Reading between the Borderlines: Cultural Production and Consumption across the 49th Parallel, 225-242. McGill-Queen's University Press

Citizen Refugee: Forging the Indian Nation after Partition (2018)
Book
Sen, U. (2018). Citizen Refugee: Forging the Indian Nation after Partition. Cambridge University Press (CUP). https://doi.org/10.1017/9781108348553

This innovative study explores the interface between nation-building and refugee rehabilitation in post-partition India. Relying on archival records and oral histories, Uditi Sen analyses official policy towards Hindu refugees from eastern Pakistan t... Read More about Citizen Refugee: Forging the Indian Nation after Partition.