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2022 May 5 - Bookworm #43 "The Importance of Companion Animals to U.S. Civil War Soldiers," Author Conversation with Marcy Sacks

In this episode of the Clements Bookworm, Historian Marcy S. Sacks discusses her research examining the role of pets and other domesticated animals in helping U.S. Civil War soldiers both endure the…

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2022 April 15, Bookworm #42 - “Legends and Hoaxes on the Early American Frontier,” Author Conversation with Gregory Dowd

In this episode of the Bookworm, U-M Professor Gregory Dowd joined us to discuss his book "Groundless: Rumors, Legends, and Hoaxes on the Early American Frontier" (Johns Hopkins University…

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2022 February 18, Bookworm #40 – Buying Books in Nineteenth Century America with Clements Library Director Paul Erickson

Few retail sectors have been as thoroughly transformed by the revolution in online commerce as the retail bookstore. The retail storefront dedicated primarily to the sale of printed books (new or…

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2022 January 21, Bookworm #39 - “Vanguard” Author Conversation with Martha S. Jones

In the standard story, the suffrage crusade began in Seneca Falls in 1848 and ended with the ratification of the 19th Amendment in 1920. But this overwhelmingly white women's movement did not…

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2021 August 20, Bookworm #34 – Michilimackinac: Where archaeology and history meet (Lynn Evans)

Fort Michilimackinac, built by the French in 1715, acquired by the British in 1761 and demolished by them in 1781, has been the site of historical and archaeological research since 1959. In this…

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2021 July 16, Bookworm #33 – Detroit’s Hidden Channels: The Power of French-Indigenous Families in the Eighteenth Century (Karen Marrero)

In this episode of the Clements Bookworm, past Fellow Dr. Karen Marrero talks about her book “Detroit’s Hidden Channels: The Power of French-Indigenous Families in the Eighteenth…

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2021 June 18, Bookworm #32 – African American Children in the Antebellum North (Crystal Webster)

In this episode of the Clements Bookworm, Dr. Crystal Webster discusses her book “Beyond the Boundaries of Childhood: African American Children in the Antebellum North,” in conversation…

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2020 July 10, Bookworm #15 – The Social Life of Maps in America (Martin Brückner)

In this episode of the Clements Bookworm, historian Martin Brückner presents ideas from his book The Social Life of Maps in America, 1750-1860 in conversation with Mary Pedley, Assistant Curator…

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2020 May 1, Bookworm #6 – The Portrait’s Subject: Inventing Inner Life in the 19th century United States (Sarah Blackwood)

This episode of the Clements Bookworm features historian Sarah Blackwood in a conversation about her book The Portrait’s Subject: Inventing Inner Life in the Nineteenth Century United States…

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2020 April 17, Bookworm #4 – The Union, The Confederacy, and Native Peoples in the Fight for the West (Megan Kate Nelson)

In this episode of the Clements Bookworm, historian Megan Kate Nelson shares ideas from her book The Three-Cornered War: The Union, the Confederacy, and Native Peoples in the Fight for the West…

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2020 May 29, Bookworm #10 – The Hymnal: A Reading History (Chris Phillips)

In this episode of the Clements Bookworm, scholar of literary history Christopher N. Phillips shares themes from his 2018 book The Hymnal: A Reading History. Books and resources discussed in the…

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2020 August 14, Bookworm #20 – Mixed-Race Jamaicans in Britain and the Atlantic Family, 1733-1833 (Daniel Livesay)

In this episode of the Clements Bookworm, historian Daniel Livesay shares the sources and ideas behind his book Children of Uncertain Fortune: Mixed-Race Jamaicans in Britain and the Atlantic Family,…

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2020 July 24, Bookworm #17 – Exposing the Frauds of Free Labor in Civil War America (Brian P. Luskey)

In this episode of the Clements Bookworm, historian Brian P. Luskey shares ideas from his book Men Is Cheap: Exposing the Frauds of Free Labor in Civil War America (2020), in a conversation with Dyke…

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2021 January 15, Bookworm #27 – Art, Food, and the Politics of Race in the Age of American Expansion (Shana Klein)

In this episode of the Clements Bookworm, art historian Shana Klein shares the themes of her book The Fruits of Empire: Art, Food, and the Politics of Race in the Age of American Expansion (2020).…

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2020 December 18, Bookworm #26 – American Women Illustrators and Cartoonists (Martha Kennedy)

In this episode of the Clements Bookworm, Martha H. Kennedy (Curator of popular and applied graphic art, Library of Congress) discusses her book Drawn to Purpose: American Women Illustrators and…

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2020 November 20, Bookworm #25 – Writing and Publishing Inspired by Genealogical Research

This episode of the Clements Bookworm highlights writing and publishing projects that drew upon genealogical research. Panelists are Wendy Chapin Ford (“A Frontier Romance: Tiger Bill and…

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