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  • In the summer of 1619, the colony of Virginia witnessed two landmark events in the history of the English Atlantic world. During the first few days of August 1619, the first elected lawmaking body in English America gathered at Jamestown, Virginia, and laid out new rules for private landownership and labor management that would tie commerce to American settlement. Just a few weeks later and a few miles away, a cargo of “twenty and odd negroes” was bartered away by passing Dutch sailors....

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  • The Williams Prize, offered annually by The Historic New Orleans Collection and the Louisiana Historical Association since 1974, recognizes excellence in research and writing on Louisiana. The prize, which includes a cash award of $1,500 and a plaque, is awarded each March at the LHA’s annual meeting.

  • The theme of the 2017 Institute is European Intellectual History since the 17th century.  Applicants should either be in the process of completing their dissertations or engaged in revising book manuscripts as recent PhDs (post-docs and beginning assistant professors welcome).  Participants will each present a draft article or chapter of their work, and the group as a whole will attend a variety of special events (receptions, dinners, and lectures) to discuss theoretical and...

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  • Are you interested in stories of war and protest?
     
    The Dartmouth Vietnam Project (DVP) recruits current Dartmouth students to conduct, record, and preserve oral histories about the Vietnam War era (1950-1975). Each of the interviews in our online archive is a joint collaboration between a student interviewer and an older member of the college community who has volunteered to share his or her personal memories of the war and its impact on Dartmouth and on American society.  We...

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  • historic ’60s-era maps that helped Kerry retrace the route they followed that day nearly 50 years ago. (Photo by Glen Johnson, U.S. Department of State)

     

    Vietnam War scholar ...

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