Monday, December 10, 2012

What I Hope to Read in 2013

Here are some forthcoming books that readers of The Way of Improvement Leads Home might find interesting:

Marla Miller, Rebecca Dickinson: Independence for a New England Woman

Mac Griswold, The Manor: Three Centuries at a Slave Plantation on Long Island

Sheila Skemp, The Making of a Patriot: Benjamin Franklin at the Cockpit 

Joshua Piker, The Four Deaths of Acorn Whistler: Telling Stories in Colonial America 

Nathaniel Philbrick, Bunker Hill: A City, A Siege, A Revolution 

Richard Beeman, Our Lives, Our Fortunes, and Our Sacred Honor: The Forging of American Independence, 1774-1776.

Allegra di Bonaventura, For Adam's Sake: A Family Saga in Colonial New England 

Maurizio Valsania, The Limits of Optimism: Thomas Jefferson's Dualistic Enlightenment

Edward Andrews, Native Apostles: Black and Indian Missionaries in the British Atlantic World

Smith, Samuel, A Cautious Enthusiasm: Mystical Piety and Evangelicalism in Colonial South Carolina

Catherine Brekus, Sarah Osborn's World: The Rise of Evangelical Christianity in Early America 

Peter Onuf and Nicholas Cole, Thomas Jefferson, the Classical World, and Early America 

Michelle Jarrett Morris, Under the Household Government: Sex and Family in Puritan Massachusetts 

Andrew Jackson O'Shaughnessy, The Men Who Lost America: British Leadership, the American Revolution, and the Fate of Empire

James P. Byrd, Sacred Scripture, Sacred War: The Bible and the American Revolution

Peter Thompson and Peter Onuf, ed., State and Citizen: British America and the Early United States 

Mark Phillips, On Historical Distance

T. Mills Kelly, Teaching History in a Digital Age 

Robert B. Townsend, History's Babel: Scholarship, Professionalization, and the Historical Enterprise in the United States, 1880-1940 

Axel Schafer, American Evangelicals and the 1960s

Kate Bowler, Blessed: A History of the American Prosperity Gospel