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Department Hosts Professor Karen Ordahl Kupperman for talk on Children in Early North American Colonies

On 31 August 2017, Dr. Karen Ordahl Kupperman, Silver Professor of History Emerita at New York University, delivered a talk to the History Department entitled, “Double Agents in Early Jamestown: Pocahontas, Thomas Savage, Henry Spelman, and Robert Poole.” Kupperman’s scholarship focuses on the 16th and 17th century Atlantic World, and her presentation focused on the […]

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Karen Ordahl Kupperman, Silver Professor of History Emerita at New York University, to speak on “Double Agents in Early Jamestown: Pocahontas, Thomas Savage, Henry Spelman, and Robert Poole,” August 31.

Thousands of people found themselves living in new and strange circumstances as the Atlantic Ocean was transformed from a barrier to a pathway in the sixteenth century. Jamestown, England’s precarious early seventeenth-century colony, was filled with people whose “true” identity was unclear, including Pocahontas, and three English boys, Thomas Savage, Henry Spelman, and Robert Poole. […]

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Fall 2015 American History Workshop Dates Announced

The Fall 2015 The University of Alabama Department of History American History Workshop sessions will be held on the dates listed below at 3:00 PM in the Summersell Room (251 ten Hoor). For more information about these sessions, contact Jenny Shaw (jenny.shaw@ua.edu). Friday, September 18 “ ‘I give up everything’: The Seizure of Federal Property […]

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