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American History Subject Group Recent Activities

Scholarly Publications


Ian Chambers

"The Kootenai War of 1974: A Modern Day Indian Victory", American Indian Quarterly, Vol. 42:1 (Winter 2018)

Bronwen Everill

"'All The Baubles That They Needed':'Industriousness' and Slavery in Saint-Louis and Gorée, Early American Studies; An Interdisciplinary Journal, Vol. 15 No. 4, (Fall 2017)



Seth Archer

Sharks Upon the Land: Colonialism, Indigenous Health, and culture in Hawai'i, (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2018)

Gary Gerstle

Liberty and Coercion: The Paradox of American Government from the Founding to the Present, (New Haven: Princeton University Press, 2017) Paperback edition

American Crucible: Race and Nation in the Twentieth Century (Updated with a new chapter on the Age of Obama) (New Haven: Princeton University Press, 2017)

Julia Guarneri

Newsprint Metropolis: City Papers and the Making of Modern Americans, (University of Chicago Press, 2017)

Nick Guyatt

Bind Us Apart: How Enlightened American Invented Segregation, (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2016)


Media Work


Gary Gerstle

'America: Laboratory of Democracy', The Compass on BBC World Service

Episode 1: Drowning Government in a Bathtub

Episode 2: Money - The Lifeblood of American Democracy

Episode 3: Little Leviathans

Episode 4: Insurgent Nation

Rhys Jones

 "Superfast Politics", BBC Radio 4 (8 December, 2017, 11:00am)





Julia Guarneri

20 February 2018 - "Womanly Chit-Chat?: Women's pages in US Newspapers 1870-1930" at Rothermere American Institute Seminar, University of Oxford


Grants or Prizes