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Passion Is the Gale: Emotion, Power, and the Coming of the American Revolution
This book shows how the Age of Reason relied on emotion.At the outset of the eighteenth century, many British Americans accepted the notion that virtuous sociable feelings occurred primarily amongExpand
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"The Cornerstone of a Copious Work": Love and Power in Eighteenth-Century Courtship
Examination of eighteenth-century courtship correspondence from colonial Pennsylvania reveals that men generally sent love letters to the friends and family of the women they wooed, rather than toExpand
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AHR Conversation: The Historical Study of Emotions
In the past few years, the AHR has published five “Conversations,” each on a subject of interest to a wide range of historians: “On Transnational History” (2006), “Religious Identities and Violence”Expand
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War Stories and Love Stories
Emotion and Political Change