In the 1600s, the Virginia Company of London shipped 56 young women across the ocean to become the brides of American settlers. Were they adventurers, victims, or something in between?
Category: Vast Early America
World history was forever changed as a result of the American Revolution, but the war also had far-reaching consequences that have gone unexamined—until now. Join historian Craig Bruce Smith as he discusses his book, American Honor: The Creation of the Nation’s Ideals During the Revolutionary Era.
Vaughn Scribner is the author of Inn Civility: Urban Taverns and Early American Civil Society (New York University Press, 2019).
Joseph M. Adelman is an assistant professor of history at Framingham State University and the author of Revolutionary Networks: The Business and Politics of Printing the News, 1763-1789 (JHU Press, 2019).
What would the American Revolution look like if you weaved together the stories of six people into a narrative? Author Russell Shorto explains.