Coming Soon: Erman's Almost Citizens
Almost Citizens: Puerto Rico, the U.S. Constitution, and Empire is coming soon! Publication is expected in November-December 2018. To get up to speed on the project before it is published,
Moral Contagion: Black Atlantic Sailors, Citizenship, and Diplomacy in Antebellum America
Michael A. Schoeppner. Forthcoming from Cambridge University Press in March 2019. Available to pre-order now via Cambridge University
The First Modern Risk: Workplace Accidents and the Origins of European Social States
Julia Moses. Cambridge University Press, June 2018. Available to purchase via Cambridge University Press and Amazon.

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Devastation without Representation in Puerto Rico
In an opinion piece for the LA Times, published on the one year anniversary of Hurricane Maria, Professor Sam Erman writes of devastation without representation in Puerto
Murder in the Shenandoah: Making Law Sovereign in Revolutionary Virginia
Jessica K. Lowe. Forthcoming from Cambridge University Press (December 2018). Available to pre-order now via Cambridge University Press and Amazon.


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