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“Skin Bleach and Civilization: The Racial Formation of Blackness in 1920s Harlem,” (Article)
Title: “Skin Bleach and Civilization: The Racial Formation of Blackness in 1920s Harlem,”
Author: Jacob Dorman
Abstract: N/A
Year: 2011
Format: Journal
Periodical Title: The Journal of Pan-African Studies 4, no.4

‘Lifted Out of the Commonplace Grandeur of Modern Times’ Reappraising Rev. Edward Wilmot Blyden’s Views of Islam and Afrocentrism in Light of His Scholarly Black Christian Orientalism (Article)
Title: ‘Lifted Out of the Commonplace Grandeur of Modern Times’ Reappraising Rev. Edward Wilmot Blyden’s Views of Islam and Afrocentrism in Light of His Scholarly Black Christian Orientalism
Author: Jacob Dorman
Abstract: N/A
Year: 2010
Format: Journal
Periodical Title: Souls: A Critical Journal of Black Politics, Culture, and Society 12,no. 4

Chosen People: The Rise of American Black Israelite Religions (Book) [show prizes]
Title: Chosen People: The Rise of American Black Israelite Religions
Author: Jacob S. Dorman
Abstract: Drawing on interviews, newspapers, and hitherto untapped archival sources, the author provides a portrait of Black Israelites, showing them to be a transnational movement that fought racisim and its erasure of people of color from European-derived religions. He argues for a new way of understanding cultural formation, not in terms of genealogical metaphors of "survivals," or syncretism, but rather as a "polycultural" cutting and pasting from a transnational array of ideas, books, rituals, and social networks.
Year: 2013
Primary URL: http://www.worldcat.org/title/chosen-people-the-rise-of-american-black-israelite-religions/oclc/781432412&referer=brief_results
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Type: Single author monograph
ISBN: 9780195301403
Copy sent to NEH?: Yes

A Colony in Babylon: Cooperation and Conflict between Black and White Jews in New York, 1930 to 1964 (Book Section)
Title: A Colony in Babylon: Cooperation and Conflict between Black and White Jews in New York, 1930 to 1964
Author: Dorman, Jacob
Editor: Tudor Parfitt
Editor: Edith Bruder
Abstract: This book presents the way in which the religious identification of African American Jews and African black Jews – “real”, ideal or imaginary – has been represented, conceptualized and reconfigured over the last century or so. These essays grow out of a concern to understand Black encounters with Judaism, Jews and putative Hebrew/Israelite origins and are intended to illuminate their developments in the medley of race, ethnicity, and religion of the African and African American religious experience. They reflect the geographical and historic mosaic of black Judaism, permeated as it is with different “meanings”, both contemporary and historical.
Year: 2012
Primary URL: http://www.c-s-p.org/flyers/African-Zion--Studies-in-Black-Judaism1-4438-3802-0.htm
Primary URL Description: publisher's listing
Secondary URL: https://www.worldcat.org/title/african-zion-studies-in-black-judaism/oclc/792927826&referer=brief_results
Secondary URL Description: worldcat listing
Access Model: no link to book text
Publisher: Cambridge Scholars Publishing
Book Title: African Zion: Studies in Black Judaism
ISBN: 1-4438-3802-0

Global Archivalities Research Network (Database/Archive/Digital Edition)
Title: Global Archivalities Research Network
Author: de Weerdt, Hilde
Author: Head, Randolph
Author: Brendecke, Arndt
Abstract: A network of scholars working on pre-modern archives around the world. The Global Archivalities Network is a project launched by Randolph Head (University of California, Riverside), Arndt Brendecke (Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München) and Hilde de Weerdt (Kings College London). We seek to connect and recruit humanists in all disciplines interested in the comparative history of archives before the modern era. The founders specialize in what may be called early modernity in various parts of the world, but we welcome those working on all forms of systematic record-keeping in any period.
Year: 2012
Primary URL: http://globalarchivalities.org/
Primary URL Description: url of digital archive project

Introduction: Centering Families in Atlantic Histories (Article)
Title: Introduction: Centering Families in Atlantic Histories
Author: Karin Wulf
Author: Pearsall, Sarah
Author: Julie Hardwick
Abstract: Introduction to Special issue
Year: 2013
Primary URL: http://www.jstor.org/discover/10.5309/willmaryquar.70.2.0205?uid=30704&uid=3739656&uid=2129&uid=2&uid=70&uid=3&uid=67&uid=30703&uid=62&uid=3739256&sid=21102377878571
Primary URL Description: JSTOR listing
Access Model: subscription
Format: Journal
Periodical Title: The William and Mary Quarterly
Publisher: Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture

Women in the Revolutionary War (Book Section)
Title: Women in the Revolutionary War
Author: Pearsall, Sarah
Editor: Jane Kamensky
Editor: Edward G. Gray
Abstract: The Oxford Handbook of the American Revolution draws on a wealth of new scholarship to create a vibrant dialogue among varied approaches to the revolution that made the United States. In thirty-three essays written by authorities on the period, the Handbook brings to life the diverse multitudes of colonial North America and their extraordinary struggles before, during, and after the eight-year-long civil war that secured the independence of thirteen rebel colonies from their erstwhile colonial parent. The chapters explore battles and diplomacy, economics and finance, law and culture, politics and society, gender, race, and religion. Its diverse cast of characters includes ordinary farmers and artisans, free and enslaved African Americans, Indians, and British and American statesmen and military leaders. In addition to expanding the Revolution's who, the Handbook broadens its where, portraying an event that far transcended the boundaries of what was to become the United States. It offers readers an American Revolution whose impact ranged far beyond the thirteen coloniesThe Handbook's range of interpretive and methodological approaches captures the full scope of current revolutionary-era scholarship. Its authors, British and American scholars spanning several generations, include social, cultural, military, and imperial historians, as well as those who study politics, diplomacy, literature, gender, and sexuality. Together and separately, these essays demonstrate that the American Revolution remains a vibrant and inviting a subject of inquiry. Nothing comparable has been published in decades
Year: 2013
Primary URL: https://www.worldcat.org/title/oxford-handbook-of-the-american-revolution/oclc/783520927&referer=brief_results
Primary URL Description: worldcat listing
Access Model: no link to book text
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Book Title: The Oxford handbook of the American Revolution

From Scribal Practices to Archival Knowledge Systems in Innsbruck, 1480-1565 (Conference Paper/Presentation)
Title: From Scribal Practices to Archival Knowledge Systems in Innsbruck, 1480-1565
Author: Randolph Head
Abstract: Abstract not available.
Date: 9/16/2013
Conference Name: Arbeitstagung der AG Frühe Neuzeit on "Praktiken der Fühen Neuzeit"

Inventories as Political Acts: Shifts in recordkeeping practices at the end of the Middle Ages (Conference/Institute/Seminar)
Title: Inventories as Political Acts: Shifts in recordkeeping practices at the end of the Middle Ages
Author: Randolph Head
Abstract: Abstract not available.
Date Range: 6/11/2013
Location: Birkbeck College, University of London

Filing by the Book: Accumulating and managing records in early modern chancelleries (Conference Paper/Presentation)
Title: Filing by the Book: Accumulating and managing records in early modern chancelleries
Author: Randolph Head
Abstract: Abstract not available.
Date: 4/6/2013
Conference Name: Annual Renaissance Studies Association conference

Documents, Archives and Proof from the Eighteenth Century to MERS (Public Lecture or Presentation)
Title: Documents, Archives and Proof from the Eighteenth Century to MERS
Abstract: Abstract not available.
Author: Randolph Head
Date: 1/29/2013
Location: UCDC Research Luncheon Series, Washington DC

'Having Many Wives' in Two American Rebellions: The Politics of Households and the Radically Conservative (Article)
Title: 'Having Many Wives' in Two American Rebellions: The Politics of Households and the Radically Conservative
Author: Sarah Pearsall
Abstract: In "'Having Many Wives' in Two American Rebellions: The Politics of Households and the Radically Conservative," Sarah M. S. Pearsall examines households and in particular plural unions in the context of two rebellions in the far north of New Spain: the Guale Rebellion of 1597 and the Pueblo Revolt of 1680. Before exploring these familial and sexual arrangements, she considers the novel meanings of polygamy in Old and New Spain. For many Spaniards, polygamy represented resistance to Christianity, apostasy, desecration, political subversion, and violence among the indigenous population. For many Native Americans, however, it indicated masculine status and authority, as well as positive notions of labor organization, hierarchy, and political confederation. Revisiting textual evidence in conjunction with archaeological findings, Pearsall explores how and why transformations of households and gender roles occurred. Too often, she argues, scholars have been beguiled by calls for tradition, such as those heard in the Pueblo Revolt, thus failing to appreciate the transformative possibilities inherent in such appeals. Far from implying a return to precolonial ways, the rebels' schemes had the potential to effect a profound alteration in existing Pueblo cultures, especially in terms of gender. It is possible to trace how, in some contexts, both men and women made "radically conservative" choices, connecting themselves consciously to the past in innovative ways.
Year: 2013
Primary URL: http://www.worldcat.org/title/having-many-wives-in-two-american-rebellions-the-politics-of-households-and-the-radically-conservative/oclc/5165962755&referer=brief_results
Access Model: Subscription Only
Format: Journal
Periodical Title: The American Historical Review
Publisher: American Historical Association

Introduction: Centering Families in Atlantic Worlds, 1500-1800 (Article)
Title: Introduction: Centering Families in Atlantic Worlds, 1500-1800
Author: Sarah Pearsall
Author: Julie Hardwick
Author: Karin Wulf
Abstract: This issue of the William and Mary Quarterly originated with papers delivered at a 2011 conference, “Centering Families in Atlantic Worlds, 1500–1800,” cosponsored by the Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture and the Institute for Historical Studies at the University of Texas at Austin. Although both histories of family and histories of the Atlantic world have provoked considerable scholarly debate about the analytical coherence and utility of these terms, putting them together offers an important and fresh view of each. Certainly families were affected by economic, political, or cultural structures of many kinds, but they made choices and pursued strategies that, in thousands or tens of thousands of repetitions, shaped those same patterns. That is, their decisions, described as familial or made in the context of family relations, constituted micropolitics and microeconomics that cumulatively comprised critical elements in configuring the Atlantic world. Looking to Atlantic contexts also heightens our appreciation of the internal dynamics of family, in which those same decisions could be made by individuals either with or against collective family interests. And it asks us to attend to the definitions of family employed by the most interested parties, the people themselves, but also by external authorities who found the exploitation and regulation of family a critical instrument of imperial and other Atlantic powers.
Year: 2013
Primary URL: https://oieahc.wm.edu/wmq/Apr13/abstracts.html
Access Model: Subscription Only
Format: Journal
Periodical Title: William and Mary Quarterly
Publisher: Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture

Documents, Archives and Proof around 1700 (Article)
Title: Documents, Archives and Proof around 1700
Author: Randolph Head
Abstract: Jean Mabillon's De re diplomatica, whose importance for diplomatics and the philosophy of history is well recognized, also contributed to the seventeenth-century European debate over the relationship among documents, archives, and historical or juridical proof. This article juxtaposes early works on diplomatics by Mabillon, Daniel Papebroche, and Barthélémy Germon against German ius archivi theorists including Rutger Ruland and Ahasver Fritsch to reveal two incommensurate approaches that emerged around 1700 for assessing the authority of written records. Diplomatics concentrated on comparing the material and textual features of individual documents to authentic specimens in order to separate the genuine from the spurious, whereas the ius archivi emphasized the publica fides (public faith) that documents derived from their placement in an authentic sovereign's archive. Diplomatics' emergence as a separate auxiliary science of history encouraged the erasure of archivality from the primary conditions of documentary assessment for historians, however, while the ius archivi's privileging of institutional over material criteria for authority foreshadowed European state practice and the evolution of archivistics into the twentieth century. This article investigates these competing discourses of evidence and their implications from the perspective of early modern archival practices.
Year: 2013
Primary URL: http://journals.cambridge.org/action/displayAbstract?fromPage=online&aid=9059636&fulltextType=RA&fileId=S0018246X12000477http://
Primary URL Description: Journal website
Access Model: Subscription
Format: Journal
Periodical Title: The Historical Journal 56, 4
Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Recentering Indian Women in the American Revolution (Book Section)
Title: Recentering Indian Women in the American Revolution
Author: Sarah Pearsall
Editor: Susan Sleeper-Smith
Abstract: A resource for all who teach and study history, this book illuminates the unmistakable centrality of American Indian history to the full sweep of American history. The nineteen essays gathered in this collaboratively produced volume, written by leading scholars in the field of Native American history, reflect the newest directions of the field and are organized to follow the chronological arc of the standard American history survey. Contributors reassess major events, themes, groups of historical actors, and approaches--social, cultural, military, and political--consistently demonstrating how Native American people, and questions of Native American sovereignty, have animated all the ways we consider the nation’s past. The uniqueness of Indigenous history, as interwoven more fully in the American story, will challenge students to think in new ways about larger themes in U.S. history, such as settlement and colonization, economic and political power, citizenship and movements for equality, and the fundamental question of what it means to be an American.
Year: 2015
Primary URL: http://uncpress.unc.edu/browse/book_detail?title_id=3646
Publisher: The University of North Carolina Press
Book Title: Why You Can't Teach United States History without American Indians
ISBN: 9781469621203

Disgust c. 1600 (Article)
Title: Disgust c. 1600
Author: Benedict Robinson
Abstract: This article traces a history of disgust from the moment the word is first attested in English. It tracks the grammar of disgust and its relationship to an emerging socioaesthetics of taste in an urban scene. And it explores some of the literary texts that take disgust as their subject: Ben Jonson’s Poetaster and “On the Famous Voyage,” Edmund Spenser’s Faerie Queene, with reference to William Shakespeare’s Measure for Measure. The largest claim is that in the early modern period a rhetorical theory of the passions that treats them as situated social events decisively shaped the forms of literary production with results that are still with us today.
Year: 2014
Primary URL: http://muse.jhu.edu/journals/elh/v081/81.2.robinson.html
Primary URL Description: Article is available through Project Muse
Access Model: Download
Format: Journal
Periodical Title: English Literary History
Publisher: The Johns Hopkins University Press

England, the ‘Orient,’ and the Ocean (Book Section)
Title: England, the ‘Orient,’ and the Ocean
Author: Benedict Robinson
Editor: Robert DeMaria
Editor: Heesok Chang
Editor: Samantha Zacher
Abstract: A Companion to British Literature is a comprehensive guide to British literature and the contexts and ideas that have shaped and transformed it over the past thirteen centuries. Its four volumes cover literature from all periods and places in Britain and demonstrate the wide variety of approaches to studying the subject.
Year: 2014
Primary URL: http://www.worldcat.org/title/companion-to-british-literature/oclc/870538798&referer=brief_results
Primary URL Description: WorldCat Entry
Publisher: Blackwell Publishing
Book Title: The Blackwell Companion to English Literature, Volume 2 of "A Companion to British Literature"
ISBN: 978-0-470-6560

Oriental Hieroglyphics Understood Only by the Priesthood and a Chosen Few:” The Islamic Orientalism of White and Black Masons and Shriners (Book Section)
Title: Oriental Hieroglyphics Understood Only by the Priesthood and a Chosen Few:” The Islamic Orientalism of White and Black Masons and Shriners
Author: Jacob Dorman
Editor: Aisha Khan
Abstract: Abstract not available.
Year: 2015
Publisher: University Press of Florida
Book Title: Islam and the Atlantic World: New Paradigms from Latin America and the Caribbean

Rethinking the Archive in Pre-Modern Europe: Family Archives and their Inventories from the 15th to 19th Century (Book)
Title: Rethinking the Archive in Pre-Modern Europe: Family Archives and their Inventories from the 15th to 19th Century
Editor: Randolph Head
Editor: Maria de Lurdes Rosa
Abstract: Twelve essays and a catalog of 36 inventories from Portuguese noble family archives from the late 15th to late 19th centuries, with analysis of their production, the history of transmission, and formal archival descriptions.
Year: 2015
Publisher: Instituto de Estudos Medievais
Type: Multi-author monograph
Type: Edited Volume

Structure and practice in the emergence of Registratur: the genealogy and implications of Innsbruck registries, 1523-1565 (Book Section)
Title: Structure and practice in the emergence of Registratur: the genealogy and implications of Innsbruck registries, 1523-1565
Author: Randolph Head
Editor: Praktiken in der Frühe Neuzeit
Abstract: Abstract not available.
Year: 2015
Publisher: Böhlau
Book Title: Arndt Brendecke

Archives in the historiography of institutional culture: sites, evidence, and the need for comparison (Conference Paper/Presentation)
Title: Archives in the historiography of institutional culture: sites, evidence, and the need for comparison
Author: Randolph Head
Abstract: Abstract not available.
Date: 11/13/2015
Conference Name: "Noble houses and their archives in a comparative perspective (Portugal, Spain, France, 14th-19th centuries),” School of Historical Studies, Institute for Advanced Studies, Princeton

Reconsidering the work of finding and inventories: Swiss family archives, 1600-1700 (Conference Paper/Presentation)
Title: Reconsidering the work of finding and inventories: Swiss family archives, 1600-1700
Author: Randolph Head
Abstract: Abstract not available.
Date: 02/09/2015
Conference Name: Workshop at scholarly roundtable of INVENT.Arq project, “Inventários de arquivos de família, sécs. XV- XIX: natureza, contextos, interpretação,” Lisbon

Family Archives - A Provocation? (Public Lecture or Presentation)
Title: Family Archives - A Provocation?
Abstract: Abstract not available.
Author: Randolph Head
Date: 02/09/2015
Location: Lisbon, INVENT.Arq project

Defining the Contours of European Archivality from von Ramingen to Mabillon: The Conundrum of Proof and Information (Conference Paper/Presentation)
Title: Defining the Contours of European Archivality from von Ramingen to Mabillon: The Conundrum of Proof and Information
Author: Randolph Head
Abstract: Abstract not available.
Date: 10/16/2014
Conference Name: “Comparative Archival Histories in the Early Modern World II: Meaningful Spaces,” Sixteenth Century Studies Conference, New Orleans

Delineating archives around 1500: Information, state power and new forms of organization in the constitution of an early modern European cultural form (Conference Paper/Presentation)
Title: Delineating archives around 1500: Information, state power and new forms of organization in the constitution of an early modern European cultural form
Author: Randolph Head
Abstract: Abstract not available.
Date: 04/09/2014
Conference Name: Conference presentation, “Record Keeping in the Early Modern World,” sponsored by the British Academy for Humanities and Social Sciences, London

Looking for documents, finding books: an archive story (Conference Paper/Presentation)
Title: Looking for documents, finding books: an archive story
Author: Randolph Head
Abstract: Abstract not available.
Date: 04/03/2014
Conference Name: Material Cultures of the Book Working Group, UC-Riverside

Differentiating repositories in Europe: Chancellery practices, media technologies, and governmental processes in the evolution of the treasury-archive, registry and state archive, 1400-1700 (Conference Paper/Presentation)
Title: Differentiating repositories in Europe: Chancellery practices, media technologies, and governmental processes in the evolution of the treasury-archive, registry and state archive, 1400-1700
Author: Randolph Head
Abstract: Abstract not available.
Date: 12/13/2013
Conference Name: ARCHives: Comparative History of Archives in Late Medieval and Early Modern Italy, Birkbeck College, University of London

Native American Men--and Women--at Home in Plural Marriages in Seventeenth-Century New France (Article)
Title: Native American Men--and Women--at Home in Plural Marriages in Seventeenth-Century New France
Author: Sarah Pearsall
Abstract: Abstract not available.
Year: 2015
Access Model: Subscription
Format: Journal
Periodical Title: Gender & History 27:3

Women in the Revolutionary War (Book Section)
Title: Women in the Revolutionary War
Author: Sarah Pearsall
Editor: Jane Kamensky
Editor: Edward G. Gray
Abstract: Abstract not available.
Year: 2012
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Book Title: Oxford Handbook of the American Revolution


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