SHEAR 2021

As the 2021 Society for Historians of the Early American Republic (SHEAR) conference kicks off online, we invite you to save 30% off and free shipping on the titles featured here through September 1, 2021. Just enter promo code MAS027 at checkout to save. You’ll also find us on the conference platform in the weeks to come.

If you have a project in process on early American or nineteenth-century history, culture, and literature, we’d encourage you to reach out our editor in chief, Matt Becker ([email protected]), to arrange a meeting.


Minds and Hearts: The Story of James Otis Jr. and Mercy Otis Warren
Rescued from Oblivion: Historical Cultures in the Early United States
“For the Good of Their Souls”: Performing Christianity in Eighteenth-Century Mohawk Country

American Intelligence: Small-Town News and Political Culture in Federalist New Hampshire
“There Is a North”: Fugitive Slaves, Political Crisis, and Cultural Transformation in the Coming of the Civil War
Black Lives, Native Lands, White Worlds: A History of Slavery in New England
Shaker Vision: Seeing Beauty in Early America
Stripped and Script: Loyalist Women Writers of the American Revolution
Our Suffering Brethren: Foreign Captivity and Nationalism in the Early United States
A Drunkard’s Defense: Alcohol, Murder, and Medical Jurisprudence in Nineteenth-Century America
Vicious Infants: Dangerous Childhoods in Antebellum U.S. Literatures
Sailing to Freedom: Maritime Dimensions of the Underground Railroad