The Early Modern Commons

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Beforehistory.com launches

27 October 2012

The official website for Reporting the Revolutionary War has launched. Videos, book details, reviews, speaking calendar, ordering links, articles, lesson plans and a mini-archive, which...

Colonial Newspapers: Works of Art

29 September 2012

Thought I’d change things up a bit today and share full front pages of newspapers rather than cropped article excerpts. When examined side by side, one gains a greater appreciation...

1765 Newspaper Ad for NY-to-Phily Stagecoach

27 September 2012

Newspapers provided an important marketplace for producers and consumers of goods and services throughout the American Revolution. Today, these ads are an important slice of social...