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  • emAmerican Revolutionsem
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    American Revolutions

    Alan Taylor talked about his book American Revolutions: A Continental History, 1750-1804, in which he examines the American Revolution, from the strained relationship between the Colonists and…

    1,787 views
  • emThe Civil War of 1812em
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    The Civil War of 1812

    Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Alan Talyor presents a history of the War of 1812. Mr. Taylor recalls the over two-year war between America and Britain that ended in a stalemate but established a…

    2,559 views
  • 2014 National Book Awards
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    2014 National Book Awards

    The National Book Foundation presented the 65th annual National Book Awards in New York City, including the announcements of the winners for Non-Fiction, Fiction, Poetry, and Young People’s…

    4,111 views
  • War of 1812 200th Anniversary Alan Taylor
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    War of 1812 200th Anniversary, Alan Taylor

    Alan Taylor spoke at a symposium commemorating the 200th anniversary of the British invasion and burning of Washington, D.C., in August 1814. “American Under Fire: Mr. Madison’s war and the…

    418 views
  • Lecture on Early US Alcohol Consumption
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    Alcohol Use in the Early American Republic

    Professor Alan Taylor talked about alcohol use in the early American republic. By 1830, annual alcohol consumption in America reached four gallons per person, the most in the history of the…

    2,543 views
  • Interview on emThe Internal Enemyem
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    Interview on The Internal Enemy

    Alan Taylor talked about his book, The Internal Enemy: Slavery and War in Virginia, 1772-1832, which was a finalist for the 2013 National Book Award for Nonfiction. He was interviewed…

    297 views
  • 2014 Pulitzer Prize Winner Alan Taylor
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    The Internal Enemy

    Alan Taylor talked about his book, The Internal Enemy: Slavery and War in Virginia, 1772-1832, in which he recounts the impact that slaves in Virginia had on the War of 1812. In his book, the…

    1,974 views
  • International Conference on the War of 1812
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    International Conference on the War of 1812

    Two historians talked about the War of 1812. Donald Graves rejected the established reasoning for the British burning of Washington, D.C., arguing that the burning of Canadian towns by American…

    296 views
  • War of 1812 Causes and Consequences
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    War of 1812 Causes and Consequences

    Historians talked about the causes and consequences of the War of 1812. The panel was part of a War of 1812 Bicentennial Symposium hosted by the Citadel and the Old Exchange Building in…

    1,064 views
  • Negative Effects of the War of 1812
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    Negative Effects of the War of 1812

    Historian Alan Taylor, author of The Civil War of 1812, spoke about how the War of 1812 affected many Native American tribes in the South. He spoke at a War of 1812 Bicentennial Symposium…

    1,405 views
  • War of 1812 in History and Memory
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    War of 1812 in History and Memory

    History professors Alan Taylor and Nicole Eustace are interviewed about the significance and legacy of what Professor Taylor called “The Civil War of 1812” in his Pulitzer Prize-winning…

    518 views
  • War of 1812 in History and Memory Preview
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    War of 1812 in History and Memory, Preview

    A preview was shown for an interview with History professors Alan Taylor and Nicole Eustace about the significance and legacy of what professor Taylor called “The Civil War of 1812” in his…

    109 views
  • emThe Divided Groundem
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    The Divided Ground

    Alan Taylor talked about his book The Divided Ground: Indians, Settlers, and the Northern Borderland of the American Revolution, published by Knopf. In the book he examines the role of…

    545 views
  • emAmerican Coloniesem
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    American Colonies

    Professor Taylor discussed his latest book, American Colonies, published by Viking Press. This is the first installment of a five-volume series called the Penguin History of the United…

    317 views
  • Writings of James Fenimore Cooper
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    Writings of James Fenimore Cooper

    Guests examined the history of the late 18th and early 19th century frontier and Native-American relations though the writings of James Fenimore Cooper. Cooper wrote several frontier-themed…

    2,910 views
  • emWilliam Coopers Townem
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    William Cooper's Town

    Mr. Taylor talked about his book, William Cooper’s Town: Power and Persuasion on the Frontier of the Early American Republican. William Cooper was the father of the novelist, James Fenimore…

    356 views