In which I review (okay, squeal about) Wake by Rebecca Hall

Back in January, I pre-ordered Rebecca Hall’s Wake: The Hidden History of Women-Led Slave Revolts for reasons that will be clear to anyone who has followed this blog for a while. (Hint: Women warriors!) It came in the mail last week on its publication date.* I started reading it that afternoon. I was caught immediately…

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From the Archives: Was Prof. Bhaer a ’48-er?

Today’s blog post just blew up in my face.  It happens.  Instead of scrambling to put something together, or simply not posting, I decided to run an updated version of a post from 2015 that relates to some of the issues I was thinking about.  There will be new stuff next week,I promise.  And an…

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