Journal of the Early Republic Fall 2023 Volume 43.3

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Fall 2023 Volume 43.3

New Issue 43.3 is now available on MUSE

About Journal of the Early Republic

The Journal of the Early Republic is a quarterly journal committed to publishing the best scholarship on the history and culture of the United States in the years of the early republic (1776–1861). JER is published for the Society for Historians of the Early American Republic. SHEAR membership includes an annual subscription to the journal.

Mark Boonshoft's article "From Property to Education: Public Schooling, Race, and the Transformation of Suffrage in the in the Early National North," published in the Fall 2021 issue of the Journal of the Early Republic, has received the History of Education Society Prize for (quoting the Society) the "article judged to be the most distinguished scholarly essay in educational history—broadly defined to cover a wide range of educational and cultural institutions inside and outside the United States (this includes work on schools and universities, teachers, students, and families)—published in any journal over the previous two-year period."


Statement on Service

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