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Reading Across Rhode Island 2012: The Indian Great Awakening, with Linford Fisher
Monday, March 12, 2012
7:00 PM-8:30 PM
Cost: Free and Open to the Public
Peacedale Public Library
1057 Kingstown Road
Journey with Caleb's Crossing Program Series
The Indian Great Awakening: Religion and the Shaping of Native Cultures in Early America
Linford Fisher, Assistant Professor of History at Brown University
Prof. Fisher is the author of a book by the same title to be published in May, 2012 by Oxford University Press. His fields of research are colonial America, the Atlantic World, American Indians (especially the contact period through the end of the eighteenth century), material culture, the history of slavery, and the history of religion in America. His current research centers on servitude and enslavement of Indians and Africans in New England and the Atlantic world.
Part of the Program Series developed for 2012 Reading Across Rhode Island, the signature program of the RI Center for the Book.