Historian Linda Colley

colleyAward-winning historian Linda Colley will present “Publishing the Word: Constitutions, Print, and War in the Age of Revolutions” on Mar. 30 at 7 p.m. in Gasson Hall, room 100. Colley, who specializes in Britain, empire and nationalism, is the author of the acclaimed Acts of Union and Disunion, which examines what has held the United Kingdom together—and what might drive it apart. Her other titles include The Ordeal of Elizabeth Marsh: A Woman in World History, which was named by The New York Times as one of the ten best books of 2007, and Britons: Forging the Nation 1707-1837, which won the Wolfson History Prize. She also writes regularly on history, politics and art for such publications as The GuardianLondon Review of Books, New York Review of Books and New Republic. Colley is the Shelby M.C. Davis 1958 Professor of History at Princeton University. Sponsor: Lowell Humanities Series

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