The Marketeers Club: April Exhibit Roundup

Emily Giller is the Advertising and Exhibits Coordinator in the marketing department.

Organization of American Historians (OAH)

April 7-10, 2016 (Providence, RI)

UNP conference attendee: Bridget Barry, History, Geography, and Environmental Studies Editor

“The theme of ‘On Leadership’ attracted a diverse range of scholars and paper topics, with a great line-up of plenary speakers.” —Bridget Barry

Books with the most buzz:

Redskins: Insult and Brand by C. Richard King

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White Mother to a Dark Race: Settler Colonialism, Maternalism, and the Removal of Indigenous Children in the American West and Australia, 1880-1940 by Margaret D. Jacobs

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A Lenape among the Quakers: The Life of Hannah Freeman by Dawn G. Marsh

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The Southern Exodus to Mexico: Migration across the Borderlands after the American Civil War by Todd W. Wahlstrom

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Indian Slavery in Colonial America edited and with an introduction by Alan Gallay

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Aaron B. won $150 worth of books from our register to win.

 

 

 

Society of Military History (SMH)

April 14-17, 2016 (Ottawa, Ontario)

UNP conference attendee: Tom Swanson, Potomac Books Editor

“The 2016 Society of Military History Conference was held in Ottawa, Ontario with the theme ‘Crossing Borders, Crossing Boundries.’ While the conference had a heavy Canadian influence, it still featured several UNP/Potomac authors including Ian Hope, Ethan Rafuse, Pradeep Barua, Roland Bohr, and M. Kathryn Barbier, as well as many others. UNP enjoyed high praise for our book list and interest from new authors looking for a publisher.”—Tom Swanson

Books with the most buzz:

Gifts from the Thunder Beings: Indigenous Archery and European Firearms in the Northern Plains and Central Subarctic, 1670-1870 by Roland Bohr

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Wartime Basketball: The Emergence of a National Sport during World War II by Douglas Stark

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Tyler B. won $150 worth of books from our register to win including Invasion Diary by Richard Tregaskis, Into the Valley by John Hersey, Other Clay by Charles Cawthon, The Challenge of Change by Harold R. Winton and David R. Mets, An American Soldier in World War I by George Browne, Toward the Flame by Hervey Allen, World War I by Jennifer D. Keene, and Medic! by Robert “Doc Joe” Franklin.