The New Common-Place Is Here!

The April 2012 edition of Common-Place went live today.  In addition to featured articles by Kenneth Cohen, Daniel J. Herman, and Sarah J. Purcell, it includes columns by Marla Miller on Betsy Ross, Charles Newhall on historical thinking, and Ellen Litwicki on dolls and the material culture of Christmas..

Also check out reviews of Benjamin Irvin’s Clothed in Robes of Sovereignty (a finalist for the George Washington Book Prize), David Jaffee’s A New Nation of Goods, and Sandra Gustafson’s Imagining Deliberative Democracy in the Early American Republic.