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Brown Bag Rumors and the Restoration in Boston 1 July 2015.Wednesday, 12:00PM - 1:00PM Adrian C. Weimer, Providence College Royal commissioners arrived in Massachusetts Bay in 1664, demanding that colonists demonstrate ...

Royal commissioners arrived in Massachusetts Bay in 1664, demanding that colonists demonstrate submission to the king by expanding baptism and the franchise. Their actions provoked a crisis as colonists faced the potential unraveling of carefully constructed legal and religious institutions. Analyzing the rapid transmission of news and rumors alongside official reports and petitions opens up new ways of seeing the formation of local political cultures.

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Brown Bag Native Hawaiian Labor in a Global Economy: The View from Nineteenth-Century New England 8 July 2015.Wednesday, 12:00PM - 1:00PM Gregory Rosenthal, SUNY Stony Brook Rosenthal will discuss his current research project, Beyond Hawaiʻi: Native Labor in the Pacific ...

Rosenthal will discuss his current research project, Beyond Hawaiʻi: Native Labor in the Pacific World, which grows out of his dissertation. This work presents a history of Native Hawaiian migrant labor in the nineteenth-century global economy. Rosenthal will discuss the manuscript and archival sources that he is currently using at the Houghton Library, the Baker Business Library, and the Massachusetts Historical Society to explore the complex interrelationships between New England capital and Pacific Islander labor in an era of capitalist expansion and globalization.

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Brown Bag Rumors and the Restoration in Boston 1 July 2015.Wednesday, 12:00PM - 1:00PM this event is free Adrian C. Weimer, Providence College

Royal commissioners arrived in Massachusetts Bay in 1664, demanding that colonists demonstrate submission to the king by expanding baptism and the franchise. Their actions provoked a crisis as colonists faced the potential unraveling of carefully constructed legal and religious institutions. Analyzing the rapid transmission of news and rumors alongside official reports and petitions opens up new ways of seeing the formation of local political cultures.

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Brown Bag Native Hawaiian Labor in a Global Economy: The View from Nineteenth-Century New England 8 July 2015.Wednesday, 12:00PM - 1:00PM this event is free Gregory Rosenthal, SUNY Stony Brook

Rosenthal will discuss his current research project, Beyond Hawaiʻi: Native Labor in the Pacific World, which grows out of his dissertation. This work presents a history of Native Hawaiian migrant labor in the nineteenth-century global economy. Rosenthal will discuss the manuscript and archival sources that he is currently using at the Houghton Library, the Baker Business Library, and the Massachusetts Historical Society to explore the complex interrelationships between New England capital and Pacific Islander labor in an era of capitalist expansion and globalization.

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