Professor Justin Behrend Publishes New Book on Reconstruction

The department congratulates Professor Justin Behrend on the publication of his book, Reconstructing Democracy:  Grassroots Black Politics in the Deep South after the Civil War.  Focusing on the lives of African-Americans in the Natchez District of Mississippi, Behrend’s work reconstructs the ways that ex-slaves involved themselves in democratic actions in …

Recent Publications and Events

The department congratulates two colleagues on recent publications.  In March 2013, Tze-ki’s Hon’s monograph entitled Revolution as Restoration: Guocui Xuebao and China’s Path to Modernity, 1905-1911 was released by Brill. The publicity page is available here. Additionally, Justin Behrend’s article entitled “Facts and Memories: John R. Lynch and the Revising …