Colonial Americas Workshop - "War and Natural Knowledge in the Early Republic, 1775-1861"
"War and Natural Knowledge in the Early Republic, 1775-1861"
Cameron Strang, University of Nevada, Reno
Cameron B. Strang is assistant professor of early American history at the University of Nevada, Reno, and is currently a member at the Institute for Advanced Study. His articles include prize-winning pieces in The William and Mary Quarterly and The Journal of American History, and he is co-editor of a special edition of Early American Studies on the environment in early America. He is currently completing his first book, Frontiers of Science: Imperialism and Natural Knowledge in the Gulf South Borderlands, 1500-1850. He is also working on a second book project, a history of Native American explorers. During the 2016-17 academic year, Strang is a fellow at the Institute of Advanced Study.