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If present, follow the highlighted links to read reports on the Princeton research provided by the fellows.

Unless otherwise noted, these grants have been funded by the Friends of the Princeton University Library.

2007-2008 Princeton University Library Research Grants

Winners and their topics

·Laura Balbuena-Gonzales (graduate student, New School for Social Research): "When Terror has a Female Face: Female Agency in Sendero Luminoso (PCP-SL)"

·Ian Barber (University of Otago): "Sacred America: Mythic transformations of space and time in the making of the Mormon people"

·Sarah Carter (graduate student, Harvard University): "Object Lessons in Nineteenth-Century America"- Funded by the Cotsen Children's Library

·Jonathan Conlin (University of Southampton): "'The Gothic Civilizer': Race and Recapitulation in the Works of Charles Kingsley (1819-1875)" Funded by the Humanities Council

·Thomas Cox (Sam Houston State University): "Advocate of Change: Samuel L. Southard and the Promotion of Commercialism in the Early Republic"

·Mark Edwards (Ouachita Baptist University): "A Brief History of the Philadelphian Society"

·Alvaro Fernandez-Bravo (Universidad de San Andrés): "A New Edition of Maria Rosa Oliver'sMi fe es el hombre"

·Eric Fure-Slocum (St. Olaf College): "Losing Hope: Workers and Cynicism in Metropolitan America, 1945-2001"

·Yunyan Guo (Beijing University): "The Evolution of 'Megali Idea' & the Development of Greek Society" Funded by Hellenic Studies

·Michelle Jarenski (graduate student, Loyola University, Chicago): "Narrating Vision, Visualizing Nation: The American Nineteenth Century after 1839"

·Craig Kallendorf (Texas A&M University): "A Catalogue of the Morgan Virgil Collection" Funded by the Davies Project

·Amanda Laugesen (Flinders University): "Libraries, Reading and American Cultural Relations During the Cold War, 1946-1968-The Role of the Franklin Book Program"

·Susan Nance (University of Guelph): "Elephant Labor, American Business: Animal Cultures in the Golden Age of the Circus"

·Katherine Scott (graduate student, Temple University): "Keeping Americans Safe: Civil Society, Congress and the Battle to Define the Nation's Security, 1970-1978" Funded by the Mudd Manuscript Library

·Leigh Ann Wheeler (Bowling Green State University): "Liberating Sex: How the American Civil Liberties Union Shaped Policy and Culture in 20th-century United States" Funded by the Mudd Manuscript Library

·Philip Wilson (Penn State): "Unearthing Arnold Henri Guyot's Career as Princeton University's Blair Professor of Geology and Physical Geography (1854-1884)"

·Jin Zhang (Chongqing University): "The Commercial and Medical Modernization of Chongqing, 1890-1945"


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