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

2009-2010 Princeton University Library Research Grants

Winners and their topics

·Rachel Ida Buff (University of Wisconsin, Madison):  "Reassessing Deportation During the Early Cold War" . Funded by Mudd Library

·Mark Christensen (Pennsylvania State University):  "Nahua and Maya Catholicisms: Ecclesiastical Texts and Local Religion in Colonial Mexico and Yucatan"

·Jerome de Brouwer (Universite Catholique de Louvain):  "Edward Livingston's influence on the development of criminal law reform in Europe, 1820-30"

·Nicholas Fisher (University of London ):  "A Bibliography of John Wilmot, 2nd Earl of Rochester (1647-80)"

·George Karamanolis (University of Crete):  "Editing literary papyri of the Princeton University collection" . Funded by Hellenic Studies

·Urs Leu (Central Library Zurich):  "Henricus Glareanus' Lecture on Ancient Chronology, based on Gabriel Hummelberg's copy of Livius in the Princeton University Library" . Funded by the Council of the Humanities

·Darui Long (University of the West):  "A Proposal for the Study of the Qisha Edition of the Chinese Buddhist Canon" . Funded by East Asian Studies

·Matthew Niblett (Oxford University):  "The Woman and the Great Red Dragon: The Formation of Joanna Southcott's Theology and the Old Southcottian Movement"

·Alexandra Patrikiou (Panteion University):  "Representations of the Old Continent. Projects of European Unification in the 1940's: The Case of Greece " . Funded by Hellenic Studies

·Kristen Proehl(College of William and Mary): "Battling Girlhood: Sympathy, Race and the Tomboy Narrative in American Literature, 1859-1960" . Funded by the Cotsen Children's Library

·Sarah Snyder (Yale University):  "The Rise of Human Rights in United States Foreign Relations"

·David Stoker (Aberystwyth University):  "A study and bibliography of the publisher John Marshall & Co. of Aldermary Court, Bow Lane, London " . Funded by the Cotsen Children's Library

·Anna Barbara Sum (Freie Universitat, Berlin):  "The "Visiting-Economist Syndrome:  " Albert O. Hirschman and the Culture of Experts in Development Economics"

·Arnoud Visser (University of St. Andrews):  "How Gabriel Harvey read his Livy through Augustine's Eyes" . Funded by the Council of the Humanities

·Tasha Vorderstrasse (Netherlands Institute for the Near East):  "Middle Byzantine and Crusader Coins from the Antioch Excavations" . Funded by Hellenic Studies

·Daniel Wasserman (University of Virginia):  "Translating Catholicism: Evangelization and Language Policy in the Spanish World, 1524-1834"

·Leah Weinryb Grohsgal (Emory University):  "Reinventing Civil Liberties: Religious Groups, Organized Litigation, and the Rights Revolution" . Funded by the Mudd Library

· Hugh Wilford (California State University): "American Friends of the Middle East: The CIA's Alternative Strategy for Winning Arab Hearts and Minds"

·Michael Winship (University of Texas): "Reaching the Market: Book Distribution in the United States, 1825-1950"

· Peng Xu (University of Chicago):  "Music, Literature and Print Culture: The Literati Singing of Kungu in Late Ming China"


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