John Wood Sweet (NHC Fellow, 2011–12)
The Captive's Tale: Venture Smith and the Roots of the American Republic
University of North Carolina at Chapel HillReturn to All Fellows
Fellowship Work Summary, 2011–12
John Wood Sweet spent the year working on his book The Captive’s Tale: Venture Smith and the Roots of the American Republic. He also coedited, with Lisa Lindsay, a volume of essays based on a symposium held at the Center, The Black Atlantic and the Biographical Turn, to be published by the University of Pennsylvania Press in 2013.