John Wood Sweet (NHC Fellow, 2011–12)

Project Title

The Captive's Tale: Venture Smith and the Roots of the American Republic

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

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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.