Phyllis Whitman Hunter (NHC Fellow, 2004–05; 2005–06)

Project Title, 2004–05

Geographies of Capitalism: Imagining Asia in Early America

University of North Carolina at Greensboro

Project Title, 2005–06

Geographies of Capitalism: Imagining Asia in Early America

University of North Carolina at Greensboro

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Fellowship Work Summary, 2004–05

Phyllis Whitman Hunter worked on her project Geographies of Capitalism: Imagining Asia in Early America.

Fellowship Work Summary, 2005–06

Phyllis Whitman Hunter completed five of six chapters of her book manuscript tentatively titled Global Passages: Encountering Asia in Early America, and began research for her new book Sailing East: The Empress of China and the New Nation (under contract with Oxford University Press, in the Pivotal Moments in American History Series, edited by David Fischer and James McPherson). She also wrote a review of Bernard Bailyn’s Atlantic History: Concept and Contours, forthcoming in Itinerario: International Journal on the History of European Expansion and Global Interaction, and another on Bernard L. Herman’s Town House: Architecture and Material Life in the Early American City, 1780-1830, forthcoming in the Journal of Southern History.