John Muller

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The Princeton Fugitive Slave: The Trials of James Collins Johnson

Inniss presents a riveting legal review of a high-profile fugitive slave case. Whereas Johnson’s story had previously been localized, this study is a welcome addition to all research, legal, and public libraries as an invaluable addition to this emergent field of studies.


Frederick Douglass and Ireland: In His Own Words. Vol. 2

As the bibliography of transatlantic studies continues to develop, this work will be of immediate interest and lasting scholastic consequence to educators and students in 19th-century world history courses from high school to the university.


The Road to Charleston: Nathanael Greene and the American Revolution

This engaging read for military and American history enthusiasts provides an in-depth review and argument for the criticality of Greene's contribution to American Independence.

The Speeches of Frederick Douglass: A Critical Edition

Accessible equally for students from high school to doctoral programs, this concise volume is a necessary addition to general collections and reference shelves.

If I Survive: Frederick Douglass and Family in the Walter O. Evans Collection

Taylor and Bernier have done Douglass and those who have studied or taught his life an immeasurable service. This well-documented history establishes a new standard, introducing the next generation to the social reformer; it will find a welcome home among general history and reference collections in public libraries.

Marooned: Jamestown, Shipwreck, and a New History of America's Origin

Citing previous scholarship, this rather dense read is presented with careful attention to appeal to general readers. For historians interested in the challenges of colonization, this groundbreaking work will be well received.

Frederick Douglass: Prophet of Freedom

This magnum opus surpasses previous singular biographies in heft and depth, establishing an essential text for students and educators seeking to understand Douglass's complex and expansive narrative. It will appeal to general audiences and specialists alike.

Frontier Rebels: The Fight for Independence in the American West, 1765–1776

For professional and casual historians of early American government, military, and citizen protest movements, this well-researched and concisely written monograph takes a timely look back at the history and spirit of dissent.

Damnation Island: Poor, Sick, Mad, and Criminal in 19th-Century New York

A dour yet deft telling of an often forgotten era of 19th-century America. Criminal justice advocates and historians as well as general readers interested in the history of the New York underworld will delight in Horn's timely and skillful offering.

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