Journal of the Early Americas Magazine
 
    The November/December 2013 issue is out!  For a sneak peek at our featured articles, please see the list below.

    1.  Hearthstone: "Death and Jack Boots, before Dishonour and Wooden Shoes:" A View of Wooden Shoes in English North America by Michael Barbieri
    2.   The Early Americas: Living in the woods like a Savage" - The Upside Down Career of Etienne Veniard de Bourgmont by Mike Piper
    3.  To Arms: Beltramiís Baggataway by Maxwell E. Kelsey 
    4.  The Punchbowl: "To Members Present and Absent": An Invitation to the North American Voyageur Council by Michael P. Douglass 
    5. A Matter of Taste: La chasse pour le plaqueminier indigene (The Hunt for the Wild Persimmon) by Carol Kuntz
    6.  Reviews: When America First Met China: An Exotic History of Tea, Drugs, and Money in the Age of Sail: A Book Review by Gene Tesdahl, Ph.D.
    7.  Musings Around the Inkpot - Our letters to and from the editor

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    The September/October 2013 issue is out!  For a sneak peak at our featured articles, please see the list below.

    1. Arts & Artisians: Comparative Analysis of the 1837 Fort Jackson Trading Camp Inventory, Part III  by Michael P. Schaubs
    2.  Hoppus & Hatchet: French American Jetons of the 1750s by Jack Harpster
    3.  Hearthstone: The History of Linen: A Twist on Flax by David Hart
    4.  The Discerning Re-enactor: "We paddle, push, haul, drag & Carry all day:" A Tale of Friendship, Birch Bark, and Misadventure on the River, 1805/2013: Part II by Gene Tesdahl and Isaac Walters
    5.  The Punchbowl: Paul Revereís Copper by Ray Cavanaugh 
    6.  Call To Action: Marching the Knox Trail (2013) by David Fagerberg  & Judi DeAngelis
    7.  Musings Around the Inkpot - Our letters to and from the editor

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    The July/August 2013 issue is out!  For a sneak peak at our featured articles, please see the list below.

    1. Arts & Artisians: Comparative Analysis of the 1837 Fort Jackson Trading Camp Inventory, Part II  by Michael P. Schaubs
    2.  Hoppus & Hatchet: The Stone Church in Fort Amsterdam: Part II by Jack Harpster|
    3.  Hearthstone: A Cashless Society: Wave of the Future, Circumstance of the Past:                                                          Part II  by Dr. Elizabeth M. Covart, Ph.D.
    4.   The Early Americas: Articles of the First Necessity: US Navy Uniform Clothing during the War of 1812 by Matthew Brenckle
    5.  To Arms: Armored Soldier in the West by Richard A. Collins
    6.  The Discerning Re-enactor: "We paddle, push, haul, drag & Carry all day:" A Tale of Friendship, Birch Bark, and Misadventure on the River, 1805/2013: Part I by Gene Tesdahl and Isaac Walters
    7.  The Punchbowl: The Scope of the World From A Mexican Jail by Michael Piper 
    8.  Reviews: Interpreting Interpretation: A Review & The Discoverers: A Review by Dr. Eugene R.H. Tesdahl
    9.  Musings Around the Inkpot - Our letters to and from the editor

    For more information about what topics we cover in each section, please click here.  Haven't secured a subscription yet?  Don't delay!  Visit our subscriptions page today.  We hope you find something you love in each and every issue of Journal of the Early Americas.

    P.S.  We are always looking for writers and advertisers wishing to publish their content with us.  Please visit our writers page and advertising page for more information.  Our new website is being updated frequently, so please come back and visit us again soon to see what's new.  If you have additional questions or comments, visit our contact us page.  Thank you!
 
 
    The May/June 2013 issue is out!  For a sneak peak at our featured articles, please see the list below.

    1. Arts & Artisians: Comparative Analysis of the 1837 Fort Jackson Trading Camp Inventory, Part I  by Michael P. Schaubs
    2.  Hearthstone: A Cashless Society: Wave of the Future, Circumstance of the Past by Dr. Elizabeth M. Covart, Ph.D.
    3.   The Early Americas: More Than a Copy: A Closer Look at John Smithís 1612 Susquehannock Warrior by Jessica Diemer-Eaton
    4.  To Arms: Shooting the Trade Gun in the Eighteenth-Century Manner by Ronald Prusinski
    5.  The Punchbowl: "...both by the Indians and the Canadians." - Stone Pipe usage among French-Canadians by Isaac Walters
    6.  A Matter of Taste: The Lobster: Colonial Poverty Food? by Hubbard C. Goodrich
    7.  Reviews: Interpreting Interpretation: A Review & The Discoverers: A Review by Dr. Eugene R.H. Tesdahl
    8.  Musings Around the Inkpot - Our letters to and from the editor

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The March/April 2013 issue is out!  For a sneak peak at our featured articles, please see the list below.

1.  Hoppus & Hatchet:  "...the principal and handsomest trading-post on the Missouri River..": A Brief Introduction to Fort Union by Rodney L. Lassey
2.  Hearthstone: "...whether Indians or white men had now gone by..." by Eric Rynolds
3.   The Early Americas: The Stone Church in Fort Amsterdam by Jack Harpster
3.  To Arms: "Couldn't work, Couldn't Live on Wind": Why Simon Girty Joined the British During the Revolutionary War by Mark Hersee
4.  The Punchbowl: Old English Game Cocks by Duane Hartwig
6.  The Discerning Re-enactor:  Colonial meets Digital: Game Review by Jeremy Kingsbury
7.  Review: Conquered into Liberty: A Review by Mark Suagee
8.  Musings Around the Inkpot - Our letters to and from the editor

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The December/January issue is out!  For a sneak peak at our featured articles, please see the list below.

1.  Arts & Artisans: Axes in New France: Part III: Casse-t

êtes (French Tomahawks) 

        by Kevin Gladysz and Ken Hamilton

2.  Hearthstone: Rope on the Lewis & Clark Expedition by John W. Fisher
     How To: Make Raw Hide Rope Using A "Rope Machine," A Variation Which Was Used on 
         the Lewis & Clark Expedition by John W. Fisher
3.  Hoppus & Hatchet:  Schoenbrunn Village: A Beautiful Spring in the Midst of Revolution  
         by Sarah Krieg
4.  The Early Americas:  Coming to America: The Indentured Servants by Paul N. Herbert
5.  To Arms:  Paper Trails...A Window to the North American Fur Trade by John Prenevost
6.  The Punchbowl: The Nature of the Frontier: The "Hissing Viper" by Tony Gerard
7.  The Discerning Re-enactor:  Remembrances: R. David Fahey, Jr. & Mary Ann Vanderpoel 
        by Dr. Eugene R. H. Tesdahl
8.  Reviews: Fur, Fortune, and Empire: The Epic History of the Fur Trade in America and Reporting the Revolutionary War: Before It Was History, It Was New
9.  Musings Around the Inkpot - Our letters to and from the editor.

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Updates

11/24/2012

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Hello readers! 

We'd like to inform you of a change to one of our articles in the last issue, October/November 2012, The Punchbowl:  Bent's Old Fort Living History Workshop by Michael Schaubs. If you have tried to use the contact information mentioned at the end of the article, it is better to email greg_holt@npe.gov than holt@nps.gov as was printedThank you

Also at this time, we are calling for A Matter of Taste articles. If you have a documented colonial recipes or food-topic articles, we'd love to hear from you! Please see our Writing Guidelines for submitting articles!
 
 
Hello again!  Our next issue will be mailed out soon!  For a sneak peak at our featured articles, please see the list below.


1.  Arts & Artisans:  Axes in New France: Part II: French Colonial-made Axes 
         by Kevin Gladysz and Ken Hamilton
2.  Hoppus & Hatchet: Thunderstruck Shoal Trail - The Longhunters' Way West 
         by Sam D. Perry
3.  Hearthstone:  Recreating the Eighteenth-Century Punch and Judy Show: Part II  
         by Wayne Krefting
4.  The Early Americas:  Captain Thomas Hutchins, First Geographer of the 
         United States: Part II 
by Silvio A. Bedini
5.  To Arms:  The Chief Who Never Was: William Weatherford and the Creek War (1813-1814) 
         by Colonel P. Michael Phillips
6.  The Discerning Re-enactor:  Thunder Down Under (Or, how I became a 1760 North 
         American Fur Trapper by Cam Cowled
7.  The Punchbowl:  Bent's Old Fort Living History Workshop  by Michael Schaubs 
8.  Musings Around the Inkpot - Our letters to and from the editor.

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Hello again!  Our next issue will be mailed out soon!  For a sneak peak at our featured articles, please see the list below.

1.  Arts & Artisans:  Axes in New France: Part I: The Biscayan Axe 
         by Kevin Gladysz and Ken Hamilton
2.  Hearthstone:  “One of those Extravagant Reliefs from the Realities of Life…”
         Recreating the Eighteenth-Century Punch and Judy Show  by Wayne Krefting
3.  The Early Americas:  Captain Thomas Hutchins, First Geographer of the
         United States: Part I
by Silvio A. Bedini
4.  To Arms:  Meriwether Lewis's Lead Powder Canisters by Stuart Kirkland Wier 
5.  The Discerning Re-enactor:  North House Folk School, A Haven on the Lake
         by Mercedes Tuma-Hansen
6.  The Punchbowl:  Missing Early American Birds and their Historical Significance:     
         “King of The Woodpeckers” 
by James Blake & Tony Gerard 
7.  A Matter of Taste:  “It is a bewitching Weed…”  Tobacco and Kinickinick Use in
          the Fur Trade
by Isaac Walters
8.  Musings Around the Inkpot - Our letters to and from the editor.
9.  Review:  Joel Barlow: American Diplomat and Nation Builder: A Book Review
         by Casey Criswell

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Hello again!  Our next issue will be mailed out soon!  For a sneak peak at our featured articles, please see the list below.

Featured in the June/July 2012 issue (sections in bold, titles in italics):
    1.  Hoppus and Hatchet – “The Quantity of guns required tho’ great,:” War of 1812 
           Common Guns by Dr. James A. Hanson
    2.  Hearthstone – The Flight of Some Weak Women Apache Prisoners of War in New Spain:
            A 1799 Incident: Part II  by Mark Santiago
    3.  Early Americas – Sealed and Delivered: Decoding Colonial-Era Lead Seals
           by David MacDonald
    4.  To Arms – Tarnished Galahad: The Short and Dynamic Career of Charles-Claude             
           DuTisné by Mike Piper 
    5.  Discerning Re-enactor – Adventures in Time Travel by Daniel J. Boessel    
    6.  Punchbowl – That don't help me when I am in want of it:” Workplace Stresses at             
           Osnaburg House 1800-1801 by Jeremy Kingsbury
    7.  A Matter of Taste – The Common Potato and the French and Indian War 
           by Hubbard C. Goodrich
   8.  Musings Around the Inkpot – Our letters to and from the editor.  
   9.  Review – The Lessons of 1812: A Book Review by Gene Tesdahl
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