A sampling of my recent writing, including work originally published or reprinted online (for a full list of print publications, see my c.v.).

HISTORY

(Co-visual editor), WHO BUILT AMERICA? WORKING PEOPLE AND THE NATION'S HISTORY. Third edition, Boston: Bedford/St. Martin's, 2008).

(Co-editor), "REVOLUTION IN PRINT: GRAPHICS IN NINETEENTH CENTURY AMERICA." Common-place: The Interactive Journal of Early American Life, 7:3 (April 2007). Special Issue of the online publication, co-edited with Georgia Barnhill and Ian Gordon.

"The Graphic Fight: New York Political Cartoonists and the Spanish Civil War," in Fighting Fascism: New York City and the Spanish Civil War, ed. Peter Carroll and James Fernandez (New York: Museum of the City of New York/NYU Press, 2007). Essay in catalog accompanying Museum of the City of New York exhibition.

(Co-author), FOREVER FREE: THE STORY OF EMANCIPATION AND RECONSTRUCTION. (Eric Foner, principal author.) New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2005. Unpublished visual essay: "Painful Truths."

BEYOND THE LINES: PICTORIAL REPORTING, EVERYDAY LIFE, AND THE CRISIS OF GILDED AGE AMERICA. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2002.
Winner 2003 Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication History Book Award; Honorable Mention, 2003 American Studies Association John Hope Franklin Publication Prize. Published also in electronic format as part of the American Council of Learned Societies' History E-Book Project.

(Co-editor), "A CABINET OF CURIOSITIES." Common-place: The Interactive Journal of Early American Life, 4:2 (January 2004). Special Issue of the online publication, co-edited with Ann Fabian.

"FROM THE ILLUSTRATED NEWSPAPER TO CYBERSPACE: VISUAL TECHNOLOGIES AND INTERACTION IN THE 19TH AND 21ST CENTURIES." Rethinking History, 8:2 (June 2004).

"THE DAYS' DOINGS: THE GILDED AGE IN THE PROFANE PICTORIAL PRESS." Paper presented at the American Studies Association Annual Meeting, Hartford, Connecticut, October 17, 2003. A different version of this paper was published as "The Social and Sensational News of the Day': Frank Leslie, The Days' Doings, and Scandalous Pictorial News in Gilded Age New York," New-York Journal of American History, 66:2 (Fall 2003).

"TOWARD A MEETING OF THE MINDS: HISTORIANS AND ART HISTORIANS." American Art, 17:2 (Summer 2003).

"RECONSTRUCTING REPRESENTATION: SOCIAL TYPES, READERS, AND THE PICTORIAL PRESS, 1865-1877." Radical History Review 66 (Fall 1996).


REVIEWS

"CSI (1849)." [Review of Murder at Harvard] Common-place: The Interactive Journal of Early American Life 3:4 (July 2003).

"THE GANG'S NOT ALL HERE." [Review of Gangs of New York] Common-place: The Interactive Journal of Early American Life 3:3 (April 2003).

"OF MICE AND MEMORY" [review essay of Maus] Oral History Review 16 (Spring 1988).


FICTION

THE HUNGRY EYE
Part One of a two-part illustrated historical fantasy about mid-nineteenth century New York (serialized in Common-place, 2:2-3, January - April 2002). For a chapter from Part Two, which occurs during the 1863 Draft Riots, click here.


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