FREE Brown Bag Lunch Series: Real Objects of Pity: Memory and Prisoners of War during the American Revolution

This presentation explores how the memory of prisoners of war during the American Revolution helped construct emerging post-war ideas about the parameters of patriotic enthusiasm and identity. Additionally, it attempts to illustrate how prisoners were not simply casualties of war, but caught in the uncertainty of a fluid revolutionary society.

History Brown Bag Lunches

3rd Tuesday of the month, 12:00-1:00 PM

FREE, bring a brown bag lunch

Tuesday, May 23

"Real Objects of Pity": Memory and Prisoner of War during the American Revolution, presented by Duncan M. Knox, Teaching Assistant at the Department of History, Texas Tech University 

This presentation explores how the memory of prisoners of war during the American Revolution helped construct emerging post-war ideas about the parameters of patriotic enthusiasm and identity. Additionally, it attempts to illustrate how prisoners were not simply casualties of war, but caught in the uncertainty of a fluid revolutionary society. 

 

May 23, 2017 12:00 PM
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Baltimore, MD 21201
United States
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