Faculty Seminar on the Revolutionary War in South Carolina

Emeritus Professor of History Peter McCandless is back in town next week, to give the Sawyer Lecture at MUSC on Thursday the 7th, preceded by a CLAW faculty seminar session at 3:15 on Wednesday November 6th in the Higdon Leadership Center on Coming Street.

 Professor McCandless’s latest book Slavery, Disease, and Suffering in the Southern Lowcountry was published in 2011 by Cambridge University Press, garnering excellent reviews and winning the SHEAR Prize for the best book published on early history of the American republic in 2011.  Peter Coclanis of the University of North Carolina described the book as “A riveting, if sobering , work by a masterful historian.

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