Award-winning Historian, Dr. Eliga Gould will present a talk based on his recent book, Amongthe Powers of the Earth: The American Revolution and the Making of a New World Empire. The talk will be held at the Massachusetts School of Law (MSL) on Tuesday, October 15, 2013 at 4:00 p.m.
The book is the recipient of several awards, including The Library Journal’s2012 Best Book honor and the Society of Historians of the Early American Republic’s 2013 Best Book prize. It was also a finalist for the 2013George Washington Book Prize.
Dr. Gould is Professor and Chair of History at the University of New Hampshire at Durham. He specializes in Colonial, Revolutionary and Early Atlantic History. His first book, The Persistence of Empire, won the 2000 Jamestown Prize from the Omohundro Institute. He received his Ph.D. from Johns Hopkins University.
The talk is sponsored by the American College of History and Legal Studies (www.achls.org), and hosted by MSL. It is free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be served. Copies of the book will be available for sale and signing. RSVPs and inquiries should be directed to Dr. Jessica Parr, ACHLS Professor and Chair of History (firstname.lastname@example.org) or (603) 458-5145 x 10. Seating is limited, and RSVPs are requested by October 11.
MSL is located at 500 Federal Street in Andover, MA.
The American College of History and Legal Studies (www.achls.org) was created by the Massachusetts School of Law (www.mslaw.edu). An affordable “completion” college offering the junior and senior years of undergraduate study toward a bachelor’s degree in history and legal studies, ACHLS also offers an "Early Admission To Law School" program in conjunction with the Massachusetts School of Law.
Like its sister school MSL, all classes at ACHLS are taught exclusively using the discussion (not lecture) method of teaching. Evening classes are available. To schedule a visit, request information, or apply, visit www.achls.org, email email@example.com or call (603) 458-5145.