Read the Revolution Speaker Series with Laurel Thatcher Ulrich

The Age of Homespun: Objects and Stories in the Creation of an American Myth

Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Laurel Thatcher Ulrich, 300th Anniversary University Professor at Harvard University, used textiles and textile tools to trace the history of New England in this pioneering work, first published in 2001. Ulrich will revisit the Revolutionary era with an emphasis on the power of ordinary objects to enlarge our understanding of the past.

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