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Christine Heyrman

  • Robert W. and Shirley P. Grimble Professor of American History
cheyrman@udel.edu
(302) 831-2373
204 John Munroe Hall
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Christine Leigh Heyrman specializes in early American social and cultural history. She received her B.A. from Macalester College in 1971 and her Ph.D. from Yale in 1977. Her publications include Commerce and Culture: The Maritime Communities of Colonial Massachusetts, 1690-1750 and Southern Cross: The Beginnings of the Bible Belt. Her most recent book, American Apostles, explores the first encounters of American evangelicals with the Islamic world.

Publications

Books:

  • American Apostles: When Evangelicals Entered the World of Islam (Hill and Wang, 2015).
  • Southern Cross: The Beginnings of the Bible Belt (The University of North Carolina Press, 1998).
  • Commerce and Culture: The Maritime Communities of Colonial Massachusetts, 1690-1750 (W.W. Norton & Company, 1986).

Links to Publications

  • American Apostles: When Evangelicals Entered the World of Islam
  • Southern Cross
  • Commerce and Culture

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