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  • Christine Heyrman, Robert W. and Shirley P. Grimble Professor of American History in the History Department at the University of Delaware

    Robert W. and Shirley P. Grimble Professor of American History

    ​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.

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    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).

 

 

 

 

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