J. L. BELL is a Massachusetts writer who specializes in (among other things) the start of the American Revolution in and around Boston. He is particularly interested in the experiences of children in 1765-75. He has published scholarly papers and popular articles for both children and adults. He was consultant for an episode of History Detectives, and contributed to a display at Minute Man National Historic Park.

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Friday, July 31, 2020

“Massachusetts Revolts!” at HistoryAuthorTalks, 4 Aug.

On Tuesday, 4 August, I’ll participate in an online conversation on the theme “Massachusetts Revolts!: How the Feisty New England Protests Changed the World.”

This event is the latest digital discussion among historians to be organized by Roger Williams at HistoryAuthorTalks. The participants will be:
Also beaming in for a few remarks will be Catherine Allgor, president of the Massachusetts Historical Society and author of Parlor Politics: In Which the Ladies of Washington Help Build a City and a Government, as this session’s Partner in History.

The conversation is scheduled to start promptly at 7:00 P.M. and go on for an hour. There will be a way to ask questions through the moderator. To register for this free event, go to HistoryAuthorTalks.com, where you can also see recordings of past events. Books will be available through a link to Bookshop.org. You might be able to tell that the goal of this conversation will be to sell books.

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