Q&A with L.H. Roper

The Author’s Corner With L.H. Roper

My ‘appearance’ on WAMC’s Academic Minute in June 2018 provides a quick introduction to my recent scholarship:  https://academicminute.org/2018/06/lou-roper-suny-new-paltz-slavery-and-the-british-empire/

This article, which appeared in The New England Quarterly 87, no. 4 (December 2014): 666-708, considers the seizure of the Dutch colony of New Netherland and the establishment of New York by the English within a global context.  It received…

This collection of essays, with contributions from an array of international scholars, came out in May 2018.  It provides the first comparative treatment of Native, Danish, Dutch, English, and French activities in the seventeenth-century Caribbean. This link provides further information…

  I have some doubts about this whole self-promotion thing, but I would like to talk a little about my new book from Cambridge, Advancing Empire: English Interests and Overseas Expansion, 1613-1688, for those who might be interested in the issues that…

Conducting research at The National Archives of Great Britain, Kew.

Thank you for visiting my site.  Here you will find my office hours for the term, links to the ever-popular ‘Quick and Dirty Guide to Effective Prose’, and details on my scholarship.  You will also find information on The Journal…

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