Nicole Eustace

Finalist, 2021 National Book Awards

Nicole Eustace is a professor of history at New York University. She is the author of 1812: War and the Passions of Patriotism and Passion Is the Gale: Emotion, Power, and the Coming of the American Revolution. (Photo credit: James M. Klancnik, Jr.)
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Covered with Night: A Story of Murder and Indigenous Justice in Early America

ISBN 9781631495878 Liveright / W. W. Norton & Company

On the eve of a major treaty conference between Iroquois leaders and European colonists in the distant summer of 1722, two white fur traders attacked an Indigenous hunter and left him for dead near Conestoga, Pennsylvania. Though virtually forgotten today, this act of brutality set into motion a remarkable series of criminal investigations and cross-cultural negotiations that challenged the definition of justice in early America. More about this book >

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Nicole Eustace

Nicole Eustace is a professor of history at New York University. She is the author of 1812: War and the Passions of Patriotism and Passion Is the Gale: Emotion, Power, and the Coming of the American Revolution. She lives in Mamaroneck, New York.

(Photo credit: James M. Klancnik, Jr.)

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