Alum’s book reviewed

History alum (’94)  David Preston’s book was recently featured in a review essay in the William and Mary Quarterly, a leading journal of the colonial and early national period, on the cutting-edge works that have appeared on Iroquois history in the past few years.  See the essay at

Preston is currently Associate Professor of History at The Citadel in Charleston, SC.  His book, The Texture of Contact, won the American Historical Association and Canadian Historical Association’s Albert B. Corey Prize and Annual Archives Award for Excellence in Research Using the Holdings of the New York State Archives.