Alfred Fabian Young
Pen Name: Alfred F. Young
Photo Credit: Board of Trustees of Northern Illinois University
Alfred Young is a Professor Emeritus of History at Northern Illinois University.
Biographical and Professional Information
In retirement, he was Senior Research Fellow at the Newberry Library in Chicago, until 2005. Afterward, he published two biographies: one of Hewes, the other of Deborah Sampson, a woman soldier in the Revolution, as well as a collection of essays; two more books will be published in 2011. Dr. Young has received many prestigious awards, including a Distinguished Service Award from the Organization of American historians.
- The Shoemaker and the Tea Party: Memory and the American Revolution , Beacon Press, 2000
- Masquerade: The Life and Times of Deborah Sampson, Continental Soldier, Vintage, 2005
- Liberty Tree: Ordinary People and the American Revolution , NYU Press, 2006
- We the People: Voices and Images of the New Nation (Critical Perspectives on the Past), Temple University Press, 1993
Titles for Purchase and at Your Library
The Shoemaker and the Tea Party: Memory and the American Revolution
Release Date: 2000-03-17
Masquerade: The Life and Times of Deborah Sampson, Continental Soldier
Release Date: 2005-03-08
Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances
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