Russell R Menard

Contact Me

menar001@umn.edu


Affiliations
Educational Background & Specialties

Specialties

  • Colonial America
  • early American history
  • economic and social history of the British Colonies in North America
  • economic development of the Lower South in the eighteenth century
  • history of slavery
  • late nineteenth-century U.S. social history
  • origins of plantation slavery in British America
  • West Indies
Courses Taught
  • Hist 3801 - The People of Early America: 16th to 18th Centuries
Publications
  • The Economy of British America, 1607-1789. Menard, Russell, University of North Carolina Press, Institute of Early American History and Culture, 1985.
  • Robert Cole's World: Agriculture and Society in Early Maryland. Menard, Russell, University of North Carolina Press, Institute of Early American History and Culture, 1991.
  • Slave Demography in the Lowcountry, 1670-1740: From Frontier Society to Plantation Regime. Menard, Russell, 1995.
Awards
  • McKnight Research Award