BIAAS: Blogs by Jonathan Singerton (BIAAS Grantee)


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BIAAS Austro-Americana Blog Series

Former BIAAS grantee and frequent contributor Jonathan Singerton contributes two blog posts in April 2020.

Early America and the Habsburg Dynasty
Jonathan Singerton displays a curiosity from his Wunderkammern of transatlantic history: Habsburg rulers, beginning with Maximilian I, associated themselves with the New World in order to convey prestige and wealth. 
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Imprisoned Germans, Half-mad Scots, and Bloodsucking Americans: The Habsburg Fears of Emigration to the United States
Singerton reveals the Habsburg anxiety over the “new mass migration” to Post-Revolutionary America which lured people from all walks of life—even Scottish lasses and Viennese court physicians.
To learn more, visit the BIAAS website.