Joshua Morrison is a Ph.D. candidate in the Corcoran Department of History at the University of Virginia. His research focuses on the diffuse effects of America’s early encounters with the Arab world. His dissertation traces the evolution of trade between Massachusetts and the western Indian Ocean during the nineteenth century. Morrison completed his M.A. in history at U.Va. and received his undergraduate degree in history and Arabic studies at Williams College.
Cut from the Same Cloth: Salem, Zanzibar and the Consolidation of the Indo-Atlantic World 1820-1870