Geoffrey Plank, British empire, Atlantic World
University of Cincinatti
Geoffrey Plank is a professor of history at the University of Cincinnati. His interests encompass the eighteenth-century British Empire, the North American continent in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, Amerindian history, and Quakerism. He is currently working on a book focused on the Quaker reformer John Woolman. He is the author of An Unsettled Conquest: The British Campaign Against the Peoples of Acadia (Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2001), and he has written about the St. John River Valley and other parts of the Maritimes in “New England Soldiers in the St. John River Valley, 1758-1760,” in Stephen Hornsby and John G. Reid, eds., New England and the Maritime Provinces: Connections and Comparisons (Montreal: McGill-Queens University Press, 2005), 59-73, and Rebellion and Savagery: The Jacobite Rising of 1745 and the British Empire (Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2006), Chapter Six.