Scott Sowerby

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Scott Sowerby is a Canadian historian and Associate Professor in the Department of History, Northwestern University.

He was awarded a PhD from Harvard University in 2006. His book Making Toleration: The Repealers and the Glorious Revolution was awarded the Royal Historical Society's The Whitfield Prize and was shortlisted for Phi Beta Kappa Society's Ralph Waldo Emerson Award.[1] The book is about James II of England's allies in repealing penal laws against religious minorities (such as the Dissenters and Catholics), a group Sowerby labels the Repealers.

Works[edit]

  • Making Toleration: The Repealers and the Glorious Revolution (Harvard University Press, 2013).

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Profile at Northwestern University's website.

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