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August 12, 2021 – The Howe Dynasty was selected as a New York Times Book Review Editor’s Choice:   ‘Two Howe brothers led — and lost — Britain’s military campaign to retain its American colonies. Drawing on records left by female Howes of the period, including the eldest sister, Caroline, Flavell has written a detailed history of a family whose reputation has languished in opaque ignominy. It’s a “vibrant” book, our reviewer Rick Atkinson writes, in which “Flavell’s scholarship and deft storytelling add nuance, sympathy and granularity to the family portrait.”’

ROBERT H. SMITH INTERNATONAL CENTER FOR JEFFERSON STUDIES, MONTICELLO, OCTOBER 2017

19th October, 2017

Julie Flavell was awarded a Fellowship at the Robert H. Smith International Center for Jefferson Studies in October 2017 to undertake research for her book project, ‘The Howe Dynasty’


TALK AT THE ROBERT H. SMITH INTERNATONAL CENTER FOR JEFFERSON STUDIES, MONTICELLO, OCTOBER 2017

19th October, 2017

Julie Flavell gave a talk entitled ‘Family Under Siege: The Howe Dynasty and British Military Failures, 1776-1778’, based on research for her current book project ‘The Howe Dynasty’


WILLIAM L. CLEMENTS LIBRARY, UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN, AUGUST 2015

16th August, 2015

Julie Flavell was awarded an Upton Foundation Fellowship to undertake a month of research at the William L. Clements Library connected with her book ‘The Howe Dynasty’


BRITISH SCHOLAR SOCIETY BOOK OF THE MONTH, SUMMER 2012

4th December, 2012

‘When London Was Capital of America’ was chosen by the British Scholar Society as their Summer 2012 Book of the Month


LIBERTY FUND COLLOQUIUM, 14-17 JUNE 2012

16th June, 2012

Julie Flavell participated in the Liberty Fund Colloquium “Safeguarding British Liberty: The British Debate over Colonial Resistance (1764-1776),” held in Indianapolis, Indiana and directed by Jack P. Greene.