Benjamin Irvin

Associate Professor, Department of History



Benjamin H. Irvin is Associate Professor in the University of Arizona Department of History. His scholarship focuses on British North America and the Revolutionary War. He is now researching the history of impaired Revolutionary War veterans and their efforts to obtain disability pensions from state and federal governments in the early U.S. republic.


Related publications:

Irvin, Benjamin H. 2011. Clothed in Robes of Sovereignty: The Continental Congress and the People Out of Doors. New York: Oxford University Press.

Irvin, Benjamin H. 2012. “Independence before and during the Revolution." Pp. 139-158 in The Oxford Handbook of the American Revolution, edited by Edward G. Gray and Jane Kamensky, New York: Oxford University Press.

Irvin, Benjamin H. 2003. “Tar, Feathers, and the Enemies of American Liberties, 1768-76,” New England Quarterly 76 (2): 197-238. http://www.jstor.org/stable/1559903