Jean-Yves ThibaudetNovember 7th: "The City-State of Boston" at Ruby's in Rye

Join us for dinner at Ruby's in Rye for a talk on the early history of Boston with Mark Peterson AB '83 AM '85 PhD '93, former head of the history department at Berkeley and currently a professor at Yale.

The "City-State" of Boston: The Rise and Fall of An Atlantic Power, 1630 - 1865" charts Boston's early history from founding through the Civil War.  In it, Peteson profiles how Boston built an independent city-state in New England before being folded into the United States. 
Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Gordon Wood noted, "Mark Peterson's story of the rise and fall of the city-state of Boston over three centuries is a remarkable achievement.  He has told the story in such a rich and extraordinary way that our understanding of Boston's history will never again be the same."
Mark Peterson is the Edmund S. Morgan Professor of History at Yale University.  He is also the author of "The Price of Redemption: The Spiritual Economy of Puritan New England."

Join us for a special 3-course dinner at Ruby's.  In honor of the Boston theme, Ruby's has crafted an homage to Durgin Park complete with New England clam chowder, pot roast and Boston cream pie.  Other menu selections will also be available.
Date: Thursday November 7th, 2019
Time: 7:00 PM 
Location: Ruby's Oyster Bar
45 Purchase Street
Rye NY 10580
Cost: $65 for HRCW members and guests;  $75 for alumni and guests - three-course dinner and cash bar.
Also special offer: $20 for book (regularly priced $35)
Tickets: Tickets and book are available here
Who: Open to members and alumni
Inquiries: For further info email


7:00PM - 9:00PM Thu 7 Nov 2019 ( Timezone: Eastern )


Ruby's Oyster Bar
45 Purchase Street
Rye, NY 10580 United States

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