New Political Histories of the Sectional Crisis: A Report from the AHA by Nicholas P. Cox

In August 2016, Kenneth Osgood and Fredrik Logevall (fresh from winning the Pulitzer Prize for his recent book on the Vietnam War, Embers of War) co-authored an op-ed for the New York Times titled “Why Did We Stop Teaching Political… Continue Reading New Political Histories of the Sectional Crisis: A Report from the AHA by Nicholas P. Cox

Christmas Mourning, Confederate Widows, and the Aftermath of the Civil War by Angela Esco Elder

“I have now spent ten difficult holidays without my late husband…so, why am I still surprised a decade later, when my mostly healed heart, breaks back open during the holidays like clockwork? Just what is it about the holidays that… Continue Reading Christmas Mourning, Confederate Widows, and the Aftermath of the Civil War by Angela Esco Elder