ECW Podcast: War on Record (with Yael Sternhell)

The Official Records of the War of the Rebellion might be the single most important source historians use for understanding the Civil War. But as historian Yael Sternhell explains in her new book, War on Record, the O.R. has a life and a story of its own–and might not always be the objective history people assume.

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1 Response to ECW Podcast: War on Record (with Yael Sternhell)

  1. I an anxious to hear Yael Sterhell’s interpretation. The OR has never been viewed as objective historical material; times, locations and general information maybe. Several well respected historians I know have always cautioned against verbatim interpretation particularly since none ever criticizes anyone else in the OR.
    Looking forward to her description of non objective history.”

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