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Gary Gallagher and The Enduring Civil War—An Exclusive Interview

Few would argue that Gary Gallagher has been one of the most influential voices in Civil War history over the past four decades. As a scholar, he’s made a point to remain firmly connected with the broader, non-academic Civil War … Continue reading

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Preview: Gary Gallagher Interview

Gary Gallagher has a new book coming out next week, The Enduring Civil War: Reflections on the Great American Crisis (LSU Press, 2020). I was fortunate to sit down with Gary the other day to talk about the new book, … Continue reading

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Free ECW Podcast: “Civil War Magazine Publishers – Heading Back To Work!”

Civil War Times and America’s Civil War magazines both temporarily suspended operations at the start of the pandemic. Now they’re on their way back! Emerging Civil War’s Chris Mackowski talks with editors Dana Shoaf and Chris Howland about their return. … Continue reading

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Do We Still Care About the Civil War: Chris Mackowski

The cover story of the newest issue of Civil War Times asks, “Do we still care about the Civil War?” ECW is pleased to partner with Civil War Times to extend the conversation here on the blog. Today, we conclude … Continue reading

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Do We Still Care About the Civil War: Dana Shoaf

The cover story of the newest issue of Civil War Times asks, “Do we still care about the Civil War?” ECW is pleased to partner with Civil War Times to extend the conversation here on the blog. Today, we welcome … Continue reading

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Do We Still Care: The Civil War in a Changing America

Does the Civil War still matter to America in 2019? That’s the question Civil War Times asks in its latest issue, hitting mailboxes this week. Emerging Civil War is pleased to partner with Civil War Times to extend the conversation … Continue reading

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A Monumental Discussion: An Introduction

Introduction to a Series I was accosted at the office this week by one of my wife’s employees. “Hank,” as I’ll call him, is a sixty-something good ol’ boy with a mane of white hair and a shock of moustache … Continue reading

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Photographic History in Full Color

Colorizing vintage photographs is an intriguing practice among Civil War buffs—but it’s also a war of worth, where digital artists weigh potential historical inaccuracies against heightened storytelling. For many colorization experts and historians, ineffective practice can jeopardize the representation of well-known … Continue reading

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The Future of Civil War History: An Interview with Dana Shoaf (part five)

part five of five In part four of my conversation with Civil War Times editor Dana Shoaf, he and I talked about the value of his magazine—or any magazine—as a forum with both wide reach and widely recognized legitimacy. But … Continue reading

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The Future of Civil War History: An Interview with Dana Shoaf (part four)

part four of five We have been talking this week with Civil War Times editor Dana Shoaf about “The Future of Civil War History.” In yesterday’s segment, Dana and I talked about the use of military history as a way … Continue reading

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