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Question of the Week: 12/20/21-12/26/21

Who is your favorite writer of narrative Civil War history? In other words, who writes their history as a good story, and what makes it so good?

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American Oracle and the dangers of political fanaticism

Reading David Blight’s American Oracle this weekend, I’ve noticed a subtle, cautionary note that keeps playing itself as an occasional undertone. It reminds me again why the study of history has something to tell us about current events—and also that no one … Continue reading

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