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Recent Blogs on H-Net

Thankful for Local Historical Societies

KY Woman Suffrage

This week I experienced first-hand just how indispensable local historical societies are to our project.  I contacted the Christian County Historical Society in Hopkinsville where William Turner is the director.  Even though we had never met, when I spoke with Mr. Turner I felt like I was talking to an old family friend.  My ancestors settled in Christian County almost two hundred years ago, and I still have family living in Hopkinsville.  As soon as I told Mr.

Threat Analysis and Military History

Hand Grenade of the Week

HGOTM-February 2017

Problems with the word and concept of “threat” in national security punditry

John T. Kuehn

A response to: NationalInterest.org ,June 2, 2016,  "What America's Big New Defense Plan Gets Wrong, Five points on which the Pentagon’s "Third Offset" deserves scrutiny." By Jeffrey P. Bialos and Stuart L. Koehl


One of the problems with how we think about the future has to do with the word “threat”.

Wisconsin Content Now Available on Chronicling America

Badger Bulletin

The Wisconsin Historical Society is pleased to announce that the first batch of Wisconsin newspapers are now available on the Library of Congress historic newspaper site Chronicling America. Currently available is the Wood County Reporter of Grand Rapids, 1858-02-17 to  1890-03-13 with more of this title to come shortly.