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Query: Harper Lee's father, Alabama journalism, and international topics ("Afghanistanism") in newspaper editorials

Dear Jhistorians, 

Doug Cumming just sent us a query from an Emory historian writing biography of Harper Lee:

 

Harper Lee's father was editor of weekly paper in Monroeville, Ala., in the 1930s and 40s, and a lot of his editorials were on international topics. The question is, was that unusual for a paper like that (e.g. small-town weekly, the South, the 30s?)

The following announcements from H-Net may be of interest to some Jhistory list members

The following announcements from H-Net may be of interest to some Jhistory list members

 

Call for Papers

Journal of Extension Education: Special Issue on “Agricultural Communication” 

Submission deadline: October 13, 2017

 

by Indira Chowdhury

Book reviews of interest to Jhistorians

The following are excerpted from H-Net reviews:

 

Reviewed for H-War by Bradley Cesario

   Fulwider, Chad R..  German Propaganda and U.S. Neutrality in

   World War I.  Columbia: University of Missouri Press, 2016.  288

   pp.  $60.00, ISBN 978-0-8262-2058-5.

http://www.h-net.msu.edu/reviews/showrev.php?id=46217

 

Reviewed for H-Caribbean by Susan Harewood

   Rivero, Yeidy M..  Broadcasting Modernity: Cuban Commercial

Pages