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H-CivWar Author Interviews

Author Interview--Mark A. Smith ("A Crucial Leavening of Expertise") Part 1

Hello H-CivWar Readers:

Today we feature Mark A. Smith to talk about his article “A Crucial Leavening of Expertise: Engineer Soldiers and the Transmission of Military Proficiency in the American Civil War,” published in Civil War History 66 (March 2020).

From the Web

From the Web: The Multigraph Collective and Interacting with Print

In the latest Perspectives on History, editor Allison Miller tells the fascinating story of the Multigraph Collective, a group of 22 book historians and print scholars from Canada, the US, and the UK interested in the materiality and interactivity of reading who employed a radical form of electronic collaboration to produce the jointly composed and edited "multigraph,"


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Recent Reviews

Nobuko Niwa
Monika Schrimpf

Schrimpf on Niwa, '〈僧侶らしさ〉と〈女性らしさ〉の宗教社会学_日蓮宗女性僧侶の事例から'

Nobuko Niwa. 〈僧侶らしさ〉と〈女性らしさ〉の宗教社会学_日蓮宗女性僧侶の事例から. Kyoto: Koyoshobo, 2019. x + 205 + 5 pp. JPY 4,620 (cloth), ISBN 978-4-7710-3114-2

Reviewed by Monika Schrimpf (Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen) Published on H-Japan (June, 2020) Commissioned by Jessica Starling (Lewis & Clark College)