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H-CivWar Author Interviews
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Today we feature Brian P. Luskey to talk about his new book Men Is Cheap: Exposing the Frauds of Free Labor in Civil War America, which came out in March 2020 with the University of North Carolina Press.
On June 11, 2020, Inside Higher Ed ran a short piece reporting that the Virginia Commonwealth University Libraries just launched VCU Publishing, an initiative to publish scholarship by the university’s faculty and students in digital form.
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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Patrick Andelic. Donkey Work: Congressional Democrats in Conservative America, 1974-1994. Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 2019. 304 pp. $34.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7006-2803-2.
Reviewed by Marcus M. Witcher (Huntingdon College) Published on H-1960s (July, 2020) Commissioned by Zachary J. Lechner (Centenary College of Louisiana)
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