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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 the second part of our interview with 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).

Part 1

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

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Brenden W. Rensink. Native but Foreign: Indigenous Immigrants and Refugees in the North American Borderlands. Connecting the Greater West Series. College Station: Texas A&M University Press, 2018. Illustrations. xv + 300 pp. $40.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-62349-655-5