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H-CivWar Author Interviews
Hello H-CivWar Readers:
Today we continue our conversation with Michael J. Turner about his new book Stonewall Jackson, Beresford Hope, and the Meaning of the American Civil War in Britain, published by Louisiana State University Press in October 2020.
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Libraries & Librarianship
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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