Author Interview--Adam H. Domby (The False Cause) Part 4

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Hello H-CivWar readers,

today we continue our video interview series with Adam H. Domby. This series will conclude next week with the final set of videos.

Recently, I had the opportunity to interview Adam H. Domby via Zoom. We talked about his new book The False Cause: Fraud, Fabrication, and White Supremacy in Confederate Memory, which came out in February 2020 with the University of Virginia Press. The interview is broken up so that you can easily use the material in class.

Adam H. Domby is assistant professor of history at the College of Charleston. He got his Ph.D. from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 2015. He has also published “Captives of Memory: The Contested Legacy of Race and Atrocity at Andersonville National Historic Site,” Civil War History (September 2017) and “American Warlord? Reconsidering “Guerrilla” Leader John Gatewood” in The Guerrilla Hunters: Exploring the Civil War’s Irregular Conflicts (LSU Press, 2017).

We address the Myth of Black Confederates in this video.


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Adam Domby Interview 07 / Niels Eichhorn / May 27, 2020

How do we distinguish between Lies and Reality--the Domby Smell Test!


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Adam Domby Interview 08 / Niels Eichhorn / May 27, 2020