Author Interview--Nicholas K. Roland (Violence in the Hill Country) Part 1

Hello H-CivWar Readers:

Today we feature Nicholas K. Roland to talk about his new book Violence in the Hill Country: The Texas Frontier in the Civil War Era, published by the University of Texas Press in February 2021.

Nicholas Roland received his Ph.D. from the University of Texas and is a historian at the Naval History and Heritage Command in Washington, D.C.

Nicholas, could you tell us how you became interested in the Texas Hill Country during the Civil War?

Author Interview--Kevin Waite (West of Slavery) Part 1

Hello H-CivWar readers,

today we start our new multipart video interview series with Kevin Waite. We chat about the book and slavery in the West pre-Civil War.

Recently, I had the opportunity to interview Kevin Waite via Zoom. We talked about his new book West of Slavery: The Southern Dream of a Transcontinental Empire, which was just released by the University of North Carolina Press. The interview is broken up so that you can easily use the material in class.


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