Author Interview--Michael S. Frawley (Industrial Development and Manufacturing in the Antebellum Gulf South)

Hello H-CivWar Readers:

today we feature Michael S. Frawley to talk about his new book Industrial Development and Manufacturing in the Antebellum Gulf South: A Reevaluation, which just came out with Louisiana State University Press.

Michael S. Frawley is Assistant Professor of History at the University of Texas of the Permian Basin. He received his Ph.D. from Louisiana State University.

Panel Review: Lessons (Un)Learned from the Civil War, American Civil War Museum, May 5, 2019

            On the weekend of May 4-5, 2019, the American Civil War Museum held its grand opening, showcasing an all-encompassing exhibit on the war in a new space built around the ruins of the Tredegar Iron Works. The museum combines the American Civil War Center at Historic Tredegar and the Museum of the Confederacy into one and strives to tell the stories of the Union and Confederacy from multiple perspectives.

Author Interview--Carole Emberton (“Unwriting the Freedom Narrative")

Hello H-CivWar readers,

today we feature Carole Emberton to talk about her Journal of Southern History article "Unwriting the Freedom Narrative: A Review Essay" (JSH 82, May 2016, 377-394).

Carole Emberton is an Associate Professor of History at the University of Buffalo. She is the author of Beyond Redemption: Race, Violence, and the American South after the Civil War (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2013).

The interview was conducted by guest editor Patrick Kelly.

Author Interview--Stephanie McCurry (Women's War)

Hello H-CivWar readers,

today we feature Stephanie McCurry to talk about her new book Women’s War: Fighting and Surviving the American Civil War.

Stephanie McCurry is the R. Gordon Hoxie Professor of American History in Honor of Dwight D. Eisenhower at Columbia University. She is the author of Masters of Small Worlds and Confederate Reckoning.

Stephanie, could you give our readers a brief idea of how this book came about and what your argument is?

Author Interview--Joseph J. Casino (‘Plenty of Work to Do’)

Hello H-CivWar readers,

today we feature Joseph J. Casino to talk about his new piece in Civil War History, “‘Plenty of Work to Do’: Correspondence of an Illinois Farm Girl during the American Civil War” (Civil War History 65:1 (March 2019)).

Joseph J. Casino is Adjunct Professor of History at Villanova University since 1978. He also served for thirty-four years as director of the Philadelphia Archdiocesan Historical Research Center. 

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