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Amerikan Rambler: Podcast 14: Nelson Lankford

Nelson Lankford is the author of several books about the Civil War, including “Richmond Burning” and “Cry Havoc!: The Crooked Road to Civil War, 1861.” …

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Interpreting the Civil War for the Public

Here’s a panel discussion of authors in the Emerging Civil War book series. The discussion’s quality is a bit uneven at times, but overall it’s pretty decent. 50 more words

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What History is...

History is not the past,
Not facts that occurred,
Or relics unearthed,
Not notebooks in archives, or
The few who could afford them.
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Amerikan Rambler: Podcast, Episode 9: James M. McPherson

He has also won the Lincoln Prize twice, for “For Cause and Comrades:Why Men Fought in the Civil War” and “Tried by War: Abraham Lincoln as Commander in Chief.” He is the author more recently of “Embattled Rebel” and “The War that Forged a Nation” both published in 2015.

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Ron Chernow Quote

I THINK THERE’S A TIDE THAT TENDS TO CARRY HISTORIANS BACK TO THE PAST.

— RON CHERNOW

Saving Your Country: Vengeance and History in the Fragments of Cornelius Nepos

Cornelius Nepos, Fragments

Fragment 1.1 The following is allegedly from a letter by Cornelia, mother of the Gracchi to her remaining son

“You may say that it is a fine thing to take vengeance from your enemies. 268 more words

Plotting History: Judith Buckrich

Each month in a segment called Plotting History we will share a story behind a PMI Victorian History Library member’s use of the library. This month award winning local historian, and PMI Vice President, Judith Buckrich tells her story. 786 more words

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