When I accepted a faculty position at the University of Washington in 1988, I anticipated that my teaching responsibilities would lie primarily in the fields of American economic history and the history of the United States in the twentieth century. 398 more words
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James M. McPherson on CHARLIE ROSE last night, talked about the Civil War and his new book on Jefferson Davis.
The Commander and Chief of the Confederate States of America took a lot of the blame for the loss of the South in the Civil War, but was it all warranted ? 60 more words
James McPherson’s recent interview with the New York Times has sparked a mini-firestorm with historians. McPherson is an experienced and exceptionally well regarded historian. Some of the frustration is probably a result of the fact that McPherson is such a well respected historian who is a considered “ 592 more words