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The future of Civil War history entails ___ (fill-in the blank)

January 14, 2013 by

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History is an interesting field. There are a wide variety of practitioners, some on the “inside”, some on the “outside”, and some, to some degree, with one foot in both (some overlapping occasionally, and some on a regular basis). But, the inside/outside thing is a matter of perspective. People work in certain circles, and from within […]

Civil War Memory is not limited to “Civil War Confederate Memory”

November 29, 2008 by

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Over the past nine months, I’ve spent some time focusing on problems with “memory” of the Civil War, but have limited it to problems with memory in those who look favorably on all things Confederate. I’ve focused on the new-era Confederate remembrance movement because, having once been a part of it, I am much more familiar […]

What makes an historian a “digital historian?”

April 22, 2008 by

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Just some passing thoughts today. I say passing because I’m more preoccupied with completing three final projects for the semester. One more week to go and the spring semester of ’08 is history! Nevertheless, in the past few days, I’ve been thinking about digital history as a practice. Is it really ok to say that […]