Stephen Berry on the Historian’s Craft

Last week historian Stephen Berry joined John Heckman and Peter Carmichael for a fascinating conversation about the growing influence of digital history on the researching and writing of history. I am not even going to try to capture the richness of this discussion. Suffice it to say that it is well worth your time.

Steve explores a number of his current digital projects, including CSI Dixie, Private Voices, as well as a biography of Prince Rivers, which will take the form of a graphic novel.

In my mind, Steve is one of the most interesting historians working in the field of Civil War history and nineteenth-century America today. Enjoy.

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3 comments… add one
  • Lyle Nyberg Mar 23, 2021 @ 19:38

    Thanks, that was great! It should help to make us better historians and educators.

  • 65th NY Guy Mar 16, 2021 @ 15:37

    This was fantastic. So much to think about. Professor Berry is most impressive in changing our thinking. Thanks for sharing.

    –Chris Barry

    • Kevin Levin Mar 17, 2021 @ 3:04

      You are very welcome.

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