Crater Book Proposal

I was going through some files today and came across the original book proposal that I used for my Crater manuscript.  Given that only a few people have read it […]

Black Teachers in the Segregated South

I just picked up the new book by Adam Fairclough titled A Class of Their Own: Black Teachers in the Segregated South (Harvard University Press, 2007).  I’ve only read through […]

I Think, Therefore I Am A Thinking Blogger

Yesterday I learned that this blog was selected for a “Thinking Blogger Award” by J.L. Bell of Boston 1775.  The award started with Ilker Yoldas who designed the icon; he […]

Getting To Know Your Man

It was nice to hear Peter Carmichael in his Civil War Talk Radio interview mention Stephen Berry’s fine book, All That Makes A Man: Love and Ambition in the Civil […]

Teaching the Civil War and Reconstruction

My AP classes are now focusing on the entrance of the United States onto the world stage at the turn of the twentieth century.  At the same time we are […]