2009 Cliopatria Awards

The 2009 Cliopatria Awards were announced yesterday evening as part of the annual meeting of the American Historical Association.  The awards are well deserved and reflect a format that remains […]

Dare To Ask Questions

Somehow I became a topic of concern over at Michael Aubrecht’s blog because I dared to comment on the Richard Kirkland story during the same week that a new website […]

See You Next Year

It’s time for a little break.  I need to see a man about finishing an essay and a book manuscript.  Enjoy the Holidays!

Best of Civil War Memory (3) Deleted

Just a quick not to let you know that I deleted the last installment of my “Best of” series.  I blame myself for this.  The post included a reference to […]

Clarifying our Disqus-sion

It looks like most of you have adjusted to the new comment system with little difficulty.  A few of you expressed some misgivings, but enough of you have taken advantage […]

Blogging Etiquette 101 (Day 2)

In our last class we discussed the importance of providing hyperlinks when responding to another blogger.  First, it is intellectually honest to do so; it provides context and allows the […]

Why I Love This Blog

I was trying to find the perfect post to demonstrate the benefits of threaded comments as well as the other features that Disqus offers and came across the following from […]

Let’s Disqus Your Comments

As some of you know I’ve been playing around with an external comment system to help improve discussion and community.  Before WordPress added the threaded comments option this was the […]