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A Challenge To Mike Simons

In response to a recent post on the subject of black Confederates regular reader Mike Simons had this to say: We see blacks mentions in all areas of the war […]

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!

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 […]