John Bell Hood

Update: Ted Savas has issued a formal apology at his blog site. At some point every blogger experiences regret after hitting the publish button prematurely. You can delete what you have written, but that doesn't erase all traces of the post. This is something I constantly hammer home to my students when using social media. [...]

Full Disclosure: I am a Digital History Adviser for The Civil War Monitor magazine. You may remember that both publisher Ted Savas and author Stephen "Sam" Hood took issue with a couple of posts of mine [and here] that targeted the way the latter's new study of John Bell Hood was being marketed. At the [...]

I feel a need to respond to this before I head out tomorrow. Back in February I shared the jacket description for Stephen Hood's new book about John Bell Hood. I suggested that it was just a bit over the top given the claims that the author makes about previous Hood scholars. The book would [...]

Dimitri hasn't posted much in recent months, but yesterday he shared a review of Sam Hood's new biography of John Bell Hood. I haven't read the book nor do I plan on doing so. Let me be clear that this brief comment is not about the merits of Sam Hood's new biography, but about Rotov's [...]