Monthly Archives: December 2010

Go West – Utah

Historians of the American West have faced difficulties dealing with the effects of popular culture. Movies and television shows, while increasing interest in the West, have perpetuated the myths of the region and affected the perceptions of the Western genre’s … Continue reading

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For My Civil War Students,

two Civil War memory nuggets to carry you through the holiday break. The first is a t-shirt commemorating H.K. Edgerton, the African American neo-Confederate whom we saw in “The Unfinished Civil War” documentary. The second is a Hank Williams song, … Continue reading

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Remembering Pearl Harbor

Today is the 69th anniversary of Pearl Harbor. Here is what the U.S. looked like before Pearl Harbor and after that day.

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Finding Good History Books

My former colleague, Dr. Andrew Martino, recently wrote about bookstores on his blog. His post, along with the closing of local institution Davis-Kidd Booksellers in Green Hills, is a good reminder that good bookstores are dying. I’ve seen numerous independent … Continue reading

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