Edward J. Blum has won the John T. Hubbell Prize for the best article published in Civil War History during 2014. His study, “‘The First Secessionist Was Satan’: Secession and the Religious Politics of Evil in Civil War America,” Civil War History (September 2014), was…
Susan Greene’s masterful study of fabric history, Wearable Prints, 1760–1860: History, Materials, and Mechanics, has won a 2015 PROSE Award for a single volume in the Humanities and Social Sciences.
Congratulations to the author and to Kent State University Press!
Click here to read a Vindicator article about a new literary group founded by Wick poet Karen Schubert to serve Mahoning Valley residents.
Click here to read Chris Schillig’s Alliance, Ohio, Review column praising Tom Batiuk’s graphic novel, Lisa’s Story: The Other Shoe and its selection for the One Book, One Community program in Alliance.
Click here to read Jack Lessenberry’s review in The Blade of James A. Rhodes: Ohio Colossus.
African Canadians in Union Blue: Volunteering for the Cause in the Civil War by Richard M. Reid
Slavery was already illegal in Canada during our Civil War, but thousands of black Canadians joined the Union Army, even though it was illegal under British law to enlist in…
Dana Cooper, author of the new KSU Press book Informal Ambassadors, has been interviewed by a Scottish production company for a documentary titled Million Dollar American Princesses that will air on the Smithsonian channel in January (3-part series, airs January 4, 11, and 18).